CELINA - Mercer County employers, like those in locales across the nation, are struggling to fill job openings, a situation that threatens to halt area economic growth unless the trend is reversed, officials say.
Kaito Hara's single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Seth Schroeder to give Galion a come-from-behind 11-10 victory in Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League baseball action on Friday at Heise Park in Galion.
CELINA - The nationwide trend of people turning private residences into short-term vacation rentals has hit Mercer County, prompting a backlash by some who claim the visitors are disturbing their peace by trespassing and causing excessive noise.
NEW KNOXVILLE - Saturday's dedication of the new Neil Armstrong Airport terminal will give some visitors a bird's eye view of the airport and surrounding county, with plane rides and drone demonstrations.
CELINA - She never thought the day would come but on Monday, the Mercer County Council on Aging's senior center reopened its doors to in-person activities and events for the first time in more than a year.
Seniors returned to the comfortable, familiar setting of the senior center on Monday for a chair yoga session and Tuesday for bingo. The center had been closed since March 16, 2020, due the COVID-19 pandemic. [More]
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Health Department officials on Wednesday reported eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county since their last update on June 3, raising the county's cumulative case count to 3,687.
CELINA - A food distribution run by the West Ohio Food Bank on Tuesday provided two Mercer County residents with boxes of meat in plastic bags that were open and past the use- by date.
Rockford residents Bonnie Beougher and Flori Bollenbacher said they had waited for about two hours in the food distribution line outside The Galleria in Celina on Tuesday when they picked up their boxes of food. [More]
COLDWATER - Under a gray sky that threatened to spoil the fun but dropped a few sprinkles as of 6 p.m. Tuesday, scores of people could be found sitting at picnic tables and standing in packs at Coldwater Memorial Park during the eighth Taste of the Town.
CELINA - Two Celina men were arrested Monday after the Heroin Interdiction Team conducted a detail focused on stopping the use and transportation of narcotics, according to a Mercer County Sheriff's Office news release.