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Thursday, June 1st, 2023
State Route 219 bridge in need of major repairs
By William Kincaid
MONTEZUMA - A state agency appears to be holding firm to its plans to completely shut down the State Route 219 bridge for two months in 2025 to repair the deteriorating structure despite an outcry from village officials.
Village officials a few weeks back said they're urging Ohio Department of Transportation to instead keep one lane of the bridge open for emergency responders. They asked locals to add their voices to a chorus of opposition. [More]
Obituaries on June 1st, 2023
Nathan D. Freeman, 71, of Oregon, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2023, at [More]
Jon Kent Albers, 87, of St. Marys, OH went to his Heavenly home 10:40 a.m. Sunday May 28, 2023 at Vancrest of St. Marys, surrounded by his loving family. [More]
Urban J. Drees, age 91, of Yorkshire passed away at 4:07 am Monday, May 29, 2023, at Versailles Rehab & Healthcare Center. [More]
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Division IV State Softball Preview
In the past two weeks, the Parkway softball team has dispatched No. 2 Minster, No. 5 Covington and No. 8 Russia. But in the state semifinals, the Panthers have their toughest test yet.
State Track and Field Championships Preview
After comfortable wins in the regionals, the Minster girls and Marion Local boys come into the Division III state track and field meet with a chance to make a mark.