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Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
By William Kincaid
CARTHAGENA - It's that time of year again for one of the area's largest and most diverse displays of artworks at St. Charles Senior Living Community at 2860 U.S. 127.
This weekend marks the seventh edition of Artistry Under the Dome where established and emerging artists and artisans, all with links to the region, rub shoulders with one another. They'll offer windows into their creative processes and examples of their work to appreciate and purchase. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ROCKFORD - When the time came to make clutch plays, Parkway was ready.
The Panthers tied the game in bottom of the fifth and after Crestview regained the lead in the top of the sixth, Parkway scored twice in the bottom of the sixth to get a 3-2 win on Tuesday at Don Black Field. [More]
Obituaries on April 3rd, 2019
Marilyn J. "Mert" Burkhart, 59, of Ottawa died 10:48 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Mercy Health Putnam Medical Center, Glandorf. [More]
Drusilla "Dru" Ann Martin (Krites) passed away after a courageous fight on March 29, 2019, at the age of 53. [More]
Tony Revolt, 60, of Saint Marys, died at 7:43 P.M. Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. [More]
Agnes M. (Borchers) Winner, age 93, formerly of Osgood, died Sunday March 31, 2019 at Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen, Ohio. [More]
Dustin Adkins, 24, Minster, Died on April 1, 2019, at Miami Valley Hospital, Da [More]
Nancy Elaine Broering, age 65, of Maria Stein, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on April 3rd, 2019
Subscriber and paid stories on April 3rd, 2019
Road extension, utility work planned
MONTEZUMA - Construction of a new business is expected to begin soon in the Franklin Industrial Park, spurring Mercer County commissioners to extend a road and sewer services to the new facility.
MINSTER - Council members heard first reading of an ordinance authorizing issuing a 10-year note to finance the 2018 Fifth Street project assessment, and discussed possibly financing the recent land purchase east of town.
Longtime supervisor leaves post
ROCKFORD - Officials are looking to hire someone to replace a longtime village employee who recently retired.
"We're a man short," village administrator Jeff Long told council members during Tuesday's meeting.
ST. MARYS - A rental house that caught fire on Monday has been declared a total loss, but no injuries were reported, according to St. Marys Township Fire Department Chief Chad Hicks.
CELINA - Area residents can still sign up for the Great April Adventure on April 12 in downtown Celina.
About 10 teams have signed up so far, Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce Administrative Assistant Patti Stahl said.
Miller pitches gem, but Bulldogs fall to Cougars in extras
CELINA - Celina pitcher Bransen Miller threw well enough to earn the win on Tuesday.
An unearned run in the 10th prevented that from happening.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Coldwater girls track team picked up a tri-meet victory on Tuesday night at Parkway High School.
The Cavalier girls finished with 101 points. Elida was second (43 points) and Parkway third (24).