Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
Local jury hearing case
By Jared Mauch
CELINA - A Dayton man is on trial in Mercer County Common Pleas Court, facing charges related to several burglaries resulting in more than $107,200 in stolen goods.
John William Coile Jr., 50, faces 36 charges related to a string of burglaries dating from Oct. 22, 2014, to May 17, 2015. A jury trial began Monday morning and is scheduled to continue through Friday. [More]
Obituaries on October 4th, 2016
D'Meria Jean Bryan, age 93 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Friday Sept. 30, 2016 at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Donald B. Uhlenhake, age 56 of Celina, Ohio left our lives for a new life in Heaven on Saturday Oct. 1, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. [More]
Deborah Ann Walterbusch, age 51, of Raleigh, North Carolina, passed away Septem [More]
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CENTER TOWNSHIP - A fertilizer company on Monday night moved one step closer to setting up a satellite operation in northeast Mercer County after the Center Township Zoning Commission approved its zoning request.
ST. MARYS - A St. Marys man on Monday pleaded guilty to charges relating to a 2015 traffic accident that claimed the life of a 16-year-old.
FORT RECOVERY - Council members passed several pieces of legislation Monday and were updated on an agreement to settle a nine-month legal fight over annexation plans.
CELINA - With a 5-0 win over Van Wert on Monday night, the Celina boys soccer team remained perfect in Western Buckeye League play.
And just about everything went perfect on this night.
MINSTER - Minster volleyball coach Cami Garman was able to check off two positives from Monday night's non-conference match with Houston.
First, and the more important, Minster improved to 12-7 with a 25-6, 25-21, 25-7 win in the battle of Wildcats at the Minster Elementary School Gymnasium.
Compiled by Colin Foster and Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys Jill Schmitmeyer became the first female in school history to earn a state qualification last year.
CELINA - Charlene Wenning and Nancie Hoyng have both been told the jarring and terrifying words "you have breast cancer" and have survived.
The Cancer Association of Mercer County volunteers now use their experiences to guide others through the cancer battle.