Friday, February 9th, 2018
By Nancy Allen
The state has issued Grand Lake Watershed farmer Matt Bruns of Celina a violation and $500 civil penalty for violating the distressed watershed rules, Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District board members learned at Thursday's meeting. [More]
By Dave Stilwell
CELINA - Thursday's St. Marys-Celina girls basketball contest had everything you'd expect from a rivalry game: lots of emotion, intensity, and 42 personal fouls.
The Bulldogs rallied from double-digit deficits twice but, in the end, failed to match firepower with the Roughriders in a 73-54 loss at the Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on February 9th, 2018
Rick Allen Grimm … Sunrise: December 29th 1959, Celina, Ohio. Sunset: January 31st 2018, Franklin, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on February 9th, 2018
Subscriber stories on February 9th, 2018
CELINA - Looking back on decades-old meeting minutes and news clippings, newly elected Lake Improvement Association President Nick Rentz said he's partly amazed and partly infuriated.
CELINA - County officials are asking for state permission to use local revolving loan funds to demolish a Celina home gutted by a fire in December and deemed hazardous to neighbors and businesses.
After a bipartisan budget proposal was approved this morning, local congressman and senators had differing opinions about what it means for the country.
Restaurant inspection reports set to go online this spring
WAPAKONETA - Flu season is now at its peak, a pair of Auglaize County health officials said at Thursday's health board meeting.
"Last month when we met, we were starting to see them coming in, and this month it has increased," health department nursing director Brenda Eiting said.
Hoying heats up to lead Cavs past Tribe
COLDWATER - Coldwater's winning streak hung in the balance at halftime of Thursday's game with state-ranked Fort Recovery.
Cavalier fans had no need to worry, though, because it was Maura Time in the second half.
St. Marys takes sole possession of first in WBL
ST. MARYS - St. Marys wrestling coach Larry Gruber had wished that he had been able to have a full contingent wrestle matches this season.
Even wit
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Versailles pulled away in the second quarter and never looked back in clinching an undefeated Midwest Athletic Conference season with a 56-37 win over St. Henry in Darke County on Thursday.
CELINA - Kole Murlin dedicated the summer before his senior season to prepare to play football on the college level.
The hard work paid off for the Celina standout as he officially signed to play with NAIA school Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan, on Thursday.