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Boater search
The search is continuing Saturday on Grand Lake for a possible drowning victim. The Montezuma Fire Department was advised at 2:35 a.m. Saturday of a male overboard in the vicinity of Safety Island on Grand Lake. Montezuma fire chief Ron Schulze said his department was aided in the search by the Celina police and fire departments, St. Marys Township Fire Department, Ohio Department of Watercraft and the U.S. Freshwater Boating Alliance.

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By Tom Stankard
ROCKFORD - A local home-schooled student's passion for the pro-life cause led him to earn second place in the Ohio Right to Life Oratory Contest last month.
Soon-to-be high school senior Titus Meyer, 17, Rockford, competed with several other speakers from across the state who showcased the "pro-life generation at its best," according to Ohio Right to Life Communications Director Katharine Franklin. [More]
Obituaries on May 27th, 2017
Mark Alan Hoyng, 67, long time resident of Beavercreek passed away May 24, 2017 [More]
Edelgard (Krebs) Paul, beloved widow of Donn Paul, died May 22 following a brie [More]
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Area programs seek to curb suicides
Minster wins another regional title
Celina girls finish 17th at regional meet
Ernst leads Cats to final
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By Ed Gebert
MENDON - A Dutch man is looking for a relative of an airman from Mendon who eluded German patrols after having been shot down during World War II over Holland.
Wolter Noordman is seeking relatives of 2nd Lt. Carl L. Spicer to hear more about Spicer's adventures. Noordman said the airman was helped by Dutch underground agents after the crash and eventually made it out of the Netherlands to Spain. [More]
By Tom Stankard
GRANVILLE TOWNSHIP - A St. Henry man operating a skid-steer loader suffered non-incapacitating injuries resulting from an accident Wednesday morning
Kaitlyn E. Schmit, Coldwater, was traveling westbound on Carthagena Road near Coldwater Creek Roa [More]
Obituaries on May 26th, 2017
Justin C. Fickert, 37, of Berne, IN, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at his residence. [More]
Daniel J. Garman, age 61 of Celina, Ohio passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital in Columbus. [More]
Amanda E. Homan, 38, Fairborn, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday morning, May 24, 2017 at Soin Medical Center. [More]
Ed Myers, 65, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died May 25, 2017, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on May 26th, 2017
Dispatchers descend on Celina for in-service
Celina business seeks county loan for brewery
Board considers cost cutting measures
Area patriotic concert is moved inside
Hawk flying high
Celina 2nd in WBL All-Sports standings
Area athletes compete at regional
Woman rescued from vehicle
By Tom Stankard
As much as 5 inches of rain accumulated in parts of Mercer County on Wednesday night and early this morning, causing one vehicle to be swept off the roadway.
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office advised motorists to use caution due to many high water areas. County Emergency Management Director Mike Robbins said the reports of high water mostly came from the Rockford area. [More]
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Local communities plan to honor Memorial Day with ceremonies. Events begin Friday in Fort Recovery.
A list of events follows:

Memorial Day observances in Coldwater will begin Monday with an 8:30 a.m. service at United Methodist Chur [More]
Williamsburg hands Parkway 6-2 loss in regional semifinal
By Colin Foster
GREENVILLE - Parkway had one of the most prolific offenses in the state this season.
But not even the Panthers could produce enough runs against Williamsburg's Carly Wagers - one of the state's best pitchers.
The third-ranked Panthers had their 21-game winning streak snapped and season ended with a 6-2 loss to the sixth-ranked Wildcats in the Division IV regional semifinal on Wednesday at Greenville's Stebbins Field. [More]
Obituaries on May 25th, 2017
Marcile Marie Bolenbaugh, 91, of Liberty Township, passed away at 7:39 a.m., Wednesday at the CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert. [More]
Mary C. Faller, 96, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died on May 24, 2017, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on May 25th, 2017
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Heilers to seek seat now held by Faber
State school board president stresses her commitment to better education
Students graduate Friday
Kuenning hired as assistant fire chief in New Bremen
Celina man's trial delayed
Construction goes smoothly
Cavaliers bow out in regional semis
Local athletes secure spots at state meet
Coldwater native elicits screams with his weird creations
By Sydney Albert
COLUMBUS - Ever since he was a kid, Coldwater native Bo Bruns loved making weird monsters and sculptures.
It started when his parents took him to see "Star Wars" when he was four years old. The movie "blew my mind," he said, and he became obsessed with how people made the monsters and aliens seen in films and in theater. Decades later, Bruns has been lucky enough to become a "monster maker" in his own right. [More]
Obituaries on May 24th, 2017
Florence Snider, age 89, of Coldwater, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on May 24th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on May 24th, 2017
OSHA looking into accident at Crown
St. Marys grads to receive diplomas
Commencement set in New Bremen
Minster gets ready for New London
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