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Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Fort Recovery Local Schools Superintendent Shelly Vaughn has been offered the top position at the Mercer County Educational Service Center.
Vaughn has informally accepted the superintendent's position, ESC board president Melissa Hoying confirmed today. [More]
By David Giesige
NEW BREMEN - The new state budget could present problems for small-business owners in Southwestern Auglaize County, according to Keith Lake, vice president of government affairs for the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.
Lake was the keynote speaker at the 2015 annual Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Faith Alliance Church. [More]
Division II Girls Basketball at Spencerville
By Gary R. Rasberry
SPENCERVILLE - The roller coaster known as the opening game of girls basketball sectional play had two happy riders in Celina and St. Marys by the end of the night.
Celina led early against Napoleon and saw the Wildcats get a lead early in the fourth quarter before coming back for a 41-37 win in the opening game of Tuesday's Division II doubleheader at Spencerville High School. [More]
Obituaries on February 25th, 2015
Evelyn R. Bertke, 86, Maria Stein, died on Feb. 24, 2015, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Jane A. (Lautzenheiser) Case, 66, Bluffton, Ind., passed away at 4:50 p.m. Feb. 23, 2015, at River Terrace Estates, Bluffton. [More]
Carl L. Gariety, 84, Russia, passed away on Feb. 23, 2015, at his residence. [More]
Craig "Frog" A. Ralston, 65, St. Marys, passed peacefully in the arms of Jesus at 1:41 a.m. Feb. 21, 2015, at his residence. [More]
Edward A. Bushman, 78, Columbus and formerly of New Bremen, died in the early morning hours of Feb. 24, 2015, at his residence. [More]
Dr. Richard L. Dobbins, 81, formerly of Celina, died on Feb. 24, 2015, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Laverne Kittle, 85, formerly of Montezuma, died Feb. 24, 2015, at Otterbein Sen [More]
Naomi Rison, 86, St. Marys, died on Feb. 24, 2015, at Joint Township District M [More]
Local pictures on February 25th, 2015
Subscriber only stories on February 25th, 2015
Core foe urges opting children out of testing
Funds allocated for municipal court upgrade
Contractor picked for Beaver Creek erosion work
LFA debates public use of treatment train land
City borrows to purchase lake shore properties
Heritage Trails officials consider establishing non-profit foundation
Redskins edge Tigers in sectional opener
Minster cruises to rout of Ridgemont; Cardinals beat Bearcats
Panthers fall to Perry