Thursday, April 30th, 2020
Nurse with COVID-19 gave birth, now home and slowly recovering
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Megan Sites, a local nurse and mother who had been hospitalized due to COVID-19, is back home and looking forward to a return to normalcy, though she acknowledged that process will probably take time.
Many in the community have heard Site [More]
By Daily Standard Staff
Chickasaw Picnic is canceled
CHICKASAW - Chickasaw Picnic organizers have postponed the annual event due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Committee members decided holding the festival during the scheduled weekend of June 5-7 would be impossible, park board president T.J. Hess said. [More]
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Subscriber stories on April 30th, 2020
CELINA - A Columbus-based private research lab has vowed to vastly stretch the life of Mercer County Emergency Medical Services' supply of N95 masks by decontaminating them at its West Jefferson campus.
CELINA - No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Mercer or Auglaize County on Wednesday.
The Mercer County Health District has reported 18 confir
CELINA - Crews are tentatively scheduled to begin this year's herbicidal spray application in open drainage ditches in Mercer County, according to county engineer Jim Wiechart.
Amazing Athletes
When he was a student-athlete at Ohio University, Ken Heiby roomed with future Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt.
If he had played baseball, Heiby probably could have helped out Schmidt and the Bobcats.
Amazing Athletes
Liz Meiring helped begin the rise of the Fort Recovery girls basketball program, but it was Val (Gaerke) Blasingame who primed the team for state titles.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association cross country state championships are moving to Fortress Obetz, a 50-acre multi-purpose sports complex with a 6,500-seat grandstand located in Obetz on the southeast side of Columbus, OHSAA Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass announced Wednesday.