Monday, July 6th, 2020
Obituaries on July 6th, 2020
Lawrence "Larry" V. Behr, age 77, of Fort Loramie, Ohio, passed away of natural causes at his residence Thursday afternoon, July 2, 2020. [More]
Albert L. Coffey, 78, of Saint Marys, Ohio, and formerly of Stearns, Kentucky, died 12:10 A.M. Friday, July 3, 2020, at his residence. [More]
Wayne Robert Craig, age 67, of Celina passed away at his residence in Bass Landing on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. [More]
James G. Schmackers, age 79, of Philothea, died Friday, July 3, 2020, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. [More]
Melvin Lewis Crouch, age 87, of Celina Ohio, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2 [More]
Jean (McEldowney) Eastridge, 76, of Coldwater, Ohio, formerly of New Weston, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Alyssa L. Harner, 21, of St. Marys Twp., OH died Tuesday June 30, 2020 at her residence. [More]
Kenneth A. (Kenny) Kremer, age 85 of Maria Stein passed away of natural causes on July 4, 2020 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
C. Stuart Christman, 79, formerly of St. Marys, died July 1, 2020, in St. Peter [More]
Stories on July 6th, 2020
Local school district superintendents and health officials will convene this week to address Gov. Mike DeWine's directives about reopening schools during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that shows no signs of slowing down nationally. [More]
CELINA - Five new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Mercer County since Friday, raising the county's total number of confirmed cases to 279.
The Auglaize County Health Department has not updated its COVID-19 statistics since Thursday, when it reported 96 confirmed cases and 10 probable cases.
CELINA - The 2020 LIA Bar Stool Open has been canceled due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases and concerns about player and judge safety, according to a news release.
CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff's Office has reopened to the public its lobby that had been closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, a moratorium on onsite inmate visits remains, according to a post on the sheriff's office social media page.
Local players shine on summer golf tour
The phrase "Naumann wins" has been a common occurrence in the newspaper during this summer's Lima Junior Golf Association tour. 
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Holiday Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
New Bremen plated eight runs in the top of the sixth to rally from a four-run deficit to beat St. Henry 10-6 in summer baseball action on Friday at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.
Staff and Wire Reports
Marion Local graduate Luke Knapke's team, Mid-American Unity,  became the third team removed from The Basketball Tourname [More]
Local pictures on July 6th, 2020