COLDWATER - A 2.5-mill continuing permanent improvement levy intended to fund maintenance projects including roof repairs and HVAC work for Coldwater Exempted Village Schools failed during Tuesday's special election.
School officials said they will try the levy again at the November general election. [More]
CELINA - Mercer Landmark and Sunrise Cooperatives officials have agreed to form a new company that will manage and operate both existing feed businesses as a single entity.
News of the partnership was announced Monday on Mercer Landmark's website.
"We are extremely excited to announce the uniting of two regional premier feed suppliers into a single operating company, allowing us to better service and support the producers in Ohio and Indiana," the release states. [More]
FORT RECOVERY - Village council members, under suspension of rules, passed an ordinance authorizing the village administrator to execute a new waste disposal agreement with Maharg, Inc., Celina, for garbage pick-up in the village.
ST. HENRY - A 10-year-old girl was transported to the Mercer County Community Hospital emergency room in Coldwater and later transported by a Lutheran Air helicopter after reportedly crashing a mini bike into a garage door on Sunday.
WAPAKONETA - Trainers John Casey and Nikki Penta of Missouri had already set up part of their Ready Go Dog Show last year at the Auglaize County Fair when fair organizers were forced to cancel many attractions due to state COVID-19 orders.
CELINA - A Celina man died early Saturday morning when his car crashed into a house shortly after a brief chase with the Celina Police Department.
Chad R. Rammel, 33, Celina, died after his car drove off the right side of the roadway near 4001 Mud Pike Road slightly after 4 a.m. Saturday, according to a news release from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. [More]
Todd Feiss drove "S'no Farmer" to a weekend sweep in the 7,500-pound Modified Tractor class as the National Tractor Pullers Association wrapped up its Grand Nationals on Saturday night at Ambassador Park in Fort Recovery.