Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued May 21 at 2:47PM EDT until May 21 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 254 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL INDIANA FAYETTE IN UNION IN WAYNE IN SOUTHEAST INDIANA DEARBORN FRANKLIN IN OHIO RIPLEY SWITZERLAND IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 9 COUNTIES IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY BOONE BRACKEN CAMPBELL CARROLL GALLATIN GRANT KENTON OWEN PENDLETON IN OHIO THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST OHIO BUTLER CLERMONT HAMILTON WARREN IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO AUGLAIZE DARKE MERCER MIAMI MONTGOMERY PREBLE SHELBY THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALEXANDRIA, AUGUSTA, AURORA, BATESVILLE, BRIGHT, BROOKSVILLE, BROOKVILLE, BURLINGTON, BUTLER, CAMDEN, CARROLLTON, CELINA, CINCINNATI, COLDWATER, CONNERSVILLE, COVINGTON, CRITTENDEN, DAYTON, DILLSBORO, DRY RIDGE, EATON, ERLANGER, FAIRFIELD, FALMOUTH, FLORENCE, GREENDALE, GREENVILLE, HAMILTON, HIDDEN VALLEY, INDEPENDENCE, KETTERING, LAWRENCEBURG, LEBANON, LIBERTY, MASON, MIDDLETOWN, MILAN, MILFORD, NEWPORT, OAKBROOK, OWENTON, OXFORD, PIQUA, RICHMOND, RISING SUN, SIDNEY, SPRINGBORO, ST. MARYS, TIPP CITY, TROY, VERSAILLES, VEVAY, WAPAKONETA, WARSAW, WEST COLLEGE CORNER, AND WILLIAMSTOWN.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 21 at 4:48PM EDT until May 21 at 5:30PM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Eastern Shelby County in west central Ohio... Champaign County in west central Ohio... Logan County in west central Ohio... East central Auglaize County in west central Ohio... Southwestern Hardin County in west central Ohio... Northeastern Miami County in west central Ohio... * Until 530 PM EDT. * At 448 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Sidney, moving northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Minor hail damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines. * Locations impacted include... Sidney, Bellefontaine, Urbana, Kenton, St. Paris, West Liberty, Mechanicsburg, Anna, North Lewisburg, Jackson Center, Russells Point, De Graff, Botkins, Lakeview, Belle Center, West Mansfield, Chippewa Park, Northwood, Roundhead and Quincy. This includes I-75 in Ohio between mile markers 87 and 103. HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...1.00 IN WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH
Today 85° Today 85° likely 55° 55° Tomorrow 66° Tomorrow 66° chance 46° 46°
Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
Coronavirus concerns
By William Kincaid
CELINA - The coronavirus will probably make its way to Mercer County, however, residents should not give into fear, one county official said on Tuesday.
"We want to urge people to be prepared, and we want to be prepared as a health department and know that something could be coming that's worse than what we've got right now, but we're not running around saying 'the sky is falling,' either," Mercer County Health District Administrator Jason Menchhofer said. [More]
Parkway holds on to beat Tiffin Calvert, advances to regional championship game
By Colin Foster
BOWLING GREEN - Parkway coach Doug Hughes stood next to players Caleb Kinney and Nick Hawk in the media room of the Stroh Center on the campus of Bowling Green State University late Tuesday night.
After getting one step closer to state, the Panthers were trying to figure out the first step of the post-game press conference. [More]
Obituaries on March 11th, 2020
Robert W. Homan, age 44 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at his residence in Celina. [More]
Rita A. Wurster beloved wife, mother and grandmother died Saturday, March 7, 2020 in Bonita Springs, FL after a long battle with dementia. [More]
Juanita Powell, age 86, of Englewood, OH formerly of Clayton, OH passed away Su [More]
George Frederick Kreachbaum, 98, of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, went to be with the Lord peacefully at his home on Friday, March 6th, 2020. [More]
Matthew D. Rupert, 47, Wapakoneta, died at 6:05 p.m. March 7, 2020, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Carole Jean Pearce, 82, formerly of Steubenville, died on March 7, 2020.
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Coronavirus concerns
WAPAKONETA - Public health officials are urging people to be prepared, not scared, when it comes to the novel coronavirus.
Auglaize County Health D
COLDWATER - Roofing issues that have plagued the school building will be tackled in phases rather than all at once due to finances, superintendent Jason Wood said.
CELINA - Mercer County Board of Elections members on Tuesday hired a new deputy director and moved to raise the director's salary for assuming additional responsibilities, including security directives from the Ohio Secretary of State's Office.
CELINA - Two Van Wert men being questioned in connection to thefts from stores were arrested on Monday after drugs reportedly were discovered in their vehicle.
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Board of Health members approved minor changes to the health department's workforce development plan during Tuesday morning's meeting.
Mercer County's unemployment rate rose from 2.5% in December to 3.3% in January but is still the lowest in the state, a status it has maintained since March 2016.
Division IV Girls Basketball State Final Four preview
MINSTER - Eyes were on the Minster-Fort Loramie game at the beginning of this season.
One team even drove across the state to watch it.
"I want
From Staff and Wire Reports
Fans of Minster girls basketball - and of other teams and athletes competing in state tournaments - outside of immediate family of players and coaches will have to follow their team through radio broadcasts and social media.