Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
Treatment train dedication
By Nancy Allen
Partnerships and teamwork were emphasized during a Prairie Creek treatment train dedication Tuesday on the south side of Grand Lake.
The first phase of the estimated $2.5 million treatment train was completed earlier this year. More than 1 million [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
ROCKFORD - School board candidates hoping to be elected in November answered questions from the high students they hope to represent.
Board of education incumbents Tom Lyons and Ryan Thompson, as well as newcomers Melissa Burtch and Steven Samples introduced themselves to students and parents Tuesday in the school auditorium. The four community members are running for three open school board seats in the November general election. Incumbent Bob Ransbottom did not file for re-election. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Sparked by five second-half goals, Coldwater's girls soccer team improved to 4-8 on the season after a 6-0 win over Crestview on Senior Day on Tuesday afternoon at Village Hall Field.
"We felt confident going in," said Cavaliers coach [More]
Obituaries on October 2nd, 2013
Charles Lee Craw, 72, Celina, passed away at 12:33 p.m. Sept. 30, 2013, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Darwin J. Harter, 89, Fort Recovery, died Sept. 30, 2013, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville. [More]
Margaret A. Winans, 83, Celina, passed away Sept. 15, 2013, due to complications from a stroke. She was surrounded by her loving family. [More]
Donna Marie Bailey, 59, Celina, passed away Sept. 30, 2013, at her residence. [More]
Linda Burd, 63, St. Marys, died Oct. 1, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center in L [More]
Lewis Meeker, 57, St. Marys, died Sept. 30, 2013, at his residence.
Arrangeme [More]
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MINSTER - A solar energy field may be installed along Minster-Fort Recovery Road following village council action Tuesday night.
Council members un
CELINA - Mercer County Commissioners on Tuesday set a public hearing for 11 a.m. Oct. 17 to provide up to $5.5 million in tax-exempt bonds to the local cancer center.
A Mercer County truck driver received minor injuries Tuesday morning in a crash that killed an Indiana woman in rural Van Wert County.
Elizabeth Klug, 31, of New Haven, the driver and lone occupant of a minivan, was pronounced dead at the scene by Van Wert County Coroner Dr. Scott Jarvis.
Motorists in Mercer County will notice an increased law enforcement presence on designated days as a result of a $22,700 grant awarded to the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
MINSTER - Village council members on Tuesday proposed a 14-day limit for trash dumpsters parked on village streets.
Council members heard first rea
Former Celina barber shop gets makeover
CELINA - Stylist-entrepreneurs Kasey Thobe and Danielle Schott have opened K.D.S. Colour, Salon and Spa at the location of the former Ted's Barber Shop. The business offers a fresh array of cosmetic services that exceed the standard cut and shave.
Celina tied with O-G for top spot in WBL standings
CELINA - It certainly wasn't always pretty but Celina's volleyball team remains tied for the Western Buckeye League lead after knocking off Van Wert on Tuesday night at the Intermediate School.
One of the most popular and best drivers in the long history of NASCAR will be visiting Mercer County next month when 1988 Cup Series Champion Bill Elliott headlines the Evening For Race Fans on Friday, Nov. 22nd, at Romer's Banquet Facility in St. Henry.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina's Kaleb Kuhn qualified for next week's Division I boys golf district tournament after a strong performance at the sectional on Tuesday at Stone Ridge in Bowling Green.
The drivers that compete regularly in the UMP Modified division throughout the racing season at Eldora Speedway are considered to be some of the best modified drivers in the country.