Improved county finances will allow for three more sheriff's deputies.
Mercer County Commissioners on Tuesday approved hiring the road deputies - an action they OK'd late last year but delayed due to uncertainties about the 2011 state budget and its impact on county finances. [More]
ROCKFORD - Parkway school board members voted 4-1 to give school administrators a 3 percent raise, effective Aug. 1.
Superintendent Greg Puthoff said Parkway was one of the only schools in the area to not have a budget deficit going into the new school year. It also is the only district to give its teachers a 2 percent raise for next school year. Many area schools gave teachers and administrators no raises. [More]
CELINA - The Coldwater Cavaliers rode the strong arm of Drew Klosterman and used some early offense to eliminate the Celina Bulldogs, 6-1, on Tuesday night in District 4 ACME baseball action at Montgomery Field.
With the win, their sixth of the summer over Celina, the Cavaliers move to the district final series against fellow Midwest Athletic Conference member Minster. The best-of-three series begins on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Wally Post Athletic Complex in St. Henry. [More]