Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
Obituaries on July 5th, 2017
The Rev. David John Beck, 75, Carthagena, died on June 27, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. [More]
Elizabeth J. "Betty" Belna, 90, of Rockford, Ohio, died Sunday evening July 2, 2017, at the Laurels of Shane Hill. [More]
Virginia Alvera Henne Bowden, 81, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 1:30 A.M. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at the Gardens of Celina. [More]
Beverly A. Clayton, 66, of St. Marys, Ohio, passed away at 4:25 P.M. Saturday, [More]
Bernice Roessner, 93, of Coldwater, Ohio, passed away Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Robert E. "Bob" Makley, 81, St. Marys, died at 2:18 a.m. July 4, 2017, at Joint [More]
Stories on July 5th, 2017
Mayor: Renovation major goal
ST. MARYS - Fixing up downtown buildings is a priority for mayor Patrick McGowan and his administration.
"We feel very strongly about this, and it stimulates businesspeople to want to come into town and do business here," the mayor said. [More]
CELINA - Independence Day is often viewed as a time of patriotism and remembrance for those who came before.
As the last surviving member of his Wo
Local law-enforcement officials reported most people had fun responsibly throughout the extended holiday weekend.   
Members of law enforcement were busy with festivals in St. Henry and Celina, but the five-day period from June 30-July 4 went smoothly, officials said.
Coldwater wins twice to capture county ACME crown; Redskins also advance to district
COLDWATER - After having suffered a loss to St. Henry on Monday night in the winner's bracket final, Coldwater needed one win to advance to the district and two wins to claim the Mercer County ACME baseball sectional title.
New Bremen also secures spot at district tournament
MINSTER - The majority of Americans celebrated the country's independence on Tuesday.
Minster celebrated another baseball title.
A month remove [More]
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Grand Lake scored four runs in the top of the ninth and then fended off a Xenia rally in the bottom of the inning to improve to 10-9 with the 9-6 win over the Scouts at Gradys Field at the Athletes in Action Complex in Xenia on Tuesday afternoon.
ROCKFORD - Good clothes can be harder to find in larger sizes, but Missy Gehle, founder of The Curvy Closet, is trying to remedy that problem.
Local pictures on July 5th, 2017