Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
Obituaries on January 8th, 2020
Betty J. Hainline, age 88, of Celina, Ohio entered into Heaven peacefully on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the Miller Place Assisted Living Home, Celina. [More]
Virginia M. Wendel, 92, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 2:33 pm on January 6, 2020, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Lee Boyce, 78, of St. Marys, OH passed away peacefully the morning of December 27, 2019 at Grande Lake Care Center. [More]
Harold Post, Celina, died on Jan. 7, 2020, at his granddaughter's residence in [More]
William L. "Bill" Enyart, age 77, of Portland, IN, passed away Monday, January [More]
Stories on January 8th, 2020
Stench, equipment failure on the agenda
MINSTER - Neighbors of the Dannon Yogurt plant are calling for a meeting with the plant's management and village officials after an equipment failure in December.
County may approve cards
CELINA -Mercer County commissioners may permit elected officials to acquire and use credit cards for limited expenses while attending out-of-area meetings or conferences for ongoing training or work-related purposes.
Ohio homeowners once again can apply for reimbursement for the construction/installation of a tornado safe room inside or outside their homes, according to an Ohio Department of Public Safety news release. [More]
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners appointed Jerry Laffin as board chairman at Tuesday morning's organization meeting required by Ohio Revised Code
Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon will spend his last year as sheriff before retiring also serving as president of the Buckeye State Sheriff's Association.
CELINA - The Celina Merchant Association's inaugural Second Saturday downtown event will kick off in February.
Association members on Tuesday irone
ROCKFORD - Dr. Norman Means was chosen over two other candidates to become the newest village council member.
Means along with Margaret Gehle and Mary Beougher filled out a survey that council members reviewed and discussed during a roughly 30-minute executive session during Tuesday's meeting.
Hoelscher, Flyers romp past Bulldogs
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local's mini-cheerleaders were in attendance for the girls basketball game on Tuesday.
Sammy Hoelscher and the Flyers game them something to cheer about.
ST. MARYS - For fans at Murotech Court, it only appeared that St. Marys could not miss a shot on Tuesday.
The Roughriders missed a few, but not ma [More]
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Olivia Stolly's 3-pointer in the final 10 seconds allowed Lima Central Catholic to pick up a 37-35 win over Coldwater in non-conference girls basketball play at Herr Gymnasium in Lima.
OSGOOD - A Cassella woman is overjoyed by the outpouring of support from the community for her new restaurant and ministry.     "The response has been wonderful. We're busy all the time," she added. [More]
Local pictures on January 8th, 2020