Monday, September 20th, 2021
From staff reports
MARIA STEIN - A Maria Stein man was pronounced dead after being struck by a pickup truck Saturday morning in an accident under investigation by the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
Mercer County Dispatch received a 911 report of a traffic crash at [More]
Celina's Mindy Cook recalls Paralympic experience
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
For nearly two weeks, Mindy Cook represented the United States - and her hometown of Celina - with pride and honor.
The 2007 Celina graduate was a member of the United States' women's goalball team at the recently-concluded Paralympics in Tokyo. Although she played a total of 13 minutes in the tournament, Cook played a crucial part in helping the team reach the gold medal game against Turkey. [More]
Obituaries on September 20th, 2021
Barb Huelsman, age 71, of St. Henry, passed away peacefully on Friday, Septembe [More]
Vernon E. Bruns, age 74, of Maria Stein, died Saturday, September 18, 2021 in a [More]
James G. Hartke, age 60, of Celina was found deceased on died Tuesday, Septembe [More]
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No area lawn or crop is safe from invaders
CELINA -- Armyworms have invaded the county, and they've taken a special liking to Celina.
Denny Riethman, Ohio State University Extension educator
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Area boys golf teams traveled to the Mercer County Elks on Saturday for the annual Jordan Moeller Memorial Tournament, which honors the memory of the 2007 Marion Local graduate and golfer.