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Saturday, October 15th, 2011
By Shelley Grieshop
A proposed school voucher program may revive financially struggling Catholic schools but put a squeeze on public school funding.
Ohio House Bill 136, called the Parental Choice and Taxpayer Savings scholarship program (PACT), would provide state funding to income-eligible families seeking to enroll children in private schools. Students already attending private schools would be eligible for the vouchers in the future. [More]
Marion Local's defense shuts out Coldwater, 7-0
By Randy Bruns
MARIA STEIN - With the Midwest Athletic Conference title on the line, the Marion Local Flyers' defense took the old "bend but don't break" philosophy to the next level.
The Flyers' defenders spent most of the night with their backs brushing up against their own end zone, but never yielded a single point in white-washing the Coldwater Cavaliers 7-0. [More]
Obituaries on October 15th, 2011
Janet A. Langenkamp, 71, Fort Recovery, died Oct. 13, 2011, at her residence. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on October 15th, 2011
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Council needs policy to authorize purchases
Local man faces charge of voyeurism
TV show to feature New Bremen festival
Mauk accounts for 10 TDs vs. Celina
Minster misses late PAT kick and ends up losing by one
Panthers earn overtime victory
Redskins blown out by Rockets
O-G cruises to win over St. Marys
Indians score first but Blue Jays get last laugh