Saturday, November 19th, 2022
By William Kincaid
CELINA - A state-funded community revitalization initiative will kick off in Mercer County with the removal of a pile of rubble on Celina property and the razing of a long vacant block building near the intersection of State Routes 127 and 219.
County commissioners awarded a $33,890 contractor to Post Excavating and Landscaping of Fort Recovery to complete the first of a series of projects bankrolled with a $500,000 Ohio Building Demolition and Site Revitalization Program grant. [More]
Panthers defense keys season-opening win
By Tom Haines
ROCKFORD - After a tight first quarter, Parkway pulled away and never looked back.
The Panthers allowed single digits in each quarter and got 21 points from Paige Williamson as they rolled past South Adams 51-28 in the girls basketball season opener at Panther Gymnasium on Friday. [More]
Obituaries on November 19th, 2022
Mark H. Siegel, 65, Versailles, died Nov. 17, 2022, in Kansas City, Missouri. [More]
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CELINA - Some residents enrolled in the city's natural gas aggregation program are itching for city officials to lock-in a fixed rate for the upcoming year.
CELINA - Mercer County Health District officials in a news release Friday announced the hire of Celina resident Cassidy Freeman as the district's new emergency response coordinator.
West Bank Stories
My Polish grandmother didn't like cuss words of any brand, but she particularly cringed if someone used the word "cholera," which meant the same as t
MINSTER - Both Minster and Wapakoneta's offenses were hit-and-miss in the girls basketball season lidlifter on Friday.
Fortunately, Minster's defense was strong as the Wildcats opened with a 53-34 victory at Wildcat Gymnasium.
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Compiled By Tom Haines
The St. Marys girls basketball team dropped its season opener on the road, falling 59-45 to Fairview on Friday.
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The Outsider
Going back into archives of Mercer County newspapers in the 19th century, I couldn't help being appalled by the gusto with which Ohio hunters and reporters alike described the wanton destruction of game and birds.