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Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
Pay-to-play proposed if St. Marys school levy fails
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - School board members on Tuesday approved the first round of budget reductions to stave off a looming deficit.
Tier 1 cuts, which mostly include the reduction of staff through attrition, will go into effect for the 2013-2014 school year. The move will save the district $750,000-$775,000. [More]
Mercer County
By Margie Wuebker
Three inmates kept Wednesday appointments with Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham without leaving the Mercer County Adult Detention Center.
Everything appeared to go well as court officials conducted their first experiment with videoconferencing. [More]
Division IV District at Elida
By Ryan Hines
ELIDA - The co-champions of the Midwest Athletic Conference will have a rematch for a Division IV district championship after St. Henry and St. John's posted double-digit wins in semifinal action on Tuesday night at Elida's Fieldhouse.
St. Henry broke open a tight game with an 8-2 run to start the fourth quarter and the Redskins buried free throws down the stretch en route to a 61-51 victory. [More]
Obituaries on March 6th, 2013
Robert W. Holscher, 85, formerly of Yorkshire, passed away of natural causes the morning of March 4, 2013, at Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen. [More]
Rick "Tiny" Boyd, 47, Spencerville, died March 5, 2013, at his residence.
He [More]
Roger L. Stanek, 69, Mendon, died at 9:12 p.m. March 4, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Ruth Littlefield, 102, formerly of St. Marys, died March 4, 2013, in Chicago, I [More]
Local pictures on March 6th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on March 6th, 2013
Winter marches on
Heavier trucks may weigh on taxpayers
Water treatment plant OK for now
County officials give nod to employment website
Electric consultant suggests substation updates
Man sentenced to 48 months in prison
Merchants plan egg hunt, future events
Local store owners see change in video rentals
Flyers and Redskins meet again on Thursday