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St. Henry defeats Coldwater for third-place finish at Spikeoff; Ottawa-Glandorf wins championship
By Colin Foster
COLDWATER - St. Henry and Coldwater are two teams with championship aspirations this year.
They had to settle playing for the consolation prize at the 10th annual Totally Promotional Spikeoff on Saturday at the Palace.
The Redskins defeated the Cavaliers in three sets (25-11, 21-25, 25-17) for a third-place finish after having let a big, third-set lead get away against Versailles in the semifinal round. [More]
Obituaries on August 20th, 2018
Maurice O. Heckler, age 82 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Wednesday Aug. 15, 2018 at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
V. Leon Shaner, age 93, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 12:55 am, August 18, 2018, at the Gardens in Celina. [More]
Frances B. Fennig, age 95, of Celina, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
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Comic convention fans flock to Celina
Crash causes outage
Enthusiast urges monarch protection
Flyers open with sweep of Bulldogs
Cross country teams compete in tune-up event
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Delayed amphitheater expected to take shape
By William Kincaid
CELINA - The Harley Jones Rotary Memorial Amphitheater's steel frame is expected to go up next week.
If that happens, it would be a tangible sign of progress on the long-awaited centerpiece of the new Bryson Park District that had been pushed back at least a year, first because of design delays and then because of contractors' scheduling issues amid a busy summer work season. [More]
Obituaries on August 18th, 2018
James (Jim) Arthur Buschur, 72, of Waleska, GA passed away Friday morning, August 10th, at his home surrounded by family following an extended illness. [More]
Mary Kay (Handwerker) Ellis, age 80, of Celina, Ohio, passed away peacefully Su [More]
Kristle Marie Bevington, 25, Springfield, died Aug. 12, 2018, at her residence [More]
Betty L. Bowman, age 83, passed away at 12:58 a.m. Aug. 17, 2018, at Miller Pla [More]
Sally J. Meckstroth, 83, New Bremen, died at 2:54 a.m. Aug. 17, 2018, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
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Bryson fund control shifts
Keeping kids safe
By Tom Stankard
The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize and Hardin Counties is asking voters in the three counties to renew its 1-mill levy.
The 5-year operating levy is set to expire at the end of 2019. The renewal would not raise taxes, continuing to cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $30 per year, board executive director Michael Schoenhofer said. [More]
Obituaries on August 17th, 2018
Wayne A Reed, died Sunday morning August 12, 2018, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio. [More]
Ruth Anne Roberts, 81, of Saint Marys, died 11:15 A.M. Thursday, August 16, 2018, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Roberta Mae Rupert, 74, Saint Marys, died August 15, 2018, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Frances Fennig, 95, Celina, died on Aug. 16, 2018, at Mercer County Community H [More]
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Fair 'outstanding'
Grand Lake Fan Expo coming to Celina
Soggy day on the links
Search for way to help leads to new position
By William Kincaid
CELINA - When the Rev. Tim Clutter earlier this year announced he would step down as executive director of CALL Ministries at the end of September, he made it clear that God would play a role in selecting his successor.
Clutter, who for nearly a d [More]
By William Kincaid
ST. MARYS - Headed into the eighth edition of Waynestock-Living for the Rock, founder Keith Jacobs said he and his crew of volunteers are still riding a wave of momentum with no signs of slowing down.
In fact, Jacobs predicts this will go down in the books as the best year yet for the free Christian music festival featuring big-name national acts on Saturday at St. Marys' Skip Baughman Stadium. [More]
Obituaries on August 16th, 2018
Thomas O. Ervin, age 83 of St. Marys, Ohio died at 4:50 AM on at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen. [More]
Regnald "Reg" McBride, 83, Hamilton and formerly of Rockford, died on Aug. 11, 2018, at Atrium Medical Center, Middletown. [More]
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Celina teachers nix contract proposal
Teen restores family's 1947 tractor to mint condition
Bremen board gets look at project
Health officials prep for flu season
Area man hurt in U.S. 127, State Route 119 crash
Progress made on unkempt Montezuma property
Auglaize board OKs ballot issues for general election
Tribe tops Panthers
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