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Thursday, June 19th, 2014
More than 95 percent of local third-graders pass state assessment
By Shelley Grieshop
Local results for a statewide third-grade reading test range from below average at Fort Recovery to 100 percent passage at Marion Local.
All third-grade students must earn a score of 392 on the reading portion of the Ohio Achievement Assessment to advance to fourth-grade. Students with lower scores may retake the test this summer or use one of three approved alternative assessments when deemed ready. [More]
Tingley dreams of becoming curling Olympian
By Colin Foster
Most area student-athletes dream one day of making it big in basketball, volleyball, football or baseball.
Logan Tingley has a different dream in a different sport.
Tingley, a soon-to-be senior at Celina High School, hopes in the future to become an Olympic qualifier for the United States Curling team. [More]
Obituaries on June 19th, 2014
Joseph F. Voisin, 71, St. Marys, died at 8:08 a.m. June 18, 2014, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on June 19th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on June 19th, 2014
Lightning KOs power, eyed as cause of fires
Marion industrial park lots selling quickly
Local author digs out facts about more character actors
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds hit home run in opener
Third inning sinks Mariners
Kemenah hopes season turns around