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Thursday, January 12th, 2017
School levy on May 2 ballot
By Jeff Elking
NEW BREMEN - Plans are proceeding to construct a new kindergarten-eighth-grade building.
School district treasurer Jill Ahlers detailed a resolution to school board members on Monday evening to issue $14.4 million in bonds to pay for the new building. The bonds would be dated approximately June 1 and bear an estimated 5.1 percent rate to be paid over 30 years. Board members want to place the proposed 7.46-mill construction levy and 1-mill permanent improvement levy on the May 2 ballot. [More]
By Tom Stankard
CELINA - Local farmers are seeing a "concerning increase" in waterhemp in area soybean fields, Ohio State Extension Educator Jeff Stachler said during a weed-management presentation Wednesday afternoon at Wright State University-Lake Campus.
Sightings of pigweed varieties, including waterhemp, have increased in soybean fields across the state, he said. [More]
Obituaries on January 12th, 2017
Robert L. Petri age 72 passed away Monday January 9, 2017.
He was a long-time [More]
James Bonifas, 92, Coldwater, died on Jan. 11, 2017, at the Laurels of Shane Hi [More]
Elizabeth "Betty" Bruns, 67, St. Henry, died on Jan. 11, 2017, in Cincinnati. [More]
Robert Schamp, 69, rural St. Marys, died on Jan. 11, 2017, at St. Rita's Medica [More]
Local pictures on January 12th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on January 12th, 2017
Schools, responders coordinate emergency efforts
Farmers can seek funds for curbing nutrient runoff
St. Marys choir members lauded
Celina woman pleads not guilty to drug counts
Hoying to lead Coldwater school board
Chickasaw still trying to fill water and/or wastewater positions
Panthers seek elusive win over Cavaliers
MAC girls basketball title race beginning to heat up