Thursday, May 21st, 2020
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Officials on Wednesday said the fight against COVID-19 isn't over as a third person has died in Mercer County, and five new cases raise the county's total to 160.
One new case of COVID-19 was announced in Auglaize County.
A 56-year-old St. Henry woman is the third Mercer County resident to die from COVID-19, county health district administrator Jason Menchhofer said. He believed the woman died on Monday. [More]
From staff reports
From Staff and Wire Reports
The Ohio high school football playoffs will expand starting in 2021.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has voted to increase the number of teams that qualify in each region from eight to 12. Per the press release sent Wednesday afternoon, the vote was unanimous. In the current format, the top four seeds in each region host the first week of the playoffs with all remaining playoff games played at neutral sites. [More]
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From Staff and Wire Reports
The Grand Lake Mariners will not have a season.
Late Tuesday evening, the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League announced that it was canceling its season amid ongoing coronavirus concerns.
"We are truly disappoi [More]
Obituaries on May 21st, 2020
Steven A. Kaiser, age 72, of Fort Recovery, passed away on May 20, 2020 at OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. [More]
Marjorie M. (Fields-Horner) Schultz, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 11:29 AM on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at her residence. [More]
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