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Three injured in Adams County crash

ADAMS COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT) - Three people were injured in an early morning crash in Adams County. Police responded to the scene of a car crash around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of County Road 200 West and County Road 500 North. The intersection has a two-way stop, with...
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Ohio Revised Code 5715.17 mandates to advertise the Board of Revision of Mercer County has completed its work of equalization, and valuations have been revised and completed for Tax Year 2022. The new valuation is open for inspection October 1, 2022. Final hearing will be October 13, 2022, at 10:00...
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Limberlost sets October schedule

The Gene Stratton Porter Limberlost site in Geneva will be the starting place for a hike along the Deacon’s Trail at the Limberlost Swamp Nature Reserve Saturday, Oct. 8. Hours for the event will be 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Participants can learn how Porter used the area as...
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Annual migration has begun

CELINA - Bird migration, depending upon the species, begins in Mercer County from September and is usually over by November's end. Birds respond to shorter days with diminished light, cooler temperatures, and dwindling crops for a food source. Good parents, they wait until their young mature. Scan the skies for...

Van Wert woman gets prison time for leaving accident scene

VAN WERT — A Van Wert woman who fled from the scene of an injury accident she caused last November has been sentenced to up to 12 years in prison. Van Wert County Common Pleas Court Judge Martin Burchfield on Sept. 28 sentenced Sherry Ramsey, 46, to up to 6 years prison on each of two counts of aggravated vehicular assault, second-degree felonies, for her role in a Nov. 7, 2021 crash at the intersection of Convoy and Richey roads. The sentences were ordered to be served consecutively. A 12-month sentence for failure to stop after an accident will be served consecutively to the other counts.
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Tuesday, October 4th, 2022

CELINA - Bird migration, depending upon the species, begins in Mercer County from September and is usually over by November's end. Birds respond to shorter days with diminished light, cooler temperatures, and dwindling crops for a food source. Good parents, they wait until their young mature. [More]. Parkway picks up...

No mercy: Wapakoneta shuts down Celina in defensive masterpiece

Fans of old-fashioned defense were treated to a masterful performance Tuesday when Wapakoneta bottled Celina 1-0 in an Ohio girls soccer matchup on October 4. Wapakoneta drew first blood by forging a 1-0 margin over Celina after the first half.
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Finding the openings

ROCKFORD - It appeared at first that the St. Marys-Parkway volleyball matchup was going to be a back-and-forth encounter.

Sheriff's Office Daily Activity Log (Thursday, Sept. 29)

The information provided allows for a timely snapshot of events in the community. The crimes reported here are preliminary investigations, taken in the field by deputies, and may or may not be assigned to a detective for further investigation. The information provided may be found after further investigation to be incorrect or false. Certain details of these incidents have been removed due to potential follow up investigation into the incident and/or for privacy rights.

Real Estate Transfers (Week of Oct. 3)

Estate of Ruth Marie Burley to Debra K. Wessell, Shirley A. Shreve, outlot 144-2, Van Wert. Joy A. West to Norman Haynie, inlot 107, Middle Point. Kenny Richard Barber, Kay Marie Barber to Kenny R. Barber, inlot 381, Delphos. Kenny R. Barber, Kay M. Barber to Kay M. Barber, inlot...

Community comes together for Vantage Day of Caring

VAN WERT — A bout of fog that caused a two-hour school delay did not halt the Vantage Day of Caring held on Friday. The annual event features both a food drive and blood drive. At the school's bus barn, Vantage Student Ambassadors, with assistance from students in the Health Information Management and Construction Equipment Technology programs as well as volunteers from the community, worked to gather items brought over in trucks and sort them for donation to the three local food banks. At Trinity Friends Church, people donated blood.
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The Starlight Drive-In thanks you for coming

MARIA STEIN - On clear nights under starry skies, over the sounds of popcorn popping and soda fizzing, moviegoers at the Starlight Drive-In would watch films from the comfort of their cars or trusty folding chairs. [More]

Portland man charged with ramming officer's car during 2-hour chase

PORTLAND, Ind. — A rural Portland man is accused of ramming his pickup truck into a police vehicle, causing an officer to strike his head against the steering wheel. Conner S. Kunkle, 21, is charged in Jay Circuit Court with battery with a deadly weapon and battery resulting in bodily injury to a public safety officer, both Level 5 felonies carrying up to six years in prison.
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Lady Blackhawks get conference sweep over Dixie

UNION CITY — Mississinawa Valley High School volleyball gets back into the win column after being swept by Botkins High School on Oct. 1. The Lady Blackhawks swept Dixie High School at home on Oct. 3. Whitted said the team met their expectations of playing like they’re capable of....

Kenton, October 04 High School 🏈 Game Notice

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The Feed: Upland, The Alley Cat, And More

Upland Brewing Company has unveiled its newest taphouse. Serving seasonal food and the brewery’s rotating beers, this location will replace the MacKenzie River Pizza Grill & Pub (which closed this year after more than 10 years of business) at ​4939 E. 82nd St. The Alley Cat Lounge (6267...

Taylor University not shying away from Title IX

The 2022-23 academic year has seen some changes in regards to the university personnel responsible for overseeing student conduct and Title IX. Title IX, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in June, is a federal law that was included in the Education Amendments of 1972. According to the U.S. Department of Education’s website, “Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance.”
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2 killed in car-semi accident

GIBSON TOWNSHIP - A California man was charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter after he reportedly ran a stop sign at the intersection of State Route 49 and Fox Road on Thursday afternoon, killing two people. Anil (no last name provided), 25, Fresno, California, is being held at the...