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Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Minster Local Schools officials will open two buildings instead of three for the upcoming year.
Board of education members decided in December to close the three-story elementary building along North Hanover Street to save $320,000.
The former middle school, located off Seventh Street at the foot of Hanover Street, will be home to elementary students in grades K-6. Seventh- and eighth-graders, once located at the middle school, are moving to the high school building. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
NEW BREMEN - A Dayton man suspected of selling cocaine in New Bremen was arrested Monday night after a four-mile pursuit by officers.
Tyrone Eugene Howard, 31, sped away from numerous law enforcement officers following a traffic stop in a drug sting. He was apprehended minutes later on foot in a nearby creek after crashing his car into a guardrail on state Route 66 about 7 p.m. [More]
Obituaries on August 10th, 2011
Former Rossburg resident Charles W. "Butch" George, 75, died at 2:35 a.m. Aug. 9, 2011, at Versailles Health Care Center, Versailles. [More]
Mary Hertenstein, 83, rural St. Marys, died at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Paul Edward Knapke, 74, Versailles, died at 2:40 a.m. Aug. 9, 2011, at Wayne HealthCare, Greenville. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on August 10th, 2011
Treasurer announces retirement from district
Trial set in doctor's rape case
Council approves lease for drilling of test well
Canine fees unchanged for 2012
School district receives $100,000 grant for afterschool program
Store recycles donated items
Shawnee's girls capture title at Fox's Den