Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Obituaries on September 17th, 2019
William J. "Billy Joe" Smith, age 71, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, died September 16, 2019 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, OH. [More]
Wanda Faye Trempert, 86, of St. Marys, OH passed away at 4:50 a.m. Saturday September 7, 2019 at Vancrest of St. Marys. [More]
Stories on September 17th, 2019
CELINA - The final pretrial hearing for a Coldwater man charged with six felonies, including aggravated murder, has been set for 8:30 a.m. Nov. 18.
WAPAKONETA - A Columbus-area man facing nine felony charges, including aggravated murder with a gun in connection with a fatal 2018 shooting in St. Marys pleaded not guilty Monday in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court.
CELINA - City officials assured homeowners on East Livingston Street that they are aware of troublesome activity at a rental property and encouraged them to keep calling the police department so they can build a case against those responsible. [More]
Mother says she's concerned about children's safety
CELINA - School board members plan to take another look at district busing policies after a primary school student's mother expressed safety concerns
FORT RECOVERY - Superintendent Larry Brown reviewed the district's report card at Monday's school board meeting.
The district has improved over each of the past four years, Brown said.
Celina prevails over St. Marys in tennis Battle of Grand Lake
ST. MARYS - The annual Western Buckeye League girls tennis matchup between Celina and St. Marys has never been dull.
Monday's renewal of pleasantries was no exception as two matches went the full three sets and another match required a tiebreaker to decide a winner. [More]
CELINA - Celina's small front line verses Fort Recovery's collection of 6-foot hitters.
The Bulldogs quite literally had a tall task of keeping up with the Indians on Monday.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Colin Foster and Gary R. Rasberry
Bath scored the first goal and then Celina took control for a 4-1 WBL victory in boys soccer action on Monday in Bath Township.
Look for little projects that can save a bundle
CELINA - Winter weather may seem months away, but homeowners can begin taking steps to get their homes ready for colder temperatures - and even save some money while they're at it.
In fall, days grow shorter and nights turn cooler, and local landscape professional says the change of seasons also ushers in the prime period for planting trees, which will provide shade and beauty for decades to come.
Local pictures on September 17th, 2019