5 most recent Continental, Ohio news articles:

The CHS Class of 2016:

The following Continental High School seniors were recognized at the Academic Awards Program on May 11th.  Congratulations to Continental’s newest graduates! Bradi Baltrip: Health Technologies – Vantage, Northwest State Community College – Nursing Sam Bowers: Owens Community College (Toledo) – Computer Networking, Owens Trustee’s Scholarship, Christopher...

Read More


American Legion Post 541 Activities and Events:

Continental American Legion Memorial Day Services, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day has come to signify the start of summer for many Americans and is often celebrated with cookouts, family get-togethers and concerts. But the real meaning of Memorial Day has, for too many Americans,...

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. Pirate ACME Baseball is Back!

    Pirate ACME Baseball is Back!

    ACME (summer) high school baseball is back. The Pirate baseball will play a limited ACME schedule this year. Having started the season at Holgate on Tuesday May 24. Here is the current summer schedule. Thursday, 5/26 @ Ft. Jennings 6:00 pm Friday, 6/17 McComb 5:00 pm home Saturday, 6/18 Ft. Jennings 11:30 am home Wednesday, 6/22 @Miller City 6:00 pm...

    Read More

  2. Thank You, Veterans!

    Thank You, Veterans!

    Today, in Cloverdale and Continental, people gathered to honor the sacrifices made by our local veterans. Thank you does not seem like nearly enough, but please know that we do greatly appreciate all that you have done to protect our freedoms. God bless you all! –Photos by Mike Jones

    Read More

  3. This Week in Continental, May 30 – June 5

    This Week in Continental, May 30 – June 5

    Monday, May 30: Memorial Day 10:00 Post 541 Memorial Service @ Cloverdale 11:15 Post 541 Memorial Service @ Continental Tuesday, May 31: Wednesday, June 1: 11:30 Free Community Lunch @ Christ United Methodist Church Thursday, June 2: 4:00 Coldwell Banker-Sigg Realty Open House @ 406 W Rice St Friday, June 3: 6:00 Putnam County Relay for Life @ OGHS Saturday,...

    Read More

  4. Coldwell Banker – Sigg Realty, Inc. Open House

    Coldwell Banker – Sigg Realty, Inc. Open House

    Open House Thursday, June 2 (4pm-6pm) 406 W Rice St, Continental Coldwell Banker – Sigg Realty, Inc. MLS: 5103133 Stop by on Thursday afternoon to see this attractive, nicely remodeled 3 bedroom, 2 full baths, hardwood floors, deck, attached two car garage. This home is immaculate and the beautiful furniture goes with it! Directions: St. Rt. 634 to Rice Street,...

    Read More

  5. Memorial Day Services @ Cloverdale & Continental

    Memorial Day Services @ Cloverdale & Continental

    The Continental American Legion will honor their departed heroes with a memorial service on Monday, May 30th. The guest speaker will be Stan Oren, American Legion Vice Commander for the Great First District. At Cloverdale, the service will be at 10:00 at the Flower Garden on Mahoning Street. The service at Continental will start 11:15 am on the south side...

    Read More

  6. Free Community Lunch – Wednesday, June 1

    Free Community Lunch – Wednesday, June 1

    Christ United Methodists’ Free Community Lunch will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 11:30 to 1pm. The menu for June is: Sub Sandwiches, Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad, Desserts, and Beverage. All donations will be given to the local food pantry. Everyone welcome! Come for great food & fellowship. Christ United Methodist Church is located on South Main Street. The next...

    Read More

  7. Coffee & Conversation, May 28th

    Coffee & Conversation, May 28th

    The monthly non-denominational Coffee & Conversation gathering will be on Saturday, May 28 at 10:00am at Continental United Methodist Church on North Main Street. All are welcome to join in a time of prayer, reflection, and great fellowship. The Coffee & Conversation gatherings will be monthly, on the 4th Saturday of the month at 10:00am. Hope to see you there!

    Read More

  8. Home For Sale By Owner

    Home For Sale By Owner

    Owner is offering this newly remodeled home in Continental for sale: 3 bedroom 1 bath/ remodeled house/ large master bedroom completed in 2015. Large detached 2-1/2 car garage finished and insulated with attic space. Excellent for gatherings. 1 car utility garage. This house is a must see! Comes with dishwasher and underground dog fence. Other appliances are available for additional...

    Read More

  9. Coffee & Conversation, May 28th

    Coffee & Conversation, May 28th

    The monthly non-denominational Coffee & Conversation gathering will be on Saturday, May 28 at 10:00am at Continental United Methodist Church on North Main Street. All are welcome to join in a time of prayer, reflection, and great fellowship. The Coffee & Conversation gatherings will be monthly, on the 4th Saturday of the month at 10:00am. Hope to see you there!

