Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
By Leslie Gartrell
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP - An accident involving a car and a semitrailer hauling corn near the intersection of State Route 49 and Skeels Road west of Celina left a Rockford woman seriously injured on Tuesday afternoon.
Allison Brandt, 25, reportedly was t [More]
Flyers stay perfect in beating Celina
By Colin Foster
MARIA STEIN - State-ranked and stacking up the wins, Celina's volleyball season couldn't be going much better.
The Bulldogs just ran into a better team Tuesday night in Maria Stein.
In a matchup between two state-ranked teams - Marion Local stands No. 4 in Division IV and Celina is 17th in Division II - the Flyers kept their unbeaten run going with a 25-11, 25-19, 25-19 sweep at the Hangar. [More]
Obituaries on September 16th, 2020
Lisa M. Filarey Severs, age 55, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on June 16, 2020 at her residence. [More]
Robert A. Makley, 92, of St. Marys, OH died 2:40 a.m. Sunday September 13, 2020 at Otterbein-St. Marys. [More]
Lucca Nance, 31/2, St. Marys, died on Sept. 14, 2020, at Children's Medical Cen [More]
Lois Jean Zacharias, age 88 of St. Marys and formerly of Botkins, Ohio passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020 at her residence in St. Marys. [More]
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CELINA - A Geneva, Indiana, man will be required to pay more than $53,000 in restitution and is facing a maximum sentence of up to seven years in pri
Issue over COVID safety mesaures
ROCKFORD - School board members on Monday denied a grievance submitted against the high school principal by a teacher and the district's teachers union in a 2-1 vote, with one board member abstaining.
CELINA - Mercer County residents who receive multiple absentee ballot applications need only fill out one to send to the board of elections, board director Deb Sneddon said on Tuesday morning.
CELINA - Local health officials on Tuesday said Mercer County is trending in the wrong direction as the number of new confirmed cases per capita continues to increase.
ROCKFORD - Village officials discussed the need for additional funds for future development and growth while reviewing the proposed 2021 budget.
They noted multiple projects are being planned, but moving forward is difficult without money set aside.
MINSTER - Village council members on Monday night authorized applications for two state grants totaling $734,000 to help finance two major construction projects.
Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart announced that fog seal work will begin soon on various rural roads in the county.
He also issued a statement on signs put up within the right-of-way of any public highway, with the election cycle well underway.
ST. MARYS - For the second night in a row, the Minster Wildcats hit the road for a non-league volleyball meeting and for the second straight evening returned home with a three-set victory.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Nathan Wilson recorded a hat trick and Celina picked up its first Western Buckeye League win of the season in boys soccer with a 5-2 win at Elida on Tuesday.