Local districts not set to recover loss of shared special education money
By Amy Kronenberger
Cuts loom for certain area preschool programs despite Gov. John Kasich's recent promise to bolster such funding.
Kasich's two-year budget proposal shows the special education preschool programs offered through the Mercer and Auglaize counties' educational service centers each would lose about $640,000 this year. The ESCs provide special education teachers and services for local school districts' preschool programs that include a special education student. [More]
ROCKFORD - Nearly 50 residents attended a meeting held Tuesday by a group opposing wind turbines in northern Mercer County. Most at the meeting simply asked questions.
Neighbors United co-chair Pete Hayes told the crowd at least 17 land leases have been signed in the Rockford area to construct turbines. The turbines would be an extension of the proposed Long Prairie Wind Farm in Van Wert County. [More]
CELINA - A 21-0 run by Celina's girls basketball team during the middle two quarters helped the Bulldogs wrap up the home portion of their schedule with a 70-49 victory over Fort Recovery on Thursday night at the Fieldhouse.