    Read More

  1. Cleo Catherine Geren, 1921 – 2016

    Cleo Catherine Geren, 1921 – 2016

    CONTINENTAL — Cleo Catherine Geren, 94, of Continental died 12:50 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. She was born October 11, 1921, in Defiance to the late Louis and Orpha (Wheeler) Coble. On August 16, 1941 she married Fremont Geren, who preceded her in death on March 24, 1996. Cleo is survived by her children: Ronald...

    Read More

  2. Norma June Priest, 1931 – 2016

    Norma June Priest, 1931 – 2016

    CLOVERDALE — Norma June Priest, 85, of Cloverdale died 1:36 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice. She was born April 7, 1931 in Van Wert to the late Gerald and Lucille (Osenga) Matson. On April 17, 1947, she married Walter Priest, who preceded her in death on February 9, 1997. Norma is survived by her children:...

    Read More

  3. Carolyn Mae Dimock, 1936 – 2016

    Carolyn Mae Dimock, 1936 – 2016

    Carolyn Mae Dimock, age 79 of Napoleon, Ohio passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2016 under Hospice of Henry County at The Lutheran Home in Napoleon, Ohio. She was born on October 3, 1936 in Pleasant Bend, Ohio to Herman and Bessie (Hoffman) Steingass. On November 13, 1965 she married Edward Dimock and he survives. She began working at Foster...

    Read More

  4. Gerry Shook, 1940 – 2016

    Gerry Shook, 1940 – 2016

    Gerry Shook, age 76, died Saturday afternoon in his Defiance home. His Legacy… He was born March 24, 1940 to Clay and Ida (Fulmer) Shook in Sherwood. On July 25, 1969 he married Marsha Lang. Gerry was employed by General Motors in Defiance and attended the Evansport Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. His Family… He is survived by...

    Read More

  5. Get Your Tickets! – Continental Alumni Banquet

    Get Your Tickets! – Continental Alumni Banquet

    The Continental Alumni Banquet will be on Saturday, June 11 at 6pm in the Continental Elementary cafeteria. Dinner tickets are pre-sale for $12 each. Tickets can be purchased at Okuley’s Pharmacy or Bloomers Boutique & Coffee or by contacting the eNews at kdonaldson@continentalenews.com. Honored classes will be the classes of 1966 and 1991. Hope to see lots of alumni there!

    Read More

  6. OCCL Installation of Officers Banquet

    OCCL Installation of Officers Banquet

    The Installation of Officers Banquet for the Ohio Child Conservation League (OCCL) was held recently at the Continental Elementary cafeteria. The Raised on Rainbows group hosted the event. The theme this year was “The Treasures of Continental” and they decorated with antiques. Appetizers were followed by dinner, served by Jeanie Rader and Jayne Prowant. Linda Hill installed the officers for...

    Read More

  7. Putnam County Baby Fair

    Putnam County Baby Fair

    Putnam County W.I.C. and Putnam County Help Me Grow held a Baby Fair on May 18th. Admission was free and open to Putnam County pregnant moms and moms of infants and toddlers. The Event was held at the Putnam County Educational Service Center, Ottawa. Moms had an opportunity to receive giveaways and information on services available for infants and toddlers...

    Read More

  8. John A. Dockery, 1931 – 2016

    John A. Dockery, 1931 – 2016

    John A. Dockery age 84, of Continental, died Saturday night, May 14, 2016 in his home. His Legacy… He was born in Midway, VA on December 3, 1931 to Robert B. and Monnie (Moore) Dockery. On March 29, 1958 he married Ruth Ann Fuller. John was formerly employed with N & S Railroad for 30 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing...

    Read More

  9. Lemon “aide” for Luke!

    Lemon “aide” for Luke!

    During the Continental Garage Sales, Reid and Brody Matthews will have a lemonade stand across from the Dollar General store on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. The stand is titled Lemon”aide” for Luke! Luke Haselman is their good friend from the babysitters who was recently diagnosed with (ALL) leukemia. Luke is three years old and the son of Corey and...

    Read More

  1. The CHS Class of 2016:

    The CHS Class of 2016:

    The following Continental High School seniors were recognized at the Academic Awards Program on May 11th.  Congratulations to Continental’s newest graduates! Bradi Baltrip: Health Technologies – Vantage, Northwest State Community College – Nursing Sam Bowers: Owens Community College (Toledo) – Computer Networking, Owens Trustee’s Scholarship, Christopher M. Potts Memorial Scholarship, Kenneth McKibben Scholarship, CHS Music Booster’s Scholarship John Breckler: Ag Diesel...

    Read More

  2. Continental Elementary Fourth Nine Weeks Honor Roll!

    Continental Elementary Fourth Nine Weeks Honor Roll!

