Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
$30,000 donated for cameras
By William Kincaid
CELINA - An anonymous donor infuriated upon learning of vandalism at the new amphitheater has given the city $30,000 to help officials purchase security cameras for the Bryson Park District and prevent similar incidents in the future.
City council members at Monday night's regular meeting approved an ordinance accepting the donation and appropriating it into the city's park capital account for the acquisition of security cameras. [More]
By Tom Stankard
ST. HENRY - Athletic booster club members are ready to take the next steps toward creating a proposed community center.
Club president Jeremy Schwieterman told St. Henry school board members during Monday's meeting the club has received bids for the project from Bruns Construction, Brakett Builders and Muhlenkamp Construction. [More]
Parkway softball coach steps down after 33 years
By Colin Foster
ROCKFORD - Mark Esselstein spent more than a quarter-century coaching girls whom he considered family.
But his actual family comes first now.
After 33 years of piloting Parkway softball to success, Esselstein has stepped down. Parkway Local Schools Board members will vote on his resignation during tonight's meeting. [More]
Obituaries on August 13th, 2019
Irvin Gerald McFarlin, "Bud", 74, passed away on July 25, 2019, at home in Savannah, Georgia, after a courageous battle with cancer. [More]
Mary L. Morsey age 94 of Minster, Ohio died Monday August 12, 2019 at Elmwood New Bremen. [More]
Donald Frank Rose, age 86, of Saint Henry (Cranberry Prairie), Ohio, passed away on August 12, 2019 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Rev. Clifford Bollenbacher, age 87, of Marion, went to be with the Lord on Satu [More]
Barbara A. Springer, age 79, of Celina, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019, at her daughter Kelly's home in Celina. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on August 13th, 2019
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Townhouse-style apartments proposed in Celina
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St. Marys to tackle vacant buildings
Marion Local school board meets briefly
New Bremen council OKs equipment bids
St. Henry to get two more tornado sirens
What a difference a year makes
Redskins top Cavaliers in MAC opener
5K Challenge wraps up in Burkettsville
Bremenfest set for this weekend