Saturday, May 8th, 2021
By Leslie Gartrell
  CELINA - As the two-year anniversary of the Memorial Day tornado that struck Celina and other parts of Mercer County approaches, people may be thinking more about severe weather preparedness.
Fortunately, residents and Ohioans at large can take steps to protect themselves and their loved ones in the event of a tornado. [More]
Obituaries on May 8th, 2021
Cyril "Cy" B. Homan, 87, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
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CELINA - A Celina woman who was arrested at the scene of a house fire Thursday night has been charged with assault, a fourth-degree felony, for slapping a police officer.
Mercer Health has updated its visitors policy, according to a news release.
Two adult visitors, meeting all general guidelines and screenings, are now allowed at a time in the the intensive and acute care units, pediatrics, surgery and in the emergency department.
Indians score six late to roll past Flyers
MARIA STEIN - A quick start by the Fort Recovery offense allowed Jackie Homan and the defense to keep Marion Local from answering as the Indians improve to 14-9 and 3-2 in the Midwest Athletic Conference with a 10-1 victory at the Airport in Maria Stein.
COLDWATER - In the top of the third, rain was pouring down on Veterans' Field, pitcher Josh Kaup had lost the strike zone and the Coldwater baseball team found itself down 4-0 before it had given up a hit.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Karsyn McGlothen allowed just one hit and struck out eight as St. Marys run-ruled Spencerville 10-0 in five innings in Friday night softball action at K.C. Geiger Park.