Saturday, December 26th, 2020
2020 A Year in Review
By Daily Standard Staff

1. Coronavirus
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyday life in Mercer and Auglaize counties for the past 10 months since it made its way to Ohio.
Area long-term care facilities and nursing homes, schools and workplaces have battled to tame outbreaks throughout the year. The same institutions experienced shutdowns in March when Ohioans were instructed to stay home unless absolutely necessary. [More]
Obituaries on December 26th, 2020
Richard D. Hull, age 88, of Fort Recovery, died December 23, 2020, peacefully at his home. [More]
Donald Wayne Miller, 82, St. Marys, died on Dec. 18, 2020, at Lima Memorial Hos [More]
Eugene Leroy Hirschfeld, age 88, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on the morning of [More]
Debra E. Hole, age 68, of Celina, passed away Monday, December 21, 2020, at Mer [More]
Bernard J. Mertz, 89, of Botkins, passed away at 5:58 p.m. Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
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Subscriber and paid stories on December 26th, 2020
CELINA - Mercer County health officials reported 28 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, raising the total to 3,232.
Officials also reported 570 prob