ST. MARYS - A leaking oil drilling operation east of the city was ordered shut down by state officials as crews continue clean-up efforts.
The leak was first discovered Friday night after a strong odor was detected in the area near state Route 29 and Plattner Pike. No illnesses were reported, and local drinking water sources have been deemed safe. [More]
A 33-year-old Maria Stein man, facing nearly three dozen sex-related charges involving girls younger than 13, pleaded not guilty during a Wednesday morning arraignment hearing in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
CELINA - It has been a struggle mostly this season for the Celina and St. Marys boys basketball teams, but the Bulldogs and Roughriders enter Friday's Western Buckeye League matchup at the Fieldhouse with a little momentum on their sides.