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Wednesday, June 13th, 2007
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - The entire sophomore class passed the writing section of the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) this school year, according to high school Principal Dave Warvel.
"I'm very pleased," Warvel told board members during the regular school board meeting Tuesday evening. "If you look at the numbers, they speak for themselves."
All high school students must pass the OGT in order to graduate, Warvel said. [More]
By Janie Southard
Beginning this weekend, the Mercer County Fairgrounds will become GOBAville. The expected residency is 3,000 high energy people with nothing to do for the next week but bike around the area.
The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) begins and ends in Celina for the third time in its 19-year history. Bicyclists will take off Sunday for a 300-mile trek that makes a loop from Celina to Van Wert, Wapakoneta, Troy, Versailles and back to Celina. [More]
Obituaries on June 13th, 2007
Ruth Amelia Cantwell, 89, 1109 Jackson Ave., Celina, died at 5 a.m. June 12, 2007, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Former Coldwater resident Paul W. "Bill" Dilworth, 73, died June 6, 2007, in Auburndale, Fla. [More]
Anna Lee Heckler, 80, 205 Zillah St., Celina, died at 3:30 p.m. June 12, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Dana Kermit "Pat" Hoffman, 84, 301 Magnolia St., Celina, died at 2:40 a.m. June 12, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Alberta Nieberding, 92, of Coldwater, died June 12, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nu [More]
Local pictures on June 13th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on June 13th, 2007
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