Saturday, March 3rd, 2012
By Shelley Grieshop
Chardon High School freshman Carley Maruna admitted she paid little attention in the past when the district conducted lockdown drills.
"No one took it too seriously," the 14-year-old said during a phone interview this week from her home.
But when she heard shots fired in the school cafeteria Monday morning and student Nick Walczak dropped to the floor five feet behind her, the training kicked in. [More]
Coldwater Cavaliers: Boys Bowling State Champions
By Gary R. Rasberry
The hopes for a big weekend for the Coldwater bowling program got a big jolt of excitement on Friday night.
The Cavalier boys bowling team had a strong qualifying round and nearly ran the table in the championship round to capture the state championship at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl. [More]
Obituaries on March 3rd, 2012
David J. Stein, 64, Coldwater, died March 2, 2012, at Dayton VA Medical Center, Dayton. [More]
Cletus W. "Bud" Tangeman, 90, Coldwater, died March 2, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Dorothy H. Gaerke, 94, Coldwater, died March 2, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Alvin P. Luthman, 67, Minster, died at 7:42 p.m. March 1, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on March 3rd, 2012
Subscriber stories on March 3rd, 2012
Lockdown drills and guidance from law enforcement help keep local students safe, school officials say.
The school shootings in Chardon on Monday th
FORT RECOVERY - Too many times students remain in an unsecured location of a building inhabited by a shooter instead of taking a more proactive approach to survival, says a company that trains those in schools how to react in such a situation.
ST. MARYS - The city has a new manager of industrial and community development.
Susan Crotty, 46, Obetz, was hired Friday by mayor Patrick McGowan.
Group testing monitoring devices and farming practices
Local ag officials and farmers will be busy this year testing various devices and farming practices to gauge and reduce phosphorous runoff and help Grand Lake.
Division IV Boys Basketball Sectional at Coldwater
COLDWATER - The top two seeds at the Division IV Coldwater sectional got to cut down the nets on Friday after picking up sectional final wins at The Palace.
Division III Boys Basketball Sectional at Wapakoneta
WAPAKONETA - Early on in Friday's Division III sectional final, it looked like the Coldwater Cavaliers would be making just a token appearance before bowing out to the Spencerville Bearcats.