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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
By Tom Millhouse
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local school board members announced Monday night they intend to pursue construction of a new auditorium, gymnasium and agriculture education complex.
As a first step, board members voted to establish a capital projects fund. They approved the transfer of $500,000 from the general fund into the new account. School officials reported the project's preliminary cost estimate at $15 million. Other amounts to be set aside in the new fund have not been determined. [More]
St. Marys native will compete for Olympic swimming berth later this month
By Colin Foster
In 2012, Josh Fleagle was an 18-year-old competing at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials.
Four years after having missed the cut, Fleagle returns to the stage a better swimmer with his eyes on the prize.
The St. Marys native will go for Olympic berths in the 100- and 200-meter freestyle when the meet begins on June 26 in Omaha, Neb. [More]
Obituaries on June 14th, 2016
Leo H. Pohlmann, age 85, of Maria Stein, died Monday, June 13, 2016 at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
William "Spank" B. Chaffins, 54, St. Marys, OH died 12:37 p.m. Saturday June 11, 2016 in the emergency department of JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on June 14th, 2016
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Mariners shut out Locos
Timely hitting, pitching lead Celina to victory
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