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Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
By Shelley Grieshop
School administrators may be sharing new-year jitters with their students this week as they face state-initiated changes and ongoing financial woes.
Superintendent Greg Puthoff at Parkway Local Schools said it's been difficult making fiscal decisions for his district when funding remains a mystery. [More]
Celina schools
By Amy Kronenberger
CELINA - A fundraising effort has begun for the construction of a new softball field at Westview Park in collaboration with the city.
School board members during their regular meeting on Monday approved establishing the fund to raise $200,000. Head softball coach Michelle Driggs told the board that she has been working closely with city officials to develop and implement a plan. Mayor Jeff Hazel has been very supportive and easy to work with, she added. [More]
Obituaries on August 20th, 2013
Lauretta M. Brooks, 96, Lucasville, formerly of Celina, died Aug. 16, 2013, at a hospice center in Portsmouth. [More]
Norman E. Rhoades, 77, passed away Aug. 16, 2013, at home with family and friends by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. [More]
Local pictures on August 20th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on August 20th, 2013
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