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Friday, January 12th, 2018
Illness 'widespread' in 46 states, health official says
By Ed Gebert
WAPAKONETA - Flu season is hitting the area and the nation hard this year.
Nationally the flu is at its most serious classification, "widespread," in 46 states, Auglaize County Health Department Director of Nursing Brenda Eiting said at Thursday's regular meeting. Many areas report three to four times as many cases as they did last year. [More]
By Colin Foster
ST. HENRY - Minster was ranked the top team in the first Associated Press Division IV state poll.
Wendi Moorman and St. Henry won't argue with the pollsters after Thursday.
Courtney Prenger led a quartet of Minster players in double figures with a game-high 20 points, and the Wildcats' pressure defense forced the Redskins into 34 turnovers in a 65-25 victory at Redskin Gymnasium. [More]
Obituaries on January 12th, 2018
Lester Alfred Balster, age 82, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 27, 2017 with his family by his side. [More]
Madgealine Edna Denney, 100, of St. Marys, OH died at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday January 10, 2018 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys surrounded by her family. [More]
Lela Mae Williams, age 95, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Doris M. Hoffman, age 88, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 3:50 pm on Wednesday, [More]
Cletus Hemmelgarn, 94, Burkettsville, died Dec. 11, 2018, at Briarwood Village, [More]
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