Saturday, May 11th, 2024
Marion boys win third straight title, Minster rallies past Versailles
By Tom Haines
  VERSAILLES - Marion Local won its third straight boys title in the Midwest Athletic Conference track and field championships, cruising to a 50-point win over runner-up Minster on Friday.
The Minster girls won their 33rd conference title, but they had a closer run of it. [More]
Obituaries on May 11th, 2024
Kathryn E. Ballinger, age 88, of Celina, passed away peacefully surrounded by h [More]
Regina (Rose) Hemmelgarn, 96, was born on August 11, 1927 in St. Henry to the l [More]
In loving memory of Rita Marie (Pax) Klosterman, a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, who passed away on May 9, 2024 at the age of 86. [More]
Jayne Elayne Norton, age 68 of Celina, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at the Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
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CELINA - Sexual transmitted infection (STI) rates have risen significantly throughout Ohio and the U.S. since 2017.
Specifically, syphilis rates, f
CELINA - The Mercer Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors welcomed a new face and is seeking another to fill a vacancy.
At the monthly meeting Friday, the board welcomed new administrative assistant Michele Behm. She replaces Cheryl Vian.
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Ottawa-Glandorf had a dominating day in sweeping the boys and girls team titles at the 2024 Western Buckeye League track and field championships held at Bath High School.
ROCKFORD - If there is any no-hit softball game that can be considered quiet, Parkway provided one on Friday.
The Panthers used their three pitchers with efficency and scored runs the same way in getting a 10-0 win over Bluffton in the Division III sectional final in Rockford.
ST. MARYS - Napoleon made the most of its scoring opportunities while St. Marys couldn't come up with a clutch hit.
Behind 15 strikeouts by pitcher Arianna Kiessling, the Wildcats were able to hold off the Roughriders 3-1 in the Division II sectional final Friday evening at K.C. Geiger Park.
NEW BREMEN - Hardin Northern could barely hit New Bremen pitcher Alayna Ross Friday night.
Meanwhile, the Cardinals were hitting on all cylinders offensively.
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Fort Recovery scored three runs in the sixth to break a tie and added five in the seventh to pull away for a 10-2 win over Wayne Trace in the Division III sectional softball final in Haviland.