Monday, October 7th, 2019
By Tom Stankard
Area e-cigarette store owners oppose Gov. Mike DeWine's call to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarette products as concerns grow about the health effects of vaping.
DeWine earlier this week said banning e-flavored cigarettes is necessary to protect children from becoming addicted. [More]
Coldwater defeats Celina in girls soccer for first time in program history
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Coldwater girls soccer coach Lisa Brackman knew her team was in for a challenge on Saturday as the Cavaliers hosted unbeaten and state-ranked Celina.
The Cavaliers had never beaten the Bulldogs in the previous nine meetings of the Mercer County neighbors. The closest Coldwater came to getting a win was a 3-3 tie in 2017. [More]
Obituaries on October 7th, 2019
Vicki C. Bollenbacher, 68, of Rockford, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur, Indiana. [More]
Alan Clayton Grimm, age 42 of Dallas, Texas, passed away on Monday, June 10, 20 [More]
Victor C. Kramer, age 82 of Osgood, Ohio died on Saturday, October 5, 2019. He [More]
Ernest P. "Ernie" Bolinger, 89, of Lima passed away 4:00 p.m., Fri. Oct. 4, 201 [More]
Oliver E. Giere, age 91 of Coldwater, died Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Briarwo [More]
Max B. Cheeseman, age 68, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, died October 5, 2019 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on October 7th, 2019
Subscriber stories on October 7th, 2019
Art of fashion has changed over years
CELINA - Bette Sherman is the "Queen of Stuff," and fashion fanatics got the chance to view a small slice of her collection at her Art in Fashion presentation at Wright State University Lake Campus on Sunday afternoon.
WAPAKONETA - Troopers from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle on Friday night that left the rider of the motorcyclist in critical condition.
CELINA - The Lake Improvement Association is accepting nominations for several positions up for a vote in December.
Members can approach LIA office
Redskins throttle Titans in matchup of state No. 1s
ST. HENRY - St. Henry Head Volleyball Coach Tricia Rosenbeck was mid-sentence in her postgame interview the newspaper when a person intervened to give her a message.
Weekend Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Area cross country teams tuned up on Saturday for league and conference meets later this week at the Lions Invitational hosted by Coldwater.