Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
Celina man treks to 3 states for off-road experience
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Longtime off-roading enthusiast Joe Grieshop put his 1970 Scout 800A to the test when he joined 26 other drivers as part of Four Wheeler Magazine's Ultimate Adventure, a weeklong journey spanning the backroads, rugged trails and highways of Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota. [More]
Hinkle, Roughriders roll past Bulldogs in Battle of Grand Lake
By Colin Foster
ST. MARYS - Celina headed to St. Marys seeking its first win since 2015 in the football Battle of Grand Lake.
Dreams of that happening, however, were effectively dashed after the first quarter.
The Roughrider offensive line paved the way for sophomore running back Aiden Hinkle to rush for a career-high 223 yards and four touchdowns on 27 carries, as they won the 102nd edition of the rivalry by a score of 49-6 on Friday at Grand Lake Health System Field. [More]
Obituaries on October 3rd, 2020
Jon Hogenkamp age 82 of Ft. Myers, FL and formerly of Pueblo, CO died on Sunday, September 27, 2020 in Ft. Myers, FL. [More]
Mary A. Poeppelman Hoying, 92, Fort Loramie, died on Oct. 2, 2020, at Upper Val [More]
Robert Laipply, 85, of Van Wert, passed away Wednesday evening, September 30, 2020, at Van Wert Health. [More]
James P. Miller, age 80, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at the Gardens at Celina, after a battle with Parkinson's. [More]
Wayne E. Willrath, 72, Celina, died on July 20, 2020, at his home.
Graveside [More]
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CELINA - Two new deaths from COVID-19 reported on Friday raised Mercer County's total to 20
The county also reached its highest single-day number of new cases since the beginning of the pandemic after 32 new cases increased the county's total to 1,127.
WAPAKONETA - The Ohio State Highway Patrol's Wapakoneta Post has a new general phone number.
An update to the current phone system used by the orga
ROCKFORD - The Minster Wildcats and the Parkway Panthers came into this game looking to generate a little momentum ahead of next week's first-round p
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Bryce Brookhart hit Jaden Lange for a 43-yard touchdown pass with 38 seconds remaining in the game to allow St. Henry to rally from a 21-point deficit to beat Fort Recovery 22-21 in the regular-season finale at Barrenbrugge Park.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local's defense has been in postseason form for three weeks now.
Friday night, the Flyers' offense showed some signs that it may be getting there as well.