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2018 Kings Royal
By Mike Ernst
ROSSBURG - A year ago, Donny Schatz became the first driver to ever win the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway in back-to-back years. Saturday night, the nine-time World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion made it three-in-a-row by holding off a charging Brad Sweet in the closing laps to capture the $50,000 top prize. [More]
Obituaries on July 16th, 2018
Leonard J. Bruns, age 80, of Maria Stein, passed away on July 14, 2018 at his home. [More]
Labonna (Bonnie) Lynne Sunday, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at home on Thursday, July 12th, 2018. [More]
Robert J. Hein, age 72, of Coldwater, died Friday, July 13, 2018 at his home. [More]
Floyd E. Heiby, age 90, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at The Gardens at Celina. [More]
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People safe after boat tips on Grand Lake
Congregants repairing local church
An all-Mercer County ACME final
Seahawks win dive title
Mariners swept by Locos
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By Tom Stankard
Local soybean farmers are watching warily to see if they'll be caught in the crossfire of a U.S.-China trade war.
In April, China announced a 25 percent tariff on American soybeans and other agriculture products. The tariff was implemented on July 6, shortly after the U.S. enacted tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - The offensive explosion that Southern Ohio had against Grand Lake in the later innings on Thursday night continued into Friday's series wrap-up.
Pitcher/designated hitter Blaine Crim hit two home runs and pitched six innings of four-hit [More]
Obituaries on July 14th, 2018
Othmar J. Fullenkamp, age 89, of Maria Stein passed away at 11:49 AM on July 12 [More]
Norbert J. Moeder, 92, of Dayton, Ohio died Wednesday July 11, 2018 at Stone Sp [More]
A Memorial Mass for Precious Blood Sister Rita (M. Melania) Yahl, will be held [More]
Doris A. Severns, age 85, of Mendon, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 12, 2 [More]
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Celina N. Main St. work hits a snag
Celina man pleads guilty to charges
Mercer teams sweep DH
Schatz wins Royal tune-up
Hogenkamp finishes 14th at Amateur
By Tom Stankard
Hackers continue to find ways around security features as technology improves, and vehicles are their latest target.
Technologically savvy people wanting to gain access to others' cars have learned how to copy signals emitted between key fobs and their vehicles. However, car owners can prevent this type of theft by using a common kitchen item, Holly Hubert, a former FBI special agent and CEO of Global SecurityIQ, told the newspaper. [More]
By Ed Gebert
BLACKCREEK TOWNSHIP - A pilot spraying fungicide on a soybean field Thursday afternoon was unharmed after his plane experienced engine failure, causing him to make an emergency landing in a northwestern Mercer County field.
According to a news release from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the 1979 Cessna A188B was piloted by Roger Trump, 61, Greenville. [More]
Obituaries on July 13th, 2018
Michael H. Coats, 60, Ohio City and formerly of Rockford, died on July 11, 2018, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Othmar J. Fullenkamp, 89, Maria Stein, died on July 12, 2018, in Coldwater.
M [More]
Shirley Knight Gunyou passed away on May 18, 2018, in Minnetonka, MN, just shy of her 97th birthday. [More]
William D. "Bill" Zink, 64, Saint Marys, died suddenly at 9:40 A.M. Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus. [More]
Doris Severns, 85, Mendon, died on July 12, 2018, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, [More]
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Officials question new fertilizer rules
Lake Campus played role in state order
Two levies to appear on Nov. 6 ballot
SWCD board OKs tile project
Woman recounts faith journey
Thompson keeping close ties with OU, Parkway
Slugfest in Celina
Stewart wins Joker's Wild
Hogenkamp makes cut at Amateur tourney
Regulations discussed at area meeting
By Sydney Albert
FRYBURG - Farmers in the St. Marys, Auglaize, Little Auglaize and Ottawa river watersheds may soon be required to meet stricter fertilizer regulations after Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order.
The Auglaize County Township Association membe [More]
By Ed Gebert
ST. MARYS - The St. Marys Roughriders football team will call Skip Baughman Stadium home for one last season.
Roughriders Philanthropic Association secretary/treasurer Dan Burke told school board members at their Wednesday meeting that the delay in financing for the new stadium complex at the middle/high school had delayed the project too long to have it ready for the upcoming season. [More]
Obituaries on July 12th, 2018
Shirley Knight Gunyou passed away on May 18, 2018, in Minnetonka, MN, just shy of her 97th birthday. [More]
On April 13th, 1969 a miracle was delivered to us, Kerrie Hassan (Donovan), of [More]
John Berle Mawhirter, age 60, of Reynoldsburg, OH died July 6, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. [More]
William "Bill" Zink, 64, St. Marys, died on July 11, 2018, at OSU Medical Cente [More]
Richard Charles "Dick" Moosbrugger JR., 71, of Monroe, North Carolina passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2018. [More]
Linda L. Sullenberger, 70, formerly of Piqua and more recently of Celina, died at 9:03 p.m. July 10, 2018, at her residence. [More]
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Plan to deal with animal disease tested here
St. Marys levy options down to 2
Local layer-hen operation seeks permit renewal
Chickasaw council hires village clerk
Engineer: Don't blow grass onto Mercer County roadways
Emmy-award winning duo to perform in Fort
1960s band comes a full Cyrkle
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