Wednesday, December 7th, 2022
Drones are now essential tools in crime investigation
By Daily Standard Staff

CELINA - Law enforcement today makes use of technology that gives officers more high-tech weapons to fight crime and to serve the public.
Case in point, Mercer County Sheriff's Office boasts two drones on hand to navigate the electronic frontier. [More]
Coldwater opens wrestling season with big victory
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Opening night for the Coldwater wrestling team went well.
The Cavaliers won six of the seven contested matches - three via pinfall - in picking up a 61-18 victory over Benjamin Logan in a showcase event at the Palace that also featured the junior high wrestling team and the youth wrestling program. [More]
Obituaries on December 7th, 2022
Wilma Tester, 99, of Wapakoneta, died 8:30 A.M. Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at Vancrest of St. Marys. [More]
Debora K. Ranly, age 62 of Sidney, Ohio, died on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at her home in Sidney. [More]
Mindy E. Heitkamp, age 45, of Union, was welcomed in the arms of Jesus on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at Hospice of Dayton, following an extended illness. [More]
James Eugene Hines, age 86, formerly of Elida, and native of Celina, passed away Friday, December 2, 2022, at Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen. [More]
Betty Kay (Krieg) Muhlenkamp, 67, of Bryant, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, in Adams County, Indiana. [More]
Melinda Sue Matsuda, 39, St. Anthony, died Nov. 30, 2022.
A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. Dec. 9, 2022, at Fort Recovery Church of the Nazarene. [More]
Local pictures on December 7th, 2022
Subscriber stories on December 7th, 2022
WAPAKONETA - Nine residential and commercial properties in Auglaize County will be demolished to pave the way for new economic development.
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CELINA - Bids for the Mercer County Agriculture Center are in, but county commissioners may hold off on pulling the trigger on a now $3.5 million project until the start of the new year, commissioner Jerry Laffin said Tuesday.
ROCKFORD - Village councilors at Tuesday's regular meeting learned two of three owners of condemned residential properties have not responded to the village's violation letters.
MINSTER - A proposed amendment to add cats to the village's animal nuisance ordinance was met with some pushback at Tuesday night's council meeting.
CELINA - Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart on Tuesday reminded residents living on county and township roads not to leave snow plowed from private driveways on roadways.
ST. HENRY - An early run of steals helped propel St. Henry to an 11-0 lead, and it only grew stronger from there.
The Redskins forced 25 turnovers and shot just under 50% from the field for a 62-34 win over Arcanum in a girls basketball game at Redskin Gymnasium Tuesday night.
Area Roundup
Compiled By Tom Haines
Camdyn Paul hit two free throws with 1.7 seconds left to give Botkins a 43-41 win over Coldwater in girls basketball on Tuesday in Botkins.
St. Marys and Coldwater were well-represented as the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association released its All-Ohio selections for Divisions IV and V.