The effects of state funding cuts have been magnified at the local level as the number of needy people has skyrocketed in the last year.
Statistics on the subject and the increased case loads at Mercer County Job and Family Services (JFS) were discussed Thursday morning when agency Director Dale Borger gave an update to county commissioners. He did not ask commissioners for any additional funding. [More]
NEW BREMEN - Elementary students in the New Bremen school district are learning the importance of working together toward a mutual goal - building race cars that can race across the gym floor toward the finish line.
They use neither textbooks nor high-tech equipment, just nimble fingers, an illustrated guide and plastic building blocks in assorted shapes, sizes and colors. [More]
Three-game wins on the volleyball court are usually not very emotional, but that wasn't the case for Celina on Thursday.
After the unexpected death of her mother earlier this week, Celina volleyball head coach Carolyn Dammeyer watched her Bulldogs roll past Wapakoneta 25-9, 25-15 and 25-9 to keep a perfect record in the Western Buckeye League intact. [More]