Monday, May 11th, 2020
By Leslie Gartrell
ST. HENRY - Of the 79 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mercer County, 24 are currently employed by the Cooper Farms Processing Plant in St. Henry, according to a news release from the Mercer County Health District on Saturday.
The plant employs approximately 700 people, and infected employees make up 4% of the workforce at that location, according to Kristy Fryman, public information officer at the health department. [More]
Reed's legacy lives on at Coldwater decade after passing
By Gary R. Rasberry
Ten years have gone by since Coldwater football coach John Reed passed away on May 7, 2010, at the age of 64 after a battle with esophageal cancer.
He accomplished a lot with the Cavaliers, but there was so much more to Reed than just the 168 wins [More]
Obituaries on May 11th, 2020
Gilbert Rutschilling age 91, passed away at 1:30 AM on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at [More]
Dennis E. Goewert age 64, of Ansonia passed away at 5:20 AM on Friday, May 8, 2020, at Briarwood Nursing Home in Coldwater. [More]
Eugene Duane Bollenbacher, age 66, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at his residenc [More]
Thomas G. "Tom" Olding, age 83, of Fort Recovery, passed away on May 8, 2020 at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Local pictures on May 11th, 2020
Subscriber stories on May 11th, 2020
CELINA - The number of positive coronavirus tests in Mercer County has more than doubled since last Monday, as 14 new confirmed cases were reported over the weekend, raising the county's total to 79.
Workers can reduce injuries with exercise
CELINA - As businesses begin to reopen and employees return, a local health care provider offers tips to ease the transition back into life at work.
Community Sports & Therapy Center has been offering free wellness, ergonomics and risk-prevention programs for employers and their workers.
Monday Conversation
NEW BREMEN - Diana Kramer is a humble person.
But every now and then, the three-time state volleyball champion likes to "flute" her own horn.
CELINA - Adam Johns, a 2007 St. Marys graduate, has called Celina home for almost a decade.
He's ready to make himself at home in the Celina Fieldhouse.