Excessive Heat Warning issued July 18 at 3:42AM EDT until July 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM EDT Saturday. * HEAT INDEX VALUES...Around 100 today, and near or above 105 Friday and Saturday due to temperatures in the mid 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s. * TIMING...This afternoon through Saturday evening. Very little relief is expected during the night with low temperatures only falling into the middle and upper 70s. * IMPACTS...Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related illnesses will be possible, especially if you spend a significant amount of time outdoors, or are involved in any strenuous outdoor activity. The cumulative impacts of heat on the human body can be significant when consecutive days of excessive heat occur.
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Monday, May 2nd, 2011
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Seven graduate students from Wright State University assembled 100 barley straw bundles and placed them in channels at Behm's Landing during the weekend.
As the straw rots, it will release enzymes that kill toxic blue-green algae. The method already has been proven in the channel. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Coldwater High School star and Ohio State football standout Ross Homan was drafted in the sixth round of the 2011 National Football League Draft on Saturday afternoon by the Minnesota Vikings with the 200th overall pick.
Homan joins Jim Otis (ninth round pick of New Orleans in 1970), Jim Lachey (first round, San Diego, 1985), Jeff Hartings (first round, Detroit, 1996) and Bob Hoying (third round, Philadelphia, 1996) as the only Mercer Countians to be drafted in the NFL. [More]
Obituaries on May 2nd, 2011
Lori Ann Ehrhardt Moriarty, 47, Fort Wayne, Ind., died April 29, 2011, at University of Chicago Hospital. [More]
Bonnie Simpson, 66, Celina, died May 1, 2011, at her residence.
Arrangements [More]
Mark E. Heinfeld, 88, New Bremen, died at 1:28 p.m. April 29, 2011 at Community Health Professionals Van Wert Hospice Center. [More]
Clotilda "Tillie" Muhlenkamp, 92, former McCartyville resident, died at 10:35 p.m. April 30, 2011 at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Eugene J. Torchia, Dayton, died May 1, 2011, in Kettering.
Service is 10:30 a [More]
Local pictures on May 2nd, 2011
Subscriber only stories on May 2nd, 2011
Volunteers clear lake debris
St. Marys celebrates 25-year friendship with Japan
Illegal alien admits to causing traffic death
Officers arrest 16 on drug charges
Author speaks at museum's opening
BOE prepares for next step if income tax levy fails
Voting locations
No local teams won, but individuals shined
New Bremen sweeps two vs. St. Henry
Westfall makes a move low for win