Saturday, September 5th, 2015
Heavy summer precipitation, lack of sunshine put damper on yields
By Claire Giesige
As harvests continue, local gardeners are noticing the detrimental effects of record-setting rains in June.
"We're OK but we're not doing as well as last year," said Ron Kremer, a coordinator of the Wright State University-Lake Campus community g [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - Just by looking at the Celina players as they came out on offense with 2:51 left in the game and down six points, you could see they were bound and determined to come away with the win.
Caleb Hoyng found Ryan Harter in the end zone with 30 seconds left to tie the game, Kole Murlin's PAT gave Celina the lead, and Jacob Stolly's interception of Logan Alexander sealed the deal as Celina beat Elida 35-34 in the Western Buckeye League opener at Celina Stadium. [More]
Obituaries on September 5th, 2015
Michelle E. Bruggeman, age 21, Fort Wayne, IN and formerly of Portland, IN, die [More]
Melvin (Toad) Hull, Jr., 86, passed away at his home in Celina, on Thursday, Se [More]
Charlotte A. Ramsey, age 69 of Celina, formerly of Dayton, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Hospice of Dayton. [More]
Dennis A. Wheeler, 66, Mendon, Ohio, died 10:27 A.M. Thursday, September 3, 2015, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Lewis "Jake" Buschor, 97, St. Henry, died Sept. 4, 2015, The Gardens at St. Hen [More]
Joseph E. Slonkosky, age 57, Versailles, passed away of natural causes, after a [More]
Local pictures on September 5th, 2015
Subscriber stories on September 5th, 2015
Snider spends his first year as educator working in Japan
Like many new teachers, Celina native Logan Snider was a bit nervous his first day of school.
But unlike area teachers, he had to travel 6,631 miles to get to his classroom.
Other towns along corridor also involved
ST. MARYS - The city has been awarded a $50,000 grant to help fund a study to improve the Miami-Erie Canal.
The Local Government Innovation Fund grant was awarded by the Ohio Development Services Agency.
ST. MARYS - A local mother and daughter face drug charges following their arrests Thursday by the Grand Lake Drug Task Force and the St. Marys Police Department.
MARIA STEIN - A Beallsville team with 14 players on its roster against four-time defending state champion Marion Local.
It didn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that the Blue Devils would be in for an uphill battle in this one.
ST. MARYS - With less than 30 seconds to play in the first half, St. Marys was facing a fourth-and-16 and a 20-point deficit that seemed more like 40 points.
SIDNEY - The Minster Wildcats have gotten used to relying on their potent passing offense the last few years. During the first half of Friday night's
Midwest Athletic Conference Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Kyle Schroer had another big night with over 100 yards and three touchdowns as Fort Recovery heads into conference play at 2-0 with a 34-6 win over Fort Loramie in a rematch of last season's opening round Division VII playoff game won by the Indians.
WBL Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Trent Hites passed for three touchdowns and ran for two more as Kenton bounced back from last week's loss to Coldwater with a 35-21 win over Defiance Friday night at Robinson Field in Hardin County.