CELINA - Under President Barack Obama's administration, Mercer County has gained 300 jobs, seen its unemployment level drop from 9.1 percent to 4.4 percent and benefited from increased access to crop insurance and healthcare.
Those were the statistics revealed by the Obama for America Ohio team, which stopped in Celina on Wednesday afternoon as part of Heartland Tour 2012: Moving the Middle Class Forward, a 12-day trek through rural cities and towns in Ohio. [More]
ST. MARYS - President Obama's healthcare reform bill doesn't actually reform healthcare, a Dayton-region healthcare official told local Rotarians at a meeting Wednesday.
Bryan Bucklew, president and CEO of the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association, which includes the Grand Lake Health System based out of St. Marys, said the bill may offer additional coverage to Americans, but it won't fix the problems. [More]
As you approach the front gates of Memorial Stadium in Minster, the weathered plaque is difficult to overlook.
Encased in the side of a two-ton boulder, the bronze engraving has greeted fans to the field for decades, and over time it has become such a piece of the stadium's ambience that it is sometimes easy to walk by without paying attention to what it says or the meaning behind it. [More]