Monday, October 20th, 2014
Kimmel's U.S. Army Air Corps wings will be installed at Famous Fliers Wall
By Margie Wuebker
Mercer County native Robert E. Kimmel will be honored Nov. 4 when his U.S. Army Air Corps wings are installed at the Famous Fliers Wall in Riverside, Calif.
"This is quite an honor for a farm boy from Mercer County, Ohio," the 99-year-old retired [More]
Division IV Sectional Volleyball
By Dave Stilwell
MINSTER - Marion Local's reign atop Division IV volleyball in the state of Ohio officially came to an end Saturday night in Minster.
Just nine days after beating Minster 3-1 to finish off the regular season, the Wildcats turned the tables on the two-time defending state champion Flyers with a 3-1 (25-18, 25-20, 20-25, 25-15) victory in the Division IV Sectional Finals. [More]
Obituaries on October 20th, 2014
Nancy Ball, 78, Portland, Ind., passed away Oct. 18, 2014, at Chalet Village, Berne, Ind. [More]
James Wick Miller, 60, Celina, passed away at home on Oct. 17, 2014, from natural causes. [More]
Paul F. Schott, 91, New Bremen, died at 5 p.m. Oct. 17, 2014, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Local pictures on October 20th, 2014
Subscriber and paid stories on October 20th, 2014
Election November 2014
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County residents on Nov. 4 will vote on a new preservation and park development levy for Heritage Trails Park District that would collect $554,783 per year.
St. Marys resident remains in jail on multiple charges
CELINA - A St. Marys man was arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly leaving his 2-year-old child alone in a pickup truck with weapons, ammunition and drugs.
NEPTUNE - A Celina man was injured Saturday morning after crashing his vehicle and being partially ejected, according to the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
Division II Sectional Volleyball
VAN WERT - The old coaching adage that it's tough to beat a team twice in one season came back to haunt the Celina Bulldogs on Saturday.   
The Van
District Cross Country
OTTAWA - The area's cross country teams gathered in Ottawa on Saturday to compete in six different district championship races.
The St. Henry and
Division IV Sectional Volleyball
ST. HENRY - The St. Henry volleyball team protected their home court and served the ball well Saturday night. 
The Redskin service game was on poi
From staff and wire reports
The Detroit Lions signed Jordan Thompson to the active roster on Saturday, allowing the Parkway and Ohio University graduate to play in his first NFL regular season game Sunday in the Lions' 24-23 win over New Orleans at Ford Field.
Division III Sectional Volleyball
COLDWATER - A volleyball team that has endured a tough season often finds itself faced with a dominating opponent early in the postseason tournament.
Tournament Volleyball Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys advanced to the Division II district tournament after posting a three-set sweep of Napoleon on Saturday in the sectional final at Murotech Court.