The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 4 AM to 10 PM EST Sunday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect. * WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * TIMING...Late tonight through Sunday evening
Today 51° Today 51° chance 40° 40° Tomorrow 43° Tomorrow 43° chance 18° 18°
Thursday, October 19th, 2006
By Margie Wuebker
Fort Recovery Police continue to investigate a breaking and entering at Kaup Pharmacy, 110 E. Butler St.
Authorities responded to the scene at 11:17 p.m. Tuesday on reports someone had thrown a rock through a glass door in order to gain entry.
Once inside, the perpetrator allegedly took 200 oxycodone tablets in various milligram sizes. The narcotic is commonly used for pain control. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
Local clergy are speaking out against a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow slot machine gambling in Ohio if passed by voters in November.
Issue 3, titled "Learn & Earn" for its intent to create college scholarships and grants, would permit up to 31,500 slot machines at seven horse racing tracks and two Cleveland non-track locations across the state. It also would permit expanded gaming in four Cuyahoga County locations. [More]
Fort Recovery native returns to football after tour of duty in Iraq
By Gary R. Rasberry
FORT RECOVERY - When he wasn't on the field playing this past Saturday, Jose Faller sat down or stood up on the sidelines cheering his teammates on.
A couple of months ago, his only connection to the Mercer County Cougars, the semi-pro football team he helped run and played for, was through e-mail or letter from his teammates and family. [More]
Obituaries on October 19th, 2006
Leo B. Borges, 87, 205 N. Cleveland St., Minster, died early this morning, Oct. [More]
Former Celina resident John E. Saddler, 85, died at 7:50 a.m. Oct. 17, 2006, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Former Willshire resident Robert E. Vining, 59, died at 10:16 p.m. Oct. 17, 2006, at the Miller House, Celina. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on October 19th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on October 19th, 2006
A step closer to improved water
Mendon property tax levy will be on ballot
Two-week deadline set for delivery of street cleaner
Season tickets offered for upcoming basketball season
Students balance studies and sports
Celina man gets 4 years in prison
Local man is labeled a sexually oriented offender
Redskins ready to face Tigers
Playoff hopefuls look for wins and some help
Celina vs. Defiance
Parkway vs. Minster
Coldwater vs. Fort Recovery
Marion Local vs. Anna
St. Marys vs. Elida
New Bremen vs. St. John's