Monday, December 9th, 2019
Flyers beat Cubs to tie St. Ignatius for most all-time football titles
By Colin Foster
CANTON - A "We are Lucas" chant could be heard from the Southwest side of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.
Then came the all-to-familiar "M-A-C" chant from a group of people wearing Marion Local Blue and Gold.
A prideful group of Cubs from Lucas showed up at the OHSAA Division VII State Football Championship game. But in typical fashion, Midwest Athletic Conference pride won out. [More]
Obituaries on December 9th, 2019
Travis M. Fullenkamp, age 39, of Fort Recovery, passed away on December 7, 2019 [More]
Larry D. Putman, age 78, of Rockford, Ohio, passed away at 3:20 a.m. Saturday, [More]
Ralph May, age 87, of St. Henry, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Bria [More]
Charles H. Ayers, age 93, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 9:20 pm on Saturday, [More]
Local pictures on December 9th, 2019
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Weekend Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry and Colin Foster
Area swimmers traveled to Jay County High School on Saturday for the Celina Sprint Meet. All races were competed at 50 yards with no relays or individual medley events.
2019 Division VII State Football Champions
Roster:
#  Name  Pos.  Gr.   Ht.  Wt.
2  Aidan Eifert  QB/ILB  9  5-9  160
3  Luke Pohlman  WR/CB  9  5-5  105
4  Peyton Otte  WR/S  10  5-10  170
5  Nathan Buschur
Initiative attempts to stop farm runoff
CELINA -- The Ohio Department of Agriculture's proposed rule changes for distressed watersheds are unlikely to be refiled anytime soon due to officials focusing on administering H2Ohio funds, according to Lake Improvement Association president Nick Rentz.
MENDON - It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas inside the Mendon Town Hall with 88 Christmas trees on display for the 21st annual Festival of Trees.