WEDNESDAY MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS

WIMA NEWS COPY WEDNESDAY MARCH 18, 2020

>>Community Call Center Established

(Lima, OH)--A Community Call Center has been established to help deal with the COVID19 fight. Those who do not have a primary care physician should call 419-226-9000 if they have cold or flu symptoms of if they have concerns about potential coronavirous exposure. People should not call 911 for these types of issues.

>>ELECTIVE SURGERIES POSTPONED

(COLUMBUS, OH)--EVERY DAY SEEMS TO BRING ANOTHER MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT FROM GOVERNOR MIKE DEWINE. AND THAT NOW INCLUDES CHANGES TO CERTAIN SURGERIES AT THE HOSPITAL. THE STATE IS ORDERING ELECTIVE SURGERIES BE POSTPONED. THE HOPE IS, BY NOT OVERWHELMING HOSPITALS WITH PATIENTS, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS CAN GET PEOPLE THE HELP THEY NEED.

>>Woman Found Dead in Spencerville

(Lima, OH)-- The Allen County Sheriff yesterday released the identity of the victim of Sunday night's shooting in Spencerville. 39-yr old Kristie Lynn Hayhurst was shot to death at her residence at 457 Charles Street at about 9:40 p.m. She lived at the residence with 51-yr old Donald James Leach, who is being held on Involuntary Manslaughter charge in connection with her death. An autopsy determined Kristie died from a single gunshot to the head.

>>Body Pulled From Grand Lake

(Celina, OH)--WHIO-TV in Dayton reports that Celina Police pulled a dead body from Grand Lake St. Marys on Tuesday night.

When contacted this morning the Celina PD said there would be more information later today.

WIMA SPORTS COPY WEDNESDAY MARCH 18, 2020

2020 DIVISION I BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-OHIO

First Team - Josiah Fulcher, Lima Senior, 6-foot-2, senior, 21.3;

Third Team - Jamir Simpson, Lima Senior, 6-5, sr., 17.5;

2020 DIVISION II BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-OHIO

Player of the Year: George Mangas, Shawnee

>>Sources: Bengals agree to sign D.J. Reader, Trae Waynes to bolster defense

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals, a franchise not known for making big splashes in free agency, made two massive acquisitions Tuesday, agreeing to terms with defensive tackle D.J. Reader and cornerback Trae Waynes, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Reader has committed to a four-year, $53 million deal, sources told ESPN's Josina Anderson, and Waynes will receive a three-year, $42 million contract, sources confirmed to ESPN.

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