CELINA - School board members on Monday approved developing a pilot program for a nondenominational religious instruction class for high school students.
More than 20 people attended Monday's school board meeting to support the program. Celina First Church of God Teaching Pastor Craig Flack said high school students would need parental approval to leave school to attend the offsite Bible education program during the school day. [More]
St. Henry shoots over 50 percent from field in victory over Celina
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - A hot shooting first half gave St. Henry all the advantage it needed as the Redskins bounced back from their first loss of the season to beat Celina 56-29 in Monday night girls basketball action at the Fieldhouse.
COLDWATER - A local teenager who knows what it means to fight for her health hopes to spread holiday cheer to other children fighting battles of their own.
Alexandria Koch, 16, founded a small nonprofit organization, AlexsAngelBlankets, through which she customizes blankets and creates care packages for hospitalized children. The charity was launched not long after Koch herself was hospitalized last summer due to anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder that nearly took her life. [More]
CELINA - Ohio Department of Agriculture officials are developing a plan to allow livestock producers to apply manure over the winter since the weather in recent months has been especially wet, according to a local ag official.
The annual manure application ban in the distressed 58,000-acre Grand Lake Watershed takes effect Saturday and runs through March 1. [More]