Saturday, August 15th, 2015
Residents share their memories on 70th anniversary of end of World War II
By Tom Millhouse
MERCER COUNTY - After years of death and destruction never witnessed on such a global scale, World War II finally came to a close 70 years ago today when Japan, reeling from the impact of two atomic bombs, surrendered to the Allies.
The surrender came several months after Germany gave up its quest to conquer the world. [More]
Obituaries on August 15th, 2015
Debbie Fair, age 59 of Celina, Ohio passed away at home on Friday Aug. 14, 2015 [More]
Alvin Norton, age 61 a Portland resident passed away Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Parkview Hospital in Ft. Wayne. [More]
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Country stars show crowd good time
CELINA - Josh Thompson and Craig Campbell played their hits.
Then Eric Paslay, the man with the hit song "Friday Night," made everyone's Friday night.
ST. MARYS - A former area optometrist - who in June was stripped of his license to practice due to a 2012 sexual assault conviction - is seeking a rare court ruling to help him obtain a job in his prior career field.
Workers needed for factories, farms as war raged overseas
When the U.S. entered World War II in December 1941, millions of Americans headed off to fight.
But those on the home front also played vital roles in the eventual victory.
CELINA - The Ohio State University is committed to improving the quality of water flowing from agriculture fields, two OSU officials said Friday.
COLDWATER - A second batch of mosquitoes collected at Baker Woods State Nature Reserve has produced a positive result for West Nile virus.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The team title at the Celina boys golf invitational on Friday came down to a fifth-golfer tiebreaker between Liberty-Benton and Kalida after both teams finished the 18-hole event with matching rounds of 326.