Monday, June 20th, 2022
Officials find it harder to hire seasonal help
By Leslie Gartrell
As residents flock to pools to escape the brutal heatwave bearing down on the Midwest, some villages and cities struggled to hire enough lifeguards to keep normal operations afloat.
In the months leading up to the summer season, officials from villages and cities across both counties said their parks and recreation departments had difficulties hiring lifeguards. Many began offering higher pay and additional benefits to incentivize people to apply. [More]
Obituaries on June 20th, 2022
We're celebrating 85 years of the life of Robert (Bob) Loughrige. He had a lifelong passion for friends, family, and music. [More]
Robert Lee Miller, 76, the "King of Coldwater Beach", left us on Sunday June 12 [More]
Sister Maura Barga, sister of the Sisters of Mercy for 75 years, passed away on [More]
Leone F. Pollock, 92, of Van Wert passed away at 10:23 p.m. on June 14, 2022 at [More]
Local pictures on June 20th, 2022
Subscriber stories on June 20th, 2022
VAN WERT - Van Wert police are asking for information after an 88-year-old Van Wert man had his home broken into and robbed, his hands bound behind his back and his truck stolen on Saturday.
Local swimmers compete at Celina Pentathlon
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
After a week of hot weather, conditions cooled enough on Saturday that the annual Celina Swimming Pentathlon had to be delayed an hour due to the water temperature at Bryson Pool.
CELINA - New Bremen grad Luke Vonderhaar gave Grand Lake's offense a jolt, and that was more than enough for the Mariners' pitching staff.