Sprinkles and light rain will become more widespread overnight. Although air temperatures are expected to be above freezing, some surfaces may still remain below freezing through this evening due to the arctic airmass that had been in place across the region. Some light icing may occur on untreated surfaces this evening
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Tuesday, March 11th, 2008
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - School district officials have asked city council for a $1.5 million loan to finance geothermal heating and cooling for the new school tentatively set for groundbreaking in about a year.
Superintendent Ken Baker and school board President Ralph Wiley and Vice President Eric Langsdon asked city council at Monday night's council meeting to finance the project and then bill the school. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local school district recently received an unexpected bill for athletic training services.
After nearly five years of providing services for a token $1 fee, Community Sports Services has announced its intention to charge $10,000 annually. The services include having a certified trainer in attendance for varsity sports and overseeing an academic program for student trainers. [More]
Tigers finish the season as only undefeated team in state of Ohio
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - There's winning. Then there's winning in style.
Versailles certainly won in style on Monday, ending the season as the only undefeated team in the state of Ohio, winning a defensive battle against Sugarcreek Garaway and capturing the Division III state title with a 51-33 win at the Schottenstein Center on the campus of The Ohio State University. [More]
Obituaries on March 11th, 2008
Michael K. "Mike" Fields, 47, of Ansonia, died March 10, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to Lou Gehrig's Disease. [More]
Naomi B. Howe, 87, of 305 South East St., New Knoxville, died at 6:30 a.m. March 10, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
James Richard Jones, 75, of Huntington, Ind., died at 1:10 a.m. March 9, 2008, at the Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
George Schroyer Jr., 73, 5711 Fast Road, Celina, died at 6:45 p.m. March 9,
2008, at home. [More]
Rebecca Lynn Solomon, 54, of Celina, died at 7:41 a.m. March 10, 2008, at Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on March 11th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on March 11th, 2008
Celina customers to pay more for utilities
Thief bashes into Celina convenience store
Marion school officials expect to see red in 2012; no decision how to fix
Board moves to acquire funds for new group homes
No change in season ticket prices
Sergeant's retirement cause for job juggling
Public invited to hear Celina budget
Raterman family bond not hard to notice
Tigers had an extended stay in Columbus with the snow