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By Tom Stankard
The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize and Hardin Counties is asking voters in the three counties to renew its 1-mill levy.
The 5-year operating levy is set to expire at the end of 2019. The renewal would not raise taxes, continuing to cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $30 per year, board executive director Michael Schoenhofer said. [More]
Obituaries on August 17th, 2018
Wayne A Reed, died Sunday morning August 12, 2018, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio. [More]
Ruth Anne Roberts, 81, of Saint Marys, died 11:15 A.M. Thursday, August 16, 2018, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Roberta Mae Rupert, 74, Saint Marys, died August 15, 2018, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Frances Fennig, 95, Celina, died on Aug. 16, 2018, at Mercer County Community H [More]
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Fair 'outstanding'
Grand Lake Fan Expo coming to Celina
Soggy day on the links
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By William Kincaid
CELINA - When the Rev. Tim Clutter earlier this year announced he would step down as executive director of CALL Ministries at the end of September, he made it clear that God would play a role in selecting his successor.
Clutter, who for nearly a d [More]
By William Kincaid
ST. MARYS - Headed into the eighth edition of Waynestock-Living for the Rock, founder Keith Jacobs said he and his crew of volunteers are still riding a wave of momentum with no signs of slowing down.
In fact, Jacobs predicts this will go down in the books as the best year yet for the free Christian music festival featuring big-name national acts on Saturday at St. Marys' Skip Baughman Stadium. [More]
Obituaries on August 16th, 2018
Thomas O. Ervin, age 83 of St. Marys, Ohio died at 4:50 AM on at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen. [More]
Regnald "Reg" McBride, 83, Hamilton and formerly of Rockford, died on Aug. 11, 2018, at Atrium Medical Center, Middletown. [More]
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Celina teachers nix contract proposal
Teen restores family's 1947 tractor to mint condition
Bremen board gets look at project
Health officials prep for flu season
Area man hurt in U.S. 127, State Route 119 crash
Progress made on unkempt Montezuma property
Auglaize board OKs ballot issues for general election
Tribe tops Panthers
Accident occurred at Crown
By Sydney Albert
NEW BREMEN - The Occupation Safety and Health Administration is investigating a worker's death after an accident at Crown Equipment Corp. on Monday.
The accident is still under investigation, but preliminary information provided by Crown Equipment indicates that employee Travis Temple, 49, Celina, was struck by a lift truck. [More]
Obituaries on August 15th, 2018
Mary Jo Jansen, age 77, of Dayton, passed away Monday, August 14, 2018 at Elmcroft of Xenia. [More]
Cletus A. Lange, age 84, of St. Henry, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his wife and family. [More]
Harold L. "Short" Shaffer, 73, of Rockford, Ohio, died early Saturday morning, August 11, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana. [More]
Travis A. Temple, age 49, of Celina, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly at 6:17 pm, August 13, 2018, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. [More]
Janice Mae Felver, 79, of Wapakoneta, Ohio, died 12:57 A.M. Monday, August 13, 2018, at Saint Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
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Gold Star Mom talks of her loss
Director works to change image of JFS
Parkway board OKs staff code
Buschur says new Tri Star building is on schedule
Health officials prepare for annual rush before start of school year
Planner opens office in St. Henry
Battle of Redskins
By William Kincaid
CELINA - A motorcycle customizing and repair shop was deemed a total loss after a fire broke out and gutted the garage on Monday night, according to Coldwater Fire Chief Bret Forsthoefel.
No one was injured during the blaze at Tim Hagar's One Eye Customs, 5632 Fleetfoot Road, but the shop sustained damages estimated at $200,000, Forsthoefel told the newspaper this morning. He said the business is insured. Several motorcycles were lost in the fire. [More]
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Several children from Mercer and Auglaize counties placed well in the Ohio State Fair, with one local boy breaking an auction record for his barrow.
Grant Adams, 11, Celina, worked hard for weeks to raise his pig, Deuces, so when he recei [More]
Obituaries on August 14th, 2018
Richard John Brandewie (1954-2018), 63, of Tampa, Florida, passed away July 14, [More]
Mr. James (Jim) Arthur Buschur, 72, of Waleska, GA passed away Friday morning, August 10th, at his home surrounded by family following an extended illness. [More]
Mary Kathryn Ellis, 80, Celina, died on Aug. 12, 2018, at Celina Manor.
Mass [More]
Cletus Lange, 82, St. Henry, died on Aug. 13 at his home.
Arrangements are pe [More]
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Celina council studies pact
St. Marys to buy land
Wolves of the World strives to clear up misconceptions about the wild animals
Club pitches bathroom project at St. Henry park
New Bremen curb and sidewalk work to start this week
Fort council OKs curb assessments on street work
Marion Local board learns Tri Star project is on time and under budget
Car strikes sheriff's vehicle in Celina
St. Henry school staff preps for first day of class
Bremenfest kicks off on Friday
Redskins beat Cavs
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