Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024
Cadets hear words of wisdom
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County's next sheriff offered some hard-earned wisdom from his 30-plus years in law enforcement to help 11 cadets begin their careers on the right foot.
Chief Deputy Douglas Timmerman, who is running unopposed for sheriff in this year's election cycle, was the keynote speaker at Wright State University-Lake Campus Police Academy's graduation ceremony on Monday night at the James F. Dicke Hall. [More]
Obituaries on April 2nd, 2024
Cleora B. Burger, 81, of St. Marys, Ohio, died 1:09 a.m. Monday April 1, 2024 at Heritage Nursing Center in Minster, Ohio. [More]
Esther Davis, 97, St. Henry, died April 1, 2024, in Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Henry Catholic Church. [More]
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Subscriber stories on April 2nd, 2024
System would fill gap in services
ST. HENRY - Village councilors on Monday heard first reading of legislation to authorize a lease agreement with a Kentucky company wanting to install a radar system in St. Henry.
FORT RECOVERY - Village councilors are waiting to hear if they'll be allotted extra funds to construct a second water tower to handle an increase in daily water consumption.
CELINA - A 27-year-old Celina man was sentenced to nearly two years in prison after pleading guilty to escape charges in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local's Allison Dirksen worked out of several jams on Monday, but Ava Klosterman came up with two big hits for St. Marys and Adyson VanDeKeere kept the Flyers in check in a 10-2 softball win.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Ian Rindler pitched a two-hitter and Ethan Heitkamp doubled and tripled as Marion Local improved to 4-1 on the spring baseball season with an 8-0 win over Spencerville at the Airport on Monday afternoon.