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Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
Follow these tips for packing healthy school meals
By Amy Kronenberger
What's nutritious? What won't spoil? What will my child eat?
School is back in session in the Grand Lake area this week, and many parents will be faced with these questions as they send their children out the door with a packed lunch.
Tracy Henschen, nutrition program assistant at The Ohio State University Extension Office for Mercer and Auglaize counties, said the key is to remember all the main food groups: protein, grains, fruits, vegetables and dairy. [More]
Celina schools' superintendent
By Amy Kronenberger
CELINA - School board members on Monday narrowed their superintendent search to four, including one local administrator.
School board president Matt Gilmore announced during the board meeting that those returning for second interviews include Jeff Hobbs, Fort Recovery High School principal; Tod Hug, Ayersville Local Schools superintendent; David Peltz, Greenville City Schools curriculum director; and Jesse Steiner, Hicksville Exempted Village Schools superintendent. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A 43-year-old Mendon man faces felony charges after he allegedly poured gasoline on his girlfriend, the family dog and throughout the second-floor apartment they shared.
Charles Williams has been charged with two counts of attempted aggravated arson. He remains incarcerated at the Mercer County Detention Facility on a $500,000 bond subject to 10 percent. [More]
Obituaries on August 21st, 2012
Thomas F. Morsey, 87, Minster, died Aug. 20, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Charles "Chuck" Roberts, 79, Celina, died at 5:30 a.m. Aug. 20, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Jamie Rammel, 27, Celina, died Aug. 20, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospit [More]
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Subscriber only stories on August 21st, 2012
No funds for storm damage
State OKs grant for bike path
Work nearly complete on Minster's Memorial Field
Fort Recovery may expand golf cart, ATV legislation
Counselor tackles bullying
Fire destroys house
Solar field may power utilities
St. Marys woman injured in traffic accident at culvert
Board looks at options for former school building
Cardinals start 2-0 in the MAC
Mertz, Coon will be leaders for Bulldogs
Schoenherr ready to lead talented Cavaliers
Fort Recovery hungry for regional success
Jutte welcomes back experienced runners
Wildcats will fight to get back on top of MAC
New Bremen's harriers under new leadership
Panthers are optimistic for a strong season
Continued success expected for Redskins
Cisco finally feeling 'Riders are in the mix
Celina striving for continued improvement
Few veterans returning for Cavs on the links
Youngsters need to emerge for Fort Recovery
Newcomers will be pivotal for Marion Local
Wildcats expecting to compete for MAC title
Cardinals will build around talented veterans
Schumm's boys will contend for MAC crown
St. Henry hoping to contend in MAC this year
Sophomores leading the way for St. Marys
Bulldogs hoping to contend for WBL title
Cavaliers hoping for breakthrough season
Roughriders aiming high for this season
Bulldogs the favorites to win WBL again
Roughriders will be starting five seniors