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Local agency unveils new sign, plans to offer more services
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Our Home Family Resource Center officials on Wednesday unveiled new signs and a new website as part of a yearlong effort to rebrand and expand services.
A small crowd gathered Wednesday outside the non-profit's office: staff members, supportive community members and a representative of Gov. John Kasich. [More]
Obituaries on May 20th, 2017
Ida "Jerrie" Beach, a resident of rural Montezuma, was born July 25, 1921 in th [More]
Helen J. Henkle, age 86, of Celina, passed away Thursday
evening, May 18, 2017 at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Ben M. Lammers, 82, of Saint Marys, died 2:28 P.M. Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at St. Rita's Medical Center, following a brief illness. [More]
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Trial date set for local man charged in child's death
Rockford man crafts detailed models, one matchstick at a time
Women form group to fight drugs
Cats' plan comes together
Celina girls take second
Weather postpones district softball
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By William Kincaid
CELINA - A group of boating enthusiasts will offer free vessel safety checks on Saturday at the Celina lighthouse harbor.
Those interested in ensuring their vessels are in proper shape to traverse Ohio's largest inland lake this season can either dock their boat at the harbor or pull it up on a trailer next to the lighthouse from 10 a.m.-3 pm. U.S. Freshwater Boaters Alliance members will inspect the boats. [More]
Obituaries on May 19th, 2017
Ciera Kay Gray, 23, Celina, died suddenly on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in the emergency department of Coldwater Community Hospital, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Leon L. LaMontagne Sr., 65, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died May 18, 2017, at his home in Fort Recovery, OH. [More]
Carson James Stout, infant son of Eric & Britney (Osterholt) Stout of Troy, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at UC Medical Center, Cincinnati. [More]
Alvin J. Hoying age 89 of New Bremen died at 3:48 PM on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his home. [More]
Jean Johns Schmehl, 68, of rural St. Marys, died on May 17, 2017, at St. Rita's [More]
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BG president addresses women business leaders
Grads to receive diplomas
Tough ending
Thobe shuts down T-Birds; Cavs win
Celina doubles team ends season
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Regional Planning Commission members on Wednesday night moved to recommend a zoning change for 38.6 acres of land on which Wright State University Lake-Campus officials plan to build a $3 million agriculture and water-quality center. [More]
Division IV District Softball
By Dave Stilwell
WAPAKONETA - Minster jumped out to an early lead and never eased up in a 19-5 five-inning victory over Midwest Athletic Conference rival New Bremen on Wednesday in the Division IV softball district semifinals at Wapakoneta High School.
The victory [More]
Obituaries on May 18th, 2017
Carl E. Roediger, 83, of New Bremen, died on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 9:45 P.M. at the Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices of Cridersville, Ohio. [More]
Joyce E. Schlenker, 57, of Wapakoneta, died 12:05 p.m., Sun. May 14, 2017, in rural Van Wert Co. at the scene of a two car accident. [More]
Ciera Kay Gray, 23, Celina, died suddenly on May 16, 2017, in the emergency dep [More]
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Speaker urges kids to overcome mistakes
Montezuma moving ahead on street work
Food Truck Rally to debut at Mercer County Fairgrounds
Third man involved in bank robbery makes deal
Parkway graduation planned for Sunday
Public can comment on dairy's request for permit renewal
Panthers, Wildcats to meet in final
Steinke shines for Cavs
Clermont ends Lakers' season
Moyler named WBL Softball Player of the Year
Hit the road for a summer concert fix
Betty Cook had served on the board for 24 years
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Board of Elections members opened Tuesday's meeting with a moment of silence for former Democratic member Betty Cook, who died May 8 at the age of 87.
Cook had served on the board for 24 years and had held the position of chairwoman, current board chairman Phil Long noted. [More]
Parkway routs Ada for 20th straight victory
By Colin Foster
WAPAKONETA - The Panther Express kept on rolling Tuesday night.
Ada could not derail it.
The Parkway softball team won its 20th straight game in with a 15-0, five-inning victory over the Bulldogs at the Wapakoneta High School Athletic Complex in the Division IV district semifinal. [More]
Obituaries on May 17th, 2017
Martha L. Fannon, 77, Saint Marys, died 6:40 P.M. Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Saint Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Carl E. Roediger, 83, New Bremen, died at 9:45 p.m. May 15, 2017, at the Otterb [More]
Deanna Lee Tipple, 79, of Dayton, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at Otterbein of Springboro. [More]
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Rockford sewer rates going up
Fort school income tax receipts fall
Fort graduation slated Sunday
County gains litter grant
Thwaits, Hawk earn top MAC accolades
Cook to join Rio Grande's new bowling program
Lakers stay alive in tourney
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