Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
By Leslie Gartrell
WAPAKONETA - Two new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Auglaize County on Tuesday, as 18 new confirmed cases raised the county's total to 573.
In Mercer County, seven new cases increased its total to 1,061.
The newest deaths in Auglaize County involved a man and woman, both between 80 and 100 years old, according to a county health department news release. [More]
Celina beats Coldwater to snap skid
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - After dropping a hard-fought first set to Coldwater, Celina got better.
Much better.
The Bulldogs snapped a three-match losing streak in taking the final three sets in a 19-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-21 victory over the Cavaliers at the Intermediate School. [More]
Obituaries on September 30th, 2020
Yvonne Noel, age 62 of Coldwater, passed away Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 6:49 PM at Mercer Health from the result of a motorcycle accident. [More]
Randal Clayton Norris, age 65, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on September 27, 2020 at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
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Local Dem, GOP officials weigh in
From staff and wire reports
CLEVELAND - It started out civilly enough, with President Donald Trump striding deliberately to his lectern, and Demo
MINSTER - The Minster Oktoberfest Parade Committee announced on Tuesday the parade grand marshal of this year's scaled-back 46th edition is the Minster Knights of Columbus Council.
WAPAKONETA - A St. Marys man has been charged with 21 felony sex crimes including rape, gross sexual imposition and sexual battery involving a victim who was reportedly under 13 years of age at the time.
CELINA - The Ohio Department of Transportation has required the contractor for the West Market Street reconstruction project to repair a section of the road that didn't meet ODOT specifications.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Jack Duncan and Jaden Jones scored goals as Celina moved into second place in the Western Buckeye League boys soccer standings with a 2-0 victory over Defiance on Tuesday at Fred Brown Stadium.
Division II Girls Golf Sectional
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Three days after capturing the first conference golf championship in school history, the Coldwater girls golf team added to their run by winninf the program's first sectional title in taking the Division II tournament held Tuesday at Celina Lynx Golf Club.