Friday, June 9th, 2017
By William Kincaid
COLDWATER - Village officials are partnering with Coldwater American Legion Post 470 members to add a splash of patriotism to the town's two main streets to honor living and deceased hometown heroes.
American Legion members are ordering two-sided, [More]
By Colin Foster
CELINA - Will Seth Lonsway sign a professional contract or will he be with the Ohio State Buckeyes next year?
Exactly what the future holds for the Celina left-handed pitcher will be known next week when the Major League Baseball Draft gets underway. [More]
Obituaries on June 9th, 2017
Cloid Burton "Ted" Edmiston, age 87 of Piqua, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at his home. [More]
Mary Ann Kittle, age 81, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 2:50 pm, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Alice F. Waterman, 87, formerly of New Bremen, died at 11:35 a.m. June 8, 2017, at Heritage Center nursing home, Minster. [More]
Local pictures on June 9th, 2017
Subscriber and paid stories on June 9th, 2017
Company plans expansion
CELINA - Plans for Ferguson Enterprises' proposed pipe yard operation to be built next to its distribution center are proceeding as the company on Thursday closed the deal to buy about 18 acres of land from the Mercer County Community Improvement Corp.
WAPAKONETA - A longtime Minster restaurant and bar has had its food license revoked due to repeated violations found by the Auglaize County Health Department.
ST. MARYS - Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission members have identified nine critical priorities to improve the lake's water quality.
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Property brings $243K
CELINA - School board members this week approved selling the Tri Star-built home at 1221 Jill Ave. for $243,000 to Kellen and Lauren Schott.
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A Job Like No Other
Dr. Craig Miesse, DVM, and I drove across Mercer County and into Indiana a few weeks ago to call on several farms, mostly owned by Amish people.
Coldwater ACME edges Celina in eight innings
CELINA - The theme for the Celina ACME Baseball team's home games so far this season could be called "Late Night at Montgomery Field."
After having played 10 innings in Monday's win over Parkway, Celina and Coldwater needed extra innings to decide a winner in Mercer County circuit play.
ROSSBURG - Scott Bloomquist returned to Eldora Speedway on Thursday night and the controversial dirt track racing legend dominated the second 25-lap, $5,000 to-win feature event on the opening night of the 23rd annual Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Just a few days removed from the spring team winning the Division IV state title, the Minster ACME baseball team beg