Saturday, May 18th, 2013
By Amy Kronenberger
Requests for conceal and carry permits are escalating in the area and statewide. Local officials ascribed the surge to a perceived threat against citizens' gun rights.
The number of licenses issued in the first quarter of 2013 in Mercer and Aug [More]
Western Buckeye League Track Meet
By Gary R. Rasberry
BATH TOWNSHIP - To those who thought a young Celina girls track team would have trouble competing for a second straight Western Buckeye League title this year, the young Bulldogs showed that age is nothing but a number.
Paced by big wins from Mic [More]
Obituaries on May 18th, 2013
Judith L. Westerheide, 73, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2013, at her residence in Bellbrook, Ohio, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. [More]
Local pictures on May 18th, 2013
Subscriber stories on May 18th, 2013
ST. HENRY - Daisy's velvety-soft nose was nearly level with the laps of her elderly audience as she slowly paraded around the room at The Gardens at St. Henry.
FORT RECOVERY - Seventy-eight members of the Fort Recovery class of 2013 will graduate at 2 p.m. Sunday at Fort Site Field House.
This year's valedictorian is Alex Thien and the salutatorian is Janelle Schwieterman.
Midwest Athletic Conference Track Meet
VERSAILLES - Mother Nature tested the patience of Midwest Athletic Conference track fans on Friday night, but those who stayed following a near hour and a half lightning delay were treated to dramatic results for both the girls and boys team competitions.
Division III Sectional Baseball at Shawnee
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP - The Bath Wildcats pounded out 15 hits, including five for extra bases en route to a 12-2 six-inning win over the Parkway Panthers during Friday's Division III sectional baseball final at Shawnee High School.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Ryan Hines and Gary R. Rasberry
Sierra Fent pitched a no-hitter and Parkway scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning to lead the Panthers to a 1-0 win over Fairview on Friday in Rockford.