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ROCKFORD - A Rockford man riding a recumbent bicycle along State Route 118 was killed on Friday afternoon when a pickup truck reportedly struck him from behind.
First responders were called to the scene on State Route 118, just north of Purdy Road, at about 1:04 p.m. [More]
By Colin Foster
Will pigskin be played during the pandemic?
If there is a season, it will be a condensed version.
Following a recommendation this week from the governor's office to shorten the season due to concerns that COVID-19 may spike in early winter, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced that if high school football games are approved by the Gov. Mike DeWine, all teams will enter the playoffs beginning Oct. 9 and the state championship games will be played no later than Nov. 21. [More]
Obituaries on August 8th, 2020
Jane K. Bertke, 76, Hendersonville, North Carolina, and formerly of Celina, die [More]
On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Diane Louise Denney-Winthrop, beloved wife, mother, [More]
Brian D. Frank, age 36, of Mendon, Ohio, passed away at 5:10 am on August 6, 2020 at his home. [More]
Vernon L. Steele, 86, of Wapakoneta, died 4:08 p.m., Thurs. Aug. 6, 2020, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
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By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Gov. Mike DeWine tested negative for COVID-19 on Thursday after testing positive earlier in the day before he was to meet with President Donald Trump, according to his Twitter page.
The governor's Twitter page said his wife, Fran, and staff members also tested negative. [More]
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Grab a cold one today
Nine levy issues on Auglaize Nov. ballot
County hopes to rehab 'Old Millie'
Naumann medals at Stillwater
Astronaut set records in plane
By Tom Millhouse
NEW KNOXVILLE - Many area residents celebrated what would have been Neil Armstrong's 90th birthday on Wednesday by witnessing the final flight of the plane in which the first man on the moon set world records.
A crowd estimated at 140 people gathered at the Neil Armstrong Airport as the Learjet 28 Longhorn, which earlier had made several passes over the Armstrong Air and Space Museum in Wapakoneta, landed in New Knoxville. The plane is being added to the museum collection. [More]
Redskins capture Broering Memorial title
By Colin Foster
Compiled by Colin Foster
Tiger Woods wears his Sunday red.
The St. Henry girls golf team has their Wednesday blue.
And both fashion choices are synonymous with winning.
Ellen Naumann repeated as tournament medalist with a 3-under 69 and the Redskins repeated as Gary Broering Memorial champions with a score of 386 on Wednesday at the Mercer County Elks Golf Club. [More]
Obituaries on August 6th, 2020
Henry B. Olberding, age 75, Minster, passed away of natural causes early Tuesda [More]
Davy Lee Winans, age 90, of Celina, passed away of natural causes on April 9, 2 [More]
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Celina Schools hope $4.9M operating levy passes
26 new cases in Mercer County
Celina man banned from city property pleads not guilty
Celina man pleads not guilty to retaliation
Real Heroes Wear Masks
Governor makes masks mandatory for K-12 students
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday singled out Mercer County as having the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the state per 100,000 residents over the past two weeks.
"At least for the last two weeks, the county that has the highest number per 100,000 that I think would be a shock to most people would be Mercer County," DeWine said in a news briefing. [More]
Obituaries on August 5th, 2020
Mary Katherine Bergman, age 63, died in her home in the morning of Monday August 3rd. [More]
Rita M. Hoying, age 93, of Celina, Ohio, died Monday, August 3, 2020 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Thomas G. Siefring, age 59, of Osgood, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Henry B. Olberding, 75, Minster, died on Aug. 4, 2020, at Joint Township Distri [More]
David D. Moorman age 85 of Minster, Ohio passed away at 10:45 PM on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
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Auglaize fair plugs along amid pandemic
Rockford council gains 2 members
Celina man banned from city property
Minster residents raise safety issues
Virus can't stop 127 Yard Sale
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