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Saturday, August 8th, 2020
From staff reports
ROCKFORD - A Rockford man riding a recumbent bicycle along State Route 118 was killed on Friday afternoon when a pickup truck reportedly struck him from behind.
First responders were called to the scene on State Route 118, just north of Purdy Road, at about 1:04 p.m. [More]
By Colin Foster
Will pigskin be played during the pandemic?
If there is a season, it will be a condensed version.
Following a recommendation this week from the governor's office to shorten the season due to concerns that COVID-19 may spike in early winter, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced that if high school football games are approved by the Gov. Mike DeWine, all teams will enter the playoffs beginning Oct. 9 and the state championship games will be played no later than Nov. 21. [More]
Obituaries on August 8th, 2020
Jane K. Bertke, 76, Hendersonville, North Carolina, and formerly of Celina, die [More]
On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Diane Louise Denney-Winthrop, beloved wife, mother, [More]
Brian D. Frank, age 36, of Mendon, Ohio, passed away at 5:10 am on August 6, 2020 at his home. [More]
Vernon L. Steele, 86, of Wapakoneta, died 4:08 p.m., Thurs. Aug. 6, 2020, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Local pictures on August 8th, 2020
Subscriber only stories on August 8th, 2020
Postal woes have deep roots
18 new COVID cases
Thanks for the memories
Area teams tee off