Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Woman recalls being raped after party
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Many people aren't aware of how episodes such as the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination hearings can open a Pandora's box into the past for rape and sexual-assault survivors, one local survivor said.
Heather Schmidt, 46, Celina, said she was 15 years old when she was raped. After a party where she said alcohol was involved, she became separated from her friends and ended up at a stranger's house miles away from home. [More]
By Colin Foster
ST. MARYS - It was a wet and wild Friday night at Skip Baughman Stadium.
After fumbling away the go-ahead two-point conversion try with 50 seconds to play, Wapakoneta recovered an onside kick, connected on a long pass and then Tristan Gesler kicked a 23-yard field goal with 18 seconds left to give the Redskins a stunning 26-24 victory over St. Marys. [More]
Obituaries on October 27th, 2018
Joyce A. Jansen passed away peacefully on October 25, 2018 at the age of 58. [More]
Paul J. Siebert, age 99, of Neptune, Ohio, passed away at Celina Manor on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 10:45 am. [More]
Local pictures on October 27th, 2018
Subscriber and paid stories on October 27th, 2018
CELINA - A building purchased by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources due to flooding issues near Grand Lake's spillway has been sold.
Halloween celebrations usually involve costumes, trick or treat, parades and parties.
In all the excitement, local law enforcement wants to remind the public to take proper precautions to ensure everyone's safety.
ROCKFORD - Budget cuts at Parkway Local Schools have improved the district's financial outlook, treasurer Debbie Pierce told board members on Thursday while presenting her five-year forecast.
Marion rallies in second half, but Coldwater wins in overtime
COLDWATER - The first half belonged to the Coldwater defense.
The second half belonged to the Marion Local offense.
Overtime went to the fans who stayed through the rain and wind to watch a classic battle.
MINSTER - It was Senior Night in Minster, and the Wildcats came out strong to start the game, chalking up a 19-0 halftime lead over the New Bremen Cardinals. Minster then used a strong run offense and a stifling pass defense to hold on for a 25-15 victory.
CELINA - Seniors Kyle Zizelman and Brett Schwieterman combined for more that 300 yards rushing as Celina ended its season with an impressive 38-21 victory over the Shawnee Indians Friday night at Celina Stadium.
MAC Roundup
Compiled by Colin Foster
Zach Niekamp and Jaren Fishbaugh had two rushing touchdowns apiece as the St. Henry erupted for 28 points in the second quarter and ended the regular season with a 43-8 victory over Parkway in Rockford.