Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
By Tom Stankard
ROCKFORD - Former Rockford radio station volunteer manager Jim Crocker on Monday said he did not misuse radio station funds and will fight state auditor's office claims that he must pay more than $11,000 in restitution to the village.
Crocker said he had struck a deal with village officials when WRKD-FM went on the air in December 2014 that the village would hold the Federal Communications Commission license and he would own all the equipment and have full control of the station. [More]
By Colin Foster
NEW BREMEN - The first quarter has been problematic for New Bremen this season.
That was the case again on Tuesday. Trying to contain St. Marys' Ethan Steger for 32 minutes was a problem, too.
The Cardinals fell behind 15-3 after one quarter, and Steger had a 27-point, 15-rebound night as the Roughriders held on for a 56-52 victory at the Nest. [More]
Obituaries on January 30th, 2019
Clyde A. McCune, 88, of Saint Marys, died 9:40 P.M. Monday, January 28, 2019, at the Grande Lake Health Center, Saint Marys. [More]
Denise Lynn (Williamson) Harris, 51, Nurse Practitioner, St. Marys, Ohio, passe [More]
Local pictures on January 30th, 2019
Subscriber and paid stories on January 30th, 2019
Ideas offered for indoor fun during current bitter cold snap
Dangerously cold conditions are expected today and Thursday as wind chills as low as minus 40 degrees threaten the area.
With many schools closing,
CELINA - City officials have given Celina Motel owner Muhammad Khokhar a 30-calendar-day extension to clear out any holdout tenants and to bring the allegedly unsafe building up to code, according to city law director George Moore.
Project could cost $20,000 to $50,000, superintendent says
CELINA - Cheryl Ann Mercer County Board of Developmental Disabilities members are considering renovating the agency's office space to improve privacy and workspace.
DAYTON - Wright State University union faculty members and administration representatives negotiated for five hours on Monday night but did not reach a deal.
CELINA - Mayor Jeff Hazel took time at this week's regular council meeting to urge residents to leave a little bit of water running in their homes when temperatures plunge to prevent line freeze-ups.
CELINA - U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, will be available from 9-11 a.m. Thursday for one-on-one meetings with constituents at the Mercer County Central Services Building, 220 W. Livingston St., room A212.
CELINA - Shoppers have been able to buy a broad assortment of items for $1 or less at Dollar Tree since the Celina location opened earlier this month.
Ground was broken last year for the 9,750-square-foot store at 1911 Havemann Road near Lakewood Village Shopping Center.
COLDWATER - One of the village's largest employers is looking to fill dozens of full-time positions as the company begins its biggest year by expanding to allow for new product lines.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Lauren Gilliland's 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted Coldwater to its third straight win in beating Shawnee 45-42 on Tuesday night at the Palace.