Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
Local woman tracks down descendant of lost relative
By Claire Giesige
MARIA STEIN - After 164 years, a mystery involving a lost child was solved by one woman's tireless research and a positive DNA test.
The mystery - rooted in the Maria Stein area - began in 1850 when a young child was separated from his German immigrant family on their way to Mercer County. Family descendent Pat Mulso of Albert Lea, Minn., said the saga of the lost child was told in her family for years. [More]
Asset Allocation Associates Holiday Classic
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - Jay Imwalle learned some valuable lessons from his Celina sqaud's first meeting with Marion Local just over a week ago.
Tuesday night in the finals of the Asset Allocation Associates Holiday Tournament, the Bulldogs put those lessons to practice and came away with the championship with a 46-39 win over the Flyers at the Palace in Coldwater. [More]
Obituaries on December 30th, 2015
June C. Andrew age 58 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Monday Dec. 28, 2015 at the Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Barbara J. "Barb" Coby, age 74 of Rose Hill, Ohio passed away at 9:35 P.M. Monday December 28, 2015 at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center Greenville. [More]
The Reverend Robert Opperman, 95, of Fostoria, Ohio, died Tuesday, December 29, 2015. [More]
Roy L. Marsee, 96, Saint Marys, Ohio, died 5:59 A.M. Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in Saint Marys. [More]
Local pictures on December 30th, 2015
Subscriber stories on December 30th, 2015
Mayor announces retirement of longtime firefighter, officer
CELINA - City council members bid farewell to their longtime colleague Bill Sell, who attended his final council meeting on Monday night.
They also learned two veteran employees are retiring and heard about additions to the Celina Police Department.
CELINA - Climate change is among the most widely discussed and controversial environmental topics in recent memory.
On Jan. 7, Dr. Thomas Blaine wi
ROCKFORD - For 35 years, village resident Ronald L. Searight devoted himself to the town as a volunteer firefighter.
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Chatt Insurance Holiday Tournament
ROCKFORD - It was a day of four close varsity basketball games at Parkway High School in the Chatt Insurance Holiday Basketball Tournament.
Unfortunately for the hometown Panthers, they were on the losing end in two of them, and by the exact same score to boot.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry and Colin Foster
Nick Topp's bucket with under 10 seconds to go gave New Knoxville a historic win in beating backyard rival St. Marys 51-50 Tuesday night at Ranger Gymnasium.