Monday, April 24th, 2017
By Sydney Albert
WAPAKONETA - Armstrong Air and Space Museum officials are about halfway to their fundraising goal for a $2.9 million expansion project.
The project is the first of three proposed expansions and is estimated to cost a total of $9.72 million, museum director Christopher Burton said. [More]
By William Kincaid
MARIA STEIN - Despite the setbacks Republicans have faced in trying to get a new national health care bill enacted, U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Troy, remains optimistic they'll get it right.
"There's a very real possibility that (this) week when we go back that we'll be voting on this bill. I don't know whether or not people will stay on it," Davidson said while addressing the Mercer County GOP Reagan Day Celebration on Friday night at the Homan Barn in Maria Stein. [More]
Obituaries on April 24th, 2017
Anita L. Cisco, age 75, of Celina, OH passed away at 3:30 pm on Friday, April 21, 2017, at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
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CELINA - A man accused of robbing the Best Western hotel April 9 has been indicted by a Mercer County Grand Jury on five felony counts and one misdemeanor count.
Honored at party dinner
MARIA STEIN - After being named the best in his field by the The County Engineers Association of Ohio late last year, Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart was given another feather to add to his cap - Mercer County Republican of the Year.
CELINA - Organizers from Monaco International, one of the largest chapters in the Family Motor Coach Association, have chosen the Mercer County Fairgrounds to host the group's Great American 4th of July Rally.
COLDWATER - The bats of the Coldwater softball team were cold in the opening game of a Saturday softball doubleheader with Bath at Lady Cav Diamond, but came alive in game two to earn a twin bill split with the Wildkittens.
Weekend Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry baseball coach John Dorner reached a career milestone as St. Henry reached .500 on Saturday with a 12-2, six-inning win over Fort Jennings at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.
ROSSBURG - Joel Dick was lured to Eldora Speedway from Leamington, Ontario, with one goal; to win a race at the famed track.
Dick realized his drea