Monday, September 14th, 2015
ODOT looking into flashing lights, radar technology at two spots on U.S. 127
By Jared Mauch
Ohio Department of Transportation official are considering installing additional safety measures at two Mercer County intersections.
The department may add flashing lights on state Route 119 at the intersection with U.S. 127 and is considering using radar technology to help traffic flow at the intersection of U.S. 127 and U.S. 33, district highway management traffic engineer Justin Yoh said. [More]
By Mike Ernst
ROSSBURG - Jonathan Davenport entered World 100 weekend at Eldora Speedway as one of the favorites to take home the famed globed trophy and the $48,000 top prize.
Davenport shook off lackluster efforts in the preliminary features, charged from 18th starting position in the main event, took the lead from Jared Landers on lap 66 and pulled away for his first win in dirt late model racing's biggest event. [More]
Obituaries on September 14th, 2015
Carl E. Hart age 63, of St. Henry, died Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. [More]
Johnnie T. Jutte, 88, Celina, Ohio, formerly of St. Peter, Ohio, died September 12, 2015 at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, OH. [More]
Pamela S. Jutte, 63, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died Saturday, September 12, 2015 at her home. [More]
David Schmiesing age 68 of Minster, Ohio died Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 3:45 AM at Cleveland Clinic. [More]
Elizabeth H. Schwartz, 77, rural Monroe, Ind., died at 10:55 p.m. Sept. 11, 2015, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on September 14th, 2015
Subscriber stories on September 14th, 2015
COLDWATER - Changes abound at Mercer Health as the health care system adds new practices, providers and locations.
The local health service provid
A Versailles man was treated and released from Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, after a two-vehicle accident at 12:40 p.m. Sunday on Mercer-Darke County Line Road in Granville Township.
ST. MARYS - Police are investigating the death of a Celina woman after she was found unresponsive Sunday afternoon in the 1000 block of Cleveland Avenue.
MINSTER - For the fourth time this volleyball season, Celina squared off with an opponent from the Midwest Athletic Conference when the Bulldogs traveled to Minster.
Weekend Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Coldwater ran its record to 10-1 with a pair of volleyball wins at Findlay High School on Saturday.  
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