Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - A Muncie, Indiana, man arrested on Thanksgiving for grand theft and breaking and entering in connection with the theft of a utility vehicle from a local business was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in prison.
Lee M. Peterson, [More]
Many businesses hiring Tri Star students
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Nearly 100 seniors enrolled in Tri Star Career Compact programs on Monday experienced the type of star treatment usually reserved for top athletes who commit to play at universities and colleges.
The students sat down for a ceremonial signing and photo session with the businesses that will employ them once they graduate in the coming days. Representatives from about 60 area businesses showed up to welcome the fresh recruits. [More]
By Tom Haines
COLDWATER - Reece Dellinger wasn't able to finish off the no-hitter Tuesday afternoon, but he was able to secure Coldwater a share of the Midwest Athletic Conference title.
Ben Blickle beat out an infield single to lead off the seventh for New Bremen's lone hit, but he was the only baserunner of the day for the Cardinals, who weren't able to come back from a deficit incurred back on April 20 as Coldwater won 2-0 in a suspended MAC baseball game at Veterans Field. [More]
Obituaries on May 12th, 2021
Fr. Ralph Verdi, C.PP.S., 76, died at 6:35 a.m. on Monday, May 10, 2021, in the [More]
Eugene Francis Barhorst, age 65, formerly of Minster, passed away of natural ca [More]
Thomas Fortman, 83, St. Marys, died May 10, 2021 at his residence.
Services a [More]
Carl F. Horn, 78, of Saint Marys, died 5:40 A.M. Friday, May 7, 2021, at St. Ritas Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Marie Redmond Eiting, age 90, of Portland, Oregon passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 9, 2021 surrounded by her beloved family. [More]
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Auglaize reports 1 new COVID death
WAPAKONETA - On Tuesday, one new death and 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported since Thursday in Auglaize County raised the county's cumulative death count to 65 and case count to 3,630.
WAPAKONETA - More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, health officials are beginning to understand the disease and its effects on the physical and mental health of patients, health care workers and the general population.
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday awarded PAB Construction of Coldwater a $39,462 contract to extend a sidewalk on the north side of West Market Street over a grassy area to the fairground entrance.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local school board members at their meeting Monday night accepted numerous donations totaling more than $7,700 from area businesses and organizations.
ST. HENRY - Although state funding is uncertain, St. Henry Local Schools district treasurer Jennifer Bruns said the district is in good standing for the next few years.
CELINA - A Celina man has been charged with five counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor, a fourth-degree felony, after sexually explicit photos of juveniles reportedly were linked to his media accounts.
COLDWATER - Deficit spending is expected to continue for the third straight year in fiscal year 2021, according to the five-year forecast presented by school district treasurer Jenn McCoy during Tuesday's school board meeting.
COLDWATER - It took a little bit for Coldwater batters to get used to the slower pitching style of Ottawa-Glandorf's Ashley Sonnenberg.
Once the Cavs timed her up, though, the hits kept rolling.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Field events took center stage on the first day of the 2021 Midwest Athletic Conference Track and Field Meet at Barrenbrugge Park in Fort Recovery.
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Compiled By Tom Haines
Fort Recovery put up nine runs in the third inning on Tuesday to build a commanding lead over Ridgemont, and Jackie Homan held the Golden Gophers to two runs in an 11-2 victory in Fort Recovery to open the Division IV softball tournament at Fort Recovery.