By JANIE SOUTHARD and WILLIAM KINCAID
Parkway, Fort Recovery, Celina and New Knoxville are the only school districts in the area to seek a new federal grant called "Race To The Top" (RTTT) that one superintendent said could bring in up to $90,000 over a 4-year period. [More]
Assistant prosecutor reviews video matter, says it would be illegal
By Shelley Grieshop
Mercer County commissioners on Thursday decided to nix the creation of a video for their Web site after discovering it would violate state law.
The proposed contract for the service - which commissioners thought would help promote the local area - was recently reviewed by Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Amy Ikerd, who determined it would violate a section of the Ohio Revised Code dealing with counties and commercial advertising. [More]