Wednesday, February 7th, 2024
Class helps people find personal history
By Erin Gardner
CELINA - Tracing family lineage and learning about ancestral connections is a labor of love that can be both challenging and rewarding.
Pat Naveau of the Mercer County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society hosted a beginner genealogy session on Tuesday at the Mercer County District Library. [More]
Obituaries on February 7th, 2024
Edward Mark Hammond, 76, passed away peacefully in the presence of loving family members on February 1, 2024, after a lengthy illness. [More]
Marilyn Diane Coleman, formerly of St. Marys, Ohio, died Sunday, December 31, 2023 in Seattle, Wash. [More]
Cheryl L. Snider, age 70, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at her home in Rockford, Ohio. [More]
Thomas V. Busse, age 73, passed away on January 28, 2024.
He was born on May 13, 1950, to the late Vernon and Jane (nee Dorsten) Busse. [More]
Local pictures on February 7th, 2024
Subscriber stories on February 7th, 2024
Can there be privacy in public meetings?
CELINA - Under a new proposal, people would fill out a sign-up sheet rather than state their names and addresses out loud at council meeting that are livestreamed on the city's Facebook page.
ROCKFORD - Village councilors heard an update on a $1.8 million street project during Tuesday's regular meeting.
Village administrator Aaron Temple said planning for the South Franklin Street reconstruction project is moving along as scheduled.
Vote '24
Several Auglaize County officials are all but guaranteed another term in office as they run unopposed in the March 19 primary election.
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St. Henry holds on to defeat St. Marys in close contest
ST. MARYS - The St. Henry Redskins are hanging on in contention for the Midwest Athletic Conference crown.
If that doesn't work out, maybe they can hang a Western Buckeye League banner instead.
VERSAILLES - By the time the Parkway defense got a handle on Versailles, the Tigers had too big a lead to overcome.
Point guard Drake Ahrens diced
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
New Knoxville snapped a 11-game losing streak in winning a 31-29 defensive battle over Fort Loramie in Tuesday night boys basketball action in Shelby County.