Thursday, October 14th, 2021
Memoir one of many items slated for sale in Fort Recovery
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - It may not be one-of-a-kind, but a first edition of Mark Twain's "Life on the Mississippi," believed to be one of only 1,500 copies printed, definitely falls under the category of unique.
The illustrated book, published in 1883 by James R. Osgood and Company of Boston, is up for grabs at the One-of-a-Kind Auction set for 5 p.m. Sunday at Fort Recovery Elementary/Middle School, 865 Sharpsburg Road. [More]
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - A high school diploma was posthumously awarded during Wednesday's St. Marys school board meeting to St. Marys native Nick D. Doseck, a decorated World War II veteran, who left the school at age 16.
Doseck, who born Feb. 18, 1923, was raised by German immigrant parents and spoke fluent German until he learned to speak English in school. He left school to work on his family farm, and in 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, according to information provided by the school. [More]
Obituaries on October 14th, 2021
Geneva "Judy" Hoelscher, 78, of rural New Knoxville, OH died at 1:20 a.m. Sunday October 10, 2021 at Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton, OH. [More]
Ned A. Podoll, age 64, of St. Marys Ohio, passed away into His eternal care on October 12, 2021. [More]
Earl Smith, 85, Fort Loramie, died Oct. 13, 2021, at Premier Health Hospital, T [More]
Local pictures on October 14th, 2021
Subscriber stories on October 14th, 2021
CELINA - Hand Up Village has come a long way in six years, yet organizers say demand for temporary shelter is as strong as ever.
Volunteers over th
HOPEWELL - Three candidates are vying for two Hopewell Township trustee seats in the Nov. 2 general election.
They include incumbents Steve Heckler and Keith Canary and newcomer Nicolas Grier.
CELINA - Eleven people from Mercer county with COVID-19 are hospitalized and four of them are on ventilators, according to a Wednesday news release from the Mercer County Health District.
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office will host a countywide food drive 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, which is World Food Day, an annual, global event started in 1981 to end hunger.
Coldwater girls golf team earns first appearance at state tournament
Before this season, Coldwater's history at the girls golf tournament was on an individual basis.
The program will make history on Friday as the Cavaliers compete in the Division II state tournament on the Gray Course at The Ohio State University.
For the fourth straight year and the second under coach Jeremy Magoto, the Minster boys golf team is heading to the state tournament.
Gone is Josep
Jalyn Bruns has ticked off most of the boxes on a successful golf career: MAC Golfer of the Year, district qualifier as an individual and as a team. But before this season, that gold ring - a trip to state - was just out of reach.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina doubles team of Whitney Jones and Kaylyn Saunders lost the opening match of the Division I district girls tennis tournament on Wednesday at Port Clinton, ending their season.
All season, Coldwater and Marion Local have had an eye on Friday's matchup with a Midwest Athletic Conference title on the line. But after an upset loss to St. Henry two weeks ago, the Cavaliers need the win more.
There are only two weeks remaining in the high school football regular season. That means it is time to start projecting where local teams will end u
Mercy Health/Wapak Ford Field
Last Season: Cooper Jones' one-yard touchdown run with 42 seconds remaining in the game lifted the Bulldogs past the Redskins 14-10 at Celina Stadium in the season opener.
Players of the Week
Isaac Fullenkamp, RB Coldwater
11 carries for 110 yards and four touchdowns in the Cavaliers' 4