Friday, March 20th, 2020
By Leslie Gartrell
ST. JOSEPH - People in more than 200 cars crammed into St. Joseph Catholic Church's parking lot to see the Eucharistic procession in honor of the Feast of St. Joseph on Thursday evening.
The procession was a way to ask St. Joseph, protector of families and homes, to intervene and protect local homesteads during the COVID-19 pandemic. [More]
Obituaries on March 20th, 2020
Ann Elizabeth Sutton Esselstein, 53, of Rockford, passed away at 9:20 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. [More]
Bill D. Carpenter, 69, of St. Marys, OH died 7:15 a.m. Tuesday March 17, 2020 at his residence. [More]
John J. Schlosser, 81, of Saint Marys, peacefully passed at his home at 1:20 P.M. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. [More]
Audrey Borden, 89, Celina, died on March 18, 2020, at Grande Lake Healthcare Ce [More]
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Most in-person church services are canceled
CELINA - As churches suspend in-person services and activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, pastors and religious leaders are trying other ways to reach their congregations and keep them connected to their faith.
CHICKASAW - Ben Kramer was sworn in as the new Chickasaw mayor by village solicitor Judy Koesters during Wednesday's council meeting.
He replaces Doug Huelsman, who resigned after his job duties led him to relocate to the Columbus area.
The following events have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic:
• Monday's St. Henry Village Council meeting has been canceled.
• Mo
St. Marys officials will implement the following changes to the city's refuse and recycling services effective Monday:
• All curbside recycling w
Dream Team
MINSTER - Minster's Janae Hoying is one of the best guards in all of Division IV.
And the junior just might be the best player in big moments.
Dream Team
ST. HENRY - St. Henry's Addy Vaughn is a Division-I college volleyball signee.
She happens to be a pretty good at basketball, too.
"When I'm in
Flashback Friday
Marion players and coach reflect on 2017-18 title run
Marion Local's Tyler Mescher got the moment every kid grows up wanting: two free throws with a state championship on the line.
It occurred on Marc