Friday, May 11th, 2018
Obituaries on May 11th, 2018
Mary Jean Grandlienard, 89, Berne, Indiana, entered heaven Wednesday, May 9, 2018 after a short illness. [More]
Richard L. Stansberry, 72, rural Mendon, died May 9, 2018, at his residence. [More]
Stories on May 11th, 2018
Minor downturn noted
CELINA - Despite some minor dips in sales tax revenue and property values after the November tornadoes, Mercer County is set to rebound from the damage, county auditor Randy Grapner said.
CELINA - Mercer County has landed a $300,000 state grant to restore 3,000 feet of Beaver Creek that runs through the Mercer County Elks golf course on U.S. 127 south of Celina.
CELINA - Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District personnel will participate in a grant-funded campaign to promote agricultural best-management practices designed to curb toxic algae in the Western Lake Erie Basin.
New facilities showcased, fireworks top off events
COLDWATER - It's been 50 years since Briarwood Village was founded by a group of civic-minded individuals, and on Thursday the business celebrated its anniversary with a ribbon cutting for its new expansion and a spectacular fireworks display that lit up the evening sky. [More]
CELINA - The city's board of control on Thursday awarded a nearly half-million-dollar contract to Bruns Building & Development of St. Henry to pour concrete and construct the long-anticipated Harley Jones Rotary Memorial Amphitheater, the planned centerpiece of the new Bryson Park District.
WAPAKONETA - The Ohio Department of Health has honored an Auglaize County Health Department home-visit employee.
Kathy Moellenkamp received the Hom
Minster advances to district with 7-1 win over Marion
MINSTER - After one inning, it appeared that the second Marion Local-Minster softball matchup would be like the first.
But the Wildcats didn't feel like having any déjà vu. [More]
MINSTER - Despite being out-hit 6-3, Minster came up with a few more clutch plays and advanced to the next round in the Division IV baseball postseason with a 5-1 victory over Marion Local on Thursday at Hanover Street Park.
Redskins feast at the plate in 16-0 win over Blue Jays
ST. HENRY - St. Henry had five hits in the first inning of Thursday's Division IV sectional final with Delphos St. John's.
And the hits continued coming.
Compiled by Colin Foster and Gary R. Rasberry
Fort Recovery won its first Division IV sectional softball title since 2010 on Thursday with a 10-2 victory over Perry.
ROCKFORD - Parkway's Haley Hawk has looked the part of a next-level player in high school.
And on Thursday, she made her intensions of playing softball at the next level official when she signed with Muskingum University.
ROCKFORD - Wrestling debuted as a sport at Parkway in 2012.
Nearly six years later, the program saw its first wrestler sign with a college.
Local pictures on May 11th, 2018