Seven of the nine local school districts scored the top rating possible on the state's 2005-06 report cards, which were released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Education.
Six local districts tallied perfect scores
Those districts reaching a perfect 25 were Coldwater, Marion Local, St. Henry, Fort Recovery, Minster and New Bremen districts. St. Marys also scored an excellent rating with 24 indicators, only one point off a perfect score. [More]
Following an announcement in late July that the maternity home in Celina may close due to financial shortages, the agency has received an "encouraging outpouring of support from the community," agency officials said. [More]