Monday, August 17th, 2020
Pandemic brings ministry's good work close to home
By William Kincaid
CELINA - This summer would have marked the 50th anniversary of Grand Lake United Methodist Church's participation in the Appalachia Service Project, a Christian ministry that repairs and replaces homes in Central Appalachia.
The milestone was not to be, though, as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the suspension of ASP's summer program. [More]
Obituaries on August 17th, 2020
Wendell Mobley, 80, of Saint Marys, died August 12, 2020, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Alfrieda Backs, 91, of Saint Marys, died Saturday, August 15, 2020, in Saint Marys. [More]
Thomas V. James, age 57, died August 16, 2020 at Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Ed Raudabaugh, 85, of Saint Marys, died August 13, 2020, at his residence.
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Ronald K. Rupard, 49, St. Marys, died Aug. 14, 2020, at St. Rita's Medical Cent [More]
Local pictures on August 17th, 2020
Subscriber stories on August 17th, 2020
CELINA - Thirteen new COVID-19 cases were reported by the Mercer County Health District over the weekend, increasing the county's total to 680 cases.
No information was reported by the Auglaize Health Department over the weekend.
CELINA - Two people were arrested and charged with drug-related felonies on Saturday by local law enforcement officers.
Robert L. Hand, 58, Celina,
Mercer County Fair holds its harness racing program
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Despite the empty grandstands, fans were able to get around the face to watch the harness racing program at the 2020 Mercer County Fair on Sunday. The program, usually run over two days, was condensed into an jam-packed afternoon featuring 18 races.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina girls tennis team finished third at the Schroeder Invitational held Saturday in Tipp City.
The Bulldogs