Saturday, May 11th, 2019
Changes coming
By William Kincaid
CELINA - One of two women who have been at the helm of the Mercer County Board of Elections for almost a decade spent her last day in the office on Friday ensconced with friends, associates and one massive cake.
Many stopped by the open house to share memories, offer kind words and say farewell to deputy director Laura Bruns, who on Monday will take over as director of the Miami County Board of Elections in Troy. [More]
Fort Recovery's boys win 1st MAC track title; Cav girls earn 1st crown since 1997
By Colin Foster
COLDWATER - Fort Recovery's Robby LeFevre upped his individual MAC track and field championship total to an estimated 14 on Friday.
Being a part of a MAC team championship … that was a first.
LeFevre scored 40 points with victories in the 100-meter, 200, 110 hurdles and 300 hurdle races - and the Fort Recovery boys earned their first MAC track and field team title by edging Marion Local 123-122 at Cavalier Stadium. [More]
Obituaries on May 11th, 2019
Ruth Evelyn Figley, 94, resident at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys, died at 12:15 p.m. March 9, 2019. [More]
John R. Taylor, 84, Rockford, died on May 8, 2019, at his residence.
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Subscriber stories on May 11th, 2019
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local eighth-graders got a financial wake-up call on Friday morning as they walked through the "Real World, Real Money" program developed by Ohio State University Extension personnel.
Changes coming
CELINA - Mercer County Board of Elections members, after many months of deliberating, have asked county commissioners to approve the purchase of a new voting system estimated to cost more than $800,000.
CELINA - A Toledo man has pleaded guilty in Mercer County Common Pleas Court to several felony charges and a misdemeanor count stemming from an October car accident, ensuing high-speed chase and a second accident that occurred a short time later.
Celina schools library, media specialist retiring after nearly 32 years
CELINA - Reading and researching have been Sheila Baltzell-Lin's passions, a perfect fit for the longtime Celina City Schools library media specialist.
2019 Western Buckeye League Track and Field Championships
ST. MARYS - Defiance's girls and Van Wert's boys rose to the occasion in winning the team titles at the 2018 Western Buckeye League Track and Field Championships that concluded on Friday.
Standard Correspondent
CELINA - Three consecutive two-out singles in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted Celina to a 7-6 victory over Shawnee and a Division II sectional title Friday evening at Jim Hoess Field.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Coldwater picked up two runs early and sealed the win with four runs in the fifth to win an outright MAC baseball title with a 6-1 win at Versailles on Friday.