Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - A 49-year-old unvaccinated man is among three new deaths and 98 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Mercer County during the past week, according to a Wednesday news release from the Mercer County Health District.
Health district administrator Jason Menchhofer on Wednesday night said the newest deaths also include an 84-year-old man and an 80-year-old man. Both were fully vaccinated, marking the third and fourth fully vaccinated individuals to die from the virus. [More]
By William Kincaid
This is the third and final part of a series looking at the effects of the diminishing number of local attorneys.
CELINA - Mercer County Juvenile Court is seeking volunteers to represent the best interests of children are involved in court proceedings because they have been abused or neglected. [More]
Obituaries on September 23rd, 2021
Wilma F. Pfeffenberger, age 90, a long-time resident of Celina, passed away pea [More]
Wilma J. Albers, age 86, of Celina, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, September 22, 2021, at Celina Manor. [More]
Local pictures on September 23rd, 2021
Subscriber and paid stories on September 23rd, 2021
CELINA - The Mercer County Board of Elections office in the courthouse reopened on Wednesday after closing for a day due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, according to a board news release.
CELINA - A Celina man was arrested Tuesday evening after a search of his vehicle reportedly revealed suspected drugs and meth pipes, according to a Mercer County Sheriff's Office news release.
Area College and Pro Notes
Periennal NAIA football power University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne opened its season with a 45-34 win over Judson University in Illinois last Saturday, with junior running back and Fort Recovery graduate Will Homan leading the charge for USF.
Fort Recovery-St. Henry matchup features area's top running backs
The backyard rivalry between St. Henry and Fort Recovery has been historically one dominated by St. Henry, which holds a 21-5 margin since the teams first played in 1995 when Fort Recovery began playing Midwest Athletic Conference football.
It seems that every year we note in this article that the WBL tends to cannibalize itself as a league. That is to say, instead of there being a few t
CELINA at BATH
Bath Stadium
Last Season: Cooper Jones' six-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Staugler with 9:50 remaining in regulation gave the Bull
Players of the Week
Offense
David Homan, QB New Bremen
19 carries for 185 yards and five touchdowns and 142 passing yards and two touchdowns in the Cardinals' 48-13 win over Anna.