Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
By Tom Stankard
ROCKFORD - A potential new training facility for Parkway Local Schools athletes may become a reality.
Superintendent Greg Puthoff on Tuesday said he had spoken with representatives from architectural firm Garmann/Miller & Associates in Minster to discuss the project's feasibility. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Police chief Tom Wale was able to buy supplemental body armor and helmets for each of his 16 officers at a cost of $13,535, much less than the original estimate of $24,000.
Wale said at Monday's city council meeting that he had received a good quote from Vance's Law Enforcement of Columbus under the state bidding process. Due to a national shortage of such body armor, though, the new protective gear won't arrive for at least three months, Wale said on Tuesday. [More]
Obituaries on February 15th, 2017
Rita C. Wendel, 96, Fort Recovery (St. Anthony), died on Feb. 14, 2017, at Bria [More]
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School board discusses barricades
COLDWATER - School officials are looking into installing door barricades to improve school safety.
School board members on Tuesday discussed variou
County approves training at jail
Local academy to use facility
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday approved a resolution allowing a local police academy to use the county jail for a training program.
ST. MARYS - Law enforcement officials have obtained two search warrants related to a chase early Saturday morning that ended in a crash on state Route 703.
MARIA STEIN - Owner Jackie Arling said business has been great since The Brick Haus Salon opened Jan. 18 at 8005 Flyer Drive, Maria Stein.
"The com
CELINA - Fort Recovery was looking to bounce back after Saturday's loss to Coldwater took the Indians out of contention for an MAC title before Thursday's big game at Minster.
MARIA STEIN - Fort Loramie successfully fought off every Marion Local advance for three quarters of Tuesday's game.
The Redskins couldn't handle what the Flyers threw at them in the fourth.
ROCKFORD - Parkway's Alyx Slusher was assured playing time for the Capital University softball team under one condition.
"(Coach Nan Payne) said as long as you're hitting, you'll play anywhere I can put you," Slusher said on Tuesday after signing with the Crusaders.
Wildcats hold on in overtime
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Minster lost a five-point lead in the fourth quarter as Wapakoneta forced overtime, but in the extra session the Wildcats outscored the Redskins 7-4 to hold on for a 39-36 win in a MAC vs. WBL contest in Minster.