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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
Project designed for future mandates
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City officials are planning a half-million-dollar expansion of the water treatment plant to improve quality and to prepare for any future treatment standards.
City council members at Monday's regular meeting suspended the three-public-readings rule and unanimously passed as an emergency measure legislation authorizing city safety service director Tom Hitchcock to advertise, receive bids and enter into an agreement to install an advanced oxidation process using ultraviolet light. [More]
By Ed Gebert
The remains of a New Bremen native have been identified 51 years after he died in the Vietnam War
The remains of U.S. Navy Corpsman Third Class Mark V. Dennis were flown from Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska, to Tampa International Airport in Florida on April 4. Dennis was 19 years old when the CH-46 helicopter carrying him was shot down near Dong Ha, South Vietnam, in 1966. [More]
St. Henry comes up clutch to defeat St. Marys 7-6
By Colin Foster
ST. MARYS - Both St. Henry and St. Marys had chances to win Monday's softball game at K.C. Geiger Park.
However, the Redskins made the most of their chance in money time.
A sacrifice fly by Kendra Rose in the top of the seventh scored Alexis Ontrop to put the Redskins ahead to stay as they defeated St. Marys 7-6. [More]
Obituaries on April 25th, 2017
John Thomas Powell Jr., age 85, of Brookville, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 following an extended illness. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on April 25th, 2017
For-profit use of city facilities up for debate
St. Marys lays groundwork for annexation
Coldwater council OKs $244K bid for pavilion/amphitheater project
DD board buys home for clients
Local child rape suspect turns self in
New Bremen sets May 6 cleanup date
Bob Evans closes after Monday bush fire
St. Henry allocates $20,000 to cover tax refunds
Mercer County joblessness still the lowest in Ohio
Parkway's Henderson pitches no-hitter
Celina beats St. Henry
Landscaping can grow on you
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Monday, April 24th, 2017
By Sydney Albert
WAPAKONETA - Armstrong Air and Space Museum officials are about halfway to their fundraising goal for a $2.9 million expansion project.
The project is the first of three proposed expansions and is estimated to cost a total of $9.72 million, museum director Christopher Burton said. [More]
By William Kincaid
MARIA STEIN - Despite the setbacks Republicans have faced in trying to get a new national health care bill enacted, U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Troy, remains optimistic they'll get it right.
"There's a very real possibility that (this) week when we go back that we'll be voting on this bill. I don't know whether or not people will stay on it," Davidson said while addressing the Mercer County GOP Reagan Day Celebration on Friday night at the Homan Barn in Maria Stein. [More]
Obituaries on April 24th, 2017
Anita L. Cisco, age 75, of Celina, OH passed away at 3:30 pm on Friday, April 21, 2017, at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on April 24th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on April 24th, 2017
Robbery suspect indicted
Wiechart named Republican of Year
Group picks local site for RV rally
Cavs split with Kittens
St. Henry's Dorner wins 500th game
Dick captures first Eldora victory
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
Celina edges Defiance 1-0 in key WBL battle
By Gary R. Rasberry
DEFIANCE - The way Seth Lonsway and Austin Taylor were pitching, one run would suffice in Friday's big Western Buckeye League baseball battle between Celina and Defiance.
That run came in the top of the sixth inning when Jake Smalley's bloop single allowed Kole Murlin to score. Lonsway and Shawn Rose completed the 1-0 shutout victory for Celina at Booster Field. [More]
Obituaries on April 22nd, 2017
Daniel W. 'Skip' Tekamp, age 67, of Coldwater, died Thursday, April 20, 2017 at [More]
Craig "Punky" A. Willoughby, 62, of St. Marys, OH died 8:53 p.m. Thursday April [More]
Local pictures on April 22nd, 2017
Subscriber only stories on April 22nd, 2017
Riedel challenged at area session
Ex-Celina student receives diploma 75 years later
Defiance run-rules Celina 12-0
Celina keeps rolling in WBL play
Friday, April 21st, 2017
Despite clashes, DeVos accepts teachers union invite; federal budget calls for slashing education $9.2B
By Ed Gebert
VAN WERT - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten on Thursday toured Van Wert City Schools buildings and met students as protesters aired their views outside.
DeVos and Weingarten hav [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
MARIA STEIN - Parkway got out to a quick start and then held on to beat Marion Local 7-4 in Midwest Athletic Conference baseball action on Thursday at the Airport in Maria Stein, snapping the Flyers' four-game winning streak.
The Panthers (7-5, 2 [More]
Obituaries on April 21st, 2017
Ermil Evonne Dunwoody, 93, Yorkshire, died on April 19, 2017, at her residence. [More]
Charles J. Froning, age 85, of St. Henry, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, surrounded by his loving family. [More]
William S. "Bill" Jackson, age 90, of Coldwater, formerly of New Bremen, died o [More]
Daniel "Skip" Tekamp, 67, Coldwater, died on April 20, 2017, at his home.
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Local pictures on April 21st, 2017
Subscriber only stories on April 21st, 2017
Ferguson looks to add 20 new jobs
Sisters run to celebrate living
Residents show up to learn about 4,500-head dairy
Cardinals slide past Wildcats, 12-9
Thwaits, Indians defeat Tigers 6-3
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