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Thursday, January 5th, 2012
State pushing for early degrees by linking high school, college
By Amy Kronenberger
A new state requirement that says Ohio colleges must create more three-year degrees is leading local campus officials to push college-level courses on high school students.
The state budget approved in June included a requirement that Ohio colleges transition 10 percent of programs to three-year degrees by October and 60 percent by 2014. [More]
St. Marys
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - A smoke detector bought one week ago is credited with saving the life of a St. Marys man.
Ronald Rupard, owner of a cabin at 01528 Arnold Road north of the city, reportedly awoke to flames and the sound of the newly-purchased smoke alarm about 5 a.m. Wednesday. He safely fled the burning structure, officials said. [More]
Obituaries on January 5th, 2012
Daniel Lee Davenport, 50, Valley Station, Ky., died Jan. 3, 2012.
He was born [More]
Terry Joseph, 64, Celina, died Jan. 4, 2012.
Arrangements are pending at Cisc [More]
Suzann T. Sunderland, 63, Celina, died at 2:48 p.m. Jan. 3, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on January 5th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on January 5th, 2012
Local deputies assist in meth lab bust
All village employees receive pay increase
Levy, projects ahead for Coldwater
Koester's records still stand
Unbeaten MAC contenders set to meet at Fort Site Fieldhouse
Defiance a tough challenge for Celina