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Friday, September 14th, 2012
Use of computer technology increasing for more students
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - Slate and chalk are out and smartphones are in at St. Marys City schools.
The district pioneered the use of the technology in the classroom four years ago and now provides free smartphones to all students in grades 3-5.
Technology coordinator Kyle Menchhofer said 100 schools are modeling their own programs after St. Marys'. The efforts also have been published and officials have worked with colleges to develop programs. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
LIMA - It wasn't much of a surprise as to what the main topics of conversation were when Ohio High School Athletic Association commissioner Dr. Dan Ross took part in a town hall meeting on Thursday at the University of Northwestern Ohio.
The on-going debate about competitive balance and the possibility of a referendum on splitting public and non-public schools into separate tournaments took up a large part of the nearly two-hour session. [More]
Obituaries on September 14th, 2012
Marcella "Sally" Lefeld, 97, Coldwater, died Sept. 12, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Fr. Louis Osterhage, C.PP.S., 81, Carthagena, died Sept. 13, 2012 at St. Charles Center Infirmary, Carthagena. [More]
Vernon A. Hartings, 80, St. Rose, died at 8 a.m. Sept. 13, 2012 at his home. [More]
Calvin L. Slattery, 83, New Bremen, died at 2:38 p.m. Sept. 13, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on September 14th, 2012
Uhlenhake resigns his post
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Home invader given immediate sentencing
Goldwing parade may cause travel delays
Greenville native appointed Holy Trinity's youth minister
Guingrich's goal gives Bulldogs a 1-0 victory
Celina earns at least a share of fourth straight WBL title
Flyers knock off Cavaliers in four games