Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
By Leslie Gartrell
WAPAKONETA - Minster's Wooden Shoe Inn has been sold, officials learned at Tuesday's Auglaize County health board meeting.
Environmental health director Curt Anderson said the landmark restaurant was sold to Minster resident Andy Phlipot at the beginning of the month. [More]
By Colin Foster
CELINA - Late-game pressure defense by Coldwater made last week's loss at New Bremen a little more respectable.
Coldwater's pressure was turned all the way up for 32 minutes against Celina on Tuesday.
Coach Keenan Leichty dialed up nearly every defense in his playbook, and it gave Celina fits as Coldwater pulled away for a 45-27 victory in girls basketball action at the Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on December 11th, 2019
Garner Derossett, age 85, of Sidney, Ohio passed away peacefully on Monday, December 9, 2019 at his daughters loving residence in Sidney, Ohio. [More]
Virginia L. Koeper, 80, St. Marys, died 10:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2019, at Vancrest of St. Marys. [More]
She touched the lives of countless youths in Van Wert, Ohio, during a 29-year c [More]
Charles H. Ayers, age 93, of Celina, Ohio, passed away 9:20 pm on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Parkside Village Senior Living in Westerville, Ohio. [More]
Helen Marie Parker, age 94, of Celina, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Celina Manor. [More]
Mary M. (Gibson) Casler Davis, age 91, of St. Marys, passed away Friday, December 6, 2019, at Vancrest of St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on December 11th, 2019
Subscriber and paid stories on December 11th, 2019
HVAC business coming to Minster
Village to sell land to Chilltex
MINSTER - Village officials are preparing to sell two acres of land in the Minster Industrial Park to ChillTex, an Anna HVAC company.
Village counc
Parkway board looks to renew levy
ROCKFORD - Voters will likely be asked to consider a Parkway Local Schools income tax renewal levy on the March ballot.
School board members on T
NEW BREMEN - There's more than meets the eye when it comes to being on a high school robotics team, New Bremen/New Knoxville Rotarians learned Tuesday morning.
Cost rises for logjam removal on river
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday approved a change order for this year's phase of the ongoing St. Marys River logjam removal project, bumping the contract's price up $12,462 to $49,499.
Officials await lab results
FORT RECOVERY - Mercer County Sheriff's Office investigators are awaiting lab results from the driver involved in a deadly single-vehicle crash early Saturday in Fort Recovery.
Residents should not plow driveway snow onto roadways
Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart reminds residents living on county and township roadways not to place snow plowed from private driveways onto the roadway.
County economic agency wins award
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The Mercer County Community and Economic Development Department recently received the 2019 National Rural Economic Developers Association Organization Excellence Award for implementing its rural economic development program.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Colin Foster
Parkway hosted Indiana neighbor South Adams for a dual wrestling match on Tuesday night.
The Starfires came away with a 60-24 win over the Panthers.