Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
Students find gifts for family
By Sydney Albert
COLDWATER - Come coronavirus or snowy weather, the Christmas Shop sponsored each year by the Coldwater Academic Promoters marches on.
Second-graders on Wednesday afternoon filed into a multipurpose room in Coldwater Elementary School that had been transformed by CAP volunteers into a miniature holiday shopping center. Gifts of all kinds, for all members of the family, including pets, were stacked on tables, ready for the little shoppers to make their picks. [More]
Obituaries on December 3rd, 2020
Doris S. Bohman, age 87, of St. Henry passed away on December 1, 2020 at Celina Manor. [More]
Marvin R. Hoenie, age 81, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on the morning of Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at the Laurels of Shane Hill nursing home. [More]
Carol Anne Kittle, 74, formerly of St. Marys, died at 11:50 a.m. Nov. 22, 2020, at Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Local pictures on December 3rd, 2020
Subscriber stories on December 3rd, 2020
Commissioners buy a new ambulance
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners this week decided to purchase a new ambulance through the state cooperative purchasing program for $226,874.
MINSTER - A desire to serve his community has led Rick Schwartz on a 35-year journey that will end Dec. 15 when he attends his final village council meeting.
WAPAKONETA - Three new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Auglaize County and one in Mercer County on Wednesday, raising Auglaize County's death toll to 32, and Mercer's to 51.
Celina business offers athleisure wear, fitness classes
CELINA - Rachel Otte hopes adding a physical storefront to her online-first athleisure wear shop will give area residents the opportunity to buy affordable, stylish and comfortable clothing locally.
MINSTER - Village council members on Tuesday heard first reading of an ordinance to adopt interim appropriations of $5.16 million for the first quarter of 2021.