Wind Advisory issued March 31 at 3:11PM EDT until April 01 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 6 PM EDT SATURDAY... * WHAT...West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of East Central and Southeast Indiana, Northern Kentucky and Central, South Central, Southwest and West Central Ohio. * WHEN...From 8 AM to 6 PM EDT Saturday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
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Thursday, March 16th, 2023
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Two Celina City School employees have been placed on paid leave after a preschool student was mistakenly left unattended on a school bus for over three hours on Wednesday.
The bus driver and bus aide responsible for the student were relieved of their duties pending an internal investigation, said superintendent Ken Schmiesing. He declined to provide their names but indicated they have been with the district for some time. [More]
From staff reports
NEW KNOXVILLE - State Rep. Angie King, R-Celina, insists that a majority of her Republican colleagues in the Ohio House are focused on delivering impactful legislation as a battle for political control plays out in the background.
King in January began her first term representing the 84th House District, which covers all of Mercer County, northern Darke County and southern Auglaize County. [More]
Obituaries on March 16th, 2023
Lillian "Lil" Wierwille, 90, of New Knoxville, died 7:55 P.M. Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Donald Lee Campbell, 88, of Celina Ohio went to meet Jesus on March 1 at 3:15 PM. [More]
Local pictures on March 16th, 2023
Subscriber stories on March 16th, 2023
Chairman visits St. Marys
ST. MARYS - House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, on Wednesday indicated investigations by a select House subcommittee into big tech CEOs, the Federal Trade Commission and intelligence officials are going well.
NEW KNOXVILLE - Village mayors of the Golden Triangle highlighted projects and healthy income tax receipts at the Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce's annual State of the Villages breakfast on Wednesday.
Mercer County maintained its status as having the lowest joblessness among Ohio's 88 counties in January, although its rate rose nominally.
MONTEZUMA - Councilors continued to make plans Wednesday for the upcoming spring clean-up and also discussed options on fixing a sinkhole at the village park.
Pickerington Central's Devin Royal was named Ohio's 2023 Mr. Basketball on Wednesday after edging out 2022 winner Gabe Cupps in voting by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. Royal won the voting by a margin of 90 points to 87.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Shane Koedyker needed just 68 pitches to pitch the second no-hitter in Wright State University-Lake campus history as the Lakers shut out Brescia University 11-0 in seven innings at Montgomery Field on Wednesday afternoon.