STRONG WINTER STORM IMPACTING THE OHIO VALLEY THROUGH TONIGHT
A strong low pressure system will track across West Virginia tonight. On the backside of the low, an arctic airmass will spread into the Ohio Valley. As temperatures fall below freezing, mixed precipitation is changing over to snow. Periods of heavy snow will be possible. It will also be very windy with northwest
WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST SUNDAY
* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches with storms total accumulations of 4 to 9 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph, resulting in blowing snow and near blizzard conditions. * WHERE...Mercer, Auglaize and Hardin Counties
Sun 13° Sun 13° -4° -4° Mon 10° Mon 10°
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
St. Marys
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - Safety service director Eric Ostling was fired from his position Tuesday after only three months on the job.
Mayor Pat McGowan would not give a reason for Ostling's dismissal, only saying he wanted to go in another direction. Police chief Greg Foxhoven will serve as interim director until a new person can be hired. [More]
Classmates' support of their friend continues
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Two colorful blankets bear pictures of a friend who is gone but not forgotten. Memories of her also have been set to music - pop music no less - on a new CD.
Sixth-graders at Minster Elementary School wanted a way to comfort the family of 12-year-old Maureen "Mo" Meiring, who died Monday morning after a 19-month battle with brain cancer. [More]
Obituaries on January 30th, 2013
Agnes D. (Kramer) Knapke, 88, Versailles, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Jan. 28, 2013, at the Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Ty Boeckman, 43, Coldwater, died Jan. 29, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Alma E. Kuest, 97, New Bremen, died at 7:10 a.m. Jan. 27, 2013, at Otterbein Retirement Living Community, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on January 30th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on January 30th, 2013
Burkettsville scores $1.2 million town facelift
State permits sought for farm with 610,000 chickens
Ordinance passed for new downtown policy
New barber serves St. Henry
Ugly victory for Fort Recovery
Flyers suffer double-overtime defeat
Local standouts will play in All-Star game