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August 12, 2020

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Nancy Fernandez 1960 - 2020

Nancy J. Fernandez, age 59, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 6:45 p.m. at her residence, surrounded by her family.

She was born on Feb. 27, 1961, in Lima, Ohio, to the late Charles and Eva (Halter) Seibert. On July 20, 2020, Nancy married Joel Moguel Fernandez and he survives in Harrod.

Nancy was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She attended St. Gerard Catholic Church, Lima.

Bluffton grad named FT assistant track and field coach at ONU

Jason Fisher has been named a full-time assistant coach for the Ohio Northern men's and women's track and field teams.

Fisher becomes the first full-time throws coach in ONU history and will work with the team's discus, javelin, shot put and weight throw student/athletes.

He spent the 2019-20 season as a part-time assistant coach for the Polar Bears and will be in his second season at Ohio Northern.

He came to ONU after five seasons as a throws coach for Bluffton University and three more as a throws coach at Parkway High School.

Rescue units called to Gilbert Street stove fire

According to the Ada police report, several area units responded to a stove fire at 113 S. Gilbert St., Unit C at 6:03 p.m. on July 22. Units included Lafayette fire, Ada police, Ada-Liberty Township fire, and Ada-Liberty Township EMS.

Governor issues statewide mask order

"We believe that requiring masks statewide will make a significant difference and will be key to making sure other counties do not progress to a higher level of increased spread."

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on Ohio's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Governor DeWine announced that beginning on Thursday, July 23, at 6 p.m., a statewide mask mandate will go into effect for citizens living in all 88 Ohio counties. 

Health Department: "Several people were potentially exposed"

It is anticipated that the business will re-open safely at the end of 14 days

Several people were potentially exposed to the COVID virus during a grand opening event in Ada on Monday, July 20, according to a news release from the Kenton-Hardin Health Department, released Wednesday afternoon.

The news release follows:

The management of the business has voluntarily closed their business to accommodate quarantine of staff and to conduct appropriate cleaning of the facility.

Kenton-Hardin Health Department commends the decisions of the business operator in the wake of the unfortunate potential COVID virus exposure. It is anticipated that the business will re-open safely at the end of 14 days. 

Park in the Park closes in on 100 vehicles

Here's the list of winners


Ada was the capital of V-8 vehicles gulping leaded gas on Saturday. Not really, but nearly 100 classic vehicles were on display from owners across northwestern Ohio. 

Here's a list of winners: