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.
-1° -1° slight chance Sat 19° Sat 19° 10° 10° Sun 29° Sun 29°
Tuesday, January 11th, 2022
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City council members on Monday night authorized the placement of a seven-year renewal of an additional 0.5% income tax levy on the May 3 primary election ballot.
Councilors also met in executive session to discuss the purchase of property for public purposes and/or the sale of property at competitive bidding and to hold conference with city law director George Moore to consider disputes subject to pending or imminent court action. No action was anticipated after executive session. [More]
By Leslie Gartrell
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Health Department officials in a news release Monday reported 141 new cases of COVID-19 in the county since their last report on Thursday, raising the county's cumulative number of cases to 6,036.
The county's rate of community transmission and test positivity has also skyrocketed since Thursday's report, a trend county health commissioner Oliver Fisher said is distressing. [More]
Obituaries on January 11th, 2022
Donald Siefring, age 79, of Celina, died Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Jeremy J. Leonard, 46, of Celina, died 6:07 A.M. Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, from COVID 19. [More]
Susan Eckstein, 64, Celina, died Jan. 10, 2021, at Mercer County Community Hosp [More]
Doris Evalina Tigner, 90, of St. Marys, died 1:40 A.M. Friday, January 7, 2022, at Vancrest of St. Marys. [More]
Ida Lou Harrod, 91, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 1:30 PM, Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Wapakoneta Manor. [More]
Cheryl Ann Newberry, 69, of St. Marys, OH passed away 11:47 a.m. Friday, December 31, 2021 at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Mary Kay Wyen age 64 of Minster, Ohio died on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on January 11th, 2022
Subscriber stories on January 11th, 2022
ST. HENRY - Mayor Steve Koesters said Mercer County commissioners seemed receptive to a proposal to develop and extend waterlines to a new wellfield south of the village.
NEW BREMEN - Village council members on Monday held first reading of water and sewer rates ordinances, that if passed would increase resident's water and sewer bills.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local school board members voted at Monday's meeting to accept tax rates set by the county budget commission, which includes a slight reduction in the millage of an emergency levy as a result of increased property valuation in the district.
ST. HENRY - School board members welcomed new colleague Ben Miller on Monday night.
Miller, who ran unopposed at the November general election, succeeds former board member Josh Schmackers, who did not seek re-election.
COLDWATER - Four village council members were sworn in by village solicitor Judy Koesters at Monday night's organizational meeting.
They include n
ST. HENRY - When St. Henry runs its offense and takes care of the ball, good things are bound to happen.
The Redskins used hot shooting early and out-scrapped a tenacious Russia squad to pick up the 61-50 win at Redskin Gymnasium in a Monday night matchup.
Compiled By Tom Haines
New Bremen swept a swimming tri-meet with Fort Recovery and St. Henry, taking first by 18 points on the girls side and by 70 points for the boys.