Friday, October 13th, 2017
Otterbein residents sew quilts for foster kids
By Tom Stankard
ST. MARYS - Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices residents have been using their sewing skills to create 3,000 quilts for children in foster care across the state.
Led by resident Iona Hoffman, more than 30 residents for the past six years have been hard at work, constructing quilts of different sizes and colors as part of the My Very Own Quilt project. [More]
New Bremen captures first MAC volleyball title since 2008 with win over St. Henry
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. HENRY - Diana Kramer knew that if her New Bremen squad wanted to clinch a share of the Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball title that the Cardinals would need a big game against St. Henry on the Redskins' home court.
The two teams battled right to the end with the Cardinals claiming their first MAC title since 2008 with a 25-20, 25-22, 25-16 victory on Thursday night. [More]
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CELINA - Mercer County officials must address a significant trust issue between information technology personnel and the departments they serve, county commissioners were told this week.
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart hopes his office will have a drone by the end of the year that will help look for log jams in the St. Marys and Auglaize rivers.
Decision 2017
GRANVILLE TOWNSHIP - Three people are vying for two seats on the Granville Township Board of Trustees in the Nov. 7 election.
Incumbent Marvin Siefring is being challenged by newcomers Greg Clune and Matt Sudhoff.
Decision 2017
ROCKFORD - Parkway Local Schools District voters will be asked to help decide on the renewal of a five-year, 0.8-mill operating levy proposed by Vantage Career Center that would continue to generate about $935,443 annually.
Owner may seek new food service license in November
WAPAKONETA - Cleanup at a Minster bar and restaurant continues to progress, and ownership may be ready to seek a new food service license in November
Mercer County soil and water officials investigated an Oct. 5 allegation of improper manure application that turned out to be human waste coming from the Motor Inn truck stop's septic package plant.
CELINA - Mercer County Facial Hair Club members will host their second annual beard and mustache competition at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at Brew Nation, 110 S. Main St.
CHATTANOOGA - The people of St. Paul's United Church of Christ have been ministering to the people of the surrounding area and around the world for 150 years.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local made Coldwater work for it.
But the Cavaliers eventually got their coronation.
With a 3-1 victory over the Flyers on
ROCKFORD - Minster picked up some tournament momentum with a 3-1 victory over Parkway in the regular season volleyball finale for both teams Thursday at the Panther Gymnasium.
Compiled by Colin Foster and Gary R. Rasberry
Celina had a chance to move up for a share of second place in the Western Buckeye League volleyball standings with a win over Shawnee.