Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
Obituaries on June 23rd, 2020
Paul J. "Wac" Bruns, age 73, of Coldwater, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 21, 2020, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. [More]
Robert "Bob" J. McGowan, age 78, formerly of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance, Ohio. [More]
Stories on June 23rd, 2020
NEW BREMEN - The police department will receive a $100,000 donation from the estate of Dianne Komminsk.
Council members at Monday's meeting gave first reading of an ordinance to accept the funds, which will be given to the department through the New Bremen Community Fund Agreement. [More]
CELINA - City council members on Monday night passed legislation authorizing city safety service director Tom Hitchcock to lease a city-owned house to St. John Lutheran Church.
WAPAKONETA - A traffic crash that involved a Celina man and resulted in the death of a Fort Jennings man is under investigation by Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers. [More]
Hotel seeks tax break
ST. HENRY - Village council members heard second reading of a resolution to create a 10-year tax abatement for Romer's Catering during Monday's meeting.
Home draws bid of $315,500
CELINA - Tri Star Career Compact's construction program garnered a record-setting $315,500 for its student-built home at 6799 Lake Acres Drive, Celina.
ST. MARYS - City council members passed under rule suspension an ordinance authorizing two properties to be put up for sale with the goal they will be used to build new homes.
CELINA - No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Mercer or Auglaize County on Monday.
Mercer County has had 255 confirmed cases of the virus, acc
DECATUR, Ind. - A Rockford man was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Thursday morning in Adams County, Indiana.
Kevin McDonald, 39, was northb [More]
COLDWATER - The third annual summer concert series at the Coldwater Memorial Park Amphitheater will feature six nights of performances by a variety of musical talents.
Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart reminds landowners and farmers that corn that has been planted and is encroaching in the road rights-of-way can be a very serious sight problem on the narrower township and county roads.
Alig sharp as Cards open summer with 9-2 win in Coldwater
COLDWATER - Coldwater's 2020 seniors led the summer team to seven straight wins.   
They weren't there on Monday; New Bremen's were. 
And the Ca [More]
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Parkway picked up a pair of wins over Coldwater in summer high school softball action on Monday at Lady Cav Diamond. The Panthers won the opener 10-4 before taking the nightcap 14-5. Parkway improves to 3-1 as Coldwater drops to 5-2.
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