Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
Memorial erected in New Bremen
By Jeff Elking
NEW BREMEN - A statue commemorating local firefighters now graces the south end of Lock One Park in downtown New Bremen.
The life-sized replica honors the efforts of New Bremen firefighters and emergency personnel, past, present and future. Commissioned by the family of fallen firefighter Ken Jutte, the 6-foot statue weighs more than 700 pounds. [More]
Fourth quarter run lifts St. Henry past Celina
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. HENRY - Throughout the second and third quarters, St. Henry was able to stay ahead of Celina every time the Bulldogs made a move.
After Celina got to within four at 42-38 with 7:08 left in the fourth quarter, the Redskins closed the door and doubled up on the locks by finishing the game on a 17-2 run en route to a 59-40 win over their Mercer County rival at Redskins Gymnasium on Monday night. [More]
Obituaries on December 19th, 2017
Yvonne D. (Wehrkamp) Adams of Celina, Ohio passed away on Dec. 17, 2017 at her residence in Celina. [More]
Dorothy F. Bertke, 77, of New Bremen, died on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 3:30 [More]
Dr. Jason E. Meiring, 41, died Friday, December 15, 2017, at his home in Beaverton, Oregon. [More]
Patricia Ann Otten (Stonebarger) 88, a native of Dayton, Ohio, passed away peacefully in Coldwater, Ohio, on December 15, 2017, surrounded by her family. [More]
Velma Dietz, 89, of Saint Marys, died Friday, December 15, 2017, at Elmwood of New Bremen. [More]
Eugene J. "Butch" Borger, age 76, of Coldwater, died Monday, December 18, 2017 at Celina Manor. [More]
Local pictures on December 19th, 2017
Subscriber stories on December 19th, 2017
CELINA - City council members on Monday night rounded out the year at their final regular meeting by approving new three-year contracts for the police and fire unions and a salary schedule for its non-union officers and employees.
MINSTER - School board members are considering a replacement levy that would more than double revenue from the district's recreation levy from $13,000 to $30,000 per year.
CELINA - Saturday's benefit relief show at Romer's Catering in Celina raised about $1,200 for families impacted by the Nov. 5 tornado.
"We would ha
Longtime board member retiring
CELINA - School board members on Monday conducted the annual evaluations of district superintendent Ken Schmiesing and treasurer Tom Sommer.
FORT RECOVERY - Village council members on Monday approved 2018's initial appropriations, setting aside $1.7 million for capital expenditures.
ROCKFORD - Parkway school board members on Monday learned the district offers four classes that allow students to earn both high school and college credit when completed.
NEW KNOXVILLE - New Knoxville has been on the wrong side of many close contests this season.
Monday night, the Rangers were finally on the right side.