Monday, August 26th, 2013
Racers say event remains favorite of circuit tour
By Eric Adams
CELINA - Low water levels, algae toxins and funding concerns are a lot for any lake event to contend with over a four-year period. But two arguably greater forces were at play during the 2013 Governor's Cup Regatta: hospitality and positivity.
Racers reported the weekend-long regatta remains one of their preferred American Power Boat Association events despite cancellations in 2010 and 2012, with many traveling great distances and planning their attendance months in advance. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A 25-year-old Rockford man was killed early Sunday morning when the 2002 Jeep Liberty in which he was riding crashed along U.S. 33, southeast of Rockford.
Justin M. Hamrick, 605 S. Main St., was pronounced dead at the scene of the 3:31 a.m. crash. His death marks the third traffic fatality in the county this year. [More]
Obituaries on August 26th, 2013
Joseph W. Schoenherr, 87, Coldwater, died Aug. 24, 2013, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
William H. "Bill" Hutt, 94, Wapakoneta, died at 1:50 p.m. Aug. 23, 2013, at his residence. [More]
William H. Cochran, 80, St. Marys, died at 9:50 p.m. Aug. 24, 2013, at Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys. [More]
Fern Lucille Nuding, 94, Celina, died at 2:20 a.m. Aug. 24, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Gary Wayne Beougher, 62, Celina, died Aug. 25, 2013, at his residence.
He was [More]
Walter H. Frey, 85, Osgood, died at 5:10 p.m. Aug. 24, 2013, at his home.
He [More]
W. Rozella "Toady" Hoehamer, 80, Rockford, died at 4 p.m. Aug. 23, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home, where she was a patient. [More]
Edward Henry Buehler, 88, Fort Recovery, died Aug. 26, 2013, at Miami Valley Ho [More]
Local pictures on August 26th, 2013
Subscriber stories on August 26th, 2013
CHICKASAW - Raygen Kramer dances through the family room in a fairy costume complete with gossamer wings. She has a smile that stretches from ear to ear.
CELINA - Most city departments are now operating out of their new home, the former First Financial Bank on Main Street. However, only a portion of the police department made the transition.
Rotary Cross Country Invitational
GRAND LAKE - Cole Mertz learned something from his run at the Mercer County Cross Country Meet last Tuesday.
The Celina senior put the lesson into practice on Saturday and won the boys' portion of the annual Rotary Invitational at the Wright State University-Lake Campus.
Mercer Health Volleyball Invitational
CELINA - The Leipsic Vikings captured The Mercer Health Volleyball Invitational title in impressive fashion by drubbing the host Celina Bulldogs 25-10, 25-18 in the finals on Saturday afternoon at the Intermediate School Gymnasium.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Marion Local's volleyball team improved to 3-0 on the season after picking up a three-set win over Vandalia-Butler on Saturday afternoon at The Hangar.