Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
Governor makes masks mandatory for K-12 students
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday singled out Mercer County as having the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the state per 100,000 residents over the past two weeks.
"At least for the last two weeks, the county that has the highest number per 100,000 that I think would be a shock to most people would be Mercer County," DeWine said in a news briefing. [More]
Obituaries on August 5th, 2020
Mary Katherine Bergman, age 63, died in her home in the morning of Monday August 3rd. [More]
Rita M. Hoying, age 93, of Celina, Ohio, died Monday, August 3, 2020 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Thomas G. Siefring, age 59, of Osgood, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Henry B. Olberding, 75, Minster, died on Aug. 4, 2020, at Joint Township Distri [More]
David D. Moorman age 85 of Minster, Ohio passed away at 10:45 PM on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
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Organizers doing it for the kids
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Fair organizers are doing their best to continue the fair for local children, though due to recent mandates from Gov. Mike DeWine's office, its activities have been reduced.
ROCKFORD - Two new council members were appointed and sworn in on Tuesday to replace council members who have recently resigned.
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CELINA - A Celina man who was arrested on Tuesday has reportedly been banned from city-owned property due to his conduct.
Celina police posted on s
MINSTER - StoneGate Subdivision residents voiced concerns to village council members on Tuesday about safety issues on Seventh Street and urged them to expedite planned improvements.
The World's Longest Yard Sale returns to Mercer County properties along U.S. 127 from Thursday through Sunday, albeit with extra COVID-19 precautions in place.