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Thursday, September 7th, 2017
Curtain Call
By Robb Hemmelgarn
As the decades pass in the Mercer and Auglaize counties' area, there is little doubt how athletics continue to flourish at the high school level year in and year out.
While local teams continue to pile up state championships and produce future college standouts, a couple of aspects of our area's athletic heritage have slowly gone by the way side. [More]
Mercer stands No. 4 among Ohio counties
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart's office, while jockeying among much larger counties', has brought home oodles of federal funds over the last several years to help pay for road and bridge projects.
Mercer County ranks No. 4 in the state, behind the much more populous counties of Cuyahoga, Butler and Franklin, in federal funds awarded from 1999 through 2023 - $39.16 million. [More]
Obituaries on September 7th, 2017
Virginia L. Bruggeman, 83, Portland, Indiana, died on September 5, 2017, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Deanne Osborn Taylor peacefully passed from this life to the next on August 25th after a 5-year bout with Parkinson's disease. [More]
Paul Francis Heckler, 92, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, September 4, 2017 in Dillsboro, Indiana. [More]
Jeanette Evelyn Faller, 89, of Celina died on Sept. 6, 2017, at Wyngate Senior [More]
Rita C. Hoehne, 88, Fort Loramie, died of natural causes at her residence Sept. [More]
Local pictures on September 7th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on September 7th, 2017
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Non-league record has interest
Two-Minute Drill
Goal Line
Celina man stands trial on weapons, drug charges
Woman dies after Grand Lake crash
Area teen seriously injured in two-vehicle accident
Chickasaw to seek loan for water plant
Two injured in local crash
John Mayer ends his tour on high note