Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
First responders shine lights for health care workers
By Leslie Gartrell
COLDWATER - Dozens of area first responders turned on their lights to show their support for health care workers by parading to Mercer County Community Hospital and circling Briarwood Village on Tuesday evening.
Zach Piper, 32, Celina, said his wife works at the hospital and could tell that staff morale has been low. [More]
By Tom Haines
FORT RECOVERY - Fort Recovery came to play Tuesday night.
Whitley Rammel scored on the first possession for the Indians and they never looked back, turning a five-point first quarter lead into a 17-point halftime lead on the way to a 60-22 win over Midwest Athletic Conference rival Versailles at Fort Site Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on November 25th, 2020
Milton A. Davidson, age 89, of Celina, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020, at Celina Manor. [More]
Thomas "Tom" A. Schumm, age 71, of Dublin, OH, was welcomed into the kingdom of [More]
Rita T. Miller, 98, of Saint Marys, died 12:34 A.M. Sunday, November 22, 2020, at her residence. [More]
Margaret Louise Zizelman Spindler, 92, of Hoagland, Indiana, formerly of Rockfo [More]
Melvin Rindler, age 89, of Burkettsville, died on Monday, November 23, 2020 at St. Charles Center, Carthagena. [More]
Nicholas Pohlman, 66, Russia, died on Nov. 24, 2020, at his residence.
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Sheriff's office and hospital make changes
CELINA - Mercer Health and Mercer County Sheriff's Office officials changed their public access policies on Tuesday due to mounting COVID-19 cases and deaths.
Celina board may seek building funds
CELINA - School board members are asking a state agency to put the district back onto a list for funding for a potential building project.
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CELINA - Lake Facilities Authority members on Tuesday approved the $1.5 million purchase of 88.9 acres of land that will be used to create the Burntwood-Langenkamp Wetland Conservation Area.
CELINA - The city will enter into a new three-year agreement with Mercer County commissioners for continued ambulance service.
City council this we
Mercer County's unemployment rate improved in October while remaining the third-lowest rate in the state.
The rate dropped from 4.4% in September t
COLDWATER - School district officials in coming years may need to discuss steps to maintain a healthy cash balance, according to treasurer Jenn McCoy
DUBLIN TWP. - Township Line Road between Purdy and Wilson roads will be closed for a bridge replacement, according to Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart.
ST. HENRY - For the first 14 minutes of the game, St. Henry was within striking distance of Delphos Jefferson.
But the final two minutes proved to
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys held Kalida scoreless for most of the second half to improve to 2-0 with a 30-19 victory in girls basketball action at Grand Lake Health System Court.
All-Ohio Soccer
Several area soccer players earned All-Ohio honors as the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association released its postseason honors.
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Make delicious drinks at home
CELINA - The upcoming holidays are a time for celebration, and festive beverages often play a key role.
Whether it's Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa or just a chilly winter day, a celebratory cocktail can lighten the mood and lift the spirits.