Saturday, October 12th, 2019
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Local political activist Cheryl Davis said almost everyone she has talked to at various events for the last several months has agreed to sign a petition that would close state loopholes in background checks on gun sales.
Though Davis and fellow activist Dave Linn are active in the Mercer County Democratic Party, they insist that the push for common-sense gun background checks is not a solely partisan movement. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - The St. Henry Redskins had dominated the Minster Wildcats in their matchups the last three years, winning those games by an average score of 33-12. This time, the tables were turned, as Minster dominated St. Henry in every aspect of the game while compiling a 45-7 victory on Friday night. [More]
Obituaries on October 12th, 2019
Mary Kay Tangeman, 93, formerly of Coldwater, Ohio, died Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Brookdale in Piqua. [More]
Raelynn Kyli Fletcher, stillborn daughter of Adam Thomas Jackson and Chelsea Ly [More]
Lonnie Richey, 55, Celina, died on Oct. 10, 2019, at his residence.
Arrangeme [More]
Local pictures on October 12th, 2019
Subscriber stories on October 12th, 2019
MENDON - Dorothy Garwick, 88, owner of Garwick's The Pet People, has decided to hang up her leash after 58 years of serving the area's furry friends.
ROCKFORD - The first drive of the game for both Parkway and New Bremen seemed to tell the tale of their matchup at Panthers Stadium.
Parkway had a
Defiance hands Celina another 1-point defeat
CELINA - For the second week in a row, Celina came up an extra point short.
After getting stopped on a potential game-winning two-point conversion last week against Ottawa-Glandorf, the Bulldogs saw a game-tying PAT kick sail just wide left with 3:34 left in the game Friday against Defiance.
2019 Division III Boys and Division II Girls State Golf
Compiled by Colin Foster
One day is in the books at the Ohio High School Athletic Association State Golf Tournaments.
Minster's boys are seated seventh in the Division III competition. St. Henry's girls are ninth in Division II.
VERSAILLES - Versailles had a long touchdown drive on its opening possession against Marion Local.
It turned out to be a long night for the Tigers, however.
Friday's Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry and Colin Foster
Jake Hemmelgarn passed for three touchdowns and rushed for three more as Coldwater, Division VI's top-ranked team, remained unbeaten with a 49-0 victory over Delphos St. John's at Cavalier Stadium.