Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
By Kathy Thompson
ROCKFORD - A special committee will be tapped to decide if a controversial book is appropriate for the Parkway High School freshmen who were assigned to read it.
The action - per school policy - was prompted by an official complaint filed Wednesda [More]
Division II District Volleyball
By Gary R. Rasberry
LEIPSIC - It was fairly smooth sailing for the St. Marys volleyball team in their opening match of the Division II district volleyball tournament.
The Roughriders cruised through the first two sets against Van Wert 25-18 and 25-16 and then had to play catch-up in the final set before ultimately sweeping the match with a 26-24 win. [More]
Obituaries on October 23rd, 2014
Kenneth C. Albers, 54, Minster, died Oct. 21, 2014, at his residence.
He was [More]
Loretta D. Kill, 69, St. Marys, died Oct. 19, 2014, at Otterbein Living Center, St. Marys. [More]
Carolyn Lawson, 57, St. Marys, died suddenly at 11:59 a.m. Oct. 18, 2014, in the emergency department at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Stephen D. Lawson, 57, St. Marys, died unexpectedly at 9:10 p.m. Oct. 20, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Glen Edwin Miller, 96, Rockford, passed away at 3:20 p.m. Oct. 21, 2014, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Dorothy M. Linn, 93, Celina, died at 5:45 p.m. Oct. 22, 2014, at The Gardens at Celina. [More]
Richard L. Green, 67, Celina, died Oct. 22, 2014.
Funeral arrangements are pe [More]
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Election November 2014
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local Schools officials on Nov. 4 are seeking a renewal levy with an increase for building improvements and maintenance.
ST. MARYS - School board members during a work session Wednesday night approved a rosier five-year forecast than had been predicted in the spring.
"We are in better shape than what I forecasted back in May," St. Marys City Schools Treasurer Tom Sommer said.
INDIANAPOLIS - Fleetwood Mac, the monstrously successful version of the band reconfigured in 1975 with the addition of Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks, is back on top of its game with the return of Christine McVie.
Curtain Call
Football coaches understand what a treasure it is for a team's offense to boast a 1,000-yard running back taking handoffs out of their backfield, so
Though there are some exceptions, with just two weeks remaining in the high school football regular season, it gets easier to figure out which teams will be in playoffs. The challenge turns to figuring out these teams' seeding and first-round opponents.
District 8 Volleyball Awards
Coldwater's Brooke Welsch and her coach Mike Etzler, St. Marys' Erika Angstmann and St. Henry's Madison Broering and her coach Diana Kramer received
Impact Game Of The Week
NEW BREMEN - Parkway and New Bremen are two teams starving for a win as the prep football season winds down.
One of them will be in the victory column after Friday's game when the Panthers travel to play the Cardinals on their home field.
Celina at Kenton
Robinson Field
Last season: Kenton, 28-14. The Wildcats ran for four touchdowns as they clinched at least a share of the Western Buckeye League title with the victory.