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Friday, February 26th, 2021
Mercer County virus level is downgraded
By Leslie Gartrell
  CELINA - Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday announced the state will receive more COVID-19 vaccine doses next week, adding additional vaccine providers such as Meijer and Walmart to the roster.
However, Keith Kleman, Celina Walmart pharmacy manager, said officials don't know when their location will receive doses. [More]
MacLean, Clune, Stammen earn All-Ohio honors
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The battle for the Division II boys state diving championship turned into a two-man battle between good friends.
Celina's Holden Cubberley gave Gates Mills Hawken's Angus Williams a battle and finished second to claim a third straight podium finish and first team All-Ohio finish at C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton on Thursday. [More]
Obituaries on February 26th, 2021
Lawrence R. "Larry" Vehorn, 70, of Anna, died Wed., Feb. 24, 2021, at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Carl E. Fleck, age 80 of Celina, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Otterbein St. Marys Senior Life Community. [More]
Rita Frahm Pratt of Henderson, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Feb. 15th, 2021. [More]
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Subscriber and paid stories on February 26th, 2021
Commission puts spotlight on new facility
COLUMBUS - Officials with a state commission that helped finance the new Tri Star facility on State Route 703 marveled at the facility during Thursday's monthly meeting.
Heckler resumes interim role as new search begins
CELINA - Mercer Soil and Water Conservation District board members at a special meeting Thursday morning began the search for a new administrator after accepting Chad Scott's resignation.
Division IV Girls District Basketball Semifinals
Wildcats, Rangers win in semifinals
WAPAKONETA - A familiar matchup is on tap for the Division IV IV girls basketball district final in Wapakoneta on Saturday.
Minster took care of F
New Bremen's Connor Ransbottom signed a national letter of intent with Division III Trine University on Wednesday to continue his track and cross-country career with the Thunder.
ST. HENRY - Trine University had everything Logan Lefeld wanted in a college to attend.
And the St. Henry senior gets to play football as well after committing to the NCAA Division III Indiana-based school on Wednesday.