Friday, February 12th, 2021
Van carrying Amish workers
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Several people were hospitalized Thursday after a semitrailer and a van carrying Amish workers collided at the intersection of State Route 49 and Frahm Pike ejecting and trapping van passengers.
Mercer County Central Dispatch received a 911 call at 3:20 p.m. reporting the accident. [More]
By Dave Stilwell
MINSTER - Minster put the finishing touches on the school's 16th Midwest Athletic Conference girls basketball title with a 54-25 victory over Coldwater on Thursday night at Wildcat Gymnasium.
Extending their winning streak to 18, the Wildcats finished with a perfect 9-0 MAC record and head into postseason play at 21-1 overall. [More]
Obituaries on February 12th, 2021
Wilbur "Ed" Edward Kuenning Jr., age 93, of Celina, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 7:58 pm at his residence. [More]
Evelyn Carol Kittle, age 93 of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at the Gardens at Celina. [More]
Eugene L. Huston, age 83 of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at his residence. [More]
Alice Stoker, 85, of rural St. Marys, OH died Thursday February 11, 2021.
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Ralph J. Link of Celina, passed away at the age of 80, at 4:00 am on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Port Charlotte, Florida. [More]
Vernon August Schroeder, age 87, Fort Loramie, Ohio, passed away of natural causes at his residence Wednesday afternoon, February 10, 2021. [More]
Michael A. Eshleman, 66, of Saint Marys, died 6:03 am Thursday, February 4, 2021, at Hospice of Miami County. [More]
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Subscriber stories on February 12th, 2021
Business grows from laundry room to store along 119
Editor's Note: This story was intended for inclusion in the Progress Section. However, due to staffing issues, it was not ready in time.
CELINA - The Mercer County Health District will host a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic Wednesday for people 65 years old and older and individuals with severe, congenital, developmental or early onset disorders.
CELINA - Mercer Soil and Water Conservation District supervisors agreed to host a drive-thru All Ag Banquet and annual meeting again this year.
CHICKASAW - Craig Knapke of Access Engineering on Wednesday night updated village council members about the grant application process seeking funds for infrastructure improvements in the village.
St. Marys defeats Celina in first of two meetings
ST. MARYS - When the St. Marys girls basketball team starts its preparation for the opening of the Division II tournament next week, they'll have a ready-made scouting report.
NEW BREMEN - The New Bremen girls basketball team went on a big run in the first half to take the lead, but couldn't deliver the knockout blow in the second.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Marion Local picked up its 17th win of the season and had two players reach career milestones, defeating Parkway 45-35 on Thursday night in Midwest Athletic Conference play at Panther Gymnasium in Rockford.