WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * TIMING...The strongest winds will be during the afternoon time frame. * IMPACTS...Scattered tree and power line damage is possible along with some minor property damage in the highest gusts. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for
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 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
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Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Mercer County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a one-year, no-cost lease to another county agency seeking space for a growing alternative school program.  
The county will allow the local Aladdin Alternative School to hold small group classes for junior high and high school students in the former Emergency Medical Services building on Riley Street in Celina. [More]
Obituaries on August 5th, 2015
Sam B. Blythe, 76, of rural Spencerville, died at 7:06 PM Monday, August 3, 2015 at the Van Wert County Hospital following a sudden illness. [More]
Joseph C. Hemm, age 65, of Weaverville, California, died on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco. [More]
David L Katterheinrich, 62, New Knoxville, Ohio, died 3:54 A.M. Tuesday, August 04, 2015, at his residence, following a long illness. [More]
Earl S. Schwieterman, age 79, of St. Sebastian, was deceased at his residence on Monday, August 3, 2015. [More]
John E. Browder, age 69, of Celina, passed away on Feb. 16, 2015 at the Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert. [More]
Local pictures on August 5th, 2015
Subscriber only stories on August 5th, 2015
Grizzly bears make fair crowd gasp
Minster to seek bids for $2.7M wastewater plant sludge filter
Rockford councilors propose fining residents for grass clippings in street
County approves purchases for local agencies