Tuesday, October 12th, 2021
St. Marys plans to build treatment train
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - The city has been awarded a $3.5 million H2Ohio grant for the purchase, design and construction of a roughly 65-acre wetland treatment train for the Miami-Erie Canal.
City council members on Monday night approved under rule suspension an emergency resolution allowing city safety and service director Greg Foxhoven to enter into a grant agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. [More]
New Bremen's Jones plays well in loss to Ohio State
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - As Paige Jones walked back onto the playing court at the Covelli Center on Sunday after her University of Michigan volleyball team battled Big Ten rival Ohio State, a group of around 30 family and friends from New Bremen was there to greet her. [More]
Obituaries on October 12th, 2021
Theresa A. Reier, age 53 of Sevierville, TN passed away peacefully Thursday September 30. 2021 at her home. [More]
Ronald "Roscoe" E. Rife, age 76, of Celina, Ohio passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on October 10, 2021. [More]
Alice A. Hinton, age 92 of Wapakoneta, Ohio passed away on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 at the Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta. [More]
Geneva "Judy" Hoelscher, 78, New Knoxville, died Oct. 10, 2021 at Mennonite Mem [More]
Cynthia (Reef) Hileman Smith, 81, of Decatur, Indiana, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. [More]
Rita M. Burkhardt, 98, Minster, died Oct. 6, 2021 at her residence.
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Angela Mary Louise Grieshop, 79, passed away on October 10, 2021.
She was born on November 1, 1941 in Versailles, Ohio to the late Elmer and Verena Bohman. [More]
Patricia A. Halliday, age 77, of Celina, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on October 12th, 2021
Subscriber and paid stories on October 12th, 2021
ST. MARYS - State and U.S. lawmakers, along with Midwest Electric CEO Matt Berry, spoke to the importance of having common sense energy policies that don't rely too heavily on one source of power.
CELINA - Mercer County District Library and its branches now offer free COVID-19 rapid at-home tests via curbside services to library patrons, according to a library news release.
ST. HENRY - Village council members under suspension of rules approved entering into a contract with Access Engineering Solutions to make engineering plans for a new wellfield south of the village.
COLDWATER - Two men are vying for the west ward seat on Coldwater Village Council at the Nov. 2 general election.
The contest pits Troy Siefring, t
CELINA - Legislation that would effectively prohibit medical and recreational marijuana-related facilities from operating in most of downtown Celina advanced to third reading at Monday's regular council meeting.
COLDWATER - Village council members on Monday gave second reading of an ordinance that would grant raises of about 2 percent over each of the next three years for hourly and salaried employees. The 12-step pay scale was increased about 50 cents per hour from 2021.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local school board members during Monday night's meeting approved a $15,800 contract with Garmann/Miller Architects-Engineers to update the district's facilities master plan.
NEW BREMEN - Village council members on Monday night passed an emergency ordinance to reconstruct Jefferson Street, including replacing the water, sewer and storm lines, curbs, gutters and sidewalks.
ST. HENRY - School board members during their brief Monday meeting heard district treasurer Jennifer Bruns report that state funding for schools remains uncertain.
With only two weeks remaining in the regular season, we will divide this article into two parts this week.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Parkway improved to 14-6 on the season with a 25-18, 25-23, 25-17 volleyball win over Ottoville on Monday night at Heckman Gymnasium in Ottoville.
New and used car prices climbing
CELINA - A shortage of semiconductor chips for new vehicles and rising cases of COVID-19 worldwide sent new and used car prices soaring over the past year, and local car experts say they expect the situation to get worse before it gets better.