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Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
By Kathy Thompson
ROCKFORD - Parkway school board members are considering buying helmet sensors to protect football players from head injuries.
Adding the Impact Response System to the team's helmet's would cost about $150 per helmet, Steve Arndts of equipment-maker Riddell told board members at Tuesday night's meeting. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County's 2015 budget is 3 percent higher than last year's and includes funds for major repairs at the sheriff's office and a 2 percent cost of living raise for county employees.
Total appropriations for the combined general and special funds this year, which were approved by commissioners last week, are $55 million with anticipated total revenues set at $66.9 million. [More]
Obituaries on January 14th, 2015
Ronald C. Dwenger, 62, Chickasaw, died unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 12, 2015. [More]
Joan E. Gregorovich, 85, St. Marys, died at 4:34 p.m. Jan. 10, 2015, at Lima Me [More]
William H. Bruns, 73, Rockford and formerly of Decatur, Ind., died Jan. 11, 2015, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford, where he had been a patient. [More]
Mary A. Moran, 89, St. Marys, died at 1:55 a.m. Jan. 13, 2015, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Center. [More]
Kathryn E. Duncan, 60, St. Marys, died at 12:04 p.m. Jan. 12, 2015, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Marilyn Kay Routt, 59, Van Wert, died at 12:45 p.m. Jan. 12, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Kenneth A. Evers, 66, Bryant, Ind., died at his home on Jan. 13, 2015, of an apparent heart attack. [More]
Joan M. Keefrey, 88, St. Henry, died Jan. 12, 2015, at The Gardens at St. Henry [More]
Phyllis Jean Joseph, 60, Van Wert and formerly of Celina, passed away Jan. 13, [More]
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Subscriber only stories on January 14th, 2015
Volunteer part-time firefighters may net raises
Fort schools report $23M boost in district valuation
Auglaize County Health Board authorizes purchase of software for employee training
County buys property contiguous to airport
Celina falters in loss to Findlay
Russia grinds out win over Wildcats
Indians snap losing streak
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