Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
Map of Lake Shore Drive site shows numerous amenities
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Probate Court Judge Mary Pat Zitter on Tuesday signed off on the plan to develop Bryson Park District along Lake Shore Drive, mayor Jeff Hazel told the newspaper.
Attorney Molli Schleucher, who works with First Financial Bank officers representing the Bryson Trust, this morning said a court entry is being prepared affirming that the conceptual park map complies with the trust fund's provisions. [More]
By Ed Gebert
COLDWATER - Company officials have said in a news release that FBI agents serving a search warrant at Totally Promotional's facility are conducting a price-fixing investigation into the promotional-products industry.
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By Sydney Albert
ROCKFORD - National Weather Service personnel have confirmed a tornado touched down Monday night in the Rockford area between Lee, Jordan and Winkler roads.
No one was sent from the Wilmington office to investigate, but NWS warning coordinator meteorologist Brandon Peloquin said the tornado was confirmed by photos sent from Mercer County Emergency Management Agency employees. [More]
Obituaries on July 12th, 2017
Richard S. Beougher, 75, of Celina, Ohio, formerly of Mercer, Ohio, passed away Sunday evening at 8:04 p.m. at Van Wert In-Patient Hospice in Van Wert, Ohio. [More]
Thelma Gordon, St. Marys, died July 11, 2017, at Vancrest Nursing Home.
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Local pictures on July 12th, 2017
Subscriber stories on July 12th, 2017
CELINA - An appeal protesting the adoption of then-2-year-old Maddie by Brian and Kelly Anderson has been rejected and the adoption affirmed by the Ohio Third District Court of Appeals in Lima.
ROCKFORD - Incoming superintendent Jeanne Osterfeld attended outgoing superintendent Greg Puthoff's last Parkway Local Schools board meeting on Tuesday.
Village also plans sewer upgrade
MINSTER - Village improvements were the focus of Tuesday evening's village council meeting.
  Council members approved first reading of an ordinance
COLDWATER - Preparation for the Tri Star 2.0 project is ahead of schedule, Tri Star Career Compact Director Tim Buschur revealed at Tuesday's Coldwater Exempted Village Schools Board of Education meeting.
CELINA - Mercer County Fair Board members passed a motion to provide an hourly pay amount of $8 to the Mercer County Emergency Response Volunteers organization for hours members work at monitoring parking and other fair activities.
FORT RECOVERY - Board of education members at their Tuesday meeting approved hiring several new staff members, including preschool aides, a preschool teacher and a supervisor.
NEW BREMEN - Mahmoud Boutaam, co-owner and chief sales officer of Sprout Digital, says that businesses big and small must embrace digital marketing.
District 4 ACME Tournament
ST. HENRY - The seventh inning proved to be the inning for the St. Henry ACME team.
Needing two wins on Tuesday to keep their chances for a Distric
CELINA - Joe Aeilts made a diving play at third, tagged out the approaching base runner and then threw to first to complete the double play.
That was one of few highlights for the Mariners on Tuesday night.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys senior-to-be Jill Schmitmeyer finished in the top six at the 41st Ohio Junior Girls' Golf Championship held Tuesday at Marion Country Club.