Friday, February 19th, 2021
Family starts fund in memory of late deputy, Mark Heinl
By William Kincaid
COLDWATER - The family of a veteran lawman known as a kind, caring man who touched countless lives plan to keep his legacy alive by establishing the Mark Heinl Memorial Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund.
Family members plan to have the scholarship cover all expenses for one Wright State University-Lake Campus Police Academy student each year. [More]
By Dave Stilwell
NEW KNOXVILLE - After a bit of a slow start, New Knoxville found its rhythm and rolled to a 52-9 victory over St. Henry in the opening round of the girls Division IV sectional tournament Thursday night at the Barn.
The Rangers, seeded second in the Wapakoneta District, improved to 19-4 and will host 13th-seeded Upper Scioto Valley (1-16) in the sectional finals Saturday at 1 p.m. [More]
Obituaries on February 19th, 2021
David A. Masonbrink, 68, of Saint Marys, died 7:45 A.M. Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, from COVID-19. [More]
Eva Mae Miller, age 84, of Mendon, Ohio, went to be with Jesus on February 17, 2021 at 6:05 pm at Celina Manor. [More]
Alice A. Sheaks, 90, of St. Marys, OH died unexpectedly Saturday, February 6, 2021 at her residence. [More]
Virginia M. Butsch age 93 of Russia, Ohio died on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Koester Pavilion, Troy, Ohio. [More]
Marilyn K. Smith, 71, of St. Marys Twp., died 3:46 a.m. Sunday February 14, 2021 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, OH. [More]
Dr. Philip J. LeFevre III of Glendale, Missouri, died February 8, 2021, in a tragic plane accident. His son, Philip J. LeFevre IV, also perished in the crash. [More]
Ethel Marie Jutte, 94, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, died February 17, 2021, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Local pictures on February 19th, 2021
Subscriber and paid stories on February 19th, 2021
CELINA - Winter storms have delayed COVID-19 vaccine shipment nationally and locally, as health officials in Mercer and Auglaize counties on Thursday reported delayed deliveries.
Coldwater rolls past Allen East in Division III sectional
COLDWATER - With Allen East putting the pressure on Riley Rismiller, Coldwater wasted no time finding the points that usually come from their center
Division II Girls District Bowling
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Coldwater girls bowling team qualified for next week's Division II state bowling tournament after finishing second at the district tournament held at Westgate Lanes in Lima on Thursday.
MARIA STEIN - It only took a quarter for the Marion Local girls basketball team to take a commanding lead.
The Flyers' pressure suffocated the Bull
Area Roundup
Compiled By Tom Haines
The New Bremen girls basketball team broke the game open in the second quarter on the way to a 67-32 win over Waynesfield-Goshen in the Division IV sectional opener at Cardinal Gymnasium Thursday night.
Some area businesses are still going strong as elder family members pass on the endeavors to the eager, next generation.

A bowling alley
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