Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
After the flood
By Sydney Albert
Mercer and Auglaize counties were under a flash flood warning late Monday night and early Tuesday morning when a quick torrent reportedly drenched some areas with up to 8 inches of rain.
The National Weather Service office in Wilmington sent out an alert at about 10:45 p.m. Monday issuing a flash flood warning for the area until 2:15 a.m. Residents were advised against travel unless they were fleeing a flood-prone area or under an evacuation order. [More]
Indians improve to 4-0 with sweep of Bulldogs
By Gary R. Rasberry
FORT RECOVERY - Fort Recovery volleyball coach Travis Guggenbiller said his team still needed to work on some things after Tuesday's game with Celina.
Those things didn't seem to hamper the Indians as they improved to 4-0 with a 25-12, 25-18, 25-12 win over the Bulldogs at Fort Site Fieldhouse. The loss dropped Celina to 4-2 and snapped a three-match winning streak. [More]
Obituaries on September 9th, 2020
Jean Ann Gingrich, 76, of Delaware, Ohio, formerly of Rockford, Ohio, passed aw [More]
Mary LaPoint, 83, of St. Marys, OH died 8:28 p.m. Sunday September 6, 2020 at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on September 9th, 2020
Subscriber stories on September 9th, 2020
MERCER - The Motor Inn restaurant's building may be brand new, but longtime customers and new ones alike can enjoy the same menu the establishment has been offering for nearly 90 years.
CELINA - Mercer County health officials on Tuesday reported two new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 870.
In Auglaize County, 20 new confirmed cases were reported over the long weekend, raising that county's number of confirmed cases to 457.
COLDWATER - School administrators said the year has gotten off to a good start under the circumstances, though they'd experienced a bit of a bump in the road due to the heavy rains late Monday and early Tuesday.
MERCER COUNTY - Roadside herbicide application will be performed by licensed personnel along all county roads in Mercer County and on township roads in Center and Jefferson townships.
NEW BREMEN - The New Bremen Cardinals have some big tests coming up.
On Tuesday, they aced their first assignment of the week.
Playing at The Nest, the Cardinals had 17 aces against the St. Marys Roughriders in a 25-11, 25-8, 25-10 sweep.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Marion Local improved to 7-0 in volleyball action with a 25-16, 25-20, 22-25, 25-10 win over Crestview on Tuesday night at Etzler Gymnasium in Convoy.