Friday, March 2nd, 2018
Pax Machine honors Coldwater youths for STEM designs
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Two Coldwater seventh-graders got to see the final version of their science, technology, engineering and math challenge design on Thursday before it was put into use at PAX Machine.
Lucas Pohlman and Keegan Bruggeman were shown the final design of their shaker tray holder, engineered by Allen Hartings, as it will be put into use. Pohlman and Bruggeman's design was picked out of about 15 groups of seventh-graders who had been presented with a problem from PAX Machine last year. [More]
By Dave Stilwell
PAULDING - Nearly three quarters into the Division II girls basketball district semifinals on Thursday night at Paulding High School, Cinderella was still dancing.
But unable to come up with any offense at the start of the fourth quarter against the top-seeded Defiance Bulldogs, the clock struck midnight for St. Marys. [More]
Obituaries on March 2nd, 2018
Paul Heim, Jr., age 92, formerly of Angel Fire, NM, passed peacefully on February 27, 2018 at his home in Celina, OH. [More]
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Subscriber stories on March 2nd, 2018
CELINA - Two bridges located on county roads with low- to mid-level traffic will be rehabilitated later this year as part of the engineering office's ongoing bridge program.
OSU speaker addresses ag luncheon audience
CELINA - The next five-year federal farm bill likely won't be approved by Congress until late this year or early next year, said an Ohio State University official at Thursday's Mercer County ag luncheon in Celina.
Federal grant to aid project
CELINA - County officials plan to apply for a $600,000 federal grant to jump-start a major sewer project in the southern part of the county.
Materials to be provided at march
CELINA - Mercer County Board of Elections members gave office staff the go-ahead to provide supplies for a voter registration drive planned as part of an upcoming local march against mass shootings but stopped short of permitting them to host the drive.
Wildcats, Indians to face off on Saturday
WAPAKONETA - The top seeds in the Division IV Wapakoneta district will meet in Saturday's title game.
Second-seeded Fort Recovery routed fifth-see
ELIDA - In the Division III girls basketball district semifinal, Coldwater found a way to get around all but one hurdle in its attempt to advance to the district final.