With its budget reserves nearly depleted, Tri County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services faces further service cutbacks without replacement of its 1-mill property tax levy.
The agency that oversees mental health and substance abuse treatment in Mercer, Van Wert and Paulding counties is straining to make its $6 million annual budget stretch any further. Voters will be asked at next week's general election to replace the expiring levy with a new, 10-year, 1-mill levy. [More]
TROY - Area cross country teams faced a stacked regional at Troy with some of the best competition in the state. Despite this, Midwest Athletic Conference teams claimed five of the eight qualifying spots for the state meet.
The St. Henry, New Bremen and Minster boys' teams all finished in the top four to advance, as did the girls' teams from Minster and Versailles. Coldwater's Dusty Kuess also advanced as an individual with an 11th-place finish. [More]