Heat Advisory issued June 20 at 3:14AM EDT until June 22 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH (details ...)
* WHAT...A prolonged period of hot conditions with heat index values around 100 degrees.
* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Indiana, northeast and northern Kentucky, and central, south central, southwest, and west central Ohio.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses.
72° 72° slight chance Thu 93° Thu 93° chance 73° 73° slight chance Fri 95° Fri 95° slight chance
Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
Tool would be used mostly to reconstruct crashes, search for missing people and pot
By William Kincaid
CELINA - The Mercer County Sheriff's Office has been borrowing drones from other counties to assist with investigations since the beginning of the year.
Now, Sheriff Jeff Grey wants to purchase one for his office, primarily to help with traffic crash reconstruction by taking aerial photos and video footage. [More]
By Ed Gebert
ROCKFORD - Village council members at Tuesday's meeting rejected a request to put a 120-foot utility pole on Main Street to provide infrastructure for smartphones and other technology.
Permitting manager John Bear of Mobilitie said a "sleek, stealth-looking pole" would have provided bandwidth for various technologies to establish or enhance signals in the Rockford area. [More]
Obituaries on September 7th, 2016
Delores T. Groff, 84, Dayton, died January 25, 2016, at her residence.
She wa [More]
Louis William "Louie" Hendricks, age 49, of St. Marys, OH, passed away at The James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, OH 4:51 a.m. Friday September 2, 2016. [More]
Catherine "Kay" Pingry, 93, of Angola, Indiana passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016 with her family by her side. [More]
Yvonne A. Post, age 84, of Celina, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at Celina Manor. [More]
Bennett J. Roessner, 53, of Bowling Green went to be with his Lord on Monday, September 5, 2016. [More]
Local pictures on September 7th, 2016
Subscriber stories on September 7th, 2016
With Labor Day weekend capping the tourism season, partial tallies show this summer was good for the Grand Lake region.
Auglaize and Mercer Countie
CELINA - While persistent rains held down overall attendance, the recent Mercer County Fair resulted in "OK" financial results, board members learned at Tuesday's meeting.
Minster survey results revealed
MINSTER - Village electric users have expressed interest in a possible community solar project.
Village administrator Don Harrod at Tuesday's council meeting presented the results of a recent survey to gauge interest in participating in a community solar project.
CELINA - The Mercer County Democratic Party on Tuesday night opened its campaign headquarters at 114. N. Main St., with chairperson Carol Jeffries and state and local candidates encouraging fellow Democrats to lend a helping hand.
NEW BREMEN - New Bremen coach Diane Kramer was curious to find out how her team would respond after having suffered back-to-back five-set defeats.
For the first 33 minutes, Coldwater was standing toe-to-toe with Lehman in Western Ohio Soccer League girls soccer play.
Then with 6 1/2 minutes left in the first half, Lehman showed the reason why they are ranked third in the state in Division III by the coaches.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Colin Foster and Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina girls tennis team gave coach Jan Morrison a milestone victory in grand fashion as it improved to 5-0 in the Western Buckeye League with a 5-0 win over Elida at the Booster Club Tennis Complex in Celina.