ROCKFORD - Four contenders have thrown their hats into the ring to replace Mark Heitkamp on the Parkway Local Schools Board of Education.
Heitkamp, who served three years of his four-year term, resigned at last month's board meeting.
MENDON - The ladies of the Mendon Festival of Trees committee on Wednesday night put the finishing festive touches on the inside of the Mendon-Union Town Hall in preparation for what has become a major village community event.
CELINA - A lighted horse parade will debut at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mercer County Fairgrounds.
Emily Hay, one of the organizers of the first-ev
Divisions V, VI, VII All-Ohio Football Selections
The area was well-represented on the All-Ohio football honors list for Divisions V, VI and VII that was released Wednesday night.
In Division VII, Fort Recovery Brent Niekamp was named co-Coach of the Year in the state, sharing the honors with Toronto's Eric Meek and Millersport's Terry Holbert.
Many factors play a role in the success of the Midwest Athletic Conference.
The popular consensus is that the league's success comes from a "put-on-your-hard-hat-and-get-to-work-attitude," stable families/ communities/ school systems that exist in the area and small-town pride.
Division VII State Championship Game
Marion Local has wanted the chance to play at Ohio Stadium for a while now.
The time will come for the Blue and Gold on Saturday morning. The team
Division V State Championship Game
Not often does a quarterback weigh more than most of the opposing defenders.
Coldwater will get to experience that Saturday as they face Canton Central Catholic in the Division V state championship game at Ohio Stadium at 8 p.m.