Friday, December 26th, 2014
Obituaries on December 26th, 2014
Barbara Ann Coil, 71, Mendon, passed away Dec. 24, 2014, in the Van Wert County Hospital emergency department, Van Wert. [More]
Douglas A. Fifer, 52, Coldwater, died Dec. 23, 2014, in Lima.
He was born June 20, 1962, in Portland, Ind., to the late Donald and Sallie K. East Fifer. [More]
Irene A. Fullenkamp, 88, St. Henry, died Dec. 23, 2014, at Celina Manor, Celina [More]
Betty Ann Kable Petrie, 86, Celina, died peacefully at home on Dec. 23, 2014, surrounded by her family. [More]
Stories on December 26th, 2014
Local mark set for fourth straight year
CELINA - Mercer County will clinch yet another record-breaking sales tax year despite an adverse tax calculation by a pair of local businesses.
Area shop owners say the Christmas season boosted sales and traffic in their stores.
"We had a very good year last year, too, but it's good to have that carryover and have an even better year this year," Steve Jones, owner of Jones Jeweler, said. [More]
Highlights & Insights
The St. Marys girls basketball team hadn't won more than three games since 2011, but last week the Lady Roughriders put an end to that streak.
College Updates
The University of Findlay remains a hotbed for area talent.
Three former local basketball players - Elijah Kahlig, Haley Horstman and Margaret Wuebker - continued their careers with the Oiler basketball programs and all three are making their marks.
Local pictures on December 26th, 2014