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Saturday, January 5th, 2019
Mercer County sets record for eighth year in a row
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County has set a sales tax record for the eighth consecutive year, thanks to a robust economy boosted by high consumer confidence, according to county auditor Randy Grapner.
"Our population is very optimistic about the way the economy is going, and they're out there spending their dollars locally," Grapner told the newspaper. [More]
Bruns surpasses 1,000 points in win
By Colin Foster
MARIA STEIN - It was the same type of war fans have come to expect when Marion Local and St. Henry square off on the hardwood.
Marion Local simply had the best weapon.
Nate Bruns scored 26 points and surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career as the Flyers held on for a 48-43 victory at the Hangar in a rematch of last year's Division IV district final. [More]
Obituaries on January 5th, 2019
Richard R. Dickerson, age 80, of Celina, Ohio passed away at his residence at 2:30 am on Friday, January 4, 2019. [More]
Kenneth W. Leugers age 68, of Minster, Ohio, died at 10:00 PM on Thursday, January 3, 2019 in Celina, Ohio. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on January 5th, 2019
Coldwater Machine sold to company based in Cleveland
Hall sentenced on 13 felony forgery charges
Local FSA offices remain closed
Two arrested for OVI over holidays
Health officials urge vaccination for flu
SWCD board members elected to state board
Runaway victory
Celina falls behind early in loss to Elida
Cavaliers pull away to defeat Panthers