    Congratulations to the following students at Continental Elementary School who earned Honor Roll recognition! All A’s Fourth Nine Weeks: Grade One: Deacon Bishop, Kaylee Boecker, Grant Clementz, Kenzie Searfoss, Brynn Thomsen, Addison Winkle, Kendra Frisch, Ariana Fry, Destiny Hurley, Parker Knowles, Vanessa Rynearson Grade Two: Jackson Bidlack, Rhettik Bowers, Ally Coble, Olivia Crossgrove, Mason Dias, Morgan Dockery, Camren Burgei, Kaelyn...

    Read More

  3. Congratulations Graduates!

    Congratulations Graduates!

    Congratulations to the following 2016 Graduates of Continental High School!: Bradi Baltrip, Samuel Bowers, Johnathon Breckler, Gabrielle Bullen, Saige DeLeon, Tabbetha Dixon, Terry Dockery III, Alexandria Quigley, Alexis Doster, Annise Doster. Cole Dotson, Noah Emmons, Valdalia Geren, Keagan Grime, Levi Hiltner, Steven Huizenga, Ashley Kindilien, Lindsay Kindilien, Jordan Kunesh, Emily Logan. Michalei Lowe, Kendra McMonigal, Kirsten Mumea-Long, Christian Prowant, Landon...

    Read More

  4. Two Pirates Advance to Tiffin Track Regionals

    Two Pirates Advance to Tiffin Track Regionals

    Paige Lawhorn and Jacob Williams will be competing for the Pirates at the Division III Regional Track Meet in Tiffin. Paige advanced in both the Ayersville Division III Girls 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles while Jacob Williams moves on in the Ayersville Division III Boys 400m. Paige was 3rd in the 100m hurdles and fourth in the 300m hurdles while...

    Read More

  5. Crestview Knights Ends Lady Pirates Season

    Crestview Knights Ends Lady Pirates Season

    The 2016 Pirate Softball team advanced as far as any Continental Softball team had in history and history has repeated itself as Crestview ends a fine season in Tournament play. The game started even as both team were held scoreless after 1. The Knight shutout continued in the second but in the bottom half of the second Crestview put 3...

    Read More

  1. From The Vantage Point: Vantage Honors Seniors

    From The Vantage Point:  Vantage Honors Seniors

    Family, friends, and home school representatives, gathered at the annual Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 23, 2016 to recognize the achievements and accomplishments of senior students enrolled in Vantage career technical programs. Awards of Distinction and scholarships highlighted the event, which was held for the very first time at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert to accommodate the...

    Read More

  2. Cole Dotson – You Did Good!

    Cole Dotson – You Did Good!

    Social media is an amazing thing – an ordinary task – driving past your high school – and the next thing you know you are on CNN’s website. For Continental’s Cole Dotson, that is exactly what happened. On Sunday morning (5/22) this senior class president who will graduate this weekend saw that the American flag in front of his high...

    Read More

  3. Announcing State Route 65 & Road M Intersection Improvement Project

    Announcing State Route 65 & Road M Intersection Improvement Project

    As a public service announcement, Michael Lenhart, Putnam County Engineer, would like to inform the public of the upcoming road closures at the intersection of Road M and State Route 65. The Putnam County Engineer’s office is working in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to improve the entire intersection starting Tuesday, May 17, 2016. ODOT will be...

    Read More

  4. Students Witness Mock Crash @ CHS

    Students Witness Mock Crash @ CHS

    The Continental Voluteer Fire Department sponsored a Mock Crash for students on Friday, April 29, 2016. Also assisting was Kalida Heavy Rescue, Continental Police Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, Putnam County EMS, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Heitmeyer Funeral Home and Life-Flight. The assembly was held in the North parking lot as Continental High School students and Kalida High School Juniors...

    Read More

  5. Cooper Farms Celebrates New Wellness Clinics

    Cooper Farms Celebrates New Wellness Clinics

    ST. HENRY/VAN WERT, OHIO—Cooper Farms celebrated their new health and wellness clinics with ribbon cutting events at both locations, St. Henry and Van Wert. The clinics, along with a third in Defiance that was previously operational, are a new team member benefit provided by the farm and food company. The clinics provide primary care services, physicals, health coaching, select lab...

    Read More

  6. High Speed Chase in Continental Today

    High Speed Chase in Continental Today

    Press Release 3/11/2016: Deputy Brent Meyers and Sgt. Mark Brecht were patrolling on State Route 613 east of the Village of Continental and observed a vehicle traveling west on State Route 613 committing a speed offense of 71 mph in a 55 mph posted zone. An attempt was made to stop the vehicle and the vehicle refused to stop, fleeing...

    Read More

  7. Lock Your Cars, Please

    Lock Your Cars, Please

    From the Editors: There have been reports of several cars in the village of Continental being broken into on the night of March 8th. PLEASE lock your vehicles and do not keep valuables or cash/coin visible in your cars – do not make your car an easy hit for a would-be thief. Be alert to the activity in your neighborhood....

    Read More

output_NO8Asq