Friday, May 15th, 2020
By Sydney Albert
Despite having fewer vehicles on the road during the statewide coronavirus shutdown, the number of accidents reported by some law enforcement offices has remained about the same.
Lt. John Westerfield said since March 15, the number of accidents handled by the Ohio State Highway Patrol Wapakoneta Post has been about the same as in the same time period in 2019. [More]
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - A Celina woman received a suspended sentence of 720 days in jail after pleading guilty to four first-degree misdemeanor petty theft charges.
Across two separate cases, Angela L. Bruggeman, 33, pleaded guilty to four petty theft charges, two of which had been amended from fourth-degree felony grand theft and fifth-degree felony theft charges. [More]
Obituaries on May 15th, 2020
Judy Ann Freeland, age 67, of Mendon, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at her residence. [More]
Merle E. Stelzer, 91, Celina, died on May 13, 2020, at The Laurels of Shane Hil [More]
Local pictures on May 15th, 2020
Subscriber stories on May 15th, 2020
CELINA - The number of COVID-19 cases in Mercer County continues to climb as nine new cases raised the county's total to 110 on Thursday.
In Auglaize County, four new confirmed cases raised the county's total to 50.
CELINA - The Mercer Soil and Water Conservation District board of supervisors learned of a valid improper manure application complaint during Thursday morning's meeting.
CHICKASAW - Village council members on Wednesday heard second reading of an ordinance that would raise residents' water rates by $10 per month.
The legislation also included a salary increase for fiscal officer Kelly Poeppelman to cover the added workload for monthly billing.
Amazing Athletes
He made "the catch" in Minster's 2014 state game.
And Eli Wolf is still making big catches on the football field today.
Wolf's 51-yard touchdow
Amazing Athletes
Leslie (Moorman) O'Brien meant business when she stepped on the track.
"She'd get in the blocks with the mindset of a guy in a boxing match," one
Spring Spotlight
MARIA STEIN - Alex Hemmelgarn's baseball classmates had already experienced the peak of high school athletic achievement this school year.