CELINA - City councilors have been asked to vacate a portion of a downtown alley to assist a company with its plans to turn a three-story building into a new business.
ST. MARYS - City council members on Monday night heard first reading of a resolution to authorize the Community Improvement Corporation to sell the former Ohio Army National Guard Armory building.
NEW BREMEN - Village council members on Monday heard first reading of an ordinance to award PAB Construction Co., Coldwater, a $358,400 bid to replace the curbs and gutters on State Route 274.
COLDWATER - Coldwater village officials on Monday heard first reading of a pay ordinance to effectively give a 6% raise to most staff.
ST. HENRY - St. Henry village officials on Monday heard the village will have to start paying back a $248,350 loan taken out in 2020 for the purpose of exploring a wastewater treatment facility expansion.
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The Fort Recovery girls basketball team dropped to 0-2 at Mississinawa Valley Monday night, fading in the second half on the way to a 50-33 loss.
CELINA - Numbers are picking up again for the Celina swimming and diving team.
The Bulldogs finished 10th in the girls division of the Western Buckeye League championships last season while the boys were eighth.
COLDWATER - Coldwater swimming coach Matt May expects a rebuilding year after several years of solid state-qualifying performances.
The Cavaliers have just one swimmer from the state meet last season.
FORT RECOVERY - Fort Recovery boasts four returning district qualifiers on the girls team and a pair of accomplished returners on the boys team.
The Indians have nine girls swimming this season, with three seniors leading the way.
MARIA STEIN - Fourth-year Marion Local swim coach Danielle Hartke has high hopes that her squad will improve on last year's accomplishments.
With several swimmers that competed at district returning this season, the Flyers are looking to make a bigger impact in the postseason.
MINSTER - The Minster swimming team will be going through a bit of rebuilding after having some solid seasons featuring qualfiers to the state meet.
Coach Dawn Schwieterman has a smaller squad this season that does feature several returning district qualifiers.
NEW BREMEN - First-year New Bremen swimming coaches Steve Hemmelgarn and Amanda Kuck will look to build on the success from the past several years, including having state meet competitors last season.
ST. MARYS - After some exceptional showings at the Western Buckeye League and state meet performances, St. Marys returns to look to move up the league ladder.
CELINA - The last three years, Celina has been so close to winning its first Western Buckeye League wrestling title finishing third last season after being the runner-up the previous two season.
COLDWATER - The wrestling season will get started on schedule for Coldwater and the Cavaliers will have their full squad for the season opener after the football team lost in the regional semifinals.
ROCKFORD - Parkway will look to its veterans to help keep up the positive progress on the wrestling team this season.
Coach Jeff Farmer has six letterwinners returning with two returning after district qualifying performances last season.
ST. MARYS - With three straight Western Buckeye League wrestling championships under its belt, the St. Marys wrestling team is gearing up for another run to the title this season.
CELINA - Coming off back-to-back Western Buckeye League titles, Celina's girls bowling team has to replace a pair of seniors and brings up four freshmen.
COLDWATER - Veteran Coldwater bowling coach Rick Hartings has a loaded talent roster for both his boys and girls bowling teams as the Cavaliers look for another run to state.
FORT RECOVERY - While the Fort Recovery boys bowling team returns a number of letterwinners from last season's sixth-place showing in Midwest Athletic Conference action, the Indians' girls team will look to rebuild this season.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local brings back four senior girls as it looks to improve on a winless season last year.
Ali Bruns returns after earning seco
MINSTER - Coming off a 12-7 season, the Minster boys look to get through sectionals for the first time in school history.
Leading the way for the W
NEW BREMEN - After fielding a young roster last season, the New Bremen girls can hope to take a step forward in 2023.
Marina Nelson, who led the te
ROCKFORD - The Parkway boys bowling team brings back seven bowlers while adding enough numbers to have a JV team.
Junior Corey Stachler is the most
ST. HENRY - After just missing out on a trip to state last season, St. Henry's bowling team will look to rebuild with just one returning starter from last season when the Redskins went 4-3 in Midwest Athletic Conference play.
ST. MARYS - After finishing third in the state tournament last year, the St. Marys girls team returns all but one bowler and comes in with an eye on returning to state.