Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
COVID-related orders replace event rental
By William Kincaid
CELINA - When the COVID-19 pandemic caused the event rental industry to dry up, Celina Tent personnel began to fret, thinking they were stranded with the loss of a key clientele base.
"Because the rental companies do not rent anything. There's no parties. There's no anything, and that was our main business as far as the commercial business," Celina Tent owner Janice Grieshop told Celina Rotarians on Tuesday. [More]
Obituaries on December 2nd, 2020
Thomas E. Marbaugh, 86, of Willshire, Ohio passed away Sunday afternoon, November 29, 2020, at his residence. [More]
Joan Rose (Waugh) MarLett, 90, of Galion, Ohio passed away on November 26, 2020 [More]
Keith B. Beams, 86, of Delphos passed away at 11:11 PM on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Vancrest Health Care Center of Delphos. [More]
Vernon L. Koch age 80, of New Bremen, died on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 3:40 A.M. at his residence. [More]
Steven A. Dahlinghaus, age 66, of Cranberry Prairie, passed away peacefully following a long battle with cancer, on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at his home. [More]
Beatrice M. Glass, 89, of St. Marys, OH died at 1:35 p.m. on Saturday November 28, 2020 at Miller Place in Celina, OH. [More]
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Subscriber stories on December 2nd, 2020
Courthouse security important, he says
CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey has once again asked county commissioners to consider adding security measures at the courthouse, saying the endeavor would be costly but is necessary to protect those who convene within the building.
MINSTER - Several residents attended Tuesday's village council meeting to oppose the proposed construction of an O'Reilly Auto Parts store on the northeast corner of Seventh and Main streets.
CELINA - The number of COVID-19 cases in Mercer County increased by 38 on Tuesday, raising the total to 2,739.
In Auglaize County, 20 new cases raised that county's total to 2,120.
ST. MARYS - St. Marys is opening Round 3 of its grant program aimed at helping local small businesses and non-profit organizations affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Panthers' comeback try falls short against Knights
ROCKFORD - As bleak as the situation looked after eight minutes of action, Parkway made up for it the rest of the way.
Held to just a field goal fo
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