Monday, November 5th, 2007
Obituaries on November 5th, 2007
Monica C. Springer, 20, 624 N. Mill St., Celina, died at 4:52 a.m. Nov. 3, 2007 [More]
Stories on November 5th, 2007
The Giving Thanks community Thanksgiving dinner in Celina will survive after officials previously had said there were not enough volunteers to pull off the event. [More]
A local bar and a church said it will help continue a Christmas project for needy families, after the Celina American Legion Auxiliary announced it will no longer do its basket program that typically helps 120 families each year.
MINSTER - Paul Ranly enjoys taking visitors to his basement and showing off his babies - nearly three dozen African violets standing in orderly rows beneath grow lights.
Mercer County has secured another $1 million toward the replacement and rehabilitation of four rural county bridges.
Mercer County Engineer Jim Wie
ST. MARYS - It was 50 years and at least 70,000 pancakes ago that the St. Marys Kiwanis first hosted its pancake breakfast, which is held twice a year - spring and fall.
A Celina man, who reportedly suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder following a tour of duty in Iraq, was sentenced to community control sanctions during a Wednesday afternoon appearance in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
COLUMBUS - It seems fitting that when the state cross country championships are held at a horse racing track, the final standings should come right down to the wire. [More]
COLUMBUS - It was a great day for area boys at the 79th annual boys state cross country meet.
St. Henry competed as a team for the first time and finished eighth in the standings, while the Minster boys' ninth-place finish was also the Wildcats' best performance in the history of their program. [More]
COLUMBUS - For Celina's Melissa Roth, just getting a chance to run at the state cross country championships was an ordeal. She had an incredible will to finish the race despite severe dehydration and it resulted in a slow performance at districts.
ELIDA - It's not supposed to be easy when a team reaches the regional finals, but the Marion Local volleyball team sure made it look easy on Saturday afternoon.
WILMINGTON - After the Roger Bacon Spartans defeated the Versailles Tigers 25-23-, 25-23, 25-22 for the Division III regional championship at Wilmington High School, the fans who gathered for Saturday's matchup had to have the feeling that they had been there before.
PLAIN CITY - Just like a boxer, the Coldwater offense slowly wore down the Jonathan Alder defense in the first half.
Then in the third round - er, quarter - the Cavaliers applied the knockout blow.
Local pictures on November 5th, 2007