Freeze Warning issued April 19 at 9:42PM EDT until April 21 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 10 AM WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 29 degrees are expected. * WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Indiana and central, southwest and west central Ohio. * WHEN...From 3 AM to 10 AM Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Sub-freezing temperatures will also be possible Thursday and Friday morning.
39° 39° slight chance Tue 45° Tue 45° chance 30° 30° Wed 40° Wed 40° chance chance
Saturday, January 9th, 2021
3 new local deaths
By Leslie Gartrell
WAPAKONETA - Area health professionals won't know how many COVID-19 vaccine doses they will receive for Phase 1B until at least Tuesday, officials said on Friday.
Auglaize County Health Department officials reported two new deaths and 31 new cases of the virus, raising the cumulative death toll to 48 and confirmed number of cases to 2,980. [More]
Wildcats pull away to defeat Panthers in MAC play
By Tom Haines
ROCKFORD - Minster got a 13-point lead midway through the first quarter, beat back a Parkway comeback in the second, then pulled away for good in the third on the way to a 59-47 win over last year's regional finalists in a Midwest Athletic Conference boys basketball game at Panther Gymnasium on Thursday. [More]
Obituaries on January 9th, 2021
Arthur "Bruce" Beener, 79, St. Marys, died on Jan. 4, 2021, at Lima Memorial Ho [More]
Marilyn Darr went home to be with the Lord and her beloved husband, Kent Darr, on January 7, 2021 at VanCrest of St. Marys. [More]
Connie S. (King) Gilmore passed away on November 12, 2020 after an extended illness. [More]
Joyce C. Hansel, 86, of St. Marys, OH died 3:00 a.m. Friday December 11, 2020 at her residence. [More]
Frances I. Kiser, age 80, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. [More]
Joan Mary (Berger) Langenkamp, age 79, Yorkshire, passed away of natural causes [More]
Local pictures on January 9th, 2021
Subscriber and paid stories on January 9th, 2021
Hot local real estate market drives up valuation, taxes
CELINA - Homeowners may see their 2020 real estate taxes to be paid this year increase due to rising property valuations brought on by a huge demand for housing over the last few years.
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County commissioners have proposed spending about $19.6 million in the 2021 county budget, slightly less than the county's original 2020 budget.
NEW KNOXVILLE - Fort Recovery remained unbeaten in the Midwest Athletic Conference with a hard fought 53-40 victory over New Knoxville Friday night at the Barn.
CELINA - Missing their leading scorer, the Celina boys basketball team looked to get the second half of the Western Buckeye League season started right in facing a winless Elida squad at the Fieldhouse.
Compiled By Tom Haines and Gary R. Rasberry
The St. Henry boys basketball team overcame a third-quarter slump with a strong fourth to secure a 54-43 win over Coldwater in a Midwest Athletic Conference game at Redskin Gymnasium on Friday night.