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Monday, September 8th, 2014
Local school officials report making few changes
By Shelley Grieshop
A new state rule that eliminates calamity days and sets minimum classroom hours means little to area school districts.
The new hour-based schedule requires 1,001 hours each year for grades 7-12 and 910 hours for K-6 - about 100 hours fewer than most local students attend. [More]
By Colin Foster
ST. MARYS - The St. Marys soccer team showed flashes of greatness in Saturday's 4-1 win at Roughrider Field over Botkins, a team ranked eighth in the latest Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Association poll.
The 'Riders controlled the time of possession, mounted 28 scoring chances and limited the Trojans to just a handful of opportunities. [More]
World 100
By Mike Ernst
ROSSBURG - The aura and legend of Scott Bloomquist grew even larger on Saturday night at the 44th annual World 100 at Eldora Speedway.
The polarizing 50-year old Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer took the lead on lap 19, went to the tail of the 32-car field after being penalized for an illegal part on his car and then stormed through the pack to win dirt racing's most prestigious event for the fourth time. [More]
Obituaries on September 8th, 2014
Allen "Duane" Mendenhall, 61, Yorkshire, passed away of natural causes at his residence Sept. 6, 2014. [More]
Emily "Jean" Sphar Hill Timmerman, 85, formerly of Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes Sept. 5, 2014, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Virginia J. Perrine, 89, New Knoxville, and longtime resident of Waukegan, Ill., died at 9:15 p.m. Sept. 1, 2014, at St. Marys Living Center, St. Marys. [More]
Eric S. Hunley, 39, Celina, died Sept. 3, 2014, at his home.
Calling is 5-7 p [More]
Local pictures on September 8th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on September 8th, 2014
Grand Lake oil derrick replica complete
Two motorcyclists killed in Auglaize County crash
Celina man allegedly used social media to set up meeting with teen
High winds result in light damage
Wildcats defeat Bulldogs
Cavaliers stay sharp to shut down Hawks
Minster improves to 2-0
Niekamp shines as Redskins win
St. Henry sweeps team titles at Spencerville