CELINA - City officials applauded the community for rallying behind a proposal to purchase and equip a new rescue and recovery vessel estimated to cost $90,000.
At a recent meeting, city council members passed as an emergency measure an ordinance appropriating $80,000 from the fire capital fund to purchase an EMS boat now that nearly $50,000 in outside contributions has been secured. [More]
Cardinals defeat Wildcats in rain-shortened ACME baseball contest
By Gary R. Rasberry
NEW BREMEN - Nick Wells took a perfect game into the fifth inning and New Bremen strung together hits to pick up a 4-1 win over Minster in an ACME game that was ended in the bottom of the fifth inning due to an incoming storm.
The win moves the Cardinals to 7-3 on the spring. Minster drops to 10-2 and suffers its first loss of the summer in the state of Ohio after losing a game during the team's annual trip to Tennessee. [More]
Piper outlasts Habodasz in pitchers' duel as Celina edges Marion in ACME battle
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - Fans arriving late to Montgomery Field for Monday's ACME baseball game missed all the offense.
Marion Local scored its run in the first inning before Celina's Ethan Piper shut down the Flyers. Austin Cotterman's two-run bloop double in the second held up for the Bulldogs to pick up the 2-1 win and split the season series with the Flyers. [More]
CELINA - A new summer program aims to teach at-risk youth about responsibility by giving them the opportunity to raise chickens and learn about agriculture.
The Ripple Program was created through a partnership between Mercer County 4-H, Mercer County Fairgrounds, the Wright State University-Lake Campus' ag program and the Mercer County Juvenile Court. [More]
CELINA - Area contractors have their hands full this summer with a heavy workload of local government projects and business expansions, prompting the postponement of at least one major project in Celina.
Celina officials recently announced that a portion of the East Livingston Street project has been bumped back to next spring or summer. They had planned this summer to reconstruct the thoroughfare from Main Street to the railroad tracks. [More]