...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Around 100 degrees due to temperatures in
the lower 90s and dewpoints in the low to mid 70s.
* TIMING...through early this evening.
* IMPACTS...Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related
illnesses will be possible, especially if you spend a
significant amount of time outdoors, or are involved in any
strenuous outdoor activity. The cumulative impacts of heat on
the human body can be significant when consecutive days of
excessive heat occur.
COLDWATER - Jackie Knapke was 14 when her parents moved from Piqua and bought Neil Armstrong's childhood home in Wapakoneta.
Armstrong's family roots were in Wapakoneta, although the family moved several times throughout the years due to his father Stephen Armstrong's job as an auditor for the state. Eventually the family settled back in Wapakoneta in 1944, when the future astronaut was 13, at 601 West Benton St., now an Ohio historical marker. [More]
CELINA - Local breweries provided the beer on Friday night at Montgomery Field.
And local players - New Bremen's Luke Vonderhaar and Versailles' Noah Richard - provided a spark for the Grand Lake Mariners.
Vonderhaar went 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs, Richard pitched three scoreless innings in relief and Grand Lake defeated league-leading Lima 7-1 in Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League baseball action. [More]
CELINA - A woman remained in critical condition on Wednesday after a Tuesday accident in which a child who'd been riding on an all-terrain vehicle attempted to get off and instead hit the accelerator, according to a Mercer County Sheriff's Office news release. [More]