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Wednesday, May 11th, 2011
Coldwater
By Betty Lawrence
COLDWATER - A tax levy discussion caused quite a stir among school board members during a meeting Tuesday.
Board members Joe Eichler and Eugene Homan said they failed to see why some members and the school treasurer were talking about a tax levy when the budget is unclear as it hinges on state funding cuts. [More]
City taking building that houses 5,000 books for sale by sorority
By William Kincaid
CELINA - The Alpha Delta Kappa book sale this week may be the sorority's last, as the city intends to remove its building at Mercelina Park.
Sorority members of the Celina chapter say a city employee told them in February that the building, dubbed the book nook, must be abandoned by June because the city intends to make improvements to the park. The building houses 5,000 books, they say. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
ROCKFORD - Parkway Local Schools' five-year forecast shows a possible deficit of $869,654 by 2015.
Treasurer Debbie Pierce presented the financial outlook to school board members Tuesday during a regular meeting.
Fiscal year 2011 begins in July and is expected to have a surplus of about $42,741. Total revenue is estimated at $9.7 million, with expenditures at $9.68 million. [More]
Obituaries on May 11th, 2011
Harry Lee Long, 70, Rockford, died at 10:18 p.m. May 9, 2011, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on May 11th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on May 11th, 2011
Residents' sightings triggered sirens
ESC head wants to consolidate services
Celina man fights fires in Iraq
Summer school cut
Sewer system nears completion
Officials offer ideas on father involvement
Council hears five-year plan for village
Auglaize medical director addresses summer safety
Ex-factory site now apartments
Aldi grocery to open in temporary location
Minster leads the way after first day
Bats come alive for Coldwater softball