Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City council members on Monday night passed legislation to once again renew its debt on behalf of the Bryson Trust Fund for the purchase of two lakeshore-area properties to be turned into parkland.
But this year, the load will be considerably lighter. [More]
Celina beats Kenton and Lehman in tri-match
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - The Celina wrestling team wrapped its dual/tri-meet portion of the schedule with a sweep of Kenton and Lehman on Tuesday night at the high school gymnasium.
The 63-18 win over Kenton in the opener was big as it allowed the Bulldogs to finish Western Buckeye League dual match action at 4-5, something that coach James Miracle called "baby steps" after the team had gone 3-6 last year in duals and 2-7 two years ago. [More]
Obituaries on January 25th, 2017
Marion L. Heindel, age 81, of Celina, OH, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 4:30 am at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford, OH. [More]
Alma M. Puthoff age 90 of Chickasaw, Ohio died at 6:40 PM on January 23, 2017 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on January 25th, 2017
Subscriber stories on January 25th, 2017
CELINA - The Lake Facilities Authority on Tuesday approved a 2017 budget of just more than $3 million in revenue and $415,500 in expenditures.
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Work slated on Beaver Creek
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday awarded a $185,955 contract to Fenson Contracting LLC of Fort Jennings to extend the Beaver Creek erosion control project.
NEW HAMPSHIRE - A routine call for an alleged assault on Tuesday reportedly turned into a drug investigation.
Auglaize County Sheriff's deputies r
MARIA STEIN - Macey Griesdorn continued her hot-shooting streak on Tuesday night.
And Marion Local extended its winning streak to three games.
Griesdorn scored 23 points and the Flyers dominated the glass in a 62-48 victory over St. Marys in a MAC versus WBL matchup at the Hangar.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina struggled in the first half against Lima Central Catholic and fell to the Thunderbirds 54-39 in non-conference girls basketball action at Herr Gymnasium in Lima on Tuesday.
Minster and Versailles play a similar style of basketball.
"It's kind of eery just how similar we are, isn't it?," Versailles coach Jacki Stonebraker said.