Friday, October 2nd, 2020
St. Henry High School has COVID outbreak
By Leslie Gartrell
The fourth death in three days from COVID-19 was reported Thursday in Auglaize County raising that county's total to 14 and Mercer County reported its 18th death.
An outbreak also has been declared at St. Henry High School, said local health officials. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Area teams found out who they will be facing as the 2020 Ohio high school football playoff brackets were released by the Ohio High School Athletic Association on Thursday afternoon.
Due to the pandemic, all teams were eligible to take part in the playoffs. [More]
Obituaries on October 2nd, 2020
Kyle David Blake, age 34, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 in Celina. [More]
Sara "Sally" Long, 81, of St. Marys, OH passed away Saturday September 26, 2020 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, OH. [More]
On September 30, 2020, Charles "Charlie" Koester, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away at age 87. [More]
Jennifer Jill Baker, age 65, of Celina, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Local pictures on October 2nd, 2020
Subscriber and paid stories on October 2nd, 2020
WAPAKONETA - If the volume of calls at the Auglaize County Board of Elections is any indication, the county will see a big turnout for early voting this election, director Michelle Wilcox said.
FORT RECOVERY - Jim Bretz of Union City, Indiana, took a break from setting up his stand to reflect on the good experiences he's had over the last 10 or so years selling chainsaws, lawn equipment and a little bit of everything else at the Traders Day festival at 740 St. Peter Road.
Celina claims WBL victory over Defiance
CELINA - Celina defeated Western Buckeye League foe Defiance 25-11, 25-12, 28-26 in volleyball action Thursday at the Celina Intermediate School.
Boys Sectional Golf Roundup
Niekamp, Muhlenkamp move on
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Minster boys golf team advanced to the Division III district tournament after finishing third at the sectional Thursday at Colonial Golfers Club outside Lima.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry evened its MAC volleyball record at 3-3 with a 25-22, 18-25, 25-22, 25-16 victory at Minster on Thursday night.