Friday, September 15th, 2023
New Bremen outlasts Coldwater in five-set MAC contest
By Tom Haines
COLDWATER - Coldwater outlasted New Bremen in a dramatic fourth set to prolong a battle of last year's Midwest Athletic Conference co-champions, but the Cardinals wasted no time putting it away in the fifth.
The Cardinals took a 9-3 lead in the deciding game on the way to a 25-18, 19-25, 25-21, 28-30, 15-10 victory at the Palace on Thursday, handing the Cavaliers their first loss of the year. [More]
Obituaries on September 15th, 2023
John H. Seibert Jr., age 82 of Coldwater died Thursday, September 14, 2023 at his home in Coldwater. [More]
Hulda Marilyn Frank, age 90 of Celina, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at the Gardens of Celina. [More]
Christopher Bruns, 71, Celina, died Sept. 14, 2023, at Divine Rehabilitation an [More]
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WASHINGTON - A bench warrant has been issued for a Celina couple charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol after they failed to appear for a Sept. 5 status hearing in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
CHICKASAW - Village councilors awarded a $306,735 contract to a Fort Jennings company to construct a second water line from the Marion Industrial Park to the village and replace old cast iron water lines in the village.
COLDWATER - After trying three different breathing masks over the course of 21/2 years, Mike Dingledine found no relief for his sleep apnea, a common disorder which caused him to stop breathing during sleep and sapped him of energy during the day.
MINSTER - St. Henry grabbed some momentum with an 11-0 run early in the first set and then never gave it up.
The Redskins cruised past Minster in three sets, 25-9, 25-13, 25-19, in Midwest Athletic Conference action Thursday night at the Minster Middle School Gymnasium.
ST. MARYS - Just when it appeared that St. Marys had a bit of breeze in its sails, Ottawa-Glandorf snuffed it out and blew past the Roughriders.
Area Roundup
Compiled By Tom Haines
and Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina volleyball team swept Kenton 25-21, 25-19, 29-27 to improve to 2-2 in the Western Buckeye League.
CELINA - Celina High School Band Director Chuck Sellars plans to lead a group of 69 students on an amazing journey to musical and personal discovery.
Along for the ride are assistant director George Brahler and staff members Kirsten Fuelling and Chris Wood.
COLDWATER - Coldwater High School Band Director Dan Ruckman is entering his 21st year at the school with 70 band members.
Aiding him in his quest to lead the band to greatness in the 2023-24 school year are assistant directors Katie Bachelor and Angie Klosterman.
FORT RECOVERY - High school band director Reid Knuth plans to push his students to perform at the highest level possible this year - but that's nothing new.
MARION LOCAL - Marion Local High School Band Director Brad Spettel wants his students to strive for their best.
"My main goal, the band is to cons
MINSTER - Minster High School Band Director Jennifer Beair is looking forward to continuing to build the Minster music program this year.
Beair's goal for the 2023-24 school year is to continue what the program has built through the years and to help her students continue to grow as musicians.
NEW BREMEN - Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson will have their own love story at New Bremen High School.
The high school band is doing "Grease" and Tayl
ROCKFORD - Music is something that has been around since the very beginning, and it's something the Parkway Panther Band is tapping into their roots to put on show-stopping performances this year.
ST. HENRY - High school band members this year will be challenged with demanding yet fan-favorite musical arrangements.
Director Elisha Hartings and assistant director Rachel Werling will strive to perform music beloved by crowds while also putting students to the test.
ST. MARYS - Taking over as director of St. Marys Memorial High School Band, Madeline Frankenhauser believes one of her greatest tasks this year is to nurture a large crop of budding musicians.