5 most recent Continental, Ohio news articles:

Continental Local Schools “Back to School” Open House – Thursday, Aug 17

The 7th grade orientation meeting will be held on Thursday, August 17 at 3:30 pm in the Casteel Auditorium and will last approximately half an hour. During this meeting students will have the opportunity to pick up their student planner and course schedule. The district...

Read More


American Legion Post 541 Activities and Events:

Win A Yeti Tundra 75!

Ticket are being sold for a chance to win this Yeti Tundra 75 ($449 value) plus 2 cases of beer. Tickets are 6 for $5 and can be purchased at the American Legion in Continental....

Read More


(Sponsored Content)

Local Current Weather and 5 Day Forecast



 

Continental Pirates Athletic Updates



 

Older news from around the Continental, Ohio area

Click on a tab below to access the latest news in each category.

  1. This Week in Continental, August 14 – 20

    This Week in Continental, August 14 – 20

    Monday, August 14: Putnam West Soccer Games start! Tuesday, August 15: Noon – 2pm Kingdom Kids Preschool Open House @ Dupont Church of the Brethren 6:30 – 8pm Kingdom Kids Preschool Open House @ Dupont Church of the Brethren 9:00 Post 541 Weekly Drawing Wednesday, August 16: 5:00 Continental Board of Education Meeting Thursday, August 17: 3:30 CHS 7th Grade...

    Read More

  2. Continental Fall Festival 2017

    Continental Fall Festival 2017

    The Continental Fall Festival is an annual event held in downtown Continental that showcases the spirit of the entire community of Continental, Ohio. Held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the end of September each year, the Continental Fall Festival has games, activities and events for all ages. Since the beginning of the Fall Festival, community members have joined forces...

    Read More

  3. Continental Fire Department – Vic Schwarzman Memorial Golf Outing

    Continental Fire Department – Vic Schwarzman Memorial Golf Outing

    The Continental Fire Department will host its annual Vic Schwarzman Memorial Golf Outing on Saturday, August 19 at 1pm at the Pike Run Golf Club. This annual fundraiser includes door prizes, raffles, refreshments and food at the Continental Fire Station following the outing. Entry fee is $240 per team or $60 per person – individuals are welcome. Deadline for registration...

    Read More

  4. Neighborhood Garage Sales, August 11 & 12

    Neighborhood Garage Sales, August 11 & 12

    Neighborhood Garage Sales: FRIDAY August 11 from 9-5 and SATURDAY August 12, 9-2 Bradley residence – 3944 St. Rt. 634, Continental: home decor, baby clothes – up to adult, shoes, purses and more with all proceeds going to help the pantry at First church of God in Dupont and help with buying school supplies for Continental and Oakwood elementary schools…...

    Read More

  5. Continental Farmers Market – Friday, August 11

    Continental Farmers Market – Friday, August 11

    Continental’s Junior Gardeners will be putting on the meal at the Farmers Market on Friday. The menu is spaghetti, tossed salad, garlic bread and assorted desserts – using some of the vegetables they have grown. Stop by the Continental United Methodist Church between 4:30 – 6:30 and support this awesome group of young gardeners in our community! Vendors are welcome...

    Read More

  6. From the Putnam County Dog Shelter…

    From the Putnam County Dog Shelter…

    Posted on the Putnam County Dog Shelter’s Facebook page 8/9/2017: Apparently this little girl was left behind at a house in Continental after the renter moved out. The neighbor reported seeing the dog running around the yard after the owner moved. Her name is Willie and she is around 1 year old. Willie appears to be a Chihuahua. She is...

    Read More

  7. Food, Craft and Commercial Vendors Wanted

    Food, Craft and Commercial Vendors Wanted

    The Continental Fall Festival is searching for individuals, organizations and companies who wish to participate as a food, craft or commercial vendor at the 2017 Continental Fall Festival.  Vendors will be filled first-come first-serve, and vendor categories will not be duplicated (for the most part, within reason). If interested, please contact Adam Donaldson, Vendor Coordinator at (419) 789-2401 for more...

    Read More

  8. Family Bingo @ Continental Fall Festival

    Family Bingo @ Continental Fall Festival

    Family Bingo is happening on Sunday, September 24th at the Fall Festival at approximately 2:00 (after parade & band performance) This will be 10 games of bingo, Adults are $15.00 a ticket- prizes are designer handbags and Kids are $5.00 a ticket- prizes vary (see pictures.) More information will come later. Any questions, or to purchase tickets see Dana Slattman.

    Read More

  9. Your Invited to “Get Healthy!” @ St. John’s the Baptist Catholic Church

    Your Invited to “Get Healthy!” @ St. John’s the Baptist Catholic Church

    Get Healthy! is the topic Ethnobotanist & Certified Herbalist Dawn Combs will be sharing on Saturday, August 12 at 2pm at Continental’s St. John’s the Baptist Catholic Church. Dawn & her husband, Carson Combs (CHS graduate), own Mockingbird Meadows (www.mockingbirdmeadows.com) where they make their nationally acclaimed line of powdered herbal teas. Dawn has authored several books and is a contributor...

