Friday, June 25th, 2021
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Thursday honored Jerry Moeder for his exemplary commitment to the staff and residents of the now vacated county home at 4871 State Route 29.
Moeder, a third generation superintendent of the taxpayer-funded custodial-care facility, logged in more than 40 years of service. [More]
Obituaries on June 25th, 2021
John H. Houser, age 79 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at his residence in Celina. [More]
Joseph "Joe" Doenges, of Sugarland, Texas, died March 28, in Houston, Texas. [More]
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Subscriber and paid stories on June 25th, 2021
In-house testing also saves money
COLDWATER - Mercer Health officials cut COVID-19 test result turnaround to a mere four hours when in-house testing went live in October, according to laboratory director Donna Kueterman.
Aquatic, aeronautic show at Country Fest
MARIA STEIN - Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages - see the amazing aquatic and aeronautic acrobatics of the Alvarez family for one weekend and one weekend only at Maria Stein Country Fest.
WAPAKONETA - Two new COVID-19 cases were reported in Auglaize County since last Tuesday, according to a health department news release. The new cases raise the county's cumulative cases to 3,699.
Parkway gets 13 walks to beat Fort Recovery
FORT RECOVERY - When Parkway went up three in the top of the first, the Indians responded with two in their half. When the Panthers pushed runs across in the second and the fourth, the Indians matched them right away.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Galion scored 10 runs over the sixth, seventh and eighth innings to come back and pull away from Grand Lake 17-8 in Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League baseball action on Thursday night at Montgomery Field.
ST. HENRY - This wedding season has been a bit busy as couples who canceled or postponed weddings and receptions last year due to the pandemic try to fit their celebrations in with others who'd planned ceremonies in 2021.