Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - Two St. Marys men were rescued from the St. Marys River Saturday night after their kayaks capsized and plunged them into 47-degree water.
St. Marys Fire Department and emergency medical squad personnel received a call at 8:45 p.m. that two males had been caught in the river, which was flowing quickly due to earlier rain and snow. The men were holding onto a log south of the South Street bridge to avoid being swept away. [More]
Turner homers as Celina beats Coldwater
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Monday's softball game between Celina and Coldwater came down to getting runners home after they reached base.
Celina could. Coldwater couldn't.
Taylor Turner's three-run home run in the second helped spark the Bulldogs on offense and Maddy Luebke kept the Cavalier offense from scoring much in an 8-1 Celina win at Lady Cav Diamond. [More]
Obituaries on April 23rd, 2019
Imelda E. Stucke, age 89, of Osgood passed away Saturday April 20, 2019 at Bria [More]
William E. Willmann, 88, of Saint Marys, died 9:25 P.M. Sunday, April 21, 2019, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Local pictures on April 23rd, 2019
Subscriber and paid stories on April 23rd, 2019
Athletes demonstrate new fitness challenge
CELINA - City officials on a beautiful Monday afternoon unveiled to the media and Celina City Schools students the challenge course and 40-yard-dash running lane in Eastview Park, now that all equipment and underlying turf are installed.
Celina
CELINA - City council members at Monday's meeting gave first reading of legislation to transfer $2 million generated by last year's 0.5 % income tax to the police, fire and street improvement capital savings accounts.
ST. HENRY - Village council members agreed at Monday's meeting to purchase property for an additional water-treatment plant.
After discussing the
NEW BREMEN - Council members on Monday heard first reading of a measure to place a renewal levy on the November ballot.
The 2-mill levy confirmed b
Fort Recovery schools
Security camera upgrade nearly doubles coverage area, improves cameras' resolution
FORT RECOVERY - A ransomware attack on Fort Recovery schools' network in May revealed security deficiencies, district technology coordinator Ryan Fullenkamp reported during Monday night's school board meeting.
Past council member Collins remembered
ST. MARYS - City officials will advertise for two new utility workers to support several departments that need more employees.
Council members pass
COLDWATER - Council members passed after third reading a resolution approving the Mercer County Solid Waste Management Plan in anticipation of the future closing of the county landfill.
The Mendon Lions Club Easter egg hunt has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Mendon Union Memorial Park.
ST. HENRY - St. Henry and Celina showed appreciation for military veterans before Monday's baseball game.
Redskin pitcher Jackson Heath had to be appreciative of the first-inning performance by his teammates, too.
Compiled by Colin Foster and Gary R. Rasberry
New Bremen trailed St. Marys after four innings and then the Cardinals scored nine runs in the fifth to pull away for a 15-6 victory on Monday at K.C. Geiger Park in St. Marys.
Get your garden, flowers and landscaping in shape
CELINA - When it comes to growing flowers, vegetables, shrubs and trees, many variables come into play but a few basic moves can ensure a better chance for success, according to Steve Stone, owner of Nature's Green.