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Monday, December 8th, 2014
Division VII State Championship Game
By Colin Foster
COLUMBUS - Marion Local coach Tim Goodwin and his bunch wanted to send a message from the onset of the Division VII state finals.  
That message was heard loudly and clearly, not only by the Flyers' opponent Norwalk St. Paul but also by thousands of spectators across the state.   
The Flyers left no doubt about who the best team was in the state with a dominant 41-0 victory over St. Paul in front of 7,192 spectators at Ohio Stadium. [More]
Division V State Championship Game
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - Chip Otten called it the best game his Coldwater team played this season.
The Cavaliers jumped out quickly on Canton Central Catholic and never looked back in winning the school's fifth state title and third straight Division V championship with a record-breaking 62-21 win over the Crusaders Saturday night at Ohio Stadium. [More]
Obituaries on December 8th, 2014
Donald L. Alt, 83, Dublin, passed away Dec. 5, 2014.
He was born Nov. 22, 193 [More]
Mary Ann Mangen Timmerman, 64, Fort Loramie, passed away in the early morning of Dec. 6, 2014, at her residence. [More]
Phyllis Ann Wilkins, 82, Mendon, died at 5:17 p.m. Dec. 5, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center following a battle with cancer. [More]
Beth Anne Shinn, 49, Mendon, went home to be with the Lord the morning of Dec. 4, 2014, at the Coronary Care Unit at St. Rita's Hospital, Lima. [More]
Violet L. Bauer, 98, formerly of rural Mendon, died at 10:27 p.m. Dec. 6, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, with her family at her side. [More]
Local pictures on December 8th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on December 8th, 2014
Cardinals rally past Bulldogs for win
Celina boys improve to 2-0 with win over Versailles
Marion Local Art Club membership soaring
Flu strikes early, local officials say
LIA members vote to keep same slate of officers