Saturday, December 21st, 2019
Social media page helps rescue stuck kitty
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - After a cat found itself stuck in a tree, cold, scared and hungry, community members banded together and went out on a limb to rescue it - literally.
Angela White said her husband, Greg, noticed the feline last Saturday as they were getting ready to leave their home on Dogwood Drive. She said she recognized the cat as belonging to her elderly neighbor. [More]
By Dave Stilwell
MARIA STEIN - When it came down to crunch time, Marion Local couldn't buy a bucket.
Inside the final four minutes, the Flyers had four consecutive possessions with a chance to take the lead or tie the game, and they came up empty each time. As a result, Versailles was able to hang on for a 38-34 Midwest Athletic Conference victory Friday night at the Hangar. [More]
Obituaries on December 21st, 2019
Marvin J. Schulte age 75 of Chickasaw, Ohio passed away at Tuesday December 17, 2019 at his home in Chickasaw. [More]
Kenneth "Kenny" D. Boggs, age 88, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2019 at his residence. [More]
Kenneth A. Schwieterman, 76, Coldwater, died on Dec. 17, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. [More]
William "Ray" Sholler, 89, St. Marys, died on Dec. 20, 2019.
Arrangements are [More]
Local pictures on December 21st, 2019
Subscriber and paid stories on December 21st, 2019
CELINA - Mercer County officials are looking to be relieved of the county's duties as fiscal agent of a four-county organization that aims to bolster workforce development.
CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey encourages first responders, medical staff and drug users to exercise extreme caution after a substance initially believed to be heroin was found actually to contain a number of drugs.
NEW BREMEN - Junior Builders program members attended a topping-out ceremony on Friday as the last beam for the district's new school building was put into place.
ROCKFORD - Parkway Middle School family and consumer science teacher Julia Clark wants her eighth-grade students to start on the right financial foot after graduation.
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Board of Elections members on Friday morning approved the list of petitions and issues for the March 17 primary election
ST. MARYS - St. Marys looked like a team on the rise Friday night.
The Roughriders aren't quite ready for a rise to the top just yet, however.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Colin Foster
Kenton made 13 3-pointers against Celina last evening.
The Bulldogs made just 10 field goals.
The end result was a 66-30 Wildcat victory in Kenton.