Thursday, August 27th, 2020
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Two more people have died from COVID-19 in Mercer County, raising the total number of deaths to 15.
Seven new confirmed cases were also reported, raising the county's total number to 761, according to a Wednesday news release from the county health district. [More]
By Leslie Gartrell
DUBLIN TOWNSHIP - An accident involving a truck and a semitrailer at the intersection of state routes 118 and 707 left three people seriously injured including one transported by a medical helicopter on Wednesday evening.
Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Ryan Lamarr of the Wapakoneta Post said a call came in around 6:30 p.m. reporting the accident. [More]
Obituaries on August 27th, 2020
Marie A. Glass, age 85, of St. Henry, died Tuesday August 25, 2020 at her residence. [More]
Nannie Halbert, 92, of St. Marys, OH died 4:10 p.m. Tuesday August 25, 2020 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Marilyn J. (Curtis) Thaman, age 90, formerly of St. Rt. 362, Minster, passed aw [More]
Rachel L. Stienecker, 80, of St. Marys, OH died 2:45 p.m. Saturday August 22, 2020 at Otterbein-St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on August 27th, 2020
Subscriber stories on August 27th, 2020
COLDWATER - Mercer Health saw an 11.6% increase in operating revenue with growth in surgery volumes and a 3.1% decrease in operating expenses over the last fiscal year, which ended March 31, according to auditors.
NEW BREMEN - School board members on Wednesday unanimously approved a policy requiring facial coverings during pandemics and epidemics.
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CELINA - The city's 2020 residential street program may yet get underway this year after city officials awarded a $1.29 million contract to the Shelly Co. to resurface nearly 3 miles of city streets.
MONTEZUMA - Village council members decided to contact the Mercer County Health District about whether to cancel trick or treat amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP - Wabash Road will close between Frahm Pike and
Skeels Road for a culvert replacement, said Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart.
Girls golf
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry bounced back from Monday's loss to Coldwater with a 208-229 win over Lincolnview in girls golf action on Wednesday at the Mercer County Elks.
  The 2020 high school football season is a day away (or in the case of Parkway and Delphos St. John's, two days away).
After everything that has happened in the last 5-6 months, I'm glad it's finally here.

Celina Stadium
Last Season: Reed Merricle rushed or 155 yards and three touchdowns and passed for another in the Redskins' 38-0 win at Harmon Field.
St. Henry at Coldwater
Marion Local at Fort Recovery
Minster at New Bremen
Versailles at Anna
Wapakoneta at Celina
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