Friday, August 14th, 2015
By William Kincaid
CARTHAGENA -On Aug. 15, 1815, in Giano, Italy, St. Gaspar del Bufalo, once exiled and imprisoned for four years after refusing to pledge his allegiance to Napoleon, founded the Congregation of the Most Precious Blood with the approval of Pope Pius VII. [More]
Obituaries on August 14th, 2015
Eugene "Gene" Urban Stechschulte, age 84, passed away at The Meadows of Kalida [More]
Ida M. Gaier, age 81, of Minster, died on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Heritage Manor, Minster. [More]
Louise Lula (nee Kinninger) Vondrell, age 87 of Cincinnati passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at her home. [More]
Joan R. Mescher, 81, Celina, OH, passed away on August 12, 2015, at 7:35 P.M., at her residence in Celina. [More]
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CELINA - A nearly $213,000 contract was approved Thursday between a Mercer County department and a Lima-based community action agency to help local at-risk youth and young adults find jobs.
Today - Opening Day
• 6:30 p.m. - crowning of junior fair king and queen
• 7 p.m. - Town Team Class A Horseshoe Tournament; Erastus tailgate
COLDWATER - A Coldwater man facing one count of rape, a first-degree felony, remains in the Mercer County jail on $500,000 bond after an appearance Thursday morning in Celina Municipal Court, according to court records.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The new director of Michelle Obama's initiative against childhood obesity knows firsthand the benefits of healthy eating.
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CELINA - Bruce Lockwood has hot rod blood.
The 54-year-old Celina man has been collecting, repairing and restoring custom rods and muscle cars for most of his life.
MINSTER - Eric Brown and Bryce Stewart, self-described old-school American guys, want to bring a touch of class with their year-old travel service, which will soon expand into Celina.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Fort Recovery finished second and St. Henry took home third place at the Lancer boys golf invitational held Thursday at Hickory Sticks in Van Wert.