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Tuesday, May 17th, 2011
2-year contract cuts most step raises
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - School board members and teachers on Monday night approved a two-year contract extension that continues a salary freeze and slashes most step pay raises.
The board unanimously approved the contract, which was accepted by majority vote by the St. Henry Education Association (SHEA) on May 10. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A former Montezuma resident faces charges in Mercer County Common Pleas Court related to a mobile home fire he allegedly caused in January 2010.
Frederick L. Hale Jr., 42, formerly of 6953 state Route 219, Lot 32, has pleaded not guilty to the charges stemming from an investigation by the Ohio Fire Marshal's Office. [More]
Obituaries on May 17th, 2011
Joseph T. Diller, 70, St. Anthony, died at 1:30 p.m. May 15, 2011, at First Community Village, Columbus. [More]
Roger A. Smith, 85, Coldwater, died at 6:52 p.m. May 15, 2011, at Briarwood Manor, Coldwater. [More]
Jeff Palmer, 49, St. Marys, died May 14, 2011, at his residence.
  Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys. [More]
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