Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
Demands for honesty at Parkway meeting
By Leslie Gartrell
ROCKFORD - About 20 Parkway Local Schools community members and staff attending Monday's school board meeting asserted members of the school board and district administration have ignored calls for transparency and honesty.
Two speakers, one representing staff and another a concerned parent, had similar concerns. [More]
Celina defeats St. Henry 1-0
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA -┬áMonday's St. Henry-Celina baseball game was one where a good pitcher was going to take a hard-luck loss.   
St. Henry's Nolan Schmitz and Tyler Dehan combined to hold Celina to four hits, but the Bulldogs managed to push a run across in the bottom of the fifth and Dylan Feister came through with a three-hitter to get the 1-0 win at Montgomery Field. [More]
Obituaries on April 6th, 2021
Dean A. Garwick of Celina passed away at the age of 59 on April 4, 2021, at 12:48 a.m. in the morning at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. [More]
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Group needs direct support professionals
CELINA - Several years ago, Jennifer Bishop, who has a medical office management degree, was looking for a new position when she found an opening for a direct support professional at Mercer Residential Services Inc.
FORT RECOVERY - Village officials are working to alleviate a stench from the village's wastewater treatment lagoon that has spurred complaints from residents.
Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart has issued a reminder that Ohio Revised Code prohibits the erection of signs or affixing signs, posters or advert
ST. MARYS - After watching a 6-0 lead disappear, the St. Marys softball team didn't waste any time.
The Roughriders scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth and Karsyn McGlothen finished off Marion Local in the top of the seventh to secure an 8-6 win at K.C. Geiger Park on Monday night.
Divisions III and IV All-Ohio Boys Basketball
Parkway's Dylan Hughes was selected third-team All-Ohio in Division IV by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association on Monday.
Hughes averaged 23.4 points per game this season for the Panthers.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Ty Kiehl pitched seven innings of two-hit baseball as St. Marys won its fourth straight game in defeating New Bremen 5-1 at New Bremen.