By William Kincaid
MARIA STEIN - The original Wooden Shoe Brewing company in the mid-1930s was a booming outfit, cranking out tens of thousands of barrels of beer and generating enough taxes to run the entire town of Minster, according to author Timothy Gaffney.
The brewery also has a link to the modern Samuel Adams beer, he said. [More]
By Colin Foster
ANNA - Anna quarterback Bart Bixler and running back Riley Huelskamp were referred to as a two-headed monster by Coldwater coach Chip Otten leading up two Friday's game.
That duo was scary good against Coldwater.
Bixler accounted for five touchdowns (three rushing, two passing), while Huelskamp added a pair of scoring runs as the fifth-ranked Rockets stunned Division VI's top-ranked Cavaliers - and everybody else paying attention to the game - with a 49-8 victory at Booster Field. [More]
Obituaries on October 19th, 2019
Sarah M. Stott, age 83 of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
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Marshallese set roots in area
Legion sets sights on second century
Road to close for culvert work
'Dogs fall to Wapak
Minster holds off Marion
Indians edge Redskins
Cardinals pull away to defeat Tigers
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Couple admits to tampering with records
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Two former Celina restaurateurs have been sentenced to cooperate with the U.S. Attorney's Office after each pleaded guilty to three counts of tampering with records, a third-degree felony.
Mei Yu Zheng, 46, and Kang Yong Chen, 47, entered their pleas on Thursday in Mercer County Common Pleas Court as part of a plea deal. Two counts of telecommunications fraud, which both Zheng and Chen had faced, were dismissed as part of the deal. [More]
By Colin Foster
ST. HENRY - Parkway fell short in its upset bid against No. 16 Crestview on Thursday night.
Wayne Trace might have been thinking upset on the bus ride to take on No. 1 St. Henry … Yeah, that didn't happen, either.
After losing the opening se [More]
Obituaries on October 18th, 2019
Deborah Kay Mobley, 50, St. Marys, died on Oct. 16, 2019, at her residence.
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Six candidates vying for three seats on Celina school board
Rep. Riedel says he's tackling big issues
Using his 'head'
Cards, Wildcats move on
Flyers, Rangers will face off in district semis
Celina loses to TCC in five sets
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - CVS is facing a social media storm after a local veteran wrote in a viral Facebook post that he'd felt disrespected by an employee, but the company maintains the worker was following the veteran's instructions.
Celina Police Chief Tom Wal [More]
$1.6M terminal project planned at Armstrong airport
By Sydney Albert
WAPAKONETA - Baumer Construction has been selected as the contractor for the $1.6 million new terminal project at Neil Armstrong Airport.
IAP Government Services Group, which is providing project management services for the project, selected Baumer Construction as the contractor, according to a resolution approved by county commissioners on Wednesday. [More]
Obituaries on October 17th, 2019
Alvera Eilerman age 84 of Minster passed away at 10:30 PM on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Heritage Manor, Minster. [More]
Tammy Ann Homan, age 53, of Celina, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019, at the Mercer County Home. [More]
Robert Ramsey, age 91, of Vandalia and formerly of Celina, passed away peacefully on May 14, 2018. [More]
Danny L. Shroyer, 74, of New Bremen, Ohio, fell asleep at 3:58 P.M. Tuesday, Oc [More]
Justin "Jay" Vondenberger, 29, St. Marys, died on Oct. 13, 2019, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Mr. James "Jim" William Simon age 80 of Chatsworth, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019 at his residence. [More]
Deb Mobley, 50, St. Marys, died on Oct. 16, 2019, at her residence.
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State funds will pay for needed bridge repairs
Council, New Zuma mayor talk, plan future
St. Marys schools hire new treasurer
Fort man arrested in bushes
Overtime puts building project back on track
Record night
'Riders rout Cougars 9-0
Cavs, Rockets meet in key game
A win over Tigers puts Cardinals back into playoff position
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By William Kincaid
CELINA - Officials are in full-on election mode as early voting for the Nov. 5 general election got underway last week.
Mercer County Board of Elections members this election are rolling out new voting equipment, a ballot-marking system from Election Systems & Software. It entails 160 ballot-marking devices, 24 scanners/ballot boxes and one high-speed scanner for the office. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
MINSTER - So begins the "second season."
Last evening in the Minster Middle School Gymnasium, head coach Cami Garman's squad opened up their tournament trek by dominating the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers in three sets by finals of 25-11, 25-11 and 25-16 in their Division IV postseason opener. [More]
Obituaries on October 16th, 2019
Luella Klenke age 97 formerly of Osgood passed away at 10:47 PM on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen. [More]
Steve E. Grieshop, age 64, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, passed away on October 15, 2019 at Mercer Health, Coldwater. [More]
Tammy Homan, 53, Celina, died on Oct. 14 at the Mercer County Home.
Arrangeme [More]
Rose Marie Browder, age 83, of Indianapolis, formerly of Celina, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. [More]
Timothy Charles "Buck" Kohnen, age 61, of Celina, passed away Monday, October 1 [More]
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Cheek drops out of race
Minster moves on savings program for electric customers
Rockford looking for new administrator
Serving up a win
Flyers sweep Rams in opener
Panthers pounce on Pioneers
Cavs' Gilliland repeats as MAC Player of the Year
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