Monday, January 23rd, 2023
2023 marks city's bicentennial year
By Bob Tomaszewski
ST. MARYS - Officials have scheduled a slew of activities this year to celebrate the city's bicentennial, including a showing of silent films by St. Marys native William K. Howard, a prolific director with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Kraig Noble, the head of a St. Marys Bicentennial coordinating committee, said the St. Marys plat was recorded in August of 1823 in Mercer County. [More]
Obituaries on January 23rd, 2023
Patricia "Pat" J. Steinbrunner, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on January 20, 2023 at Atrium Medical Center in Middle Town, Ohio. [More]
Fr. James Dugal, C.PP.S., 93, died at 10:35 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2023, i [More]
Kathleen "Kay" B. Burke, 66, of Glynwood, OH died 10:58 a.m. Friday January 20, 2023 at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Larry L. Kuhn, age 84 of New Bremen, died on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 4:45 A.M. at the OSU James Cancer Hospital in Columbus. [More]
Larry Lee Fuson, 67, of Rockford, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 20, 2023 at Mercer Health in Coldwater. [More]
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ST. MARYS - If you can dream it, you can do it.
About 15 people at St. Marys Community Public Library on Friday hunched over blank white poster boards onto which they artfully arranged a mix of images and words representing their ideal selves.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP - Two people were transported to hospitals Saturday night following a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of State Route 49 and Skeels Road, according to the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
Coldwater holds on to defeat Van Wert 54-52
COLDWATER - After Saturday night's 54-52 win over Van Wert at the Palace, Coldwater boys basketball coach Nick Fisher gave credit for the weekend sweep to defense.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Area teams gathered at the Auglaize Mercer Family YMCA on Saturday for a "mini-meet" hosted by St. Marys and St. Henry, a tuneup before conference meets later this week..