Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
County nabs $209K state grant
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Job and Family Services Director Angela Nickell has high hopes for a new substance-abuse program her office plans to launch in 2019 with help from a sizable state grant.
MCJFS social service administrator Jason Cupp snagged a $209,333 grant as part of being accepted into the expanded Ohio Sobriety Treatment And Reducing Trauma pilot program that will pair families struggling with drug issues with people who have been in their shoes, recovering substance abusers. [More]
Obituaries on December 5th, 2018
Wayne L. Moore, 70, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at his residence. [More]
Stanley M. Stienecker, 71, Saint Marys, died suddenly at 1:57 P.M. Monday, Dece [More]
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ROCKFORD - Village council members on Tuesday approved a resolution establishing a 10-year, 100 percent enterprise zone tax abatement on The Fremont Co.'s expansion project.
MINSTER - All village employees will receive a 3 percent raise in 2019.
Council members on Tuesday approved the increase after discussing the issue for 30 minutes in executive session. Members approved a similar salary increase for employees in December 2017, mayor Dennis Kitzmiller said.
CELINA - Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is confident the 2018 Farm Bill will be on the president's desk before the holidays, saying the Senate was neari
Shooting woes, turnovers result in Parkway falling to Crestview for first loss of season
ROCKFORD - When a team is struggling for offense, it's not good to let the other team get extra scoring chances.
Parkway struggled offensively as
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Minster improved to 4-0 in girls' basketball action with a 54-31 win at Wapakoneta on Tuesday night at Wildcat Gymnasium.
CELINA - Rockford resident Desere Cherry hopes to expand her business by opening her own store.
While in high school, she made wax melts and other products for friends and family. Demand grew, and she created the Cherry Boutique.
Western Ohio True Value Hardware has expanded with the acquisition of a fourth location.
The Kuenning family entered into an agreement to buy the True Value Hardware Store in Troy from Tim Weitzel that became effective Monday, co-owner Linda Kuenning said.