Wednesday, May 25th, 2022
By William Kincaid
CELINA - A Mercer County jail sales tax renewal that was defeated by a scant number of votes is heading to a recount after completion of the official canvas of the May 3 primary election results.
Mercer County Board of Election members at Tuesday morning's special meeting certified the official results of the primary election, which showed the jail levy came up 25 votes short, according to director Kristi Rable. Results show 4,669 votes were cast against the levy and 4,644 in favor. [More]
Obituaries on May 25th, 2022
Traci J. Treon, 50, of Covington, passed away Monday, May 23, 2022, at Ohio's Hospice of Miami County Care Center. [More]
Susan Unrast of Willcox passed away at home on May 18, 2022, at the age of 82. [More]
Gary Lee Frilling, age 59, of Anna, Ohio, passed away of natural causes at his residence early Tuesday morning, May 24, 2022. [More]
Mary (Reier) Wenning, 95 of Coldwater, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by her family on May 24th, 2022. [More]
Local pictures on May 25th, 2022
Subscriber stories on May 25th, 2022
ST. HENRY - The village has been awarded a $500,000 Ohio Public Works Commission grant and a $510,000 zero-interest loan for the Bernard housing subdivision reconstruction project, council members learned at their Monday night meeting.
COLDWATER - A Coldwater native, veteran educator and principal was selected as the district's new superintendent at a special board meeting Tuesday morning.
Mercer County's unemployment rate improved once again in April to 2.1%, down from March's rate of 2.7%.
The county also kept its status as second l
Emily Schwieterman signs with NAIA's Spring Arbor
CELINA - Emily Schwieterman thought that continuing her athletic career after high school wouldn't be in the cards.
Spring Arbor offered her the chance.
Alumni Notes
Into his second month of Class-A baseball, Seth Lonsway is starting to become known to hitters in the California League.
Still, the Celina High School grad and Ohio State standout is pitching well for the San Jose Giants this season.