Wednesday, May 24th, 2023
By Tom Haines
FORT RECOVERY - A fire rendered a Fort Recovery home a total loss late Monday night, but its sole occupant got out and there were no injuries.
Southwest Mercer Fire Chief Kim Day said the fire at 208 Gwendolyn Street was called in at 10:50 p.m. Firefighters arrived to find the porch fully engulfed, with fire spreading through the wall into the attic. [More]
Obituaries on May 24th, 2023
James W. Moran, 90, of Celina, Ohio, died 5:20 P.M. Monday, May 22, 2023, at Vancrest of Saint Marys Nursing Home. [More]
Ilze Koch, 84, of Portland, Indiana passed away May 12, 2023.
She born June [More]
Norm Pankop, 78, of Rockford, Ohio left this earthly life on May 19, 2023 to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. [More]
Michael "Mike" L. Grieshop, 77, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2023, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on May 24th, 2023
Subscriber stories on May 24th, 2023
CELINA - City council members faced calls to put a stop to a drag show scheduled as part of the Celina Pride event on June 24 in parts of Bryson Park District.
Schoolhouse Farm heirloom corn has priceless heritage
ROCKFORD - A sunny, cloudless Monday in May proved the perfect day to plant heirloom corn on 93 acres of Schoolhouse Farm's 556 total acres of land.
MINSTER - Village councilors on Wednesday night moved to seek bids on the expansion and renovation of the police department building, a project estimated at $2.4 million.
Pohlman following father's footsteps as Flyers rack up tournament wins
The Marion Local boys track team is running through its strongest season since 1995, winning its first district title in 28 years on Friday with a chance to match the '95 team's regional title this week.
All-WBL Baseball and Softball
Wapakoneta's Grant Jolly and Defiance's Taighen Zipfel received top honors as the Western Buckeye League baseball and softball coaches announced their all-league teams on Tuesday.
St. Marys won the 2022-23 Western Buckeye League Superior Credit Union All-Sports Trophy for accumulating the most points during this school year.