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Rockford Police Chief Paul May's dash cam recorded this video of Lucas J. Jackson fleeing authorities.

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Man in stolen car leads police on chase before crashing
By Ed Gebert
A man involved in a two-vehicle collision on Friday morning stole a car belonging to a person who had stopped to help at the crash site and proceeded to lead police on a high-speed chase before crashing in a field along State Route 707.
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Marion Local holds on to beat Minster 7-6
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - The Marion Local Flyers and the Minster Wildcats fought an evenly contested defensive game.
Both teams scored on first quarter long runs and then were shut out the rest of the way.
The difference on a rainy, slippery night was that Alex Klosterman was successful on his extra point try for the Flyers, while the Wildcats missed their attempt and later had a field goal try bounce off the right upright as Marion Local held on for the 7-6 victory. [More]
Obituaries on October 13th, 2018
Robert L. Gamble, 88, of rural Celina, passed away Friday morning at his residence. [More]
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County set to receive $200K in late taxes
Argentine man visits area ag operations
Rockford operating levy up for vote
Riders roll past Dogs
Redskins shut out Indians
Rockets upset Cavaliers
Wildcat boys start seventh
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County sales tax collections on pace to surpass 2017
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County's sales tax collection so far for 2018 is on pace to surpass that of 2017 - a recording-smashing year - according to figures presented by county auditor Randy Grapner on Thursday morning.
"So far this year, 2018 is actually exceeding our expectations," Grapner told his colleagues at the annual elected and appointed officials meeting in the courthouse auditorium. [More]
St. Henry sweeps St. John's for 28th overall MAC volleyball championship
By Dave Stilwell
ST. HENRY - St. Henry methodically dispatched Delphos St. John's 3-0 Thursday night at the Redskin gymnasium to claim the school's 28th Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball championship.
The top ranked Redskins never trailed in rolling up set wins of 25-15, 26-16 and 25-5. [More]
Obituaries on October 12th, 2018
Herb Meeds, age 89 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018 at the Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Linda Beth Zizelman, 68, of Rockford, Ohio, died Wednesday, October 10, 2018, a [More]
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Officials mum on new Celina retail store
County expands concealed carry
Mendon operating levy up for vote
Chickasaw councilman sworn in
Celina man indicted on four charges
Caywood loses in quarterfinals
Tigers defeat Indians in five
FEMA to help finance purchases
By Ed Gebert
ST. MARYS - Nearly 60 people filled St. Marys City Council chambers on Wednesday to learn more about a possible opportunity to sell their flood-prone homes to the city through a grant from a federal agency.
City officials are considering applying [More]
By Sydney Albert
WAPAKONETA - The defense team for a Dublin woman facing a murder charge in connection with the death of a St. Marys man is seeking to have her competency to stand trial evaluated.
Karen Fontenot, 54, was arrested last week in connection to the death of Joe Hunter, 56, who was found with a stab wound to his chest in his Williams Street apartment, according to a St. Marys Police Department news release. [More]
Obituaries on October 11th, 2018
Mary Lea Hegemier, 94, a resident of Van Crest Nursing Home in Saint Marys, and [More]
Iona (Spicer) Hoffman, age 94, of Celina, Ohio, died at 8:15 am on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Otterbein Lifestyle Community. [More]
Chester Lee "Chet" Flowers, age 60, formerly of Celina, passed away Friday, October 5, 2018, at his home in Eaton. [More]
Herb Meeds, 89, Celina, died on Oct. 10, 2018, at the Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
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Local man gets 8 years on charges
Fort seeks renewal of village levy
Celina officials come out against State Issue I
Norovirus sickens 20 at local care facility
Celina police K-9's training going well
Celina man sentenced for assaulting police
Wildcats look to remain consistent
Redskins return to state
Panthers shined in 2007
Grand Lake rivals battle for 100th time
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St. Marys school board hears audit results
By Ed Gebert
ST. MARYS - Auditor of State's Office representative Mark Ingles on Tuesday presented school board members the results of a performance audit, which was triggered by the deficit spending and low operating balances predicted in the district's May five-year financial forecast. [More]
St. Marys defeats Wapakoneta to capture first WBL girls' soccer championship since 2010
By Dave Stilwell
WAPAKONETA - St. Marys erased a 2-1 halftime deficit with three unanswered second-half goals to claim a 4-2 victory over Wapakoneta and nail down at least a share of the Western Buckeye League girls soccer championship on Tuesday night at Ryan Field in Wapakoneta. [More]
Obituaries on October 10th, 2018
It is with heavy hearts that our family announces the passing of Charlene (Smothers) Brown, of New Knoxville, OH on October 3, 2018. [More]
Iona Spicer Hoffman, 94, Celina, died at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 9, 2018, at Otterbein S [More]
Richard J. Long, 77, St. Marys, OH died Thursday October 4, 2018 at his residence. [More]
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Residents to decide county DD levy
New Celina grass rules pass first reading
West Nile virus cases reported in Auglaize County
New Bremen school board takes step for land swap
Parkway plans to replace stadium seats
District sees deficit by end of current year
St. Henry schools project surplus through 2022
Brand It, Thompson recognized at Rockford chamber banquet
Council highlights accessibility
Board reallocates funds
Indians sweep Cardinals
Bulldogs upset Shawnee
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