Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Fremont Co. is named business of the year
By Tom Stankard
ROCKFORD - An irreplaceable community member and a longstanding business were honored Monday night during the 46th annual Rockford Chamber of Commerce banquet.
The Citizen of the Year award has added meaning during Rockford's bicentennial year, last year's recipient, Steve Thompson, said before presenting the honor to village fiscal officer Lisa Kuhn. [More]
Obituaries on October 8th, 2019
Barbara M. Hoying age 84 of McCartyville passed away at 6:32 AM on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at her home. [More]
Eugene E. Evers, age 81, of Coldwater, formerly of St. Henry, died Monday, October 7, 2019 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Melvin H. Kessen 96, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away to his eternal reward, Thursday, October 3, 2019 in Aurora, Indiana. [More]
Betty J. Reichard, 90, of Willshire, Ohio passed away on October 7, 2019 at Adams Woodcrest in Decatur where she had resided for the past six months. [More]
Margaret Anna Buswell Fuhrwerk, age 95 formerly of Celina, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Otterbein Senior Care of Cridersville, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on October 8th, 2019
Subscriber and paid stories on October 8th, 2019
FORT RECOVERY - Council members at Monday night's meeting rejected the three bids submitted for a lagoon aeration project due to specifications not being met.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local students put a lesson in charity into action on Monday, giving grants to three local charities.
At an afternoon assembly, students from last year's first-grade class presented a $250 grant to Rustic Hope Director Connie McEldowney.
CELINA - School board members during a special meeting on Monday reallocated funds to buy more than $210,000 worth of equipment for the Head Start program.
CELINA - The Celina High School Homecoming parade will kick off at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Parade lineup is at 5:45 p.m. at the high school. The parade r
Redskins headed to state for a third straight year
Ellen Naumann might be temporarily ditching her signature golfing footwear.
At Monday's practice, the Midwest Athletic Conference Golfer of the Year from St. Henry was wearing actual golfing shoes instead of her typical sandals.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Colin Foster
The Fort Recovery volleyball swept Ansonia on Monday evening in Ansonia.
The Indians won by scores of 25-8, 25-11 and 25-9.
Swine fever stunts China's domestic pork production
The ongoing trade war between the United States and China has thwarted an unprecedented sales opportunity for U.S. pork farmers.
The topic was discussed during a recent teleconference sponsored by the National Pork Producers Council.
Blog, cookie business help breast cancer survivor cope
MINSTER - Writing and the pleasure derived from her custom cookie business are helping a Minster woman cope with breast cancer.
Jenni Meyer, owner