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Wednesday, January 9th, 2008
By Betty Lawrence
ROCKFORD - Parkway school board members on Tuesday listened as instructor Anita Morton described a new course she would like to see get underway that would allow students to travel abroad.
The course, Parkway Exploration, would allow as many as 15 students the opportunity to travel to Japan, England, France and other foreign locations for educational experiences, she said. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - The cost of the North Franklin Street reconstruction project is going up as a result of action taken by New Bremen village councilors Tuesday night.
Sanitary sewer replacement along a one-block stretch will add $35,752.08 bringing the total price of the project to $331,641.49. Work will commence as soon as weather permits. [More]
By Ryan Hines
ROCKFORD - It wasn't a pretty win, but it was a win nonetheless for the Celina girls basketball team.
Celina improved to 9-2 on the season after defeating Parkway 46-26 in a Mercer County showdown at Panther Gymnasium.
"We didn't play as well as [More]
Obituaries on January 9th, 2008
Kenneth J. Metzger, 86, 05680 county Road 33A, St. Marys, died at 7:15 p.m. Jan [More]
William Paul Miles Jr., 65, of Shiloh, died Jan. 7, 2008.
He was born May 31, [More]
Carla Miller, 62, 300 Bruns Ave., Apt. 59, Celina, died at 11:11 p.m. Jan. 7, 2008, at her residence. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Hilda M. "Aunt Dee Dee" Morsey, 90, of North Jefferson Street, Minster, died 2: [More]
Sharon Ann Mott, 54, 114 Beech St., St. Marys, died Jan. 8, 2008, at her residence. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Jack Schnelle, 79, 1911 Kishler Drive, St. Marys, died at 2:15 a.m. Jan. 4, 2008, at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on January 9th, 2008
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