Thursday, August 27th, 2015
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - For the village to grow, officials must create a blueprint to foster residential and commercial expansion, business and industrial leaders concluded on Wednesday night.
More than 40 stakeholders convened in the Jerome and Maurice G [More]
By Jared Mauch
WAPAKONETA - The Grand Lake Task Force collected 75 marijuana plants in Auglaize County on Tuesday during drug eradication operations.
The plants in Auglaize County were valued at about $75,000. The plants, ranging in size up to 3 feet high, were located from a helicopter borrowed from the Butler County Sheriff's office and through tips from farmers. [More]
Obituaries on August 27th, 2015
Elmer J. Rethman, age 80, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes Wednesday morning, August 26, 2015, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, Ohio. [More]
Linda L. Barga, 58, Coldwater, died on Aug. 26, 2015, in Dayton.
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Contract talks with board set to continue Sept. 3 with mediator
CELINA - Celina teachers are demonstrating their unity as contract negotiations continue between their union and the school board.
The demonstratio
ST. MARYS - The Roughriders' upcoming football season may reveal some growing pains for the relatively young team.
Coach Doug Frye gave his thoughts on this year's team, season and football in general at the St. Marys Rotary Club meeting Wednesday afternoon at the Eagles lodge.
COLDWATER - The Mercer Health Weight Management Center's recently added weight-loss surgery was performed on its first three patients Wednesday.
NEW BREMEN - A suspect fled into Indiana and remained on the loose at press time today after an early morning high-speed pursuit that began in Auglaize County and continued through Mercer County.
Maverick band pays tribute to Dylan
VAN WERT - A fiddle-spun storm of Southern rock and country jamming is sure to hit the Van Wert County Fair on Tuesday when the Charlie Daniels Band takes to the grandstand.
Curtain Call
Jeff Wiley's nightly commute through the rural backroads of Concord, N.H., is typically occupied by scanning through the radio and quietly unwinding
Goal Line: The Weekly Area High School Football Preview Section
The 2015 high school football season is upon us, and now the talk of what could be can be converted into action.
The first Friday of the season
Computer Points Breakdown
Every two years, the OHSAA reclassifies its football teams based on enrollment, placing them in their appropriate divisions and regions. This year in