Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
Family's pet perishes
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - A major structure fire on Echo Street destroyed one home and caused moderate and minor damage to two others early Tuesday morning.
Firefighters were called to 812 Echo St. at about 2:42 a.m. after homeowner Melissa Browder became aware of smoke in the house. [More]
By Colin Foster
FORT RECOVERY - He ditched the catching gear and pitched a complete game.
Isaac Ontrop went the distance on only 82 pitches, striking out five, walking two and allowing just three hits in leading St. Henry's summer team to a 4-0 win on Tuesday at Fort Recovery. [More]
Obituaries on July 1st, 2020
Shirley Kuhn Cooperrider passed away Wednesday, June 17, in Fairfax, California [More]
Terrence Lee Timmerman, age 68, of Oviedo, FL and formerly of Fort Recovery, OH passed away on June 8, 2020, peacefully at home surrounded by family. [More]
Gerald A. Hoyng, 88, Celina, died on June 29, 2020, at Mercer County Community [More]
Andrew Schlarman, 83, Maria Stein, died on June 30, 2020, at Mercer County Comm [More]
Joanne (Kinkley) Hammond, age 89 of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 12:35 pm in Otterbein of St. Marys. [More]
Gwen Uncapher, 92, died on June 30, 2020, at her home near Mendon.
Arrangemen [More]
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Subscriber stories on July 1st, 2020
'Parties' return flooring, police end investigation
NEW BREMEN - A brief stir was created on Tuesday when the logo from the old New Bremen K-8 building went missing before it was quickly found again.
CELINA - Wright State University-Lake Campus will reopen its doors on Aug. 24 for the fall semester with a mixture of in-person and remote courses.
No new cases in Auglaize County
CELINA - One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Mercer County on Monday, raising the county's total to 268.
No new cases were reported in Auglaize County.
The St. Marys Community Public Library has reopened its doors to the public after several weeks of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Up to 15 people at a time may enter the library Mondays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. for up to an hour, and more if no one is waiting to enter.
Masks are recommended
FORT RECOVERY - The 2020 season of the Fort Recovery State Museum gets underway today after officials spent time adding COVID-19 safety measures and reinstalling massive displays that were taken down to replace a window.
Bulldogs rally to defeat Flyers in summer ball
CELINA - The heat didn't take its toll on Celina when it came to pitching and batting.
The Bulldogs answered Marion Local's two-run third inning with two runs of their own in the bottom of the inning and then took the lead to stay in the fourth for a 6-2 win over the Flyers at Montgomery Field.
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Compiled by Colin Foster
and Gary R. Rasberry
Another one down for Ellen Naumann.
The incoming St. Henry senior shot a 2-under 70 to win the