Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Two incumbents and a newcomer secured three open seats on Celina City Council on Election Day.
Veteran legislators Mike Sovinski, a Republican, and Calvin "June" Scott, a Democrat, and first-time candidate Eric Lochtefeld, a Democrat, emerged victorious in a highly competitive four-way race for the three at-large spots. Political neophyte Richard "Rich" McNaughton came up just short of picking up a council seat. [More]
By Sydney Albert
COLDWATER - Two newcomers topped a five-candidate field Tuesday to be chosen for the Coldwater Village Council, according to the unofficial election results.
Charmaine Bettinger, 52, and Tim Buschur, 54, won the two open council seats, beating candidates Brad Niekamp, 38, Dan Rose, 55, and Michael Winner, 64. [More]
By Sydney Albert
NEW BREMEN - Voters on Tuesday elected Robert D. Parker as the first new mayor of New Bremen in 16 years after the announced retirement of longtime mayor Jeff Pape.
Parker defeated opponent Craig Homan by taking in 423 votes to Homan's 284 votes, according to the Auglaize County Board of Elections' final unofficial results. [More]
By Tom Stankard
ROCKFORD - Two newcomers ousted an incumbent in the tightly contested race to fill two seats on Parkway Local Schools Board of Education during Tuesday's general election.
School district voters across Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert counties elected Talon Bates and Tara Patterson to serve on the school board. Four-year school board member Jeff Armstrong collected the fewest votes. [More]
By Leslie Gartrell
FORT RECOVERY - The Fort Recovery school board has three freshly elected members joining the ranks according to unofficial results.
Newcomers Anne Guggenbiller, Jacobe Knapke and Don Wendel were elected to the board, edging out incumbent and current vice president Mike Grube and fellow newcomer Jerry Byram. [More]
Obituaries on November 6th, 2019
George Maier Gibson, 78, of rural St. Marys, OH passed on Tuesday October 29, 2019 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Charles Timothy "Tim" Clifford, 68, of St. Marys, OH died October 21, 2019 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Jay L. Sharp, 83, Sidney, died on Nov. 2, 2019.
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Barbara Ann Moeller, age 74, of St. Henry, OH passed away at 2:57 am., on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at The Gardens of St. Henry. [More]
Dr. Emerita "Skeets" Schroer Schulte, 95, died on Oct. 29, 2019.
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Local pictures on November 6th, 2019
Subscriber only stories on November 6th, 2019
Celina board members keep seats
Minster could approve funds to fix curbs
Merchants prepare for open house
Rockford water tower needs replacement
Incumbents win Coldwater school board race
Bridge to be closed for repairs
Funding to continue for Mercer County Home
Kahlig re-elected trustee
Rockford mayor re-elected by wide margin
St. Henry says yes to aggregation
Chickasaw levy passes
Zuma tax levy for streetlights passes
Mercer, Auglaize voters back numerous levies
Marion Local school levy passes
McGowan remains St. Marys mayor
Valentine denied seat on St. Marys school board
Koverman stays on St. Marys council
Celina voters say yes to liquor option
Rockford library levy passes
Hard work & hugs
Rockets fall in opener
Mind, Body, Soul
2019 Election results