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Thursday, January 29th, 2009
By Janie Southard
Gov. Ted Strickland's State of the State speech on Wednesday calls for big changes in Ohio's education system from extending the school year by 20 days, to a four-year residency program for teachers, to eliminating the state test mandated for high school graduation, among many others. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
Snow was flying all day Wednesday throughout the village of Coldwater as several FFA students helped residents clear their driveways and sidewalks.
"School was canceled due to the storm, and we just decided, as a community service, to help dig people out," senior FFA member Diane Selhorst said Wednesday following a long day of shoveling. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Get your dirndl frocks and lederhosen ready for the time to polka is quickly approaching after a local organization announced plans to resurrect the Fasching Fest.
New Bremen village councilors listened to a Tuesday night presentation by Adam Suchland and agreed to donate $500 toward the Feb. 24 event. [More]
Obituaries on January 29th, 2009
Dick G. Neu, 80, of Lima, died at 3:10 a.m., Jan. 27, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on January 29th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on January 29th, 2009
Grant sought to finish walkway
Three-year prison term added for Celina man
St. Henry man receives 26-month prison sentence
Property owners charged for sidewalk repair
Public hearing set to discuss federally-funded grants
WBL-leading Celina hosts Kenton with MSU-bound Sherman
Highlight Game: New Knoxville at Fort Recovery (Friday)
Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue . . .