Monday, May 4th, 2009
By William Kincaid
It was 1984 all over again for a group of former teachers and students who unearthed a time capsule on Saturday containing relics and mementos from 25 years ago.
Buried 36 inches from the wall of Celina East Elementary School and 36 inches from the north curb of the parking lot, a school custodian used a metal detector to locate its exact position before the dig. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
DAYTON - Mercer County teams picked up a pair of wins as Celina, Coldwater and St. Henry traveled to Fifth Third Field in Dayton, home of the minor league Dayton Dragons, for games on Sunday.
In the opener, Coldwater scored four runs in the bottom of the first, then held off Celina for the 6-3 win to sweep the season series with the Bulldogs. [More]
Obituaries on May 4th, 2009
Edna Frahm, 87, of Celina died at 11:15 p.m. May 3, 2009.
Arrangements are pe [More]
Norbert Heckman, 90, formerly of 9480 state Route 705, Yorkshire, died at 12:25 p.m. May 2, 2009, at Heartland of Greenville. [More]
Eugene N. Heitkamp, 74, 04630 state Route 364, Minster, died at 10:45 p.m. April 29, 2009, at his residence following a month-long illness. [More]
Janie Henderson, 87, 311 North Wayne St., St. Marys, died at 9:05 p.m. May 2, 2009, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Evelyn Schulte, 95, 16 N. Lincoln Drive, Minster, died at 9:40 a.m. May 2, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
John F. Simons, 80, of Versailles, died at 4:25 a.m. May 3, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on May 4th, 2009
Subscriber and paid stories on May 4th, 2009
Area residents hired to perform property checks
Work on the 2010 Census has begun and is helping put cash in some Americans' wallets.
Locally, about 70 Grand Lake area residents were hired for th
Mercer County commissioners gave thumbs up last week for the construction of a $138,000, 1-mile long ditch project in Washington Township.
The Rose
NEW BREMEN - A dominating performance by the New Bremen boys track team highlighted the action in the ninth annual Cardinal Invitational Saturday at Cardinal Stadium.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina girls came out on top, while the boys team got another duel in with Western Buckeye League track rival Defiance at the Golden Bear Invitational on Saturday in Bryan.