Bringing manufacturing back to Ohio is one of Gov. John Kasich's top priorities this year.
Maybe he should take a look at Mercer and Auglaize counties.
Eight of the top 10 employers in both counties are from the manufacturing sector. And both counties have consistently had some of the lowest unemployment rates in the state. Mercer County had the lowest rate in 9 of 12 months last year. [More]
ST. MARYS - A new Red Cross director has taken the role of leading the way to recovery when disaster strikes in Auglaize County.
Former St. Marys fire chief Ken Cline came out of retirement Jan. 9 to head the Auglaize chapter of the nonprofit organization. Former director Adam Suchland of New Bremen resigned Oct. 25 after being arrested in Lima for soliciting a prostitute while using an agency vehicle. [More]
A 27-year-old Celina man faces a felony charge stemming from the theft of construction supplies from Shinn Brothers Inc.
Grant Lee Sullivan, 632 Grove St., Apt. 7, was taken into custody Wednesday and booked into the Mercer County Detention Center in connection with the theft initially reported to Celina Police on Jan. 4. [More]