MONTEZUMA - A state agency appears to be holding firm to its plans to completely shut down the State Route 219 bridge for two months in 2025 to repair the deteriorating structure despite an outcry from village officials.
Village officials a few weeks back said they're urging Ohio Department of Transportation to instead keep one lane of the bridge open for emergency responders. They asked locals to add their voices to a chorus of opposition. [More]
CELINA - A quintet of business partners aim to convert a vacant three-story brick building on Main Street into a wonderland of amusements they believe will complement the thriving downtown scene.
By day, The Refinery at 311 S. Main St. will operate like a souped-up Chuck E. Cheese for families and private functions, replete with an arcade, assortment of games and miniature bowling lanes. [More]
Brittyn Bruns continues family's state tradition for Parkway softball
Although Parkway softball hasn't been to the state tournament in 10 years, coach Trey Stover thinks the tradition of excellence started by his predecessor, Mark Esselstein, still very much influences the team today.
ROCKFORD -The lives of three Parkway High School graduates - William Miller and Benny Sapp, both of the class of 1967, and Carey Fosnaugh of the class of 1968 - were tragically cut short while fighting in the Vietnam War.
People from Rockford, Willshire and elsewhere gathered at Veterans Memorial at Hedges Park on Memorial Day to pay their respects to the trio of men and others among the estimated 1.3 million Americans who have died for their country since the Revolutionary War. [More]
CELINA - Karl Hagaman of Celina marched with hundreds of Operation Desert Storm veterans in Washington on Monday to honor those who have died during their military service, according to a news release from the National Desert Storm Memorial Association.
St. Marys' Syerra Greber earned an automatic bid to the Division II state track and field meet with a top-four finish in the 200-meter dash at the second day of the regional meet held at Alexander Stadium in Piqua.
NEW BREMEN - In an apt tribute to a hometown hero who loved playing and coaching baseball, especially with his sons Cole and Carter, organizers on Memorial Day will officially dedicate the MSG Brian Naseman Memorial Field in Bremenfest Park.
Master Sgt. Naseman died May 22, 2009, from noncombat-related injuries suffered in Taji, Iraq, a rural area approximately 20 miles north of Baghdad where he was stationed with the Wisconsin Army National Guard. [More]