Thursday, October 24th, 2019
Facility demonstrates how yogurt is made
By William Kincaid
NEPTUNE - MVP Dairy has found great success since the multimillion-dollar state-of-the-art facility on 82 acres began milking cows nearly a year ago on Nov. 13.
Now, the owners will open the doors of its MVP Dairy Learning Center to the public so people can see what it takes to make Dannon Yogurt - from soil to cup. [More]
Obituaries on October 24th, 2019
Betty Duer-Hertz, 58, St. Marys, died on Oct. 18, 2019, at her residence.
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Shirley A. (Ditty) Price, 71, of Rockford, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio. [More]
Doris Marie (Wellman) Grieshop, age 86, a long-time resident of Celina, passed [More]
Sue A. Fraze Harp, 73, of Oakwood died at 1:04 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Laurels of Defiance. [More]
Local pictures on October 24th, 2019
Subscriber and paid stories on October 24th, 2019
Annual Fall Forum forecast could change
CELINA - Predictions of a recession in 2020 are circulating, but Robert Morgan, senior consultant at ProBank Austin, predicts slight economic growth should continue into next year.
Specialist abruptly quits health board
CELINA - Mercer County Health District board members shifted employees' job duties during Wednesday's meeting after the department's fiscal specialist abruptly resigned.
Decision 2019
CHICKASAW - An option for residents to replace the village's 3-mill operating levy will appear on the Nov. 5 general election ballot.
If approved
Decision 2019
MARIA STEIN - An option to renew Marion Local School District's 1.8-mill levy will appear on the Nov. 5 general election ballot.
If passed, the fiv
Decision 2019
MONTEZUMA - Residents will decide during the Nov. 5 general election whether to renew the village's property tax levy used to fund the village's streetlights.
ST. HENRY - Production was temporarily halted at Cooper Farms in St. Henry on Tuesday as police and fire departments responded to a reported bomb threat.
Late goals send Bulldogs to district finals
ELIDA - Persistence.
That was the key for the Celina girls soccer team on Wednesday night.
After having several chances to break a scoreless tie with Kenton during the first 60 minutes of play, persistence paid off during a five-minute span late in the second half.
Curtain Call
It's been three decades since Shawnette Byer suited up on the volleyball court for the Parkway Panthers, when she capped off a remarkable career which likely wasn't all that difficult to predict during her younger years.
Through eight weeks, Celina stands at 3-5 and will miss the playoffs for a fourth straight year.
Coach Brennen Bader has two words to keep his team motivated: St. Marys.
Computer Points Projections
  Only two weeks remain in the high school football regular season. That means it is time to start projecting where local teams will end up in the fin
St. Henry at Coldwater
Cavalier Stadium
Last Season: Zach Niekamp rushed for 218 yards and four touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 92 s
  Eli Rich, QBParkway
  12-of-17 for 284 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Panthers' 49-35 win over Delphos St. John's.
  Jacob Acheson, LBFort Recovery
  16 tackles, 1 sack and 1 interception in the Indians' 24-21 win over St. Henry.