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Utilities to be extended to area
By Leslie Gartrell
FORT RECOVERY - Village council members on Monday approved an ordinance to annex about 48 acres of land into the village and to extend utility services to the area.
Cooper Farms purchased a little more than 26 acres near J&M Manufacturing upon whi [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ROCKFORD - Of the many things that Parkway boys basketball coach Doug Hughes had to be pleased about when looking at the stat sheet after his Panthers rolled past Bradford 80-18 on Monday, it was the distribution of points that made him smile.
Five players scored in double figures - all between 10 and 13 points - and 10 of the 12 players that got into the contest scored at least two points. [More]
Obituaries on February 19th, 2019
Maria A. Dues peacefully slipped away February 11, 2019.
Maria was born on July 18, 1931 to Joseph J. & Mary (Kaup) Dues. [More]
William R. "Bill" Elsass, 72, Anna, died at 9:49 p.m. Feb. 17, 2019, at the Kettering Medical Center. [More]
Gary L. Joyce, 66, Anna, died at 9:46 p.m. Feb. 15, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Charles E. "Charlie" Gaerke, age 92, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, passed away on February 18, 2019 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
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County approves contracts for projects
Panel votes to support raises for officials
Committee adopts updated solid-waste plan
Council seeks aggregation ballot issue
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Marion grad may continue playing in Spain
By Colin Foster
ADA - The All-American collegiate career of Ohio Northern's Ryan Bruns came to an end on Saturday.
A Spanish basketball career may follow for the Marion Local graduate.
Bruns - the Ohio Athletic Conference's leading scorer and reigning Player of the Year - had 33 points, 14 rebounds, seven assists and five blocks as the Polar Bears ended the season with a 79-63 rout of Muskingum on Senior Day at the King Horn Sports Center. [More]
Celina, St. Marys bring home titles at WBL tournament
By Gary R. Rasberry
WAPAKONETA - The 2019 edition of the Western Buckeye League wrestling tournament went a lot better for Celina and St. Marys.
Meanwhile, nothing changed for the host Wapakoneta Redskins, who dominated to capture a fourth-straight overall league title with a first-place finish in the tournament. [More]
Obituaries on February 18th, 2019
Mrs. Bob Green, Margaret Ann, 65, of New Bremen, fell asleep on February 15, 20 [More]
Mary Alberta Wenning, age 88, of Coldwater passed away at Celina Manor nursing home on Saturday, February 16, 2019. [More]
Robert J. (Bob) Schumm, 69, of Rockford, passed away at his residence on February 15, 2019. [More]
Jane Elizabeth Baker, 81, of Sidney, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at her residence. [More]
John Anthony Eilerman, age 94 of Loy Road, Fort Loramie, Ohio, passed away of natural causes late Thursday afternoon, February 14, 2019, at his residence. [More]
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Love of rocks, plants, leads area man to career
Field set for state swimming
Ketner's shot lifts Minster over Anna
Coldwater defeats Wapak
Area teams advance to district
Eagles bring home championship
Mikesell scores a career-high 22 points in Dayton loss
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Manure runoff from a Fort Recovery-based livestock producer's field in Darke County reportedly caused the death of 100 to 200 fish in a Jay County, Indiana, pond, Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District board members learned this week. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
FORT RECOVERY - Midway through the third quarter, Fort Recovery was trailing New Bremen by as many as 13 points. With 7 1/2 minutes remaining in the game, the Indians' deficit was 10 points.
The Cardinals, though, could not put away the Indians. And the Indians took advantage. [More]
Obituaries on February 16th, 2019
John Eilerman, 92, Fort Loramie, died Feb. 14, 2019, in his residence.
Visita [More]
Bradley A. Glass, 66, of Saint Marys, died Thursday, February 14, 2019, at his residence, following a short illness. [More]
C. Richard Ike, 83, of Saint Marys, died 9:07 P.M. Thursday, February 14, 2019, at his residence. [More]
Helen C. Prendergast, 91, of Saint Marys, died Monday, February 11, 2019, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Don Prueter, 86, of New Knoxville, died Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Elmwood of New Bremen. [More]
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Business is a piece of (cheese)cake
Defense to add new arguments in murder case
Rockford man arrested for alleged threat with gun
Board seeks to fill election deputy's post
Ohio Department of Natural Resources files wildlife reports
Cavs knock Flyers out of 1st-place tie in MAC
10 straight
Swimmers qualify for state meet
Area teams move on
Cougars hot in win over 'Dogs
Occupant unhurt; suspect arrested
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - A St. Marys man was arrested early Thursday morning after five shots were fired into a mobile home in Celina the day before, according to a news release.
Joseph D. Meinerding, 22, has been arrested and booked into the Mercer County jail on a charge of felonious assault. [More]
Indians rally in 4th to stun Cardinals
By Colin Foster
NEW BREMEN - New Bremen wanted a happy ending on Senior Night.
A group of underclassmen from Fort Recovery had a different ending in mind.
Sophomore Kierra Wendel scored eight of her 12 points in the fourth quarter, including the two go-ahead free throws, and classmate Alli Vaughn had five of her 11 points in the final frame as the Indians rallied from a 12-point deficit to stun the Cardinals, 42-39, at the Nest. [More]
Obituaries on February 15th, 2019
Attorney John Allen Poppe, 80, of Wapakoneta, passed away on Wednesday February 13, 2019 at home with his wife and family by his side. [More]
Nancy S. Roth, age 72, of Celina, passed away at 9:05 pm on February 12, 2019 at the Grande Lake Healthcare Center in St. Marys, Ohio. [More]
Helen C. Prendergast, 91, St. Marys, died at 8:45 p.m. Feb. 12, 2019, at Otterb [More]
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$15,000 awarded for tree planting
Emergency manure application takes place
Auglaize board certifies election petitions
Chickasaw water tower, treatment plant on schedule
Woman released in vehicular homicide case
On top again
Bulldogs take down Cougars
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