Friday, June 11th, 2021
Experts: Demand in housing overtakes supply
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Anyone who's tried to buy a house or complete renovations lately has likely found their heads spinning, either due to a chaotic market or dizzying prices for supplies.
An imbalance in supply and demand, both in the housing and lumber industries, has played into the problems of the other, and industry experts are unsure when the situation might stabilize. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Lima Junior Golf Association summer tour stopped at Celina Lynx Golf Club on Thursday for the Superior Credit Union Open, with a number of local golfers getting a chance to compete.
Fort Recovery's Jalyn Bruns came up with a strong day, winning the girls' 16-18 year old division with a round of 4-over 76 to edge Lima Central Catholic's Bridget Mulcahy by three strokes. [More]
Obituaries on June 11th, 2021
Gene E. East, 91, departed on June 1, 2021 at Kettering Network Hospital, Troy, Ohio. He had been a resident at Randall Residence since March 21, 2018. [More]
Natasha Renee Stephenson was born August 11th, 1988 in Lima, Ohio to Leslie Franks and Craig Stephenson. [More]
Kathryn A. Bergman, 93, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. [More]
Robert John Joseph Tangeman, age 79, of Celina, died on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the Joint Township Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on June 11th, 2021
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CELINA - The nationwide trend of people turning private residences into short-term vacation rentals has hit Mercer County, prompting a backlash by some who claim the visitors are disturbing their peace by trespassing and causing excessive noise.
CELINA - The H2Ohio program will be back with more funding and additional counties eligible to participate if the 2022-2023 biennium budget passes as planned.
CHICKASAW - Village council members gave first reading to a pair of ordinances to establish water and sewer districts and approved the 2022 budget during their meeting Wednesday night.
CELINA - Mercer County Health District officials on Thursday reported nine new cases of COVID-19 since their last update on June 3, raising the county's cumulative case count to 4,125.
CELINA - In the top of the seventh, trailing by one, the Fort Recovery ACME team put a runner on second for just the second time. All the Indians needed to do to tie the game was get a hit.
COLDWATER - After suffering a rough pitching and hitting night, Coldwater looked to bounce back against St. Henry in an Mercer County ACME baseball contest.