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Friday, May 4th, 2007
School will have 12 months to pass levy to raise local funds
By Janie Southard
The Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) announced Thursday that St. Marys City Schools is among 39 districts in the state to receive building improvement money for fiscal year 2008.
Based on the basic project that has been recommended to the school board by the Facilities Planning Committee the basic project would be $45.94 million plus locally funded initiatives (LFIs). The community share of the basic would be between $150 and $196 additionally per year for a $90,000 market-value home. [More]
By Nancy Allen
The first annual Mercer County Ribfest on May 12 is expected to attract 3,500 people to the fairgrounds and will be one of many fairground firsts since Manager Scott Riffle was hired a year ago.
Riffle, who was brought on board primarily to promote year-round use of the facility, spoke during Thursday morning's monthly agriculture breakfast meeting in Celina. [More]
By Ryan Hines
NEW BREMEN - It looks like the Midwest Athletic Conference softball title is a three-team race now thanks to New Bremen.
The Cardinals knocked off a previously unbeaten MAC team for the second straight day on Thursday as New Bremen shut out Coldwater, 5-0. [More]
Obituaries on May 4th, 2007
Emma Lou Bernard, 86, of The Gardens at St. Henry, died at 7 p.m. May 3, 2007, at her residence. [More]
Robert E. Nedderman, 88, 10431 Auglaize County Road 66A, St. Marys, died at 8:50 p.m. May 2, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Edward H. Stammen, 88, of Burkettsville, died May 3, 2007, at Dayton Hospice. [More]
Local pictures on May 4th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on May 4th, 2007
Brown proposes lending overhaul
Volunteers help make state campground run smoothly
Motorists cringe as local gas prices soar above $3 per gallon mark
Board will again submit resolution on mowing, cutting hay on filter strips
Council plans on taking out loan for future projects
Sanitary sewer pumping station given to city free of charge
St. Marys man pleads guilty to theft charges
Woman indicted for aggravated arson
Redskins, Cavs split team titles
Strong field advances for Celina, St. Marys in WBL tennis tourney