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By William Kincaid
CELINA - Local political activist Cheryl Davis said almost everyone she has talked to at various events for the last several months has agreed to sign a petition that would close state loopholes in background checks on gun sales.
Though Davis and fellow activist Dave Linn are active in the Mercer County Democratic Party, they insist that the push for common-sense gun background checks is not a solely partisan movement. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - The St. Henry Redskins had dominated the Minster Wildcats in their matchups the last three years, winning those games by an average score of 33-12. This time, the tables were turned, as Minster dominated St. Henry in every aspect of the game while compiling a 45-7 victory on Friday night. [More]
Obituaries on October 12th, 2019
Mary Kay Tangeman, 93, formerly of Coldwater, Ohio, died Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Brookdale in Piqua. [More]
Raelynn Kyli Fletcher, stillborn daughter of Adam Thomas Jackson and Chelsea Ly [More]
Lonnie Richey, 55, Celina, died on Oct. 10, 2019, at his residence.
Arrangeme [More]
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Garwick's owner retiring after 58 years
Cardinals blow past Panthers
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Flyers force 5 turnovers in rout of Tigers
Hemmelgarn shines as Cavs remain unbeaten
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By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Mercer Soil and Water Conservation District officials on Thursday morning identified MVP Dairy as the source of a manure pollution incident in September.
Matt Heckler, district technician, said SWCD officials also investigated a pollution complaint in St. Henry involving tomato waste and elevated E. coli levels. [More]
Cardinals avoid upset in Coldwater, win five-set war to earn MAC split
By Colin Foster
COLDWATER - Coldwater almost turned its Senior Night into Spoiler Night for New Bremen.
Instead, to the victor belonged the spoils.
The Cardinals went into Thursday's game at the Palace needing to win for at least a share of the Midwest Athletic Conference championship, and held off the upset-minded Cavaliers in five sets (25-16, 25-23, 16-25, 21-25, 15-13). [More]
Obituaries on October 11th, 2019
Kyndall Wagner, age 15, of Celina, Ohio, passed away peacefully in the arms of her loving parents at their residence on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 2:18 pm. [More]
Alfrieda M. Kuhn, 90, of Rockford, Ohio, passed away at 2:50 a.m., on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, surrounded by her loving family. [More]
Thomas E. Woehrmyer age 90 of Minster passed away at 6:00 AM on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney. [More]
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Chickasaw sewer rates set to go up 83% or more
State, volunteers install fish habitat
Commissioners approve $371,000 HVAC purchase
Talks continue on airport terminal
Flyers fall to Rangers in four sets
Redskins clinch share of MAC title
By Sydney Albert
NEW BREMEN - A philanthropist who actively supported the local schools, library, first responders and had a hand in many village projects died Saturday after a lengthy illness.
Dianne Komminsk, who got the ball rolling on the creation of Komminsk Legacy Park, will be missed, New Bremen Council President Don Kuck said. He said he'd known her since childhood and had worked with her for many years. [More]
Obituaries on October 10th, 2019
Tom Quentin Carpenter was born on April 13, 1936 in Mercer County Ohio as the s [More]
Dianne Komminsk, of New Bremen, Ohio, passed away peacefully at her home on October 5, 2019, after a lengthy illness. [More]
Robert Ramsey, age 91, of Vandalia and formerly of Celina, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2018. [More]
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The Celina Motel sold to Celina man
St. Henry schools buys nearby lot
Area schools reap safety grants
'Cats return to state
Minster-St. Henry football clash in 1989 a dandy
Tough tests ahead
Crunching numbers: Monnin looks at playoff odds for area teams
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By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - The 50th annual Walk with Nature Fall Festival will be held from noon-5 p.m. Oct. 20 in Memorial Park, giving families and nature lovers a chance to enjoy the Miami-Erie Canal towpath trail and the activities of a fall festival.
The ev [More]
By Colin Foster
ST. MARYS - Celina has endured a season of ups and downs.
But a win over Grand Lake rival St. Marys on Tuesday left Celina coach Amy Sutter feeling rather chipper.
"It always feels good beating that team across the lake," said a smiling Sutter [More]
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Sanning quits to keep her old job
Parkway softball coach hired
Operation: Handwashing
Cavs edge Flyers in five sets
Cardinals defeat Indians, keep share of first in MAC
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