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Madison Archer elected Liberty Belles & Boys 4-H president

The Liberty Bells and Boys Meeting of May 19th, 2020 started at 7 p.m. on a zoom meeting.The meeting opened with the pledges led by Maylene.No treasurer’s report. We had an election of officers and voted by zoom polling.

Election results:
President: Madison Archer
Vice President: Selena Jordan
Secretary: Evalyn Hernandez
Treasurer: Kylie Nash
Reporter: Aliyah Kober
Health: Kylee Kober
Safety: Collin Brown
Citizenship: Rey Hurley

Services for Stella Dyer on Saturday

Stella M. Dyer, 84, died on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at 1:52 a.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

She was born on Dec. 4, 1935, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, to the late Noah and Martha (Hollon) Rowe.  On Dec. 7, 1953, Stella married Frank Dyer and he survives in Alger.

Stella was a homemaker. She was a member of the Quickstep Pentecostal Church of God, Alger. She loved her children and family more than anything in the world. She enjoyed going to Flea Markets with Vickie Jo.  She and Frank were avid travelers and she especially enjoyed taking special vacations with her sisters.

Mid-week doctor: A couple reminders about hand hygiene

When practicing hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette, you are not only protecting yourself, you are taking measures to protect others

By Colleen Abrams, Infections Preventionist
Blanchard Valley Health System

Proper hand hygiene is the number one way to prevent the spread of infection, any time of the year. This is particularly important during winter months.

According to the Ohio Department of Health, this flu season alone, there have been over 5,400 influenza-related hospitalizations in Ohio. You can take measures to prevent illness at any time of the year by taking the following minimum measures every day:

Reynolds article features '84 Celtics

Ada Icon sports writer, Cort Reynolds, has an article he wrote posted this week on the SB Nation, Celtics blog.

The article title is "Remembering Gerald Henderson’s overlooked contributions to the Celtics’ epic 1984 championship." The article was posted as part of "Underdog Week" on the SB National family of websites.

Click here to read the article.

6 new cases over Memorial Day weekend in Hardin County

Confirmed case count is 42; 3 new recoveries

The Kenton Hardin Health Department is reporting 6 new cases over the three-day weekend. This brings our total confirmed case count to 42. We are also reporting 3 new recoveries at this time.

Please continue to follow the guidelines.
Stay home when you are sick.
Avoid contact with people who are sick.

Wash hands often with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds.
Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available.

Dry hands with a clean towel or air dry your hands.Cover your mouth with a tissue or sleeve when coughing.

Hardin County Sheriff's log May 25-26.

Hardin County Sheriff's log May 25-26.