Heat Advisory issued June 18 at 10:27PM EDT until June 21 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH (details ...)
* WHAT...A prolonged period of dangerously hot conditions with heat index values near 100 degrees.
* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Indiana, northeast and northern Kentucky, and central, south central, southwest, and west central Ohio.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Friday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses.
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Heat Advisory issued June 18 at 10:27PM EDT until June 21 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH (details ...)
* WHAT...A prolonged period of dangerously hot conditions with heat index values near 100 degrees.
* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Indiana, northeast and northern Kentucky, and central, south central, southwest, and west central Ohio.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Friday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses.
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Marble statue to reside in cabinet in Zuma church
By William Kincaid
MONTEZUMA - A majestic mosaic imperiled by decades of water damage has been meticulously taken apart glass tile by glass tile and reassembled in the vestibule of Our Lady of Guadalupe of Catholic Church.
The collaboration between a master glass and tile artisan and a parishioner who's been practicing carpentry for several years yielded a wondrous area dedicated to the church's namesake, Our Lady of Guadalupe. [More]
By William Kincaid
  Millions of dollars are expected to flow to the area for the Grand Event Center in Celina, theaters and opera houses in St. Marys and Fort Recovery and other projects big and small as part of the second phase of the capital budget rollout.
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Obituaries on June 18th, 2024
Patty "Pat" Johnson, born March 15, 1951, left this world on June 14th, 2024 while at her home surrounded by family. [More]
Margie Lou Brookhart passed away on June 17, 2024, at 9:56 am at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Chalmer Francis Gasson, age 81, of E. Park St., Fort Loramie, passed away of na [More]
Linda Metz, 75 of Rockford, Ohio passed away on June 17, 2024 at 7:20 am at her home with her family. [More]
John L. Gast, age 98, of Celina, died on Friday, June 14, 2024, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. [More]
James R. "Jim" Bowsher, 75, of Wapakoneta, died 6:00 p.m., Wed. June 12, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. [More]
William Frierott age 84 of Sidney passed away June 13, 2024, at 11:04 A.M. at Miami Valley Hospital. [More]
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FORT RECOVERY- School board members on Monday heard updates on summer projects underway in the district from Superintendent Tony Stahl.
Stahl told
FORT RECOVERY- Village councilors on Monday learned Fort Recovery has secured $600,000 to apply toward the water tower project as a part of the state's capital budget.
CELINA - St. Marys put up seven runs in the first two innings, aided by key Celina errors, and the Roughriders survived a rocky seventh to win 9-5 in an ACME baseball game at Montgomery Field on Monday.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry used a seven-run fourth inning to pull away and improve to 5-1 on the summer ACME baseball season with a 15-1 victory in five innings over New Bremen in Auglaize County on Monday.
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I hope everyone has been enjoying the outdoors and the lake this past week and weekend. I was so excited to not have to pick cottonwood out of my rod
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Miss Ohio's Teen brings home crown
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By WILLIAM KINCAID and ERIN GARDNER
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CELINA - Newly crowned Miss Ohio's Teen Allie Gray and Miss Lake Festival Caitlin Cramer, both of Celina, were welcomed back from Mansfield riding atop a Mini Cooper behind a police escort on Lake Shore Drive on Sunday night. [More]
Obituaries on June 17th, 2024
Robert "Leo" Simon, age 73, of Greenback Road, Fort Loramie, passed away of nat [More]
Larry J. Link, 79, of New Bremen went to his eternal reward after a sudden illness on Monday June 10th, 2024 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. [More]
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CELINA - Those behind a faith-based recovery program say their approach to helping Mercer County residents struggling with drug and/or alcohol addiction has been fruitful over the last decade.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Grand Lake Mariners snapped a seven-game losing streak in posting a come-from-behind 8-6 victory over the Muskegon Clippers on Sunday at Marsh Field in Michigan.
