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By Sydney Albert
FORT RECOVERY - Most associate the Olympics with world-class athleticism and remarkable physical feats, but the kids in Cindy Moorman's technology class have been celebrating the two-week competition in a different way.
At the start of her noon class each day this week, Moorman split her fifth-grade students into groups to try their hands at a different Winter Olympic event - ice hockey; curling; freestyle, alpine and downhill skiing; or figure skating. [More]
By Colin Foster
MINSTER - Last year's game between Minster and Fort Recovery was one of the most thrilling of the season.
This year's game, however, lacked the same excitement of last year's quadruple-overtime affair.
Mike Ketner scored 17 points and Jarod Schulze tallied 12 points and 10 rebounds in his return from a concussion as the Wildcats pulled away from the Indians with an 18-6 run in the third quarter en route to a 55-44 victory on Senior Night in Minster. [More]
Obituaries on February 17th, 2018
Edna Annabelle McCollum, 83, of St. Marys, OH went to be with her Lord and Savior 5:40 a.m. Friday February 16, 2018 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater, OH. [More]
Brendan David Poling, 49, of Mendon, went home to be with his Savior, and son N [More]
Richard Seas, 88, St. Marys, died Friday Feb. 16, 2018, at Otterbein Senior Lif [More]
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Subscriber only stories on February 17th, 2018
Majo pleads not guilty to murder, rape
Agency to probe worker's death
City of Celina finances strong going into new year
Celina man sentenced for role in death
McMurray, Conn going to state
Redskins defeat Panthers
Flyers secure piece of MAC title with win
Defiance beats Riders
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Mendon man found in truck
By Ed Gebert
MENDON - A 49-year-old Mendon village employee died Thursday in an industrial accident at the village's water treatment facility.
First responders arrived at the scene shortly after 11:30 a.m. to find village employee Brendan Poling apparently had [More]
By Dave Stilwell
MARIA STEIN - In a game of momentum shifts, Marion Local hit a couple big fourth-quarter three-pointers and held off New Knoxville in the closing seconds for a 42-38 victory in the regular season finale Thursday night at the Hangar.
The Flyers took control of the game early, thanks in part to an active zone defense that forced nine New Knoxville turnovers in the first quarter. [More]
Area Roundup
By Colin Foster
Compiled by Colin Foster
The Celina boys bowling team captured the Western Buckeye League boys' bowling tournament title on Thursday at Hillcrest Lanes in Kenton.
The Bulldogs totaled a team score of 3,948 for the win. Wapakoneta took second (3,830) and St. Marys third (3,760). [More]
Obituaries on February 16th, 2018
Renee Marilyn Bertke-Jensen passed away Sunday, February 11th, 2018, at the Franciscan Hospital in Indianapolis, In., with family. [More]
Brookie Spence went to be with her loved ones in Heaven on February 15th at the Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on February 16th, 2018
Subscriber only stories on February 16th, 2018
Fire guts second story of St. Marys home
Ex-Minster chief repays prohibited charges
Celina gets clean audit report
County plans public hearings
Area sheriff issues social media alert
Crown Equipment recognized by CA Group, state Legislature
Down to the wire
St. Henry surges past Parkway late on Senior Night
From staff reports
Many local school superintendents in response to Wednesday's school shooting in Florida said they have established plans to help keep students safe.
Building entrances have been made more secure with locks, video cameras and intercoms. Coldwater Exempted Village Schools Superintendent Jason Wood said the district's new locking system can secure all doors at the touch of a button. [More]
Longtime district educator
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - School board members on Monday named high school principal Bill Ruane as the new district superintendent, effective Aug. 1.
His contract will run through July 31, 2021.
"The plan has been for him to move up and be a superintendent. T [More]
Obituaries on February 15th, 2018
Edward Eugene Minnich entered this world silently at 3:05 a.m. Saturday February 10, 2018 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Renee M. Bertke-Jensen, 43, Indianapolis, died on Feb. 11, 2018.
Arrangements [More]
Local pictures on February 15th, 2018
Subscriber only stories on February 15th, 2018
Speed limit cut sought on State Route 29
Chickasaw council told truck wash wouldn't harm village sewer system
Numerous candidates set for primary
Celina woman escapes home fire
Standoff ends peacefully
Chicken farm owners request permit renewal
Niekamp, Celina pair head to state
Back to business
How about MAC twin bills?
Redskins get their revenge on Cougars
Bishops to rock away winter blues
Funds sought for proposed new school facility
By Sydney Albert
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local officials are aiming to place a levy for the proposed new school facility on the November ballot.
Superintendent Mike Pohlman said details are not yet set in stone as the board must still pass resolutions to seek a levy. However, the November ballot is the goal. [More]
Thien scores 21 for Indians in 63-40 victory
By Colin Foster
FORT RECOVERY - Grace Thien missed her first six 3-point attempts on Tuesday night.
She didn't miss many after.
Thien finished 5-of-12 from long range and scored a game-high 21 points, leading the Indians past the visiting Celina Bulldogs 63-40 at Fort Site Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on February 14th, 2018
Sylvester H. "Ves" Guggenbiller, 86, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died February 13, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN. [More]
Marjorie Irene Oglesbee, 86, of Piqua and formerly of Findlay, Ohio passed away [More]
Local pictures on February 14th, 2018
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Destinations key to reviving downtown area
2 semitrailer drivers injured in crash
Parkway coach pitches baseball press box plan
Local bakery gets health warning
Students compete in Ohio Ethics Bowl
Indiana man faces charges in gun incident
Bulldogs beat Cougars
Cavs make it 14 straight
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