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Local man faces 40 plus years in prison on five charges
By Ed Gebert
CELINA - A jury of six men and six women deliberated 90 minutes on Thursday before finding Clay A. Junod, 35, guilty of five charges stemming from the Aug. 9 armed robbery of Celina's Best Western hotel.
Junod was convicted of aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony; felonious assault, a second-degree felony; kidnapping, a second-degree felony; abduction, a third-degree felony; and a misdemeanor count of petty theft. He faces a maximum sentence of more than 40 years in prison. [More]
By Colin Foster
ST. HENRY - The St. Henry boys basketball team will unveil its new sixth starter on Friday night against New Bremen.
And he will be ready to lay the smack down when he steps onto the court.
Senior Jacob Nieport, an avid supporter of hoops and professional wrestling, will be announced by "Voice of the Skins" Josh Link as St. Henry's honorary sixth man on Senior Night and make his game debut at Redskin Gymnasium. [More]
Obituaries on February 23rd, 2018
Melvin J. Ruley, age 80, Minster, passed away of natural causes Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at the Joint Twp. District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys, Ohio. [More]
Alan F. Simon, 74, of Rockford, Ohio, died unexpectedly at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys Ohio, on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. [More]
Carl Broerman, 77, Fort Loramie, died on Feb. 21, 2018, at Versailles Health Ca [More]
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Aldi store expanding in Celina
Students arrested for threats
Mini Olympics a big deal to kids
Business tops traffic woes, mayor says
Minster ordinance OK'd to comply with state
Celina police picks up charged man in Vegas
McMurray, Gass to swim for shots at title
Cavs, Roughriders advance to state
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By Tom Stankard
CELINA - Two Celina Middle School students have been disciplined after having reportedly sent a Snapchat post they said was a joke on Wednesday night.
Superintendent Ken Schmiesing said in a news release the post had been done from a home in response to a threatening video clip posted to the site on Monday by another middle school student. That student was disciplined for the threat on Tuesday. [More]
By Dave Stilwell
MIDDLE POINT - After finishing the regular season with 14 straight wins, the Coldwater Cavaliers showed no signs of letting off the gas as the second season got underway.
Coldwater raced out to a 17-2 first-quarter lead and then cruised to a 56-33 win over the Paulding Panthers in the girls Division III Sectional Semifinals on Wednesday night at Lincolnview High School. [More]
Obituaries on February 22nd, 2018
Mary M. Casey, age 82 of Celina, Ohio passed away at 4:28 pm, February 20, 2018, at Mercer Health in Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Tonya Sue Engle, 52, of Spencerville, Ohio passed away February 19, 2018 at St. Rita Hospital, Lima, Ohio. [More]
Taylor J. Mihm, 21, Celina, died 10:54 P.M. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at his residence, following a yearlong battle with leukemia. [More]
Melvin J. Ruley, 80, Minster, died on Feb. 21, 2018, at Joint Township District [More]
Eldon "Monty" E. Montague, 96, formerly of Saint Marys, died Saturday, February 17, 2018, in Winchester, Ohio. [More]
Virginia Lela Widner, age 92, of Wayne, Nebraska, and formerly of Celina, Ohio, entered into rest February 18, 2018, at Brookdale-Wayne. [More]
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Jury seated in local trial
New Bremen school plans evolve
Ebbing is citizen of the year
Outgoing treasurer to work awhile longer
Workers will be onsite throughout county, official says
Local youths to show their talent
MAC rules Palace
Celina defeated by Bryan
Niekamp finishes 14th at state, Celina divers Cubberly, Robinson miss cut for finals
McEldowney earns top honor
Players, coaches earn honors
Minster's Kogge signs with Ohio Northern
By Tom Stankard
ROCKFORD - Village residents are encouraged to tap their creative side by making barn quilts as part of the town's 2020 bicentennial celebration.
Instead of being stitched with fabric, the quilts are painted on wood and then hung on the side of a [More]
Ridgemont defeats Parkway in overtime for second time
By Gary R. Rasberry
HARROD - Parkway girls basketball coach Linda Hawk wasn't in the mood to talk as she walked out of Allen East High School on Tuesday night, but what she did say said volumes.
Too many mistakes.
The Panthers scored the first 11 points of the game, but Ridgemont fought back to force a tie at the end of regulation and then fought through three overtimes before picking up a 59-52 win over Parkway in the Division IV tournament opener. [More]
Obituaries on February 21st, 2018
Joan R. Huber, age 81, of St. Sebastian, died Monday, February 19, 2018 at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Eldon E. Montague, 96, St. Marys, died on Feb. 17, 2018, in Winchester, Ohio. [More]
Ellen L. Weadock, 97, St. Marys, died at 12:05 p.m. Feb. 17, 2018, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. [More]
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Fort board talks open enrollment deadlines
Student disciplined for video
Fairgrounds to get social media boost
Fire cause ruled electrical
Outage affects 2,500 customers
Riders hold off Indians
Shinabery new airport chief
By William Kincaid
MONTEZUMA - Aviation has long held a place in Steve Shin-abery's heart.
As the new manager of Lakefield Airport, Shinabery aims to share that passion for flying with the public, especially young children.
"If a teacher or principal calls me, sur [More]
Obituaries on February 20th, 2018
Walter A. Harlett, age 91 of St. Henry, died on Monday, February 19, 2018 at his residence in St. Henry. [More]
Donna J. Hart age 75, formerly of St. Henry, died Monday, February 19, 2018 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Cheryl L. Heckler, age 59, of Celina, died on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at St. Charles Center, Carthagena. [More]
Phyllis Hull, age 90, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018, at 5:10 pm at Celina Manor. [More]
Clifford E. Link, age 79, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center near Defiance. [More]
Richard P. Seas, 88, of St. Marys, OH died 5:42 a.m. Friday February 16, 2018 at Otterbein-St. Marys. [More]
Jerome "Jerry" (Teddy Bear) Subler age 64, of Versailles passed away at 6:52 PM on Friday, February 16, 2018, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. [More]
Jack Tice, Convoy, died at 5:58 p.m. Feb. 11, 2018, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Ellen Weadock, 97, St. Marys, died on Feb. 17, 2018. at Otterbein Senior Lifest [More]
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Subscriber only stories on February 20th, 2018
Minster board OKs documents for project
Fort council to apply for tree grant
St. Marys home fire deemed unintentional
State bound: State Swimming Preview
Young divers get chance to experience state meet
More seniors having a ball
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