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Saturday, November 24th, 2012
State requirement
By Shelley Grieshop
The state is raising the bar on its high school graduation tests.
Officials with the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Board of Regents are scrapping the current Ohio Graduation Tests for a new college/job readiness exam - similar to the ACT - that could be available as early as the 2013-2014 school year. [More]
28th Annual OVISCO Classic
By Ryan Hines
CELINA - Hillary Heiby suffered a small cut under her left eye in the early moments of Friday's semifinals of the 28th annual OVISCO Classic, but that wasn't nearly enough to slow down Celina's senior.
Heiby scored a career-high 23 points and outscored Greenville by herself as the Bulldogs led wire-to-wire and rolled to a convincing 65-22 victory over the Green Wave at the Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on November 24th, 2012
Lela J. Will, 91, New Bremen, died at 1:23 a.m. Nov. 23, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Louis R. Gross, 92, Coldwater, died Nov. 22, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Michael Klosterman, 62, Celina, died Nov. 23, 2012, at Mercer County Community [More]
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