Friday, November 1st, 2019
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Police walk-throughs of downtown bars are believed to have contributed to a general reduction in unruly behavior, city officials said this week.
Officials at this week's regular council meeting also learned a longtime police veteran will be leaving the force and the department is cracking down on owners of junk vehicles. [More]
No. 2 Cardinals sweep No. 1 Redskins to set up rematch with Tiffin Calvert
By Colin Foster
ELIDA - As New Bremen was about to close out St. Henry in Thursday's Division IV regional volleyball semifinal, a "We want Calvert!" chant - referring to defending state champion Tiffin Calvert - could be heard from the Cardinals' student section.
Ask and ye shall receive, New Bremen. [More]
Obituaries on November 1st, 2019
Thelma J. Fisher, 62, of Saint Marys, died 12:40 A.M. Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Karen M. Williams, 63, of St. Marys, OH died 11:30 p.m. Monday October 28, 2019 at her residence. [More]
Robert G. Wolters, Sr., 87, of Van Wert passed away at 1 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at Vancrest of Van Wert. [More]
Dr. Emerita ("Skeets") Schroer Schulte, 95, died on October 29, 2019, at Ohio Living Dorothy Love in Sidney, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on November 1st, 2019
Subscriber stories on November 1st, 2019
CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff's deputies on Wednesday were able to calm a Celina man who had told his wife he wanted to force officers to shoot him.
Decision 2019
FORT RECOVERY - The five Fort Recovery school board candidates vying for three open seats said, if elected, they'll ensure the district is fiscally sound and continues on the right path.
State Republicans expressed disdain after the House on Thursday approved a resolution to formalize procedures of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's actions.
John Fortkamp, a nearly 20-year member of the Wabash River Conservancy District board is stepping down at the end of this year, and the group is looking for someone to take his place, conservancy president Wally Broering said.
COLDWATER - No one was injured after a fire started early Thursday morning near a home's chimney and caused an estimated $40,000 in damages, according to Coldwater Fire Chief Brent Forsthoefel.
CELINA - Veterans Day is more than a week away, but a Caribbean island has already celebrated the U.S. military during an Oct. 25 national holiday.