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Friday, May 24th, 2019
Local men treasure ancestor's souvenirs
By Tom Stankard
CHICKASAW - Alfred Rentz had gown up on his family farm in Chickasaw never seeing the rest of the world - until he got the call to serve in the Army during World War I.
The 22-year-old was called to fight for his country on April 27, 1918, his grandson Nick Rentz said. Alfred Rentz was stationed in St. Eulalie, France, and was assigned to deliver large ammunition via truck as a member of the so-called B308 Ammunition Train, his son, Jim Rentz, added. [More]
Riethman's homers lift Cavaliers past Indians
By Colin Foster
ELIDA - After a close contest during the regular season, Coldwater and Fort Recovery were far apart in Round 2.
Mainly because Austin Riethman hit the baseball far.
Coldwater's senior catcher powered a pair three-run home runs in an 11-1 victory over Fort Recovery Thursday afternoon in the Division III district semifinal. His second came in the fifth and ended the game in run-rule fashion. [More]
Obituaries on May 24th, 2019
Richard R. "Dick" Rindler, age 75 of Celina, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at St. Rita's Hospital in Lima. [More]
Ardith A. Rohrer, age 78, of Union City, Ohio, died May 22, 2019 at Reid Health, Richmond, IN. [More]
David J. Smith, age 60, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 7:49 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at his residence. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on May 24th, 2019
Sheriff testifies in Rasawehr trial
Downtown apartment plan gains approval
County OKs purchase of voting machines
Coldwater to graduate 102
Minster ready to graduate 62
Howell, Alig qualify for state
Lutz continuing education at Ohio Dominican
Moon landing, Amphicar anniversaries marked
Pomona Strawberry Festival is sweet treat
Benefit tractor pull will return to Fort
Coldwater K of C Picnic adds Queen of Hearts drawing
Taste of the Town is always crowd pleaser
Burkettsville Picnic adds 'Paw Patrol' characters
Chickasaw Picnic adds Texas Hold 'em tournament
Plenty of good food at Holy Rosary festival
Fort jubilee kicks off with tasty event
Zuma Days will feature Cup-in-Hand Kickball
Eldora Speedway racing season ready to roll
New event to make splash at Rockford festival
Glass blowing new event at Country Fest
LIA Summer Kickoff has fun for everyone
Celina's Freedom Days always a blast
St. Henry picnic to feature live music
Plenty to taste at Celina block party event
IC festival same amount of fun in 2 days
Chatt Farmer's Picnic tradition continues
Swiss Days celebrates Berne's heritage
Grand Lake Marathon adds tasty touch
Lake Festival theme stresses local ties
Fort will roar during national tractor pull
New Bremen Fireman's Picnic a longtime tradition
Circus coming to Auglaize County Fair
Coldwater Picnic nears 60-year tradition
World's Longest Yard Sale lures shoppers
Mercer County Fair will be a ball
Summerfest to feature pageants, music and more
Coldwater tournament benefits MDA
Bremenfest organizers plan weekend of fun
National acts to perform at Waynestock
Durbin Bean Bake is a 121-year tradition
St. Joe Homecoming a community tradition
Heritage Day Festival marks 173 years of history
New Bremen Pumpkinfest full of food, fun
Oktoberfest celebrates German food, music
Celina concert series to offer variety of acts
Coldwater concert series enters second season
Fort concerts offer variety of acts
St. Henry series to feature McCartney Project, others
New Bremen series features music, food trucks
Johnny Cash tribute artist among performers in Minster
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Mariners celebrate 30th anniversary
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