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Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
By Shelley Grieshop
Local officials were pleased with Gov. John Kasich's proposal to offer vocational school programs to students as early as seventh grade but question the cost and other factors.
"I've known since last fall that this is his intent," said Tim Buschur, director of Tri Star Career Compact. "It's a great idea. I love the idea."
But Buschur said he has concerns, such as finding space for additional students at the four Tri Star sites in Celina, Coldwater, Montezuma and St. Marys. [More]
Current sectional tournament format not favored by coaches
By Robb Hemmelgarn
As Allie Thobe hoisted her desperation three-pointer toward the rim with less than a second remaining in Saturday's sectional championship between her Marion Local Flyers and the Minster Wildcats, the 1,500-plus fans inside The Palace at Coldwater High School drew a collective breath. [More]
Obituaries on February 25th, 2014
Cyril F. Overman, 86, Maria Stein, died at 7:38 p.m. Feb. 23, 2014, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Karen M. McNelly, 66, of Celina, passed away Feb. 24, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Betty L. Roberts, 79, Fort Recovery, died Feb. 24, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Ruth M. Baxter Summerly, 78, of Fairfield, died Feb. 22, 2014.
She was married to John M. Summerly, who preceded her in death. [More]
Delores M. Miller, 79, Celina, died at 11:48 p.m. Feb. 22, 2014, at Mercer Health Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Toni L. Fishbach, 65, Wapakoneta, died accidentally on Feb. 22, 2014, at Greenville Falls near Covington. [More]
Local pictures on February 25th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on February 25th, 2014
Celina athletic director resigns, rehired
St. Marys to hire full-time network administrator
Celina council debates income tax rate
New Bremen sets capital priorities
City creates fund to pay to replace police vehicles
St. Henry to apply for safety grant
Coldwater approves buying used fire truck
Watershed farmers urged to use caution applying manure
Cavalier trio ready to compete
Fort's Kahlig takes MAC's top honor