Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City council members on Tuesday night voted 4-3 against legislation that would have made Celina a sanctuary city for the unborn and effectively outlawed abortion in the city.
The ordinance is now officially defeated after three public readings that brought out massive crowds of people who gave hours of impassioned testimony in support of and against the legislation. [More]
Both accidents on U.S. 127
By Sydney Albert
DUBLIN TOWNSHIP - Two people were killed in separate traffic accidents Monday on U.S. 127 that occurred within seven hours of each other.
The first accident occurred at approximately 2:10 a.m. near milepost 22 in Dublin Township, according to a news release from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Ned L. Hileman, 78, Rockford, was operating a GMC Canyon pickup truck northbound on U.S. 127. Tyler A. Wellman, 32, Celina, was operating a semi-trailer while traveling south. [More]
Obituaries on November 23rd, 2021
Carol A. Roche, age 71, of Celina, passed away at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio on November 19, 2021 at 11:38 am. [More]
Edward F. Dicke Jr., 50, Minster, died Nov. 2, 2021, at his residence.
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Donald Paul Pavelka, 90, Celina, died Nov. 10, 2021.
Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. [More]
Ned L. Hileman, 78, of Rockford, tragically passed away November 22, 2021.
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Donald A. Kremer, age 66, of St. Henry, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021, at his home, with all his family present. [More]
Jane Bertha Miesse, age 68 of Celina, passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at the Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima. [More]
Barbara S. Cordonnier age 81 of Russia, Ohio died at 10:00 AM on Monday, November 22, 2021 at Miami County Hospice Inpatient Unit, Troy, Ohio. [More]
Carol J. Lenker, 92, of Greenville, Ohio, formerly of Rossburg, Ohio, passed aw [More]
Elmer A. Rutschilling, 95, Yorkshire, died Nov. 22, 2021, at Ohio Living Doroth [More]
Local pictures on November 23rd, 2021
Subscriber stories on November 23rd, 2021
CELINA - A Bradford man involved in a traffic accident that killed a Coldwater woman in September 2020 was found guilty Monday of two misdemeanor charges following a bench trial in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
Funds would build treatment train
ST. MARYS - City officials plan to apply for approximately $600,000 from the Clean Ohio Fund-Green Space Conservation Program to purchase land for a future treatment train.
ST. HENRY - Village administrator Stan Sutter during Monday's council meeting gave a review 2021 village projects and some planned for 2022.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Coldwater outscored Lima Central Catholic 20-7 in the third quarter to overcome a 10-point halftime deficit and pick up a 44-41 victory in non-conference girls basketball action on Monday at Herr Gymnasium in Lima for the Cavaliers' first win of the season.