Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
By Ed Gebert
ST. HENRY - The red, white and blue was honored Tuesday during the inaugural Flag Day celebration at the St. Henry Freedom Amphitheater.
The event was staged by St. Henry American Legion Post 648 and the St. Henry Boy Scouts.
Legion adjutant Kelly Kunkler thanked those who participated in the community's first Flag Day observance but added she would have liked more people to have attended. [More]
Wildcats cruise to 7-0 victory over Cardinals
By Gary R. Rasberry
MINSTER - Aaron Ernst admitted after the game he hadn't had his best stuff, which is hard to believe.
The Minster pitcher took a perfect game into the seventh inning and settled for a no-hitter to give the Wildcats their seventh straight win with a 7-0 decision over New Bremen in Auglaize County ACME play at Hanover Street Park. [More]
Obituaries on June 15th, 2016
Eva B. Ritchie, age 89, of Celina, passed away at 10:23 A.M., Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
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Subscriber stories on June 15th, 2016
Commissioners OK funds for billboards
CELINA - The Mercer County Sheriff's Office is looking to further engage the community in its battle against drug addiction through the use of billboards.
CELINA - Area business owners on Tuesday morning asked Mercer County Commissioners for a two-year extension to complete removal of years-old dredge material from county-owned property near Grand Lake.
CELINA - The dream and work of two men to help Mercer and Auglaize County youth has blossomed into a three-county outreach that forms long-lasting relationships.
ROCKFORD - Parkway Middle School officials are hoping for more computers to better serve their students.
Middle school principal Brian Woods notified school board members at Tuesday's meeting that he will ask for approval at the July 12 meeting to purchase new computers.
CELINA - Mercer County Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to waive EMS charges for a deputy who had fallen ill while on duty in January and was treated by EMS personnel at the request of sheriff Jeff Grey.
WAPAKONETA - County officials plan to repaint roadway lines on at least 200 miles of county roads this year.
The Auglaize County Commissioners and county engineer Doug Reinhart opened five bids for retracing and reapplying road marking on county roads.
Cavs jump on Flyers early, hang on late for 6-4 win
COLDWATER - The Coldwater baseball roster has undergone many changes from spring to summer with the graduation of nearly every starting player.
What hasn't changed, though, is the winning culture at Coldwater.
Tuesday's Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
A pair of Xenia pitchers held Grand Lake to just six hits and one run to snap the Mariners' season-opening seven-game win streak with an 11-1 drubbing on Tuesday night at Montgomery Field.