Saturday, September 6th, 2014
By Nancy Allen
MONTEZUMA - Sewer water from a campground - not manure - was the source of an Aug. 26 pollution complaint to Mercer County soil and water officials.
  Soil and water board members reviewed the complaint from the south side of Grand Lake during their meeting Thursday. [More]
By Colin Foster
CELINA - The Celina football team improved to 2-0 and 1-0 in the Western Buckeye League play with a 34-0 win over Bath Friday night at Celina Stadium.
Bulldog running back Garett Winget ran 12 times for 151 and a touchdown, quarterback Caleb Hoyng passed for 98 yards and ran for a two scores, as Celina ran its lead to 27-0 going into halftime and flipped on cruise control in the second half. [More]
Obituaries on September 6th, 2014
Donald Edward Steinke, 81, St. Marys, passed away Sept. 4, 2014, at his home, surrounded by family. [More]
Emily "Jean" Hill Timmerman, 85, formerly of Fort Loramie, died Sept. 5, 2014, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Local pictures on September 6th, 2014
Subscriber stories on September 6th, 2014
CELINA - The county's first same-sex marriage dissolution was issued in Mercer County Common Pleas Court this week.
Magistrate Deborah Drexler issu
CELINA - An Indiana man who admitted having sex with an 8-year-old boy was sentenced to probation Friday morning in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
COLDWATER - The first half of the Bishop Hartley-Coldwater football game was a mix of highs and lows for the Cavaliers.
Coldwater received a 28-ya
MINSTER - The first half between the Minster and Lehman offenses featured a contrast in scoring styles.
The Wildcats completed four long touchdown drives of 81, 72, 58 and 76 yards to score their 27 points, while Lehman scored 14 points on an 80-yard touchdown pass and a 60-yard fumble recovery.
Friday's Area Football Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Cole Hull rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns and returned a kick for another score as Fort Recovery improved to 2-0 on the season with a 28-0 shutout of Jay County in the first meeting in football between the state line rivals.
World 100 Weekend
ROSSBURG - Jonathan Davenport and defending Eldora Speedway Late Model track champion Matt Miller not only beat 23 other competitors in each of Friday night's twin 25-lap feature events at Eldora Speedway, they also beat the weather.