Saturday, January 27th, 2018
40th anniversary of the great blizzard of '78
By Sydney Albert
On the 40th anniversary of the infamous blizzard of '78 - which some experts refer to as the "Storm of the Century" - many in Mercer and Auglaize counties still remember its disruptive power like it was yesterday.
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St. Henry hits 11-of-22 3s in 68-48 win over Coldwater
By Colin Foster
COLDWATER - It was a game of hot verses cold at the Palace.
Fifth-ranked St. Henry shot a sizzling 25-of-42 from the field, 11-of-22 from behind the arc and 7-of-8 at the free throw line, opening up a 23-point lead on Coldwater by halftime and rolling to its eighth straight win by a score of 68-48. [More]
Local pictures on January 27th, 2018
Subscriber stories on January 27th, 2018
The blizzard challenged many local dairy farmers.
Whether they lost electricity made a huge difference in how well they could care for their cattle.
Mercer and Auglaize counties' engineers say equipment and communication technology available today would make dealing with a severe blizzard much easier than was the case during the infamous storm of '78.
CELINA - Francy Majo, 19, Coldwater, pleaded not guilty to an unclassified felony charge of murder during his initial appearance in Mercer County Common Pleas Court on Friday.
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners this week agreed to an Ohio Enterprise Zone Agreement, extending a 100-percent, 10-year tax abatement to a Fort Recovery transportation company's planned $1.7 million expansion.
SPRINGFIELD - Former Celina City Schools Superintendent Jesse Steiner can return to work as Northwestern Local Schools superintendent after having been suspended for more than two months.
Flyers fend off Indians 39-38
FORT RECOVERY - It would have been easy to take an early exit from Fort Site Fieldhouse after Marion Local used a 15-0 run to end the first half with a 30-12 lead on Fort Recovery.
MINSTER - Versailles rolled to a 61-41 victory over Minster in a battle of Midwest Athletic Conference unbeatens on Friday night at the Minster Middle School Gymnasium.
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Brett Schwieterman hit seven three-pointers as Celina held on for its second win of the season in a 54-46 decision at Defiance on Friday night. Both of Celina's wins came in WBL play.
MAC Roundup
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Avery Powers and Grant Hoehne scored 19 apiece while Luke Vonderhaar added 11 as New Bremen notched a 66-51 victory at New Knoxville on Friday night.
Celina graduate Seth Lonsway has been deemed ineligible by the NCAA for his freshman season with the Ohio State baseball team, according to Andy Ande