Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Work has begun on a multimillion-dollar water tower in the Grand Lake Industrial Park.
Landmark Structures recently began removing earth and pouring concrete for the base of the structure. However, the 1-million-gallon water tower will not be finished until October 2016, mayor Jeff Hazel told the newspaper on Wednesday. [More]
By Claire Giesige
CELINA - The Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce is moving its office closer to the action on Grand Lake.
"With all the activities down at the lakefront - and that will be coming to the lakefront - it's a good move for us," chamber director Pam Buschur said. [More]
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ST. MARYS - An Auglaize County native said it was his duty to defend in court one of the most hated men in the country.
In 2009, U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan gunned down 13 people and injured more than 30 at Fort Hood, Texas.
School board hears update on proposed baseball field work
MINSTER - The state will pay about $6.8 million for selected building projects and improvements in the district, board members learned Wednesday night.
The Auglaize County Sheriff's Office is investigating a recent rash of daytime home burglaries.
Sheriff Al Solomon today said during the last few w
NEW BREMEN - The Ford F-350 pickup truck involved in a cross-county pursuit Aug. 27 has been located but the driver remains at large.
The vehicle w
Foo Fighters' Grohl doesn't let broken leg hinder performance
NOBLESVILLE - Dave Grohl, the embodiment of the larger-than-life rock star persona, isn't one to let a broken leg get in the way of a Foo Fighters North American summer/fall tour.
UNION CITY, Ind. - Rick Derringer, an original member of The McCoys, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the group's No. 1 hit song "Hang on Sloopy" on Sept. 12 during the second Annual Union City Arts Festival.
Curtain Call
When recollecting their high school cross country careers, former Marion Local runners Keith Pohl, Syd Pohl and Dave Obringer all chuckle as they resurrect one of their most unique memories.
Highlights & Insights
One streak ended in the first week of the football season. Another continued.
The New Bremen Cardinals snapped a more than two-year losing skid in
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Just days after being released by the team, Coldwater and University of Cincinnati offensive lineman Eric Lefeld was back with the Atlanta Falcons.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry picked up a Wednesday afternoon non-conference girls golf win in beating Covington 190-258 at the Mercer County Elks.
Celina head coach Trent Temple is hoping last week's peformance for his football team was just first-game jitters.
The Bulldogs will not get much o
Computer Points Breakdown
As I mention every year, the non-conference portion of the high school football schedule is extremely important for conferences as a whole.  During
The Weekly Area High School Football Preview Section
Two Minute Drill:
Last season: St. Marys traveled to Van Wert and handed the Cougars a 39-14 loss in Week 10 of 2014. In t