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Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Celina district earns top score; most rated excellent
By Amy Kronenberger
Celina City Schools is the only district in the Grand Lake area to receive an excellent with distinction rating on the state report card for the 2011-2012 school year.
The Ohio Department of Education released the cards today. Celina was the only local district to exceed expectations in value-added growth, which measures the educational growth from one year to the next of students in grades K-8. [More]
By Eric Adams
COLDWATER - Four New Bremen high schoolers are not ashamed of their planned presence at a Coldwater bar this weekend. In fact, they've been talking about it for weeks and hope to attract a following.
Shelby County Line is the youngest working coun [More]
Division II Sectional at Lima Senior
By Gary R. Rasberry
LIMA - A 13-0 run in the second quarter helped Celina shake off a sluggish start and the Bulldogs advanced to the Division II sectional final with a 62-40 win over Wapakoneta on Wednesday night at Lima Senior High School.
The Bulldogs (10-13) will face second-seeded Elida in the second game of Friday's doubleheader at 8 p.m. Elida rallied from an eight-point deficit to beat Van Wert 65-64 in double overtime in the opening game on Wednesday night. [More]
Obituaries on February 28th, 2013
John E. "Jack" Thees, 69, Celina, died of natural causes at 8:43 a.m. Feb. 27, 2013, at his residence. [More]
Louise "Lill" Wagner, 92, Minster, passed away at 10:35 p.m. Feb. 26, 2013, at Elmwood in New Bremen, where she had been a resident for more than two years. [More]
Bertha M. Bradley, 89, St. Marys, died at 9:35 a.m. Feb. 25 at the home of her niece, Angie Young. [More]
Shirley Ann Schwieterman Mertz, 78, Celina passed away at 10:50 a.m. Feb. 25, 2013, at home, surrounded by her family. [More]
Betty Jane Bower, 90, Rockford, passed away Jan. 7, 2013, at the Van Wert In-Patient Hospice Center, Van Wert. [More]
Marian W. Evers, 81, St. Wendelin, died Feb. 27, 2013, at her home.
She was b [More]
Robert E. Bonvillian, 65, Celina, died Feb. 26, 2013, in a fire at his home. [More]
Elmer T. White, 84, Celina, died at 4:27 p.m. Feb. 27, 2013, at the Gardens at [More]
Albert H. Sutter, 72, Mendon, passed away Feb. 27, 2013, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Local pictures on February 28th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on February 28th, 2013
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