Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
By William Kincaid
CELINA - A St. Henry couple is looking to purchase a second area ice cream shop using county revolving loan fund dollars.
County commissioners on Tuesday morning set a public hearing for 11 a.m. Oct. 18 in their office on the second floor of the Mercer County Central Services Building to give citizens an opportunity to review and comment on a proposal to loan $50,000 to JBA Enterprise LLC to help purchase Dairy Drive In at 501 State Route 49. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
John Dorner knows how to manage a successful baseball program.
The Grand Lake Mariners hope that his success at St. Henry will carry over to the area's summer college baseball team.
The Mariners' board named Dorner the new general manager on Tuesday. Dorner replaces Celina graduate Kevin McGohan, who left to take an internship with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. [More]
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Non-law enforcement jail staff could take guns into work areas
CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey has asked county commissioners to allow his non-law enforcement employees to carry firearms while working under certain conditions.
CARTHAGENA - New fertilizer recommendations stemming from a four-year Ohio State University study were outlined on Tuesday by OSU associate professor Harold Watters.
Cash prizes will go to top cooks
CELINA - A chili cook-off sponsored by the Lake Improvement Association has been added to the itinerary for the Oct. 13 Fall Arts and Ale Festival in downtown Celina.
MINSTER - Village council members are considering legislation that would revise the town's existing discharge-of-firearms ordinance.
Members gave first reading of the ordinance on Tuesday at the recommendation of police chief David Friend.
ROCKFORD - Council members at Tuesday's meeting discussed possibly adding a full-time police officer.
Mayor Amy Joseph said she would like to hire an officer by next year.
NEW BREMEN - One trait of a good volleyball team is knowing how to put a set out of reach.
New Bremen provided ample examples in beating Lehman 25-17, 25-15, 25-19 in non-conference volleyball action on Tuesday at Cardinal Gymnasium.
FORT RECOVERY - The Fort Recovery Indians made a sweep of South Adams look easy on Tuesday.
They expect their opponent on Thursday to be a little tougher, though.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Colin Foster and Gary R. Rasberry
Celina finished 10th at the Division I boys' golf sectional tournament held Tuesday at Mohawk Golf and Country Club near Tiffin.