Wind Chill Advisory issued January 26 at 9:38PM EST until January 27 at 9:00AM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills continuing. Wind chills will be 10 to 15 degrees below zero. * WHERE...Portions of Central and West Central Ohio. * WHEN...Until 9 AM EST Thursday. * IMPACTS...The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
Special Weather Statement issued January 26 at 6:22PM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...Cold Wind Chills Overnight... An Arctic air mass is providing cold wind chills tonight. Wind chill values may be as low as 5 below and 10 below zero, which will continue through into early Thursday morning. These wind chills are harsh on the body and could cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes with any exposed skin. Bundle up in extra layers and try to limit time outdoors.
Thu 29° Thu 29° chance 15° 15° chance Fri 18° Fri 18°
Monday, April 26th, 2010
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City Auditor Emily Stewart said she doesn't know what's going to happen when the city attempts to renew $3.59 million in bond principal for various projects this fall.
If the city defaults on its borrowings, the state could initiate fiscal watch and supervise much of the city's financial transactions, Stewart said. [More]
Ohio State Football Spring Game
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - On a day where Mercer County paid tribute to the contributions he has made over the years, The Ohio State University football program saluted John Reed with a very special honor as well.  
Reed, the longtime Coldwater football coach who is currently battling cancer, was named the honorary head coach for the Scarlet team during Saturday's annual Spring Game at Ohio Stadium. [More]
Obituaries on April 26th, 2010
Helen M. DeMange, 88, of Versailles, died at 7:42 p.m. April 23, 2010, at her home. [More]
Gene Leininger, 90, of Rockford, died at 10:15 p.m. April 23, 2010, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Mildred C. Armstrong, 84, 608 E. Spring St., St. Marys, died at 10:15 p.m. April 23, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Alfrieda M. Jutte, 90, of The Gardens at Celina, died at 1:17 a.m. April 25, 2010, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Mary Martha Knapschaefer, 82, 1009 W. Vine St., Coldwater, died at 7:01 a.m. April 24, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Claire Ellen Neill, 79, of Celina, died at 2:10 a.m. April 25, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Jeffrey W. Opperman, 54, 10856 Plattner Pike, St. Marys, died April 24, 2010. [More]
Michael F. Pazitney, 88, 310 Jill Ave., Celina, died at 9 p.m. April 24, 2010, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
James "Jim" Washburn, 74, 407 Scott St., St. Marys, died at 7:30 p.m. April 23, 2010, at his home. [More]
Dean A. Hein, 48, 7540 state Route 49, Celina, died at 11 a.m. April 24, 2010, at Triumph Hospital, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on April 26th, 2010
Subscriber stories on April 26th, 2010
By staff reports
MERCER COUNTY - Four area schools will be teaching students to make good choices, build self-esteem and respect others during upcoming Get REAL Week activities starting Wednesday.
May primary
NEW BREMEN - Voters in the New Bremen school district will decide the fate of a 1-mill permanent improvement levy at the polls May 4.
The levy, fir
May primary
ROCKFORD - Parkway school district voters will see a 1-percent income tax renewal levy on the ballot May 4.
It marks the third renewal of this levy, which has generated about $900,000 for day-to-day operations of the district.
St. Marys
A $10 million civil case against the St. Marys Police Department filed in late June by a Rockford father and daughter has been dismissed in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
CELINA - Summer school organized by the Mercer County Educational Service Center will be June 1-26 and is tentatively scheduled to be at Celina Middle School.
Ohio State Football Spring Game
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - Ross Homan's time on the field in Saturday's Ohio State Spring Football Game was limited.
Ross Homan, A
CELINA - With the sectional tournament draw just a week away, the Celina Bulldogs baseball teams seems to have found their stride again as they run-ruled Paulding twice, 12-2 and 13-3, in nonleague action Saturday afternoon at Montgomery Field.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Ryan Hines
and Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina track teams brought back a pair of second-place finishes from the Gerald Swankhouse Memorial Invitational in Upper Sandusky on Saturday.