Thursday, March 30th, 2017
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Pastor Randy Christian and The Lord's Church members will gather in front of the Mercer County Courthouse for a few hours each Monday morning to offer prayer to anyone in need.
County commissioners this week told Christian they don't oppose his launching what he calls a court-side ministry - an extension of revive-Ohio, which seeks to encourage communities through the power of the Gospel. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
Plenty of professional and former professional athletes have passed through St. Henry over the years.
Whether they were hometown heroes like Wally Post, Jim Lachey, Bob Hoying or Jeff Hartings, or the numerous others who had hung out during the now-defunct Stag Night fundraiser each spring, none were bigger than the former pro who will soon kick up his heels in St. Henry. In a few weeks, the town welcomes Major League Baseball's Hit King, Pete Rose. [More]
Obituaries on March 30th, 2017
Ruth Raudabaugh, 95, formerly of Wadsworth more recently of Mentor, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017. [More]
Alvira C. Kaiser, 96, Fort Recovery, died on March 29, 2017, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on March 30th, 2017
Subscriber and paid stories on March 30th, 2017
ST. HENRY - Girl Scouts from area troops came together Wednesday evening to help spread peace.
More than 30 girls from troops in St. Henry, Fort R
Celina: City to make some repairs
CELINA - The city's sidewalk program likely won't return this year, making it almost a decade since officials have had a systematic approach to maintaining residential walkways.
ST. MARYS - A St. Marys man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of rape involving a minor.
Dillon J. Howell, 22, faces one count of first-degree felo
COLDWATER - Police chief Jason Miller has advised residents to call 419-586-7724 if they need to reach the department, according to a Mercer County Sheriff's report.
Razz-Eye View
Ah, the national pastime is soon to be (officially) upon us with Major League Baseball getting underway this weekend.
It's another year of wondering if the Reds will actually do something big or complete the bottoming out portion of a rebuild.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Colin Foster
St. Henry earned its second straight 1-0 victory on Wednesday night, outlasting Spencerville in 11 innings at Wally Post Athletic Complex.
Having spent a good part of his early adult years playing in metal bands and touring up and down the East Coast, Coldwater-born Aaron Daniel, now 32, has reinvented himself as a country troubadour.