Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Some city council members want to market the Sept. 24 Grand Lake Marathon to promote Celina as a destination city.
At a parks and recreation committee meeting this week, councilman Fred LeJuene suggested officials incorporate the marathon as part of the city's identity. LeJeune echoed Grand Lake Region Visitors Center Executive Director Donna Grube, who recently had stressed to councilors the importance of finding ways to distinguish Celina from other cities. [More]
Obituaries on May 25th, 2016
Lori J. Stewart, 53, of 62 E. Main Street in Montezuma, OH died 2:14 a.m. Tuesd [More]
Alma L Collins, 84, of 309 Magnolia Street, Celina, Ohio, and formerly of Saint Marys, died 3:03 A.M. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on May 25th, 2016
Subscriber stories on May 25th, 2016
Local woman died after morning blaze
MONTEZUMA - Officials still have not released a cause of death for a woman who died after a house fire early Tuesday morning.
However, they did reveal more details about the fire.
Mercer County reclaimed the lowest unemployment rate in the state in April.
Mercer County's April unemployment rate was 3.0 percent, down from 3.7
NEW BREMEN - Sophie Fox's pin-point pitching, reliable defense and timely hitting are what landed the New Bremen softball team in the Division IV regional semifinal.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
A quintet of Versailles pitchers held Fort Recovery to just four hits in a 6-1 Tigers win as the two remaining MAC baseball teams in the postseason met for a friendly game in Darke County.