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By Tom Millhouse
CELINA - When area residents gather with their families on Thursday for a Thanksgiving feast, Celina firefighter/paramedic Mitch Leugers and his second family will be enjoying a holiday meal he prepared.
At least they hope they have time to savor the turkey, mashed potatoes and other holiday staples Leugers has on the menu. When it comes to meal time, firefighters never know if they will get a call dispatching them to a fire or emergency medical services run. [More]
By Tom Stankard
ST. MARYS - Three students suffered minor injuries when two district school buses collided at the intersection of Spruce and Spring streets late Monday morning.
St. Marys Police Sgt. Brian Christopher said bus No. 18 operated by Sandra Bechtol was stopped at the stop sign. Behind it, Amy Bubp was operating bus No. 26 and did not notice that bus No. 18 had stopped and struck it at a low rate of speed. [More]
By Tom Stankard
WAPAKONETA - The ballots in the tightly contested New Bremen School Board race likely will need to be recounted.
  Auglaize County Board of Elections Director Michelle Wilcox informed board members on Tuesday that the likelihood of the recount stands at 99 percent. [More]
Obituaries on November 22nd, 2017
Shearl Langstaff Edler, died at Otterbein St. Marys at 5:42 p.m. on November 20, 2017 after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was 87. [More]
Joshua Ryan Wellman, 36, of Monroe, North Carolina, passed away November 11, 2017. [More]
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Lake cabins razed for planned resort
Alleged flasher enters not-guilty plea
Celina police continue rape investigation
Fort officials back state school plan
Alley vacation rejected
Rockford meeting canceled
New Dollar General store opens
Minster may continue income-tax agreement
Coldwater's board supports school bill
Celina man gets 6 months of rehabilitation on sex charges
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By William Kincaid
CELINA - For the first time since 2004, city council members intend to change the base electricity rates to be more fair to all customers, stabilize revenue, reflect projected power costs and provide funds for anticipated capital expenditures.
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Obituaries on November 21st, 2017
Ruth A. (Simons) Aselage, age 94, formerly of Fort Loramie, passed away of natu [More]
Joan E. (Rethman) Hilgefort, age 81, formerly of Fort Loramie, passed away of n [More]
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Buschur receives regional award
St. Marys budget lowest in four years
Fire destroys Coldwater-area home; no injuries reported
Minster school board to review renovation plans
OSHA: Area business not at fault in fatality
Celina students thanked for tornado cleanup
Fort Recovery to apply for grant
Mercer County still lowest in joblessness
Sheriff's office gets state grant
Flyer 'D' ready for next challenge
St. Paul awaits Minster in Division VII semi
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Legislator seeks to get rid of 'lot of bad policy put in place over many years'
By Sydney Albert
Local school officials are supporting Senate Bill 216, known as the "Public School Deregulation Bill," on which state Sen. Matt Huffman, R-Lima, has worked collaboratively with many local superintendents.
The bill is the result of eight months' worth of work, Huffman said. Superintendents from across the 12th State Senate District first met with him in February to discuss the concerns, particularly unfunded mandates, they had with the Ohio Department of Education, Huffman said. [More]
Obituaries on November 20th, 2017
Craig Allen Shinn, age 55 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Sunday November, 19, 2017 at home with his family. [More]
Melvin D. Siegrist, 71, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died November 17, 2017 at his residence. [More]
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4 hurt in head-on crash
Celina district, school tapped for state award
County to test road fix technique
Bowling season gets underway
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff's officials are gradually restoring the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program to its pre-recession scope.
County commissioners recently approved sheriff Jeff Grey's request to purchase a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox with 33,126 miles from Kerns Ford-Lincoln for $16,099 for the DARE program. Kerns submitted the lowest of three bids for the program's second vehicle. [More]
Obituaries on November 18th, 2017
Wesley "Gene" Schenck, 89, of Saint Marys, Ohio, and formerly of Dayton, died Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. [More]
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Park to replace house near library
Officials arrest man seeking sex with minor
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Fast start leads Flyers past Cavs
Wildcats beat Jays 20-0
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