Wednesday, June 9th, 2021
Some food bank packages open, food expired
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - A food distribution run by the West Ohio Food Bank on Tuesday provided two Mercer County residents with boxes of meat in plastic bags that were open and past the use- by date.
Rockford residents Bonnie Beougher and Flori Bollenbacher said they had waited for about two hours in the food distribution line outside The Galleria in Celina on Tuesday when they picked up their boxes of food. [More]
Obituaries on June 9th, 2021
Jerome Forrest "Jerry" "Coach" DeLong, 80, of Sidney, was welcomed into Heaven on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at 8:20 a.m. [More]
Dan Jeffery Fischer, age 62 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at the Roselawn Manor in Spencerville, Ohio. [More]
Marie D. Powell, age 92, of Coldwater, died on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at her home. [More]
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WAPAKONETA - Members of the Auglaize County Health Department board of health welcomed Jessica Wuebker as the department's new director of nursing during the board's Tuesday morning meeting.
The lines are long when the food is good
COLDWATER - Under a gray sky that threatened to spoil the fun but dropped a few sprinkles as of 6 p.m. Tuesday, scores of people could be found sitting at picnic tables and standing in packs at Coldwater Memorial Park during the eighth Taste of the Town.
CELINA - Two Celina men were arrested Monday after the Heroin Interdiction Team conducted a detail focused on stopping the use and transportation of narcotics, according to a Mercer County Sheriff's Office news release.
This weekend's second annual Celina Midsummer Classic baseball and softball tournament will look to bring a lot of people from around the state to play and watch.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Grand Lake saw a 2-1 lead vanish quickly as the Mariners dropped their second straight game in a 7-4 loss to Jet Box