Friday, September 6th, 2019
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - National Preparedness Month has begun, and homeowners can take steps to be prepared, not scared, in the event of an emergency.
Bill Steinbrunner, Mercer County Health District emergency response coordinator, said the county had a firsthand test of preparedness when an EF3 tornado hit Celina on Memorial Day. [More]
'Dogs win their 1st match in Celina
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - Be it ever over humble, there's no place like home.
After playing the first five matches of the season away from home, Celina's boys soccer team played its first match at the soccer stadium against defending WBL champion Kenton, a team that defeated Celina twice last season by a total margin of 9-1. [More]
Obituaries on September 6th, 2019
Willis M. "Bill" Barber, 86, of rural St. Marys, passed away peacefully on his [More]
Donald Lee Beckstedt, age 85 of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Briarwood Village Assisted Living Facility, in Coldwater. [More]
LuAnn Sigler, 63, of Rockford, passed away Monday evening, September 2, 2019, a [More]
Donald J. Kohnen, 87, Celina, died on September 5, 2019, at the Ohio Living-Quaker Heights Care Community, Waynesville. [More]
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Subscriber and paid stories on September 6th, 2019
Officials say 18 cases investigated
Five reports of severe pulmonary illness that are likely due to vaping have been confirmed and 13 additional reports of illness are being investigated, according to a vaping investigation update on Thursday from the Ohio Department of Health.
CELINA - The area needs rain this month and an extended growing season to help struggling corn and soybean crops meet their potential, a grains solution adviser told farmers on Thursday morning.
Crafts, food and entertainment along the lake
GRAND LAKE - Entertainment, craft and food vendors and educational programs will be among the activities at this year's Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Fall Fest.
World 100 Weekend
ROSSBURG - Nobody has accomplished more at Eldora Speedway's World 100 than Billy Moyer.
Hudson O'Neal wasn't even born when Moyer won the first of his six World 100 titles in 1991.
St. Henry girls set new school record with 168
Compiled by Colin Foster
St. Henry's boys golf team didn't quite match Wednesday's season-low score of 163, but the Redskins did win again.