The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers
St. Marys River at Rockford The Flood Warning continues for The St. Marys River at Rockford * until Monday morning. * At 4 AM the stage was 13.2 feet.
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM EDT this evening. * WINDS...Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has extended the * Flood Warning for
Auglaize County in west central Ohio... * Until 1245 PM EDT Sunday. * At 1229 PM EDT, local law enforcement reported flooding is occurring across a large part of the county. Officials indicate
Today 75° Today 75° chance 55° 55° Tomorrow 61° Tomorrow 61° 44° 44°
Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - A 23-year police veteran has been named the new police chief in St. Marys.
Sergeant Mark Ernst, 48, was appointed the new chief Monday after scoring the highest on the police chief exam taken by Ernst and three other sergeants on Dec. 17 and 18. Ernst will be officially sworn in on Monday during the city council meeting. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Mercer County Commissioners this morning approved action to place a tax levy on the ballot in May to support the disabled.
Voters at the May 6 Primary Election will be asked to approve a five-year, 1.94-mill renewal levy for the Mercer County Developmental Disabilities agency. The levy, which expires in December 2014, will continue to collect about $1.2 million annually for general operations of the Cheryl Ann program. [More]
Obituaries on December 24th, 2013
Virgil Frank Recker, 89, Kalida, died at 5:52 p.m. Dec. 22, 2013, at The Meadows of Kalida. [More]
Jerome C. "Jerry" Brandts, 84, Celina, passed away at 5:46 a.m. Dec. 21, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Shannon Sholler, 41, Celina, died Dec. 20, 2013, following an accident on U.S. 127, Van Wert. [More]
Douglas L. Schmidt, 75, Celina, died at 3:05 p.m. Dec. 23, 2013, at his residence, following an extended illness. [More]
Marjorie Treece, 79, Ayersville, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Dec. 22 at the Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. She had battled cancer for many months. [More]
Kenton J. "Kowboy Ken" Suchland, 69, St. Marys, died at 11:32 p.m. Dec. 22, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on December 24th, 2013
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