By Carly Fullenkamp
CELINA-The first summer heatwave is set to roll through east central Indiana and west central Ohio next week, with officials warning of heat indices between 100 and 105 degrees.
Hot and humid conditions are forecast through much of next week, per NWS Wilmington. This combination of heat and humidity will result in heat indices ranging between 100 and 105 degrees on Monday and around 100 Tuesday through Thursday. [More]
Obituaries on June 15th, 2024
Shirley Meyer-Bryenton, age 90, of New Knoxville, passed away peacefully at Joi [More]
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CELINA- A recent Parkway High School graduate was arraigned on 42 counts of child pornography crimes on Thursday in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
WAPAKONETA - Residents gathered under sunny skies Friday afternoon at Auglaize County Fairgrounds to celebrate the opening of the Auglaize County Veterans Pavilion.
CELINA - The Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District continues to make plans for its annual meeting this fall.
The meeting will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Nov. 7 at Romer's Catering facility in Celina. Board members approved the menu at Friday's meeting.
CELINA - A homecoming celebration for newly crowned Miss Ohio's Teen Allie Gray is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Sunday at the red tent in the Bryson Park District along Lake Shore Drive.
Five runs in fourth, fielding highlights lift Coldwater past Bluffton
COLDWATER - After Bluffton closed within one, Coldwater broke out the bats in the fourth inning to break the game open.
The Cavaliers scored five r
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
After playing in France last season, Ryan Mikesell will head to Germany.
The St. Henry and University of Dayton graduate signed to play for MLP Academics Heidelberg in German's top division of pro basketball, the Basketball Bundesliga.
By William Kincaid
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP- Firefighters from multiple departments braved intense flames and searing temperatures as they fought to quell a house fire in western Mercer County on Thursday afternoon.
No one was injured in the blaze but the 11/2 story s [More]
By Abigail Miller
CELINA- Mercer County Fairground's hulking homage to the legendary Bigfoot has been named Nelson.
The moniker was revealed earlier this week on the fair's Facebook page. It was suggested by community members via a Facebook poll.
"We thought it was neat," said fair manager Cara Muhlenkamp. "During the voting, it just kept winning."
Other contenders for the 30-foot-tall, 18-foot-wide attraction's name were Chip, Winston, Ollie, Glen, Theo and Hugh. [More]
Obituaries on June 14th, 2024
Virginia (Fox) Baucher, age 89, Coldwater, Ohio, died on Saturday, June 1, 2024 at St. Rita's Hospital in Lima. [More]
Thomas Harry Rempe, 85, of St. Marys, OH died 9:54 a.m. Friday June 7, 2024 at Otterbein - St. Marys. [More]
Robert J. Kahlig, age 21, of Coldwater, died Wednesday June 12, 2024 following an automobile accident in Auglaize County. [More]
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CHICKASAW - Village residents will see an uptick in their water bills in the coming months after councilors green-lighted a rate increase at this week's regular meeting.
CELINA - Celina Lake Festival organizers have made a slight adjustment to the traditional route of the grand parade set for July 27 due to the permanent closure of a section of Holly Street.
ST. MARYS - Plans have been set in motion for a yet-to-be-scheduled weekend celebration of the artistic works of two St. Marys natives thanks to a $7,500 Buckeye Impact Grant.
CELINA - The Mercer County Board of Health took action on a Fort Recovery property while discussing several other matters at its regular meeting this week.
Welsch's triple, Depweg's interrupted at-bat lift Coldwater
COLDWATER - Mason Welsch struck before the lightning did on Thursday.
Welsch hit the go-ahead two-run triple in the third inning, Cody Depweg had a three-RBI night, and Coldwater defeated St. Marys 6-3 at Veterans Field.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry and Tom Haines
Fort Recovery gave up three sixth-inning runs and couldn't finish the rally for a 3-2 loss to Versailles in an ACME baseball game at the LeFevre Family Baseball/Softball Complex on Thursday.
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