Monday, January 29th, 2018
Recognized as Citizen of the Year
By Tom Stankard
MINSTER - The Minster Civic Association on Saturday night named longtime resident Linda Kitzmiller as 2017 Citizen of the Year for her commitment and service to the village.
Association president Kurt Baumer said Kitzmiller has "gone above and bey [More]
Fort Recovery girls win MAC Invite
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
After winning their first-ever Western Buckeye League title last season, the Celina girls' swimming and diving team wanted make a mark in defending its league title.
And did they leave a mark by winning 11 events, setting three league records and capturing a second straight title by a margin of over 100 points on Saturday in Defiance. [More]
Obituaries on January 29th, 2018
Lenore C. (Barhorst) Otte, age 90, formerly of North Star, passed away of natur [More]
Wayne E. Pittsenbarger, age 88, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, [More]
Beatrice I. Schmit, 101, of Berne, IN, passed away at 5:15 AM on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Bluffton Regional Medical Center in Bluffton. [More]
Jesus German Puebla Camacho, 60, Celina, died on Jan. 27, 2018.
Services are [More]
Daniel C. "Albert" Stahl, age 59, of Montezuma, died Sunday morning, January 28, 2018 at St. Rita's Hospital in Lima. [More]
Malinda Jo Thornton, 59 of St. Marys, Ohio passed away on Friday January 26, 2018 at her residence in St. Marys, surrounded by her loving Family. [More]
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Grange gives money to schools for tech instead of dictionaries
CELINA - Hopewell Grange members have changed a longstanding tradition to help meet today's educational needs.
They have decided to donate money rather than dictionaries to schools to allow educators to meet the changing needs of students.
CELINA - The investigation into the Nov. 4, 2015, death of Raymond Bey continues as a family member believes foul play may have been involved.
Early shooting woes sink Celina against Crestview
CELINA - A night after hitting big shot after big shot to defeat Defiance on the road, Celina couldn't heat up its shooting at home with a flame thrower on Saturday.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Minster let a four-point third-quarter lead slip away as Anna outscored the Wildcats 19-10 in the fourth quarter to knock off the top-ranked team in Division IV 45-40 in Saturday afternoon girls basketball action.
WOHSBC Roundup
With one more week before the divisional playoffs, first-place teams looked to sew up their places during last Saturday's WOHSBC competition.
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