Special Weather Statement issued January 28 at 11:26PM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS OVERNIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING... Temperatures near zero and in the single digits above zero, combined with winds up to 10 mph, will result in wind chill values in the single digits below zero. The subzero wind chills will linger through early Saturday morning. Be sure to dress in extra layers and try to limit any skin exposure and time outdoors.
Wind Chill Advisory issued January 28 at 7:36PM EST until January 29 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills as low as 15 below zero are expected. * WHERE...Portions of central and west central Ohio. * WHEN...From 1 AM to 10 AM EST Saturday. * IMPACTS...The cold wind chills could result in hypothermia if precautions are not taken.
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Friday, November 19th, 2021
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Marshallese mentor Rob Lee on Thursday afternoon ambles over to a table of Marshallese high school boys busy painting ornaments and eating pizza. Lee shoots the breeze about the kids' interests in sports, taking a moment to bump fists with one of the students. [More]
By Georgia Rindler
COLDWATER - A portion of Memorial Park is being transformed into a twinkling, winter wonderland by the Coldwater Kiwanis Club.
Club members are spearheading the new event called Christmas at Memorial Park, said organizers Molly Hay and Nancy Hartke. It will be staged in the same area as the annual Coldwater Community Picnic. [More]
Obituaries on November 19th, 2021
Sharon Hamilton, 76, Mendon, died Nov. 18, 2021, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent [More]
Local pictures on November 19th, 2021
Subscriber stories on November 19th, 2021
Barriers would halt invasive Asian carp
CELINA - A Grand Lake-area project intended to create a barrier between the Ohio River and Lake Erie watersheds to stop the spread of invasive Asian carp has reportedly received funding.
CELINA - Foundations Behavioral Health Services has been awarded a $92,568 state grant to support mental health wellness for children, youth and families.
WAPAKONETA - An unvaccinated female between the ages of 70-90 is the most recent Auglaize County resident to die from COVID-19, according to a Thursday Auglaize County Health Department news release, raising the county's cumulative death toll from the virus to 81.
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Thursday signed off on a revised contract from Garmann Miller for preliminary work on the proposed county agriculture service center after additional services were completed to meet federal requirements.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local board members approved a favorable five-year financial forecast presented at Thursday night's meeting by district treasurer Amy Reineke.
College Notes
The 2021-22 women's basketball season has started out well for Ivy Wolf.
The 2021 Minster graduate and three-time Midwest Athletic Conference Playe
CELINA - The first season for Celina boys basketball coach Adam Johns was a challenging one thanks to injuries and a youthful lineup that meant going 5-16 and 3-6 in the Western Buckeye League.
CELINA - The one thing about having a youthful team means they will be experienced for the next season.
That's what Branden Rushton hopes will be the case as he starts his second season as head coach for the Celina girls basketball team.
COLDWATER - As much as it has become a tradition for the Coldwater football team to have a long playoff run, boys basketball coach Nick Fisher has made biding his time until he gets his full team in practice a regular part of his seasonal preparation.
COLDWATER - It's round two for Amy Meyer.
The former Coldwater and Xavier University basketball standout begins her second tenure as head girls ba
FORT RECOVERY - Despite some significant losses, Fort Recovery returns its top two scorers as it looks to improve on last year's .500 finish.
Peri
FORT RECOVERY -Heading into the season, the Fort Recovery girls basketball team is looking at a lot of turnover.
Senior Whitley Rammel returns to a
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local returns two starters and two other letterwinners as it angles to improve on a sectional final loss from last season.
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MARIA STEIN - The Marion Local girls basketball team returns five letterwinners as it looks to improve on last year's sectional title.
The Flyers
MINSTER - On the heels of the programs' first-ever outright Midwest Athletic Conference title in boys' basketball, Minster head coach Michael McClurg is ready to get the 2021-22 campaign underway after losing to New Bremen on a buzzer-beater in the Division IV district semifinals last season.
MINSTER - As Minster girls' basketball coach Mike Wiss lights the fuse on his fifth season in charge of the program, there is plenty of excitement fo
NEW BREMEN - Cory Stephens begins his third season at the helm of the New Bremen boys basketball program with a healthy dose of returning maturity and experience.
NEW BREMEN - There will be a new face stalking the New Bremen girls basketball sidelines this season.
First-year coach Andy Timmerman takes the reins of a Cardinal program that finished 5-4 in the Midwest Athletic Conference and 13-10 overall last season.
NEW KNOXVILLE - Carson Manger knows what it takes to be part of a winning team.
The New Bremen graduate, who played college basketball at NCAA Division II Lake Superior State, takes over a New Knoxville boys basketball program that looks to rebuild from a 5-17 campaign a year ago.
NEW KNOXVILLE - Tim Hegemier has had to wait to get his New Knoxville basketball team together.
But hopefully the adage "good things happen to those who wait" will hold true for the Rangers.
ROCKFORD - After losing Caleb Kinney and Dylan Hughes in back-to-back years, Parkway's four senior starters have big shoes to fill.
Caden Slusher, Gabe Schaaf, Jacob Rogers and Riley Samples lead the team two years removed from a regional final appearance that was lost to COVID-19.
ROCKFORD - With enviable continuity heading into the 2021 season, the Parkway girls basketball team has reasons for optimism despite a 1-8 finish in the Midwest Athletic Conference in 2020.
ST. HENRY - After an 18-8 campaign and a district runner-up finish, St. Henry returns two starters and four key subs to try and make another long tournament run.
ST. HENRY - Nathan Uhlenhake will look to build up the St. Henry girls basketball program after taking over as head coach.
A 2012 St. Henry gradua
ST. MARYS - Despite losing two key seniors from last year's district final team, St. Marys enters the season with six seniors and five juniors and is well positioned for another deep run.
ST. MARYS - There won't be a lack of experience when the St. Marys girls basketball team takes the floor this season.
Roughriders coach Jon Burke b