Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
City considers chargers for electric vehicles
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City councilors continue to push Celina as a destination location on the vanguard, advancing legislation that would usher in electric vehicle charging stations and allow officials to apply for more than $125,000 in grants for kayak launch pads and pickle ball courts. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry

There's nowhere to go but up for Holden Cubblerly.
The Celina senior is making his fourth trip to the Division II state diving championships on Thursday and is looking to move up from his third-place All-Ohio showing a season ago.
Cubberley joins three other area divers competing this week, all of whom dove last year as well. New Bremen's Vivian Niekamp is making her fourth trip to state while St. Marys' Xander Spees and Kameron MacLean are each making second trips each. [More]
Obituaries on February 23rd, 2021
Maria L. Watson, 77, Celina, died Feb. 22, 2021, at her residence.
Private fa [More]
Robert "Bob" Wayde Yeater Jr. (age 68) of St. Marys, Ohio, went home to be with [More]
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Subscriber and paid stories on February 23rd, 2021
ST. MARYS - City council members on Monday approved under rule suspension the $2.4 million purchase of about 147 acres of land stretching northeast from Roughrider Stadium along Shipman Road.
St. Henry sells land to manufacturer
ST. HENRY - Village council members during Monday's meeting agreed to sell about 4.2 acres to Ideas Turned Real Manufacturing to allow the company to expand.
CELINA - Six new COVID-19 cases reported over the weekend raised Mercer County's cumulative case count to 3,868 on Monday.
Mercer County Health Dis
NEW BREMEN - Council members on Monday awarded the contract to repair the swimming pool on an emergency basis.
The ordinance was passed after bypa
Division II State Swimming Preview
Getting the chance to compete in the state championships is plenty of motivation.
But for Coldwater, the loss of a beloved assistant coach has the five Cavaliers competing at the Division II state meet this week in Canton even more motivated.
Minster's Justin Nixon was named Midwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Wildcats coach Michael McClurg was named Coach of the Year as the MAC released voting results on Monday.
All-Western Buckeye League Bowling
Celina's Britton Hole was selected as the Western Buckeye League Boys Bowler of the Year this season.
Hole, who on Saturday was Division I sectional medalist, helped the Bulldogs finish third in the WBL this season.