ST. HENRY - St. Henry Elementary School Principal Adam Puthoff was hired as the district superintendent at a special school board meeting on Wednesday night.
Puthoff was awarded a three-year contract and will assume his new role effective Aug. 1. Board members were negotiating Puthoff's salary in an executive session following the regular session. No action was anticipated. [More]
CELINA - Mercer Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors in a special meeting this week approved applying for a $40,000 grant to install a cascading waterway and a blind inlet in the Wabash River watershed.
WAPAKONETA- A former city of Wapakoneta utility clerk pleaded guilty in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court on Monday to multiple felony theft and record tampering charges and was ordered to pay more than $250,000 in restitution.
FORT RECOVERY - Applause rang out from the Fort Recovery High School community room on Monday evening as school board members unanimously approved to hire high school principal Tony Stahl as district superintendent.
After leading Fort Recovery schools for nearly five years, superintendent Larry Brown will resign at the end of July. Stahl will take over on Aug. 1 and his contract will last through July 31, 2027. Brown said he was not privy to the new superintendent's pay. [More]
CELINA - A group of lake supporters no longer plans to hold a family boating event on city property in part because city officials refused to waive rental fees for shelter houses, according to mayor Jeff Hazel.
Experts used rocks and fossils to tell future geologists about prehistoric times
By Daily Standard Staff
CELINA - Budding earth scientists learned how much geology rocks during Ohio Geology Discovery Day at Wright State University-Lake Campus on Saturday.
Molly Hunt, a geologist and paleontologist with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Geological Survey, spoke about Ohio's geology throughout the Paleozoic era. Beginning 541 million years ago, life during this time was primitive and included invertebrates and the earliest forms of fish and amphibians, she said. [More]