Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023
Obituaries on March 22nd, 2023
Patricia L. (Weaver) Hoying Griner, age 88, formerly of Minster, passed away pe [More]
Letitia Jane Randall Dain passed away at the age of 79 on March 17, 2023 with her husband by her side and surrounded by her three daughters. [More]
Patricia Louise Sutter, age 80, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Monday, March 20, 2023 at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Roger Allen Heckler, age 63, of Rockford, and formerly of Celina, died at 10:45 [More]
Stories on March 22nd, 2023
Fire exhausted the village's water supply
  ROCKFORD - Earlier this month, a fire reduced two historic buildings to ash on North Main Street in Rockford.
Dozens of firefighters from 12 depa [More]
Suit filed by woman facing 1/6 charges
TOLEDO - A $15 million federal lawsuit filed against Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey by a Celina woman charged with participating in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has been dismissed.
CELINA - A 26-year-old Mendon woman has been indicted on aggravated vehicular homicide and operating a vehicle under the influence of marijuana for her role in a fatal accident in Center Township in late December. [More]
MINSTER - A splash pad and playground equipment are slated to go up at a cost of $1.17 million in a new German heritage-themed section of Paris Street Park dubbed Stallostown.
CELINA - Mercer County government agencies were scheduled to take part in a statewide tornado drill at 9:50 a.m. today as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, according to a Mercer County Sheriff's Office news release.
ROCKFORD - Village council members on Tuesday night approved a motion to accept a $3,559.50 bid to repair and update the electronic sign in Shanes Park.
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Clerk of Courts Jean Meckstroth will retire June 30 after nearly 12 years in office and more than 42 years of service at the courthouse.
Numerous people were taken to hospitals following traffic accidents in Mercer and Auglaize counties over the last few days.
Auglaize County Sheriff
MINSTER - Sixth graders Vivian Marchal and Amelia Bergman were recognized as essay award winners as part of a contest held by the Auglaize County Board of Developmental Disabilities during Monday's Minster board of education meeting.
Divisions I and II All-Ohio Girls Basketball
The Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association released its All-Ohio honors for Divisions I and II in girls basketball on Tuesday.
Reigning Ms. Basketball Dee Alexander of Purcell Marian was named the Division II Player of the Year with Canfield's Matt Reel earning Coach of the Year honors.
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