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...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills continuing. Wind chills will be 5 to 15 degrees below zero. * WHERE...Portions of Central and West Central Ohio. * WHEN...Until 9 AM EST Thursday. * IMPACTS...The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
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Thursday, May 28th, 2020
County records 4th virus death
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - A fourth person has died from COVID-19 in Mercer County, and two new cases raised the county's total to more than 200, according to a Wednesday news release.
Auglaize County health officials reported one new confirmed case, raising that county's confirmed number of cases to 64. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City officials have decided to open Bryson Pool on June 6 but on a limited, private-party-only basis to comply with state COVID-19 pandemic directives, city safety service director Tom Hitchcock said.
They also on Wednesday afternoon reopened Huffy pond in Eastview Park, which contains a beach area. Yet the city is not allowed to turn on the splash pads at either Bryson Pool or the Bryson Park District along Lake Shore Drive or allow access to playground equipment, per state orders. [More]
From staff reports
Mercer County no longer has the lowest unemployment rate in the state.
Pandemic-caused job losses caused Mercer County to drop from the state's lowest rate of unemployment to 14th in a three-way tie with Clermont and Fairfield counties. Mercer County had maintained the lowest unemployment rate in the state since March 2016. [More]
Obituaries on May 28th, 2020
Shelby L. Jacobs, 16, of St. Marys, OH died 11:41 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2020 at [More]
Dolores L. Siegrist, 96, Fort Recovery, died on May 27, 2020, at Mercer County [More]
Local pictures on May 28th, 2020
Subscriber stories on May 28th, 2020
CELINA - Team coaches were scheduled to meet this morning to discuss beginning athletic conditioning and weightlifting, Celina City Schools Superintendent Ken Schmiesing said.
COLDWATER - Mercer Health CEO Lisa Klenke expressed hope the COVID-19 pandemic would bring about changes in the nation's health care system, and open new avenues, such as telemedicine, for health care access.
MENDON - Village council members met on Tuesday evening to discuss the village's water tower and street resurfacing projects.
Project manager Craig
ST. MARYS - A St. Marys teen has died from injuries suffered in a May 19 accident on State Route 364.
Shelby Jacobs, 16, died on Friday at Miami Va
NEW BREMEN - School board members on Wednesday night approved the resignation of band director Ryan Starcher, district superintendent Jason Schrader said.
Amazing Athletes
The sign of a true star is being able to overcome obstacles to reach their goals.
Jordan Thompson is a prime example of that.
A three-sport sta
Amazing Athletes
Her name is Joy (Hunziker) Ford, and Parkway fans considered her a joy to watch.
A natural athlete, Ford became the first 1,000-point scorer in girls basketball history at the school and was Parkway's top distance runner.
Graduating seniors who missed out on their spring seasons were asked to submit their favorite sports memories.
Note: Not all senior spring athletes replied.