Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
Zoning commission votes to table issue
By William Kincaid
CELINA - A debate on whether to ban the practice of turning private residences into short-term vacation rentals in East Jefferson Township was tabled on Tuesday night, with officials moving to hold another hearing in a few weeks.
Roughly 50 people [More]
New Bremen outduels Coldwater in four sets
By Tom Haines
NEW BREMEN - Coming into Tuesday's match, Coldwater and New Bremen were a combined 23-1 and had only lost five sets apiece.
Something had to give.
In the first set, it was the Division IV top-ranked Cardinals on their heels, but then the script flipped and New Bremen closed out two tight wins to finish off a 19-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-23 victory in a Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball match at the Nest. [More]
Obituaries on September 22nd, 2021
Eugene Alfred Rethman, age 88, formerly of Fort Loramie, passed away of natural [More]
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CELINA - With assistance from a county revolving loan and other sources, two men aim to purchase a now rehabbed historical building in Celina and launch a mixed-use commercial enterprise, with food service.
WAPAKONETA - Eighty-three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Auglaize County since Thursday, raising the county's cumulative case count to 4,233.
ST. MARYS - The newest park in St. Marys may be small, but its dedication Tuesday drew a big crowd, pulling in current and former Federal Bureau of Investigation agents from as far away as Cleveland and Cincinnati to honor one of their own.
FORT RECOVERY - School staff and board of education members celebrated high school junior Sophia Pearson for her organization and implementation of veteran banners across town.
Mercer County's unemployment rate for August was 3.4%, a small improvement from July's rate of 3.8%.
The county maintained its status as second lowest for joblessness among Ohio's 88 counties, according to an Ohio Department of Job and Family Services news release.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Parkway picked up its fifth straight victory in volleyball in sweeping Delphos St. John's 25-16, 25-13, 25-14 in Tuesday night Midwest Athletic Conference acton at Robert A. Arnzen Gymnasium in Delphos.
CELINA - After giving up three goals in a short span in Saturday's loss to Greenon, Celina looked to bounce back Tuesday in a Western Buckeye League girls soccer contest with Bath.