The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers
St. Marys River at Rockford The Flood Warning continues for The St. Marys River at Rockford * until this evening. * At 4 PM the stage was 13.1 feet.
At 908 PM EDT, radar indicated a shower near Wapakoneta, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARDS INCLUDE... Winds to 40 mph...
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has extended the * Flood Warning for
Auglaize County in west central Ohio... * Until 1245 PM EDT Monday. * At 1219 PM EDT, local law enforcement reported that several roads remain closed due to high water.
55° 55° chance Mon 61° Mon 61° 43° 43° Tue 64° Tue 64°
River to crest today at Rockford
By Tom Stankard
St. MARYS - Heavy rainfall and hail pounded Mercer and Auglaize counties Thursday night into Friday morning, causing extensive flooding and one local school district to close for the day.
"We definitely have our hands full," St. Marys Director of Public Service and Safety Greg Foxhoven said Friday afternoon. [More]
Sixth-inning rally lifts Indians over Royals
By Colin Foster
FORT RECOVERY - Fort Recovery went five innings without getting a timely hit.
Those bats showed up just in the nick of time.
The Indians erupted for six hits in the sixth inning, erasing a three-run deficit and surpassing Elmwood by plating five for a 6-4 victory Friday in the Division III sectional final. [More]
Obituaries on May 18th, 2019
Joan Vondenhuevel of Minster, age 84, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. [More]
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Officials hoping amphitheater completion date still July 15
Area pastor aims to help young adults with book
Celina grads to receive diplomas
Cavaliers squeak past Black Knights
Colts defeat Bulldogs in sectional final
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By Tom Stankard
Recent data show Celina has the fastest-growing economy of all Ohio cities, according to an Ohio State University economist.
"Since 2010, Celina is growing 20 times faster than the U.S. non-metro (rural) average in terms of jobs," OSU economist Mark Partridge said. [More]
By Mike Ernst
ST. HENRY - St. Henry's Rylee Deitsch had a night to remember against Parkway in Thursday evening's Division IV sectional final at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.
The senior limited Parkway to just four hits in going the distance on the mound and at the plate, he knocked in five runs - including a third-inning grand slam home run - to lead St. Henry to an 8-1 victory in its postseason opener. [More]
Obituaries on May 17th, 2019
Lou Ann Timmerman, age 87 of Philothea, died Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in St. Henry. [More]
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Local governments will gain from gas tax hike
Pitch to sell craft beer at local ballpark brews interest
Parkway graduation set Sunday
Commissioners advise SWCD officials to advertise van
Celina bows out
Total team effort
Cardinals hold off Flyers
Wildcats roll in opener
High-profile cases spur procedural review in Celina
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City officials inspect buildings for potential structural issues based on complaints, city safety service director Tom Hitchcock said.
In the wake of a few high-profile cases cropping up on social media and beyond, city council members in recent weeks gathered for a committee betterment meeting to review the process used to determine whether a building is structurally safe. [More]
By Daily Standard Staff
Celina's Maddy Luebke has been named Western Buckeye League Softball Player of the Year.
The list, voted on by league coaches, was released earlier this week.
Luebke is the first player from Celina to win the league's top honor since 2008, when Laura Homan was named WBL Defensive Player of the Year. Offensive Player of the Year that season went to Bath's Stephanie Sanders. [More]
Obituaries on May 16th, 2019
Herbert E. "Nub" Hay, 103, Coldwater, died on April 10, 2019.
Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Coldwater VFW. [More]
William M. "Bill" Muhlenkamp, age 81, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on May 15, 2019 at his residence. [More]
Theodore C. Penno, age 78, of rural Coldwater passed away at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, on May 15, 2019. [More]
Dorothy Louise Rupert, 92, of Largo, Florida, passed away on Tuesday evening, M [More]
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Weather slows New Bremen school building construction
Two back, oppose rehiring employee planning to retire
Officials say village back to normal after April storm
Well-deserved win
Indians slip past Roughriders
Lakers' run ends in DuBois
Bourne ties Celina pole vault record
Bergman signs with Edison State
Musicians ready to rock the summer away
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Bob Ross fans had the opportunity to paint their own happy, little trees and have their own happy accidents on Tuesday at the Mercer County District Library as they were guided by a certified Bob Ross instructor.
The library last week hos [More]
Cardinals rally to stun Flyers; Wildcats roll
By Colin Foster
WAPAKONETA - New Bremen rallied past Marion Local with a seventh-inning strike.
Minster struck big in the first inning against Ridgemont. The game was over by the fifth.
With a 6-5 victory over Marion Local in the nightcap of the Wapakoneta doubleheader, New Bremen advanced to the Division IV district championship against Minster, a 15-3 run-rule victor over Ridgemont in the opener. [More]
Obituaries on May 15th, 2019
Gary (Gerald) Anthony Broering passed peacefully on May 14, 2019, at his home with his wife and daughters by his side. [More]
Mary A. Buschor, age 89, of rural Celina, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Timmy A. Roberts, 61, of Saint Marys, died 12:15 P.M. Monday, May 13, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on May 15th, 2019
Subscriber only stories on May 15th, 2019
Coldwater faces deficit spending
Teacher quits after allegations
Stadium project moves ahead
Fort to graduate 65 students
Marion graduation set Sunday
Marion pulls away for victory
Lancers eliminate Panthers
Wenning named top player
Parkway routs USV; St. Henry awaits
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