    Read More

  1. Darrell R. Meeks, 1955 – 2017

    Darrell R. Meeks, 1955 – 2017

    CONTINENTAL – Darrell R. Meeks, 61, of Continental died at 10:39 p.m. Sunday, August 13, 2017 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born December 11, 1955 in Defiance to the late Charles and Marian (Wolf) Meeks. On September 3, 1976 he married Carol McCullough who survives in Continental. Also surviving are three children, Michelle (Chase) Horstman of Ft....

    Read More

  2. William R. Bockrath, 1943 – 2017

    William R. Bockrath, 1943 – 2017

    OTTAWA – William R. Bockrath, 74, of Ottawa died at 3:35 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 at his residence. He was born June 3, 1943 in Ottawa to the late Amos and Martha (Agner) Bockrath. On June 22, 1974 he married Linda Laverty and she survives in Ottawa. Also surviving are two children, Andrew Bockrath of Ottawa and Rebecca “Becky”...

    Read More

  3. Continental Soccer Club – Reminder to Watch “Lindsay’s Law”

    Continental Soccer Club – Reminder to Watch “Lindsay’s Law”

    From the Continental Soccer Club’s Facebook page: Attention all Parents and Players: Due to a new law that went into affect on August 1, 2017, ALL PARENTS and PLAYERS must watch an 18 minute video titled Lindsay’s Law and sign a form stating it was watched. This is a requirement before participation in games, school affiliated AND Recreational leagues. If...

    Read More

  4. Robert N. (Bob) Williamson, 1929 – 2017

    Robert N. (Bob) Williamson, 1929 – 2017

    Robert N. (Bob) Williamson, 87, of Defiance, passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 in Sylvania, Ohio. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He was born on August 13, 1929 in Continental, Ohio. On February 7, 1954 he married Helen (Hiltner) Williamson, who preceded him in death in 2005. He is survived by two children, two grandchildren,...

    Read More

  5. Mark P. Elling, 1966 – 2017

    Mark P. Elling, 1966 – 2017

    Mark P. Elling, 50, of Marysville, OH, died Friday, June 16, 2017 after suffering from an aneurism. He was born December 27, 1966, in Napoleon, OH, the son of Karen (Bostelman-Elling) Johnston. He was a 1985 graduate of Continental High School and a 1987 graduate of the University of Northwestern Ohio with an Associate Degree in Business Administration. At the...

    Read More

  6. Philip Robert Horstman, 1959 – 2017

    Philip Robert Horstman, 1959 – 2017

    Philip Robert Horstman, 58, of Lewis Center, OH has found peace after a heroic 6 year battle with kidney cancer on Saturday, August 05, 2017. He was born July 23, 1959 in Lima, OH to the late Alfred and Leona (Roof) Horstman. Philip was a graduate of Ottoville High School, Ottoville, OH and started working at GTE Sylvania, Ottawa, OH...

    Read More

  7. Ronald “Ron” Averesch, 1957 – 2017

    Ronald “Ron” Averesch, 1957 – 2017

    KALIDA – Ronald “Ron” Averesch, 59, of Kalida died at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at his residence. He was born August 30, 1957 in Lima to Raymond H. and Dorothea M. (Schroeder) Averesch. His father survives in Kalida, his mother is deceased. He was married to Pamela Holland and they are divorced. Ron is survived by two children,...

    Read More

  8. Edna (Shafer) Place, 1923 – 2017

    Edna (Shafer) Place, 1923 – 2017

    Melrose – Edna L. Place, 94, of Melrose, died 12:45 a.m. Monday, July 31, 2017 at Wabash West-Millers Merry Manor, Wabash, Indiana. She was born July 18, 1923 in Perry Township, Putnam County, Ohio to the late Lloyd C. and Mary A. (Gillespie) Shafer. On February 6, 1941, she married Thomas A. Place who died July 18, 2001. Edna is...

    Read More

  9. Dorothy Kramer, 1935 – 2017

    Dorothy Kramer, 1935 – 2017

    Kalida – Dorothy Kramer, 81, Continental, died 10:45 a.m., Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born November 25, 1935 in Kalida to the late Clarence and Henrietta (Grulick) Kramer. Dorothy is survived by two children: Jeanine (David) Shultz of Defiance and Jackie Eagleson of Continental; six grandchildren: Joe (Christine) Eagleson III, Jeremy (Lacey) Eagleson, Jennifer...

    Read More

  10. Loretta J. Miner, 1931 – 2017

    Loretta J. Miner, 1931 – 2017

    DEFIANCE – Loretta J. Miner, 86, of Defiance died at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, July 26, 2017 at the Gardens of Paulding. She was born June 21, 1931 in Oakwood to the late Arby Sr. and Leota (Shafer) Bennett Lehman. On October 19, 1976 she married Thomas A. Miner and he died August 19, 1999. Also surviving are three children, Gary...

