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Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
By Kathy Thompson
Flooding is wreaking havoc on local roads and officials are warning drivers to use caution.
"I have reports of the county getting 5-6 inches of rain since Friday," county 911 administrator Monte Diegel said. "I'm being told we can expect another 3-4 inches over the weekend."
Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey cautioned residents to treat the flooding as a snowstorm. [More]
Wildcat right-hander strikes out 15 in 6-0 decision over Cardinals
By Colin Foster
NEW BREMEN - Peter Falk hit a triple that led to a run in the top of the third inning and then he struck out the New Bremen side in the bottom half.
That was just one of several great innings for Falk, whose complete-game two-hitter and 15 strikeouts paved the way for Minster to post a 6-0 win over the Cardinals Tuesday night in Auglaize County ACME action. [More]
Obituaries on June 17th, 2015
Dr. Thomas C. Dozier, 96, of Celina, OH died Friday June 12, 2015 at Mercer Co. Community Hospital in Coldwater, OH. [More]
Thomas Leo Beiting was born on September 28, 1925 to Marie and Leo Beiting in Cincinnati, Ohio. [More]
Ralph W. Rhoades, age 88, of Union City, IN, passed away on June 15, 2015 at 5:05 PM at Randolph County Nursing Home, Winchester, Indiana. [More]
Faye Stein, 59, Spencerville, died on June 15, 2015, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. [More]
Agnes I. Faller, 94, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died on June 16, 2015, at Celina Manor, Celina, Ohio. [More]
Richard A. Brown, 68, Wapakoneta, Ohio, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. [More]
Roger L. Freeman, 79, New Bremen, Ohio, died 4:08 P.M. Monday, June 15, 2015, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
David U. Schwieterman, 85, of New Bremen, died on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 12:40 A.M. at his residence. [More]
Patricia L. Hamberg, age 85, of Coldwater, died on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on June 17th, 2015
Subscriber only stories on June 17th, 2015
Minster businesses' electric rates to increase in steps
County pursuing funds for Rockford street project
Elections board charges school districts for special election
Bands, car show, fireworks and more part of Rockford Days
Kunkler heading north to ONU
Past Buckeye greats headed to St. Marys
Monarchs strike early in 10-3 victory over Mariners