Saturday, March 28th, 2020
Board makes activity baskets for its clients
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - The world may seem like it's been brought to a standstill, but the Mercer County Board for Developmental Disabilities is still working to provide services and bring a little cheer to locals with disabilities.
Many staff members are working remotely as they continue helping families get supplies or information, while direct-care providers continue to provide hands-on service. [More]
By Leslie Gartrell
WAPAKONETA - An Auglaize County resident has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an Auglaize County Health Department news release, the first for that county.
Health commissioner Oliver Fisher said the department received the positive test result from an Ohio Department of Health lab at 4:25 p.m. Friday. The person is a 65-year-old female, who is being treated at a local hospital. [More]
Obituaries on March 28th, 2020
Jane Bertke age 74 of St. Marys, formerly of McCartyville, Ohio passed away at [More]
James D. Wicker, 36, of St. Marys, OH died 6:47 p.m. Monday March 23, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, OH following a massive intracranial hemorrhage. [More]
Deborah Lovelace, 65, Celina, died on March 26, 2020.
Arrangements are pendin [More]
Josephine A. Grieshop age 77 of Anna, Ohio passed away at 2:40 AM on Friday, March 27, 2020 at Wapakoneta Manor. [More]
Gerald Allen Slane, 83, Ohio City, died on March 27, 2020, at Vancrest Health Care Center, Van Wert. [More]
Glenda Fern Ballinger, 86, Celina, died on March 27, 2020, at Celina Manor nurs [More]
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Subscriber stories on March 28th, 2020
Sheriff frustrated with those who dismiss gravity of situation
CELINA - People in Mercer County appear to be complying with Gov. Mike DeWine's stay-at-home order that went into effect earlier this week, sheriff Jeff Grey said.
CELINA - Local officials this week got the green light to begin designing the next major phase of the Bryson Park District along Lake Shore Drive.
ST. MARYS - In his senior season with the St. Marys basketball program, Ethan Steger and his teammates got to play for Ohio High School Basketball Hall of Fame coach Dan Hegemier.
NEW BREMEN - Nolan Bornhorst is no stranger to leading a turnaround.
Over a four-year stretch, he helped New Bremen's football program go from a winless team to a playoff team.