Friday, February 15th, 2013
By Margie Wuebker
MONTEZUMA - Internal injuries are healing, broken bones are mending and scars are fading, but life will never be the same for the family of Scott and Michele Barhorst.
Scott and Michele Barhorst, who grew up in the Grand Lake area, were killed Dec [More]
Horstman rallies New Knoxville past Coldwater
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Just when it looked like New Knoxville would be stymied by Coldwater, the Rangers roared back.
Down by 10 points at halftime, the Rangers came back to tie the game after three quarters and then went to their ace Haley Horstman to bring them home with a 45-40 win over the Cavaliers to clinch a share of the Midwest Athletic Conference championship on Thursday night at The Palace. [More]
Obituaries on February 15th, 2013
Cyril W. Siefring, 93, New Weston, died Feb. 14, 2013, at Kindred Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Rebecca (Becky) L. Braun, 63, Celina, died at 2:01 a.m. Feb. 14, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on February 15th, 2013
Subscriber stories on February 15th, 2013
Clergymen put strong faith as top characteristic for new pope
The next head of the Catholic Church will confront the challenges of a world beset by political tumult and tilting toward secularization, according to several local priests.
Village securing grant funds for majority of cost
NEW BREMEN - Plans are in the works for a shared-use path linking local landmarks along the historic Miami and Erie Canal.
Village officials and representatives of Poggemeyer Design Group explained the two-phase project during a Wednesday afternoon open house at the lockkeeper's house.
CELINA - The county is seeking contractors to perform road and bridge improvements on four federally-funded projects.
Mercer County Commissioners on Thursday set 1:30 p.m. March 14 as the date to open sealed bids for the work. A contract will be awarded within several weeks of the opening.
ROCKFORD - The Marion Local Flyers finished their regular season with a bang by scoring early and often in a 61-39 victory over the Parkway Panthers at Panther Gymnasium on Thursday night.
ELIDA - Celina's girls basketball team capped the best regular season in program history with a 75-60 victory over Elida in Western Buckeye League play on Thursday night.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry's girls basketball team led early on, but the Redskins needed a big fourth quarter to pull away for a 50-39 win over Fort Recovery on Thursday night at Fort Site Fieldhouse.