Thursday, February 24th, 2022
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - A mobile home east of Montezuma was deemed a total loss after it caught fire Wednesday afternoon.
Montezuma fire department chief Lee Braun said Mercer County Dispatch received a call at 3:34 p.m. of a structure fire in the 5400 block of Lakeside Drive at Lee's Landing. [More]
Celina takes first lead in final seconds to defeat Kenton
By Gary R. Rasberry
LIMA - There are no bonus points for leading a basketball game for an extended period of time.
Celina led for just the final 12.5 seconds of the game thanks to two free throws from Quinn Andrew as the Bulldogs rallied to defeat Kenton 36-34 in the Division II boys basketball sectional semifinal at Lima Senior High School on Wednesday night. [More]
Obituaries on February 24th, 2022
Pauline Louella Sell, 90, of Rockford passed away at 12:43 pm on February 20, 2022 at Divine Nursing Home in Rockford. [More]
David Kenneth Rose, age 61, of Cardo Road, Fort Loramie, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord from his earthly home on Monday evening, February 21, 2022. [More]
Nancy Elise (Herkenhoff) Winch of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and previously of Minster, Ohio, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2022. [More]
Brother Timothy Hemm, C.PP.S., died at 10:20 p.m. on Monday, February 21, 2022, [More]
Local pictures on February 24th, 2022
Subscriber stories on February 24th, 2022
ST. MARYS - Since taking office a little more than a year ago, Auglaize County Sheriff Michael Vorhees said one of his main goals is to properly serve Auglaize County jail inmates and staff.
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners this week awarded a $135,756.25 contract to Fenson Contracting of Ft. Jennings to pick up where it left off last year on the Beaver Creek erosion control project.
CELINA - New Ohio legislative maps have yet to be put in place and the state attorney general has urged state law makers to delay the May 3 primary election.
CELINA - Mercer County COVID-19 cases and the rate of community transmission has declined dramatically in the past two weeks, according to a Mercer County Health District news release on Wednesday.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina's Brock Walley was the only area diver to reach the finals of the Division II boys state diving championships on Wednesday at C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton.
ST. MARYS - Two extended scoring droughts proved to be too much for Parkway to overcome.
Fort Recovery held the Panthers to two points in the secon
COLDWATER - Marion Local and Minster ensured that the Division IV Coldwater boys basketball sectional finals will be an all-Midwest Athletic Conference affair.
The District 8 Basketball Coaches Association announced its postseason honors as well as players for the District 8 All-Star Games.
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