Saturday, September 7th, 2019
Sheriff may change tattoo policy to gain more job applicants
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey is strongly considering relaxing his office's tattoo policy to encourage more people to apply for law enforcement positions.
Grey, who's now in his 19th year as sheriff, readily admits his dislike for tattoos. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
NEW BREMEN - Ansonia got one big drive to take an early lead.
Then the New Bremen defense shut down the Tigers and the Cardinals offense got busy.
After spotting the Tigers the early score, New Bremen took the lead before the half and then pulled away in the second half en route to a 34-6 win at Cardinals Stadium on Friday to improve to 2-0 heading into Midwest Athletic Conference play. [More]
Obituaries on September 7th, 2019
Troy L. Flenar, age 68, of Fort Recovery, OH and formerly of Rochester, IN, died September 6, 2019 at his residence. [More]
Betty Fraze-Kueterman, 88, of Saint Marys, died 1:15 P.M. Friday, August 30, 2019, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Donald John Kohnen, age 87, of Celina, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Ohio Living-Quaker Heights Care Community in Waynesville, OH. [More]
Guadalupe "Lupe" G. Posada, age 69, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima at 3:58 pm on September 4, 2019. [More]
Tim Koesters, 67, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. [More]
Helen M. Wagner, 96, Coldwater, died on Sept. 6, 2019.
Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. [More]
George Chiles, 91, St. Marys, died on Sept. 4, 2019, at his residence.
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Stopping shootings
Gov. Mike DeWine has made several proposals aimed at preventing further mass shootings in light of the Oregon District tragedy in Dayton that left nine people dead and dozens injured.
CELINA - They may go unnoticed, but the CA Group's direct service providers are the heart and soul of the group, CEO Beth Butler said.
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REYNOLDSBURG - A public health alert has been issued for yellowfin tuna purchased from Kroger stores in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Kaeck's TD lifts 'Skins over 'Riders in OT
WAPAKONETA - After Friday's game, St. Marys Head Football Coach Doug Frye described Wapakoneta running back Evan Kaeck as a "bowling ball" when he runs the football.
Parkway tops Spencerville for 1st 2-0 start since 2008
SPENCERVILLE - Parkway graduate and first-year head coach Joel Henkle has the Panthers reminding him of his high school days.
With a 21-6 victory at Spencerville on Friday night, Parkway finished the non-conference portion of its schedule unblemished.
Friday Night Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina led Shawnee 14-13 at halftime before the Indians scored 14 points in the third quarter to go in front to stay and hand the Bulldogs a 30-20 loss in the Western Buckeye League opener at Shawnee Field on Friday.
World 100 Weekend
ROSSBURG - Veteran drivers Dennis Erb Jr. and Jonathan Davenport each captured $10,000 victories in preliminary World 100 features Friday night at El