Saturday, June 18th, 2022
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - A recently retired Celina police officer was indicted by a Mercer County grand jury on Thursday for allegedly using a law enforcement database to identify a person whom he believed was a friend of his wife.
Other misdemeanor charges against other individuals are being reviewed by the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, according to a news release from Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey. [More]
By Tom Haines
Retired football coaches Doug Frye of St. Marys and Ken Meyer of Marion Local were announced Friday as members of the 2023 Hall of Fame class for the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association.
Frye, who turned the reins over to his son Bo in April 2021, went 234-123 over 34 years of coaching, including a 147-55 record over two stints with the Roughriders. Friday afternoon, shortly before the official announcement, he was informed of his OHSFCA induction. [More]
Obituaries on June 18th, 2022
Robert Lee Miller, the "King of Coldwater Beach," left us on Sunday June 12th, [More]
David Aaron Rosin, M.D., 80, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019 in Durham, N. [More]
Local pictures on June 18th, 2022
Subscriber stories on June 18th, 2022
CELINA - A group of young students this week learned that government is a provider of essential services that affects the quality of local people's lives, not just a faraway, abstract concept.
NEW BREMEN - A home sustained severe damage in a fire Friday evening.
No other details were available as of press time.
A call for mutual aid to assist New Bremen firefighters with a structure fire at 7646 County Road 66A went out at about 6:50 p.m.
Mariners struggle in fourth inning as Joes pick up victory
CELINA - It takes just one bad inning to turn a close game into a struggle.
For Grand Lake on Friday night, that inning was the fourth as Hamilton scored four runs to turn a 2-1 Mariner lead into a 5-2 Joes lead en route to an 8-2 win for the visitors at Montgomery Field.
Defiance College named Celina High School graduate Bill Nickell as its new head football coach on Friday, per a press release from the college.