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Saturday, September 26th, 2020
Tractors assemble for Tim Dirksen's funeral procession
By Leslie Gartrell
MARIA STEIN - Members of the farming community honored the life of one of their own on Friday morning by lining State Route 119 with tractors and farming equipment.
More than 150 tractors lined the road for the funeral procession of local farmer Tim Dirksen, 39. Dirksen died on Sept. 21 after a farm accident at his home in Maria Stein. [More]
Bulldogs hang on to beat Wildcats
By Colin Foster
CELINA - Celina quarterback Cooper Jones wowed his coach with a highlight-reel, 41-yard touchdown Friday night.
"That was one of the most amazing runs I've ever seen a high school kid make," coach Brennen Bader said.
Bader was amazed by Celina's collective effort, too. [More]
Obituaries on September 26th, 2020
Funeral Mass for Renee C. Rodgers Karczewski, 46, Lawton, Oklahoma, will be at [More]
James K. McGuire 82, of Winter Haven, Florida passed away September 20, 2020. [More]
Local pictures on September 26th, 2020
Subscriber and paid stories on September 26th, 2020
CELINA - City councilors will be asked to beef up Celina's zoning code after city planning commissioners this week had no choice but to approve a digital billboard request because it did not violate the minimal provisions on the books.
WAPAKONETA - A man between the ages of 80 and 100 is the 10th person to die from COVID-19 in Auglaize County, according to a county health department news release.
MINSTER - In a game where neither offense showed a consistent ability to finish drives, the Marion Local Flyers made fewer mistakes and converted when necessary to earn a 28-0 win over the Minster Wildcats.
ST. HENRY - St. Henry totaled 374 yards rushing in its first four games this season. The Redskins nearly matched that in Game 5, grinding out a 29-0 victory over Parkway on Friday night at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.
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Versailles scored 21 straight points in the third quarter to pull away for the 49-28 victory over Fort Recovery in Midwest Athletic Conference play at Hole Field in Versailles.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina finished second at the Western Buckeye League girls golf tournament at Wapakoneta Country Club on Friday.