Special Weather Statement issued November 27 at 4:16AM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...WINDY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TODAY... Southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph with occasional gusts to around 40 mph can be expected later this morning and into this afternoon as a low pressure system moves through the Ohio Valley. Use extra caution when driving today, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
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Saturday, September 24th, 2022
By William Kincaid
CELINA - It's still a ways off, but state and local officials are already planning for a total solar eclipse that will occur on the afternoon of April 8, 2024, affording several Ohio counties great economic and educational opportunities.
For those areas lucky enough to fall in prime viewing area, the potential financial windfall of the total solar eclipse could come with logistical challenges, according to the Ohio Emergency Management Agency. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - In a game where both St. Henry and the Minster Wildcats had trouble finding a rhythm early, it was the Wildcats that seized momentum late in the second quarter and continued on for a 31-12 victory. Eighteen accepted penalties for 162 yards slowed both offenses, as well as timely defensive plays. [More]
Obituaries on September 24th, 2022
Trey Iaen Scouten, 18, passed away unexpectedly on September 20, 2022.
He was [More]
Julia A. Scott, of Montezuma, died Sept 15, 2022 at her home.
She was born September 15 1956, in Celina, to the late George & Barbara (Floyd) Scott. [More]
Lisa J. Antol, age 63, of Coldwater, Ohio passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 4:23 am at Wayne Hospital in Greenville, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on September 24th, 2022
Subscriber stories on September 24th, 2022
CELINA - Today's half-marathon and 5K has a behind-the-scenes individual who rarely gets praise when his delivery of an essential service goes exactly as planned.
Winkler Road at the U.S. 33 intersection is now closed while under reconstruction, according to Mercer County engineer Jim Wiechart. The road will co
West Bank Stories
America celebrated Banned Books Week this week. The freedom to read is a privilege indeed.
The American Library Association coined a slogan: "Books
Celina posts first shutout in eight years in beating Bath
CELINA - It took a while for Celina's offense to get going, but the defense played a stellar contest.
The Bulldogs took advantage of three Bath turnovers and scored 22 points in the second half to post a 29-0 shutout over the winless Wildcats in Western Buckeye League play at Celina Stadium.
VERSAILLES - Facing a fellow defending state champion, Marion Local looked vulnerable in the first half. In the second, it was back to looking like a juggernaut.
ROSSBURG - A couple of Californians graced Eldora's victory lane on Friday night as the speedway kicked off the Four Crown weekend.
St. Helena's Ri
COLDWATER - The Coldwater football team is still unbeaten on Homecoming Weekend.
Sounds about right.
The second-ranked team in Division V outgained Parkway 468-121 en route to a 49-0 win, improving to 6-0 and 4-0 in Midwest Athletic Conference play.
NEW BREMEN - No one could blame Hunter Schaefer if he needed a breather at halftime.
Not only had the New Bremen senior rushed for 172 yards and scored four touchdowns, but he also attempted five PAT kicks and kicked off six times.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys recorded nearly 400 yards of total offense as the Roughriders bounced back from last week's rough loss to Van Wert with a 41-14 win over Shawnee on Friday night in Shawnee Township.