    Read More

  1. Continental Local Schools “Back to School” Open House – Thursday, Aug 17

    Continental Local Schools “Back to School” Open House – Thursday, Aug 17

    The 7th grade orientation meeting will be held on Thursday, August 17 at 3:30 pm in the Casteel Auditorium and will last approximately half an hour. During this meeting students will have the opportunity to pick up their student planner and course schedule. The district wide Open House will follow from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. 8th – 12th grade students...

    Read More

  2. 2017 – 2018 Continental School Bus Routes

    2017 – 2018 Continental School Bus Routes

    Parents may continue to set a schedule of pickup and drop-off locations as they have in the past. Parents will have the ability to change this master schedule one time throughout the year. This does not preclude parents from picking their children up at school if they so desire. This does mean that families will not be able to alter...

    Read More

  3. Pirate Boys in the Kalida Division III Boys Soccer District

    Pirate Boys in the Kalida Division III Boys Soccer District

    The OHSAA Northwest District kept the Kalida Division III Boys Soccer District the same as last year. In 2016 Bluffton advanced out of the Kalida District only to be taken out in the Regional Semifinal by Mansfield Christian. The District field includes all the teams from the Putnam County League. Allen East, Bluffton, Lincolnview, Paulding and Spencerville from the Northwest...

    Read More

  4. Lady Pirates Soccer Season Opens on August 24th

    Lady Pirates Soccer Season Opens on August 24th

    The Continental High School girls soccer team should look into various mile reward programs as the team will travel a lot in 2017. After a season opening home game against Paulding the Pirates travel to Riverdale (59 miles) then to Wauseon ( 38 miles). A home game against Jefferson is followed by their PCL home opener against Fort Jennings (Sept...

    Read More

  5. Miss the June School Newsletter? Here it is….

    Miss the June School Newsletter?  Here it is….

    School — If you missed the June issue of the Continental School’s newsletter, be sure to check it out. The issue is full of pictures of end of the year events in the high school and elementary buildings, a nice introduction to the new basketball coaching staff, recognition of our talented artists, and staff recognitions. Visit www.continentalpirates.org to see more.

    Read More

  1. Get Your Fishing Gear Ready!

    Get Your Fishing Gear Ready!

    Over $5000.00 in prizes at the Continental Lions Club Fishing Day on Sunday, July 16! Thank you to the many businesses and individuals who supported the club’s efforts to make this one of the best fishing days ever. Fishing starts at 1pm; no fishing gear allowed on the pond bank before 6am on the day of the derby. Fishing Derby...

    Read More

  2. DC Students Pair Up With Children’s Lantern for Marketing Project

    DC Students Pair Up With Children’s Lantern for Marketing Project

    Pictured left to right: DC students RT Mann, Baily Weatherwax, Carolin Klein, Erica Smay, with Alyssa Tracy, Children’s Lantern Ministry Advancement, Adam Tracy, Children’s Lantern Executive Director, and William Sholl, Assistant Professor of Practice of Marketing. A group of Defiance College students are taking part in the 2017 Google Online Marketing Challenge (GOMC) with Children’s Lantern as their partner. The...

    Read More

  3. From the Putnam County Engineer Highway Department….

    From the Putnam County Engineer Highway Department….

    ​In an ongoing program to help improve traffic safety, the Putnam County Engineer Highway Department will install reflective metal strips to more traffic sign posts this year. The reflective strips help most during nighttime travelling so the sign is more visible to warn the driver of upcoming intersections and road hazards. The reflective strips will be added to regulatory signs...

    Read More

  4. CHS Drama Department News

    CHS Drama Department News

    The Continental Drama Department is offering a Sunday afternoon matinee for their Spring production of the Wizard of Oz. The musical will be on April 7 and 8 at 7pm and on April 9 at 2:30pm in the Irene Casteel auditorium. Please consider becoming a Drama Booster and support the Arts at Continental Local School! Would you like to be...

    Read More

  5. Berachah Valley @ Bluegrass Opry Barn

    Berachah Valley @ Bluegrass Opry Barn

    Berachah Valley kicks off the 2017 Spring Concert series at the Bluegrass Opry Barn in Oakwood on Saturday night, March 25th. Based out of Dayton Ohio, Berachah Valley offers a wonderful blend of female harmony singing bluegrass, gospel and old-time favorites. This is their first appearance at the Opry Barn and its sure to be a great show! The Bluegrass...

    Read More

  6. Scams Target Paulding Putnam Electric Members

    Scams Target Paulding Putnam Electric Members

    Paulding, OH. (12-16-16)– Paulding Putnam Electric Co-op (PPEC) wants you to be aware of a few scams that have surfaced in the area. The first incident occurred in the Monroeville, Indiana area where a person pretending to be a PPEC worker, requested payment for tree trimming services. Unfortunately, an elderly person ended up making a payment of $150. PPEC wants...

    Read More

Wollam Ag - Treat Your Pond