A local telephone company was awarded $4.3 million to expand broadband (high-speed) service in the Fort Recovery area.
Wabash Mutual Telephone Co. was the largest recipient of the nearly $10 million awarded to three Ohio broadband service providers. The local cooperative company intends to use the funds to provide a fiber optic network for digital television, high-speed Internet and telephone service in the southern portion of the county. [More]
A caravan of marked cruisers left the Mercer County Jail early Sunday carrying 24 inmates from the old building that served the area since 1939.
The inmates and their sack lunches were taken to the Auglaize County Jail to allow the public to tour the former jail, as well as the new Mercer County Adult Detention Center which has been home to the sheriff's office since early January. [More]
PAULDING - The Celina Bulldogs used a solid defensive effort and great shooting to post a 56-45 win in Division II district semifinal action over the Napoleon Wildcats on Thursday night at Paulding High School.
With the win, the Bulldogs take a 17-7 record to the district final game on Saturday night at 7 p.m. against the Wauseon Indians (20-3), who defeated the Bath Wildkittens, 60-51, in the other semifinal game on Thursday evening. [More]