Thursday, September 14th, 2023
By Abigail Miller
ST. MARYS - More than 25 community members, students and school staff observed a moment of silence during Wednesday night's school board meeting in memory of fifth grade student Jersey Poff and longtime teacher and basketball coach Jeff Johnides.
Poff, 11, died Sept. 3, 2023, at Dayton Children's' Hospital after a brief illness, according to her obituary. [More]
Obituaries on September 14th, 2023
David Lee Jackson, 81, of Celina, Ohio passed away on September 12, 2023, at Celina Manor. [More]
Mark A. Brotherton, 68, St. Marys, died Aug. 8, 2023, at his residence.
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ROCKFORD - A teacher and district taxpayer questioned the necessity of Parkway's proposed $4.5 million athletic facility.
Anita Morton, a teacher who also serves as Parkway Education Association president, addressed school board members as a taxpayer during Wednesday's regular meeting.
CELINA - Mercer County Board of Health members may consider raising the amount of contributions required from the county's political subdivisions.  
The level of contributions has not changed in nearly a decade, board members learned on Wednesday morning.
College Notes
The collegiate volleyball season is underway and numerous area graduates are making contributions on the court.
In the junior college ranks, Owens
  The last time Celina fans got to watch their football team in the friendly confines of Celina Stadium, the Bulldogs snapped a long losing streak to rival St. Marys.
Computer Points Roundup
  Week Four of the high school football season is finished, which means the media has seen enough to start issuing polls and the OHSAA will begin releasing the official computer points.
Cardinal Stadium
Last Season: Darren Meier rushed for 158 yards and four touchdowns as the Flyers beat the Cardinals 38-16 at Booster Stadium.
Impact Players
Baylen Blockberger, QB, Coldwater
13-of-19 passing for 275 yards and four touchdowns in the Cavaliers' 37-7 win over Anna.