Friday, December 6th, 2019
Freund scores 16 first-half points on her way to a career night, leads Cards past Cavaliers
By Colin Foster
NEW BREMEN - Kaylee Freund had 16 points in one half of basketball earlier this week.
She's making it a habit.
Freund followed her 16-point second half in Tuesday's win over Anna with a duplicate effort in the first half against Coldwater, finishing with a new career-high 23 points to help New Bremen win its Midwest Athletic Conference opener by a score of 51-39 on Thursday at Cardinal Gymnasium. [More]
Obituaries on December 6th, 2019
George H. Romer, age 78, of Celina, Ohio, died at his home on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 following a courageous fight against cancer. [More]
Ava N. Kremer, age 15, of Fort Recovery, passed away on December 5, 2019 at home. [More]
Jerry L. Burford, 72, Celina, died at 9:40 a.m. Dec. 3, 2019, at Celina Manor nursing home. [More]
Bennett "Ben" A. Schmidt, age 83, of Mendon, Ohio, passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019, at 9:06 PM, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Donna Combs-Fisher, 85, of St. Marys, OH passed away on November 4, 2019 at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Karen Adams, 76, of Saint Marys, died 10:35 P.M. Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at Hospice of Central Ohio, following a sudden illness. [More]
Local pictures on December 6th, 2019
Subscriber stories on December 6th, 2019
MARIA STEIN - It's porter time at Moeller Brew Barn, owner and brewmaster Nick Moeller told a group of visitors who toured the craft brewery for a special ag breakfast event on Thursday.
CELINA - Mercer County officials are gearing up for the next tire amnesty and household hazardous waste drop-off days.
Hazardous waste drop-off day
ST. HENRY - St. Henry police officers are seeking information about a hit/skip accident that occurred on Wednesday morning.
Police Chief Mike Link said he believes a Chevrolet car, possibly a Sonic, struck a pickup truck in the 200 or 300 block of Washington Street.
CELINA - James Miracle couldn't have asked for a better start to the high school wrestling season for his Celina sqwuad.
The Bulldogs went 5-2 in contested bouts and recorded four pinfalls to beat Van Wert 71-11 in a Western Buckeye League dual match at Celina High School.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry and Colin Foster
Celina outscored Van Wert 12-3 in the second quarter to pull away for a 44-29 win in the Western Buckeye League girls basketball opener for both teams.
From staff and wire reports
Cam Porter rushed for three touchdowns and Cincinnati La Salle won the OHSAA Division II state football title with a 34-17 win over Massillon Washington on Thursday at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton.