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By Nancy Allen
CELINA - A young Cooper's hawk is rehabbing at a nature center after an observant Celina man noticed the bird hopping across city streets.
Gary Smith said he was walking on Johnson Avenue near Ash Street on Tuesday morning when he noticed the young raptor on the ground and unable to fly. [More]
Celina officials laud local support
By William Kincaid
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]
Obituaries on June 20th, 2018
Curtis E. Beougher, 53, of Celina, Ohio (formerly of Rockford, Ohio) went home to be with his Lord on Friday, June 15, 2018, in Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Deborah McBride, 62, of St. Marys, OH died Monday June 18, 2018 at her residence. [More]
Helen Richards, age 83, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 4:26 am at the CHP Home Care and Hospice in Van Wert. [More]
Thurman Starr, age 72, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at his residence in Celina. [More]
Joann M. Pohl, 81, Coldwater, died on June 19, 2018, in Lima.
Services are pe [More]
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Official pitches lake phosphorus technology
Nuts about their job
Minster may seek EMS levy
Funds approved for ambulance power systems
Rockford wastewater plant renovation set to start soon
Campsite decorating contest slated for upcoming Mercer County Fair
Years later, Reds' fans remember Jones
Mariners roll past Irish
Superior Credit opens new office
No royal trends seen locally
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By Tom Stankard
CELINA - Longtime Celina Police Detective Ronald Waltmire retired from law enforcement earlier this month but now looks forward to working for the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office.
He joined the department in February 1993 as a patrol officer. He was promoted to detective 10 years later by then-chief David Slusser and had served in that capacity since. [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]
Obituaries on June 19th, 2018
Brenda K. Butturini, age 64, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 9:04 am at the Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert. [More]
John Anthony Fullenkamp, age 36, Fort Loramie, passed away suddenly Saturday af [More]
Hazel R. Jones Hahn, 96, Huntington, Indiana, died at 7 a.m. June 16, 2018, at Heritage Pointe in Huntington. [More]
David Peter Smith Sr., age 72, of Celina, died on Sunday June 17, 2018 at Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Deb McBride, 62, St. Marys, died on June 18, 2018, at her residence.
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Fort council puts storm sewer levy on ballot
Board terminates contract of teacher
Local school to host active shooter training
Celina police seek info on weekend accident
Farmers should remove corn that blocks view
Staeger to close July 25-28
County's joblessness still lowest
New activities at Country Fest
Redskins roll to run-rule of Indians
Cavs get past Panthers
Rushton ready to lead
Local program aims to help at-risk youth
By Sydney Albert
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]
Obituaries on June 18th, 2018
Brenda Butturini, 64, Celina, died at 9:04 a.m. June 17, 2018, at Van Wert Inpa [More]
John A. Fullenkamp, 36, Fort Loramie, died on June 16, 2018.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Fort Loramie. [More]
Edgar W. Henning Jr., age 89 of New Bremen, died on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at [More]
Ray Kuhn, 84, of Celina, Ohio, died at 2:10 pm June 17, 2018, at his residence. [More]
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Hobby reunites family with heirloom
Tractor operator killed in area crash
Home cooking
NASCAR's Larson captures Speedweek win
Cavs split with Bears
Some jobs delayed by busy load
By Sydney Albert
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]
Obituaries on June 16th, 2018
Sally S. Andreoni, 74, of New Bremen, OH died 3:30 p.m. Sunday June 10, 2018 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Sheila M. Fett, age 70, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, died June 14, 2018 at Union Cit [More]
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Stan Wilker: A life well lived
Celina board slated to consider terminating teacher's contract
Celina edges Parkway
Winning streak
Flyers take down Indians
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