Thursday, August 13th, 2015
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Longtime public health official Dr. Philip Masser on Wednesday tendered his resignation as county medical director.
"It's time to step aside and let someone else take on this duty," he told the Mercer County-Celina City Board of Health during its monthly meeting. [More]
By Jared Mauch
ST. MARYS - Two St. Marys teenagers this summer experienced a different culture - and a typhoon - in Japan.
Bradley Eberle, 16, and Alyssa Wicker, 16, at Wednesday's Rotary Club meeting shared details of their trip to St. Mary's sister city, Awaji City. [More]
Obituaries on August 13th, 2015
Donald L. Caffee, 83, Willshire, died at 11:40 p.m. Aug. 11, 2015, at Swiss Village. [More]
Jerry Walter age 67, of Celina, died Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at his residence in Celina. [More]
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One's a little bit country, the other's a little bit rock 'n' roll.
You've seen their faces on big billboards around Celina. This weekend's two-night, two-concert event at the Mercer County Fair is kind of a big deal.
Mercer County has been designated an agricultural disaster zone by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, making farmers here eligible for federal loans, according to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Avon.
UNION CITY - People ran for cover as liquid manure spurted from hoses dangling from a nutrient boom Thursday at a farm field during the Manure Science Review event.
NEW BREMEN - School board members at Wednesday night's meeting selected architectural firm Garmann/Miller & Associates of Minster to complete pre-bond work for a proposed new elementary school.
ST. MARYS - The school district's administrative offices will remain at 100 W. Spring St. for at least five more years.
The St. Marys City Schools
WAPAKONETA - The majority of the Nov. 3 ballot is set for Auglaize County.
The board of elections certified all the petitions for village, townships, school boards and educational service candidates on Wednesday. City official positions were confirmed in February.
Allegations of improper manure application and pollution have led the state to send one local farmer a notice of violation letter and local officials to refer a complaint against another farmer to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The St. Henry girls golf team matched their male counterparts in taking Mercer County honors against three fellow co
Laid-back fans waiting to see Peter Frampton
HUBER HEIGHTS - Power pop legend Cheap Trick was churning its way through an opening set for Peter Frampton on Sunday night, blasting out muscular yet melodious gems from its classic early albums, but the crowd, for the most part, was having none of it.