An increase locally in injectable heroin use likely is responsible for a rise in the number of cases of hepatitis - a serious and highly contagious liver disease.
Equally frightening to local health officials is the belief there are many more cases of viral/chronic hepatitis C than actually reported, skewing the numbers and the scope of the problem. Up to 75 percent of people infected with the virus reportedly do not know it. [More]
With 109 meetings so far in a series that began in 1921, countless St. Marys-Wapakoneta battles have likely earned the right to be labeled as classic. One encounter, though, that still emerges from most Roughrider fans' memory banks, at least those who stuck around until the end, was their clash 30 years ago when Skip Baughman's crew came to Wapakoneta to square off with the team they hadn't beaten on the road since 1981. [More]