Thursday, November 12th, 2020
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County is home to countless military servicemen and women who showed extraordinary courage on battlefields, among them a Celina man who saved the lives of hundreds of Marines at Iwo Jima.
Mercer County Veterans Service Officer Tom Risch this week shared with Celina Rotarians stories about past and present local veterans, who displayed immense bravery while serving their country. [More]
Obituaries on November 12th, 2020
Jeanette C. Borges age 94 of Minster, Ohio died Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Heritage Center, Minster, Ohio. [More]
James A. Kessen, age 69, of Carthagena, died on Tuesday November 10, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. [More]
Irene Jolly, 100, Celina, died on Nov. 11, 2020, at Celina Manor.
Arrangement [More]
Naomi Sollman, 82, St. Marys, died on Nov. 10, 2020, at Joint Township District [More]
Local pictures on November 12th, 2020
Subscriber stories on November 12th, 2020
CELINA - Celina City Council members this week heeded Celina Municipal Court Judge Kathryn Speelman's call for a second bailiff/probation officer, giving first reading to an ordinance adding the position.
Home of the Brave
MINSTER - High school students have gained valuable real-world experience in multimedia skills while also honoring area veterans in the community.
Residents urged to lock up vehicles
MINSTER - Residents are being urged to lock their car doors after a string of break-ins early Wednesday morning by someone law enforcement officials believe is an experienced thief.
ST. MARYS - School district officials are considering refunding bonds issued in 2014 and 2015 in advance of their call dates to take advantage of currently low interest rates.
Wolf signs with Miami; Hoying to play hoops at Findlay
MINSTER - Veteran Minster girls basketball coach Mike Wiss has affectionately referred to guards Ivy Wolf and Janae Hoying as "the rats" for the way they scurry around the court.
MARIA STEIN - When Alana Pohlman made her decision to continue her education and volleyball career at the University of Findlay, the biggest cheer came from dear old dad.
  New Bremen has already made history in 2020, but the Cardinals aren't done yet.

After securing its first regional championship last week with an
  For the first time since 2016, Coldwater is in the state final four in Division VI.
To reach the championship game next weekend in Obetz, the Cavaliers will have to face a competitive Columbus Grove squad Saturday night at Sidney Memorial Stadium.
Computer Points In Review
  We have reached the state semifinals and are down to two Midwest Athletic Conference teams (Coldwater and New Bremen) as well as one Western Buckeye League school (Van Wert).