Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
State proposes changing manure rules
By Ed Gebert
CELINA - Lake Improvement Association officials urge residents to oppose proposed rules changes that affect the Grand Lake Watershed and would lift the ban on surface applying manure between Dec. 15 and March 15 each year.
"The Lake Improvement Association vehemently opposes the proposed changes in the distressed watershed package for Grand Lake St. Marys," the organization stated in a Sunday email to its members. [More]
Area students send get-well wish to injured Coldwater football player
By Gary R. Rasberry
No matter the sport or the academic event, Midwest Athletic Conference teams will battle hard on the field of competition and come together afterward to celebrate.
Whenever one community has needed some extra support, the competitors come together. [More]
Obituaries on September 4th, 2018
Daniel J. Bills, age 69, of Montezuma, died Friday, August 31, 2018 at OSU Medi [More]
Alvera B. Fishbaugh, age 87, passed away on August 31, 2018, at Elmwood Assiste [More]
Rose "Evelyn" Kunkler, age 90, of New Weston, Ohio, died on September 1, 2018, [More]
Local pictures on September 4th, 2018
Subscriber stories on September 4th, 2018
State proposes changing manure rules
CELINA - Grand Lake's water looks to be clearer, and testing backs up that appearance, according to a professor who is studying the lake's water quality.
CELINA - Louie waits for a truck to pass by before he walks across the street, leading the way to the next house for paper carrier sisters Tristen and Ava Helman, and their mom, Amy Helman.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today is launching the Market Facilitation Program to pay out $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of U.S. farmers hurt by trade disputes with China and other countries.
CELINA - A Saturday evening fire created heavy damage in a garage and left smoke damage throughout the house, according to a fire department news release.
CELINA - The Mercer County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident involving a 2-year-old who was struck by a vehicle on Sunday afternoon.
Sheriff Jeff Grey on Monday night confirmed to the newspaper his office is investigating but added the incident appears to be an accident.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry improved to 8-1 on the volleyball season by going 3-0 at its Redskin Classic invitational on Saturday. The Redskins defeated Fort Recovery in the final match of the day to complete the perfect day.
ROSSBURG - As the saying goes, "Like fine wine, Billy Moyer just keeps getting better with time."
The 60-year-old Batesville, Arkansas, driver, a s
The public can attend a drive-it-yourself tour from noon-5 p.m. Sept. 9 highlighting several agriculture and water-quality related sites in Mercer County.