Monday, September 14th, 2020
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Dozens of of Mercer County residents turned out on Saturday in a salute honoring first responders.
The demonstration and walk, sponsored by the Mercer County Republican Party, was created to show support for local law enforcement, fire services, disaster relief personnel, emergency medical personnel and more, regardless of political affiliation. [More]
Obituaries on September 14th, 2020
Carolyn Kay (Wambsganss) Schumm, 72, of Convoy, went to be with her Lord and Sa [More]
Delbert L. Kaufman, age 93, of Fort Recovery, died September 12, 2020 at IU Health Jay Hospital, Portland, IN. [More]
Jerry A. Rolsten, age 80, of rural Mendon, passed away Friday, September 11, 2020, at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Timothy "Tim" Gerald Fink, age 64, of Celina, Ohio passed away on September 12, [More]
Local pictures on September 14th, 2020
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Coronavirus cases in county pass 900
CELINA - More than 20 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Mercer County over the weekend, bringing the county's total to 914.
The Mercer County Health District on Facebook reported 23 new cases, 12 of which were reported on Saturday and 11 on Sunday.
CELINA - Microcystin levels in Grand Lake this summer were higher than last year, but still reportedly lower than the five-year average for the lake.
CELINA - Following their emotional five-set victory less than 48 hours prior against Elida, it was understandable if the Celina volleyball team entered Saturday's non-league match with Minster a little mentally fatigued.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
New Bremen won a battle of state volleyball champions in beating defending Division II state champion Bishop Fenwick in four sets on Saturday morning at the Nest in New Bremen.
From Staff and Wire Reports
Jonathan Davenport passed Kyle Strickler on the final lap to capture the $50,000 first prize in the feature of the Intercontinental Classic held at Eldora Speedway on Saturday. No fans were permitted to attend the event.