State auditor tells officals to ask now or pay up later
By William Kincaid
ST. MARYS - Ohio Auditor Keith Faber, a Republican from Celina, this week urged local government officials who have questions about allowable uses of federal COVID-19 relief dollars to consult with his office before spending the money.
He also blasted the massive release of money through President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan Act, saying local governments are hard-pressed to come up with ways to spend the money that meet federal guidelines. [More]
MARIA STEIN - After both defenses stepped up in the second half, Coldwater and Marion Local were both vying to get the ball last.
The Flyers got the ball with 2:18 remaining and drove 62 yards down the field to set up senior Kevin Partington for a 26-yard field goal, and Partington knocked it through as time expired to give Marion a 24-21 Midwest Athletic Conference win over the Cavaliers at Booster Stadium on Friday. [More]
NEW BREMEN - Four candidates are vying for three open seats on the New Bremen Local Schools Board of Education. They are incumbents Michelle Bambauer, Shelly Busse and Suzanne Wells and newcomer Kurt Rammel.
Fort Recovery fell to Delphos St. John's on a failed two-point conversion on the Indians' possession of overtime, taking a 27-26 defeat in a Midwest Athletic Conference football game at Barrenbrugge Athletic Park on Friday.