2020-04-29

COVID-19 Update: Testing Priority, Ohio BMVs

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COVID-19 Update: Testing Priority, Ohio BMVs (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  TESTING UPDATE:  Governor DeWine today provided an update on Ohio’s plan for increased COVID-19 testing.  A new partnership announced last week between the state of Ohio, Thermo […]

Jeanette Eileen (Balzer) Rupp

Jeanette Eileen (Balzer) Rupp, age 97, of Archbold, passed away on April 30, 2020, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  Jeanette was born in Detroit, Mich., on July 27, 1922, the daughter of Bernhard and Lydia Balzer. A graduate of Eastern High School in Detroit, Jeanette enrolled in the Detroit Business Institute and was employed as a secretary […]

COVID-19 Update: Advisory Groups on Restaurants, and Personal Services

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On Friday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  ADVISORY GROUPS ON RESTAURANTS AND PERSONAL SERVICES Governor DeWine announced today the members of two separate advisory groups for recommendations and best practices when reopening dine-in restaurants, and personal service locations throughout the […]

CCNO Reopens

In a press release, officials of the Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio announced that effective Friday, May 1, the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio is accepting new inmates. CCNO had been closed to new inmates starting Friday April 24, with exceptions. The goal of the closure was to reduce inmate population so inmates who suffered from COVID-19, the illness that […]

Stay Safe Ohio Order Replaces Stay At Home Order

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Directors-Stay-Safe-Ohio-Order Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that the Ohio Department of Health has issued a “Stay Safe Ohio Order” through May 29. The new order, which incorporates the openings of businesses and services announced as part of the Responsible RestartOhio plan, will replace the previous “Stay at Home” order, which expires at 11:59 p.m. tonight.-Posted 5.1, 12:55 pm

COVID-19 Update: Prison PPE, ODRC Update

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  PRISON PPE:  Governor DeWine announced today that Ohio has provided more than 1.1 million items of personal protective equipment (PPE) to Ohio’s state prisons.  This includes: 108,000 N95 masks; 256,000 gloves; 684,000 procedure masks; 10,000 provider gowns; and […]

COVID-19 Update: PPE Delivery, Employee Face- Covering Exceptions, Criminal Justice Grants, Class of 2020 Graduation

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  PPE DELIVERY: Governor DeWine announced today that the state of Ohio has shipped 4.1 million pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to local emergency management agencies (EMA) across Ohio.  Although this is not the […]

2020-04-29 E-Edition

10-Year-Old Saves Hundreds Of Ears

A 10-year-old rural Archbold boy is saving the ears of perhaps hundreds of persons with his birthday present. Jonas Nichols, son of David Nichols and Jenny Sauder-Nichols, got a 3D printer for his birthday. He soon began using it to manufacture “ear savers” for those who are required to wear masks that fit over the ears. “I just felt like […]

April 28 Primary Election Results

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Here are preliminary results from the 2020 Primary election. The Fulton County Board of Elections counted the ballots that had been received by 7:30 pm, Tuesday, April 28. Absentee ballots that were mailed back to the Board of Election had to be postmarked by Monday, April 27. Any ballot received by U.S. Postal Service on or before Friday, May 8, […]