Monday, July 19th, 2021
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - St. Henry native Rachel Werling was crowned 2021 Miss Lake Festival Sunday evening, winning the scholarship competition against the beautiful backdrop of Grand Lake.
Werling, 18, shared the stage at Harley C. Jones Memorial Rotary Ampitheater with seven other Miss Lake Festival contestants, as well as the sole Miss Lake Festival Outstanding Teen contestant, Caitlin Cramer, 16, Celina. [More]
By Tom Haines
CELINA - After Grand Lake reliever Gabriel Torres stranded the bases loaded in the eighth, it took just four batters in the ninth for Michigan to load them up again.
With the Mariners holding a four-run lead, coach Tony Perez handed the ball to Taj Porter, who allowed two of the inherited runners to score but struck out Michael Zinter for the third out as the Mariners got a 7-5 win over the Monarchs on Sunday in the final game of the summer at Montgomery Field. [More]
Obituaries on July 19th, 2021
Mildred "Millie" Cecelia Huelskamp, 86, formerly of St. Joe, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 16, 2021, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Velma E. Rammel, age 90, of St. Henry, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Steven "Baby" W. Heuing age 60 of Russia, Ohio died Friday, July 16, 2021 at Hospice of Dayton. [More]
Ronald W. Yaney, age 72, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on July 15, 2021 at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
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Democrats aim high at potluck
ST. MARYS - Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said he wants to turn around an Ohio in longterm decline by applying the same principles he relied on to transform Cincinnati into one of the fastest growing cities in the state.
ST. MARYS - A Lima Democrat issued a fiery rebuke of U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, on Saturday at the annual Mercer-Auglaize Democratic Party Potluck Picnic held at East Bank.
St. Henry falls 5-0 to Tinora in state quarterfinals
ELIDA - The St. Henry offense had a rare struggle on Sunday, and Tinora took advantage.
Jayden Bergman pitched a three-hitter to lead the Rams past the Redskins 5-0 in the quarterfinals of the ACME Baseball Congress state tournament on Sunday at Ed Sandy Field in Elida.
ROSSBURG - After the Thursday and Friday portions of Kings Royal weekend at Eldora Speedway were postponed by rain, the World of Outlaw NOS Energy Dr
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The Coldwater Cudas swim team clinched the 2021 Tri-County Swimming Championships title on the penultimate event as the Cudas hosted the A-Championships on Saturday at Memorial Pool.