Friday, May 7th, 2021
By William Kincaid
CELINA - All nine residents of the Mercer County Home have found new living accommodations, clearing the way for county commissioners to take the next steps toward demolishing and clearing the taxpayer-funded custodial-care facility.
County commissioner Rick Muhlenkamp on Thursday confirmed the residents have been relocated, in line with commissioners' move-out date goal of Monday. [More]
Marion boys, Coldwater girls capture county titles
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Steady was the watchword at Cavalier Stadium on Thursday during the final day of the Mercer County Knights of Columbus Track and Field Meet - steady rain, a steady line at the famed K-Burger stand and steady performances on the track.
The Marion Local boys went wire to wire in capturing the high school championship by 88 points over Celina. [More]
Obituaries on May 7th, 2021
Matthew F. Gray, age 60 of Celina, passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at his residence. [More]
Gary Hemmerich of St. Henry, Ohio, died Sunday, December 27, 2020. Due to COVID [More]
Marlene Kay Decker, 71, of St. Marys, OH died 3:04 a.m. Friday April 30, 2021 in the emergency department of JTDM Hospital. [More]
Lola I. Burge, 91, New Bremen, died January 31, 2021 at her residence.
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WAPAKONETA - Though Ohio's statewide COVID-19 incidence case rate has steadily improved during the past three weeks, Auglaize County's rate continues to worsen as eight new cases reported Thursday raised the county's cumulative case count to 3,607.
Compay delays small part of expansion
CELINA - An amendment to Nidec Minster's enterprise zone agreement was approved by Auglaize County Commissioners Thursday, due to the company delaying a small part of its original expansion plans.
WAPAKONETA - After uncertainty about the economic effects of the pandemic, Auglaize County ended 2020 on a strong financial note, with sales tax collections beating out the previous five-year average.
ROCKFORD - In two-plus hours of drizzling rain, both St. Henry and Parkway were battling the conditions as much as each other.
The Panthers finishe
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Compiled By Tom Haines and Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys placed both its doubles teams and singles player Joey Vanderhorst into the semifinals afte