Friday, July 6th, 2012
Ready Riders roll into St. Henry to raise awareness, dollars for youth amputees
By William Kincaid
ST. HENRY - Mike Clark hasn't allowed the loss of his left leg from the knee down to stop him from living a fulfilling life.
Clark, the 40-year-old son of Betty and Jim Clark of Montezuma, rode 90 miles on Thursday morning from Blue Ash to St. Henry with 11 other amputee cyclists known as the Ready Riders. The group is in the midst of a seven-day, 600-mile trek to raise awareness and dollars for youth amputees. [More]
Mercer County ACME Sectional Tournament
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. HENRY - Once again, a fast start gave Celina the advantage as the Bulldogs secured the second berth to next week's district tournament after holding off a determined Parkway squad for a 10-6 win in the elimination bracket final of the Mercer County ACME sectional tournament at the Wally Post Athletic Complex. [More]
Obituaries on July 6th, 2012
Linda L. August, 67, Celina, died at 2:40 a.m. July 5, 2012, at The Gardens at Celina. [More]
Coldwater native Dorothy C. "Dottie" Wilson-Hatcher, 82, San Antonio, Texas, died June 23, 2012, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on July 6th, 2012
Subscriber and paid stories on July 6th, 2012
CELINA - Excessive debt is forcing school officials to seek special permission from the state to place a levy on the November ballot.
Treasurer Mik
ST. MARYS - Former St. Mary optometrist Douglas Wine is asking an appeals court to dismiss his misdemeanor sexual charge, which was reduced from a felony charge late last month.
Local residents roll up their sleeves to increase supply
CELINA - Local folks are being tapped to fill a critical nationwide blood shortage.
The ongoing heat wave and natural disasters such as the wildfir
Grand Lake
People boating in Grand Lake between Otterbein Retirement Community and Rustic Haven should use caution near a submerged dredge line that will be installed Tuesday or Wednesday.
Auglaize County ACME Sectional Tournament
MINSTER - The Minster Wildcats used one big inning of offense and an outstanding pitching performance from senior Devon Poeppelman to defeat St. Marys 6-1 in the elimination finals of the Auglaize County ACME sectional tournament on Thursday night at Hanover Street Park.
Compiled by Ryan Hines
The Lima Locos did all of their damage in the first three innings en route to a 5-3 win over the Grand Lake Mariners in Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League action on Thursday night at Simmons Field.