No injuries reported requiring emergency medical transport
By Daily Standard Staff
By WILLIAM KINCAID
and SYDNEY ALBERT
FORT RECOVERY - A tornado touched down on a stretch of Fort Recovery-Minster Road on Friday, wreaking havoc on homes and structures, tearing off roofs, toppling trees and utility poles and causing power outages that stretched up to Coldwater. [More]
ST. MARYS - Charging stations for electric vehicles were installed Thursday in St. Marys, a move city officials hope will make the area more appealing to day trippers and puts the city in line with a growing number of municipalities installing electric vehicle chargers to meet demand. [More]
ST. HENRY - For once, the Celina ACME baseball team hit the ball really well. But the Bulldogs needed more.
Celina put up eight runs on 11 hits but succumbed to a St. Henry team that came out on fire. The Redskins lit up starter Quinn Andrew for nine runs and tacked on two more for insurance in an 11-8 win at the Wally Post Athletic Complex on Thursday. [More]
CELINA - A local family wants the Mercer County Board of Health to overturn an October 2020 order to replace their septic system that was declared a public health nuisance after water samples from a nearby catch basin showed E. Coli and other contaminants.
Lake Campus researchers study ancient sea creature
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Researchers at Wright State University-Lake Campus are using biomechanics to better understand prehistoric creatures. One recent study earned recognition by the international weekly science journal Nature.
ST. MARYS - Heading into the bottom of the first, the St. Marys ACME baseball team was lucky to only be down 2-0.
But that was already enough for Celina and pitcher Ethan Bryant, who gave up one run over seven innings and allowed just two hits as the Bulldogs earned a 5-1 win at K.C. Geiger Park on Tuesday. [More]
CELINA - A man facing 33 felony charges including rape, sexual battery and gross sexual imposition for incidents that allegedly started when the victim was nine years old pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
ROCKFORD - Mercer County's oldest village wasn't always known as Rockford.
As the village celebrates its belated 200th anniversary delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic and prepares for the Rockford Community Days celebration this weekend, residents can look back to the village's original founding as Shanesville. [More]
The Fort Recovery softball team has made strides over the years into becoming a formidable team.
After going 3-18 in 2017 and being run-ruled in 13 games, the Indians won nine games in 2018 and 13 games in 2019 for the first winning season in years. After missing last season due to the pandemic, the Indians finished with 17 wins and reached the sectional final. [More]
CELINA - Local church pastors, city leaders and other supporters gathered Tuesday afternoon at the gazebo in Lake Shore Park for the official launch of a new ministry that aims to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to people outside a church setting.
ROCKFORD - Backed by a strong pitching performance by Devon Crouch, Parkway improved to 3-5 on the summer ACME season with a 10-0 win over Marion Local in five innings on Tuesday night at Don Black Field.
ROCKFORD - One of Mercer County's youngest Catholic churches took root in 1937 in the largely Protestant village of Rockford and has since experienced growth, culminating with a move to a new location in 2009.