Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Structure will be moved from Fort Recovery
By Shelley Grieshop
ROCKFORD - An aging radio tower in southern Mercer County will be moved north to help a grassroots radio station get on the air.
The 100-foot emergency radio tower near the Southwest Mercer Fire Department in Fort Recovery will be moved in coming weeks to the village of Rockford so its radio station - WRDK, 101.3 FM - can hit the airwaves. [More]
Division II Girls Soccer District Semifinals
By Gary R. Rasberry
ELIDA - Just when the momentum was whisked away from her team by Wapakoneta, Bekah Carr literally used her head to right the ship.
Carr's header into the back of the net with 9:58 left in the first overtime gave Celina a 2-1 win over Wapakoneta in the Division II girls soccer district semifinals on Tuesday at Elida Middle School. [More]
Obituaries on October 22nd, 2014
Terina John, 71, Celina, died at 1:40 p.m. Oct. 16, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Glen Miller, 96, Rockford, died at 3:20 p.m. Oct. 21, 2014.
He was a resident of The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Rilla Bernice Ripley, 90, Van Wert, died Oct. 18, 2014, in Van Wert.
She was [More]
Local pictures on October 22nd, 2014
Subscriber and paid stories on October 22nd, 2014
CELINA - In most cases, registered voters who are hospitalized, incarcerated or reside in nursing homes can still cast a ballot in any election.
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FORT RECOVERY - School district officials plan to fix an ongoing problem by recruiting bus drivers for extracurricular activities.
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ROCKFORD - Preliminary work has begun on the new planned housing development in the village.
A topographic survey is complete and village official
CELINA - A mixed pit bull terrier that was shot and wounded by a city police officer in August was returned to its owner who recently was found guilty of allowing the animal to run loose.
New shop opens in former theater building in Minster
MINSTER - Angie Philipps has turned the hobby she loves - candle making - into a business.
Last year, Philipps, 39, purchased the old theater on East Fourth Street in Minster, renovated the building and opened the Front Porch Candle Co.
Division IV Volleyball District Semifinals
VAN WERT - It will be the St. Henry Redskins against Midwest Athletic Conference rival Minster Wildcats in the Division IV district volleyball championship match on Thursday at Van Wert High School.
In 2013, the United States had 8.6 million women-owned businesses generating more than $1.3 trillion in revenues and one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Speakers offer encouragement to members
CELINA - Learn. Lead. Inspire. All three words lead to the power of influence.
Those words prompted a group of local women to begin a nonprofit sup