Thursday, June 6th, 2024
By Abigail Miller
ST. MARYS - School board members on Monday night hired a new boys varsity basketball coach.
Jordan Blackburn of Reynoldsburg will succeed longtime boys basketball coach Dan Hegemier, who announced his retirement in late March.
Blackburn was the assistant women's basketball coach at Ohio Wesleyan University. He also coached boys basketball at Delaware Hayes High School for 16 years, including 10 years as head coach, according to the Ohio Wesleyan University athletic website. [More]
Tournament turnaround gives Indians first state berth since 2016
By Tom Haines
Early in the season, Fort Recovery was slumping at the plate for the second straight year and struggling on defense, while its ace pitcher had trouble locating his curveball and its No. 2 pitcher was limited to the lineup with a knee injury.
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Obituaries on June 6th, 2024
Betty Lou Hemmelgarn, age 83 of Burkettsville, passed peacefully on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
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St. Marys car lot coincides with growth downtown
ST. MARYS - The Timmerman brothers have had a keen interest in the auto industry ever since they first got their hands greasy working on cars in the garage with their father.
ROCKFORD - Following ground delays, the estimated completion date for Parkway Local Schools' $2.81 million athletic building has been pushed back three months to February 2025.
WAPAKONETA - Three men were arraigned on a variety of charges this week in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court.
David A. Russell Jr., 42, Wapakoneta, was arraigned on one count of strangulation, a fourth-degree felony; and one count of domestic violence, a first-degree misdemeanor.
The oldest home in Celina and one of the oldest ones in Mercer County, which in 1956 was a residence, was at 111 S. Ash St.. It was then owned by Mr. and Mrs. John R. Sealschott. The property was transferred to the city on June. 25, 1968.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina took advantage of seven Marion Local errors to win a 14-10 slugfest in ACME baseball action at Montgomery Field Wednesday. The game was truncated to six innings due to the weather.
Coldwater graduate Keith Wenning will be inducted into the Ball State Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 4.
The standout quarterback helped the Cardina