Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
Celina teacher displays family's military, war memorabilia
By William Kincaid
CELINA - In honor of Veterans Day, a Celina Intermediate School teacher has curated an exhibit of military uniforms and items to show students that veterans are not a remote group of men and women but rather people with families who come from this very community. [More]
Obituaries on November 11th, 2020
Mark A. Homan age 64 of Maria Stein, Ohio died Friday, November 6, 2020 at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Margaret E. Bernard-Wenning, age 103, of Coldwater, Ohio, died on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Martha M. Arling, age 88, of Minster, OH died on November 8, 2020 of natural causes at the St. Henry Gardens. [More]
Gerald A. "Jerry" Woten, age 69, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 1:45 am on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at his residence. [More]
Joan E. Wagner, age 94, of Coldwater, Ohio, died on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
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Subscriber stories on November 11th, 2020
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners will cover more than $1.2 million in payroll and benefit expenses for select sheriff's office personnel with COVID-19 funds even though sheriff Jeff Grey a few weeks ago voiced hesitancy about the idea.
Auglaize health official says local teamwork needed
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Health Department Medical Director Dr. Juan Torres on Tuesday urged people to continue working together to stop COVID-19, despite a promising announcement from drug maker Pfizer that its vaccine has reached phase 3 of testing.
State routes 118, 707 location of several injury accidents
DUBLIN TOWNSHIP - A project to improve visibility at the notorious intersection of state routes 118 and 707 is still in the preliminary design phase, but state officials said they will take additional steps to improve safety until the project is completed.
WAPAKONETA - Three new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Auglaize County on Tuesday, raising the county's total to 19.
County health department officials in a news release also reported 40 new confirmed cases, raising the total number to 1,428.
CELINA - The Celina Christmas Tree Lighting, a new community event hosted by the Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce, will take place 6-8 p.m. Dec. 4, the same night as the Midnight Gladness Shopping event.
Claire Pape getting ready for fourth run at final four
Although they were coming off appearances in two straight Division IV state championship matches, the 2019 New Bremen Cardinals were in a bind to start the year.