Special Weather Statement issued January 28 at 11:26PM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS OVERNIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING... Temperatures near zero and in the single digits above zero, combined with winds up to 10 mph, will result in wind chill values in the single digits below zero. The subzero wind chills will linger through early Saturday morning. Be sure to dress in extra layers and try to limit any skin exposure and time outdoors.
Wind Chill Advisory issued January 28 at 7:36PM EST until January 29 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills as low as 15 below zero are expected. * WHERE...Portions of central and west central Ohio. * WHEN...From 1 AM to 10 AM EST Saturday. * IMPACTS...The cold wind chills could result in hypothermia if precautions are not taken.
-1° -1° slight chance Sat 19° Sat 19° 10° 10° Sun 29° Sun 29°
Friday, March 31st, 2017
By Tom Stankard
Hunger is ubiquitous yet often invisible, especially in rural communities, said Jeff McAtee, Shelby County's Agape Distribution Food Pantry coordinator.
Agape ministry volunteers are trying to end that problem one community at a time with their Mobile Rural Food Pantry. [More]
Obituaries on March 31st, 2017
Alvira C. Kaiser, 96, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died on March 29, 2017, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Alice M. Storer, 51, of Celina, OH, died at 6:20 pm, on Monday, March 29, 2017 at Celina Manor. [More]
Fr. Gene R. Wilson, C.PP.S., 88, died of heart failure at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on March 31st, 2017
Subscriber stories on March 31st, 2017
Hog facilities planned near Mendon
CELINA - A Tax Increment Finance district will be set up in Union Township to help pay to strengthen roads in anticipation of heavier truck traffic.
The truck traffic is expected to increase with the construction of two new hog facilities planned near the Van Wert County line.
COLDWATER - More than 50 students crowded into Coldwater Public Library on Thursday and formed about 15 teams for a page-turning battle.
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CELINA - Mercer County Emergency Medical Service will increase ambulance run rates to cover the escalating costs of fuel, supplies and equipment, as well as a decline in insurance reimbursements.
College Notes: Freshman from Fort Recovery earns one of eight walk-on spots
Fort Recovery's Rachel Kaup was an All-Area swimmer in high school.
Now a college student in the Keystone State, Kaup spends her time in the water a little differently - as a member of the Duquesne University rowing team.
JACKSON TOWNSHIP - Three people suffered minor injuries, with two taken to hospitals, after a minivan and a sport utility vehicle collided Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of state routes 364 and 119 west of Minster.