Thursday, June 13th, 2019
By Colin Foster
Texas Rangers first baseman Ronald Guzman stood at the plate for an exhibition at-bat.
San Diego Padres draftee Nick Thwaits was on the mound.
"That was probably my coolest experience so far," said Thwaits, a 2018 Fort Recovery graduate. "I got to face my first big league hitter."
Now that he's graduated from high school, Thwaits hopes to get a passing grade in his first minor league assignment with the Padres. [More]
By Tom Stankard
CELINA - A Celina teenager hopes a talent agency contract can help launch her acting and music career.
Scenebot Stage officials recently chose Lauren Schroeder, 16, to fly out to Los Angeles to perform for talent scouts, managers and casting directors. [More]
Obituaries on June 13th, 2019
Patricia A. Dorsten-Dickey, age 87, of Mendon, died on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Mary Jo Enneking, age 78, of Sidney, passed away at her home on June 10, 2019 following an extended illness. [More]
Doris J. Freeman, age 85, of Antwerp, a former resident of Celina, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019, at Hickory Creek Healthcare in Hicksville. [More]
Joanne Katterheinrich, 90, of New Knoxville, died 9:32 A.M. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. [More]
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Celina schools
CELINA - School board members at today's special meeting were expected to vote on a resolution to establish with the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission the scope, estimated base cost and local share of the district's proposed building project.
ST. MARYS - St. Marys City Schools has been awarded a grant that will provide $450,000 over three years to develop more career technical pathways for students.
CELINA - Police are asking for help to find a Mendon man after he led officers on a brief chase through city streets.
Deven Dugger, 23, was spotted
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners this week approved a formal policy for housing out-of-county prisoners at the county jail on State Route 29 west of Celina.
FORT RECOVERY - Fort Recovery got its bats going in the third inning and three Indians pitchers combined on a two-hitter in picking a 10-0 win over an undermanned Celina squad in five innings in Mercer County ACME baseball action at Fort Recovery.
Compiled by Colin Foster
Ryan Uhlenhake (3 1/3 innings), Andrew Lange (2 2/3 innings) and Tyler Dehan (1 inning) combined on a three-hitter as the St. Henry ACME team defeated Parkway 8-1 Wednesday in St. Henry.
ST. HENRY - Drawing on decades of timeless hits, The McCartney Project will take the Freedom Amphitheater stage Friday night to perform songs that continue to resonate with music lovers.