Tuesday, January 24th, 2023
By William Kincaid
  CELINA - Mayor Jeff Hazel on Monday night painted a picture of a vibrant city that in 2022 welcomed new businesses and residential development, saw park and street improvements and took in heightened income tax revenue.
Hazel delivered his 2022 state of the city to council members and a few residents at the regular council meeting. [More]
By Tom Haines
FORT RECOVERY - After winning just two of its first 14 games, the Fort Recovery girls basketball team has now won two in a row.
The Indians only trailed for 4:46 and shot 12-of-14 from the foul line in the fourth quarter to clinch a 41-35 victory over Indian Lake at Fort Site Fieldhouse on Monday. [More]
Obituaries on January 24th, 2023
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]
Jane F. Wilker, 92, of Montezuma, Ohio, died Sunday, January 22, 2023, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Ellen G. Wolfe, 104 of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023 at Divine Rehabilitation and Nursing at Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Local pictures on January 24th, 2023
Subscriber stories on January 24th, 2023
ST. MARYS - A pair of business owners lobbed fresh complaints about parking at city council's regular meeting on Monday night, much in the same vein of grievances voiced by other proprietors last month.
Fireworks ban on New Bremen agenda
NEW BREMEN - Village council members on Monday night appeared to support a nearly $540,000 water line replacement project but poured cold water on the future of consumer-grade firework activity in town.
FORT RECOVERY - After leading the district for nearly five years, superintendent Larry Brown will resign at the end of July but stick around through the rest of the year to help his successor transition to the role.
COLDWATER - Village councilors on Monday heard first reading of an ordinance levying special assessments for improvements on the South Sixth Street project.
Bulldogs play hard, fall late to Allen East
CELINA - Playing its first full game without its leading scorer and rebounder, Celina came through with a tremendous effort to give Allen East a game through three quarters and the start of the fourth.
Area Roundup
Compiled By Tom Haines
The New Bremen girls basketball team got off to a hot start and kept Houston in check defensively to earn a 47-32 road win on Monday.