Saturday, August 8th, 2020
From staff reports
ROCKFORD - A Rockford man riding a recumbent bicycle along State Route 118 was killed on Friday afternoon when a pickup truck reportedly struck him from behind.
First responders were called to the scene on State Route 118, just north of Purdy Road, at about 1:04 p.m. [More]
By Colin Foster
Will pigskin be played during the pandemic?
If there is a season, it will be a condensed version.
Following a recommendation this week from the governor's office to shorten the season due to concerns that COVID-19 may spike in early winter, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced that if high school football games are approved by the Gov. Mike DeWine, all teams will enter the playoffs beginning Oct. 9 and the state championship games will be played no later than Nov. 21. [More]
Obituaries on August 8th, 2020
Jane K. Bertke, 76, Hendersonville, North Carolina, and formerly of Celina, die [More]
On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Diane Louise Denney-Winthrop, beloved wife, mother, [More]
Brian D. Frank, age 36, of Mendon, Ohio, passed away at 5:10 am on August 6, 2020 at his home. [More]
Vernon L. Steele, 86, of Wapakoneta, died 4:08 p.m., Thurs. Aug. 6, 2020, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Local pictures on August 8th, 2020
Subscriber stories on August 8th, 2020
Coronavirus just one more threat to mail delivery
Substantial declines in mail volume, a crippling congressional requirement to prefund billions of dollars in retiree health benefits and the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed the U.S. Postal Service's financial instability and threaten the agency's ability to deliver mail.
CELINA - Cases of COVID-19 are nearing 600 in Mercer County, as 18 new cases raised the county's total to 590.
Only two new cases were reported in Auglaize County, raising that county's confirmed number of cases to 240.
My first words were written for The Daily Standard in the April 1, 2014 newspaper.
My last words as a full-time employee appear today.
I can stil
Compiled by Colin Foster and Gary Rasberry
The Elida boys won the Celina Invitational on Friday at the Celina Lynx Golf Club.
Carson Harmon sh