Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
By William Kincaid
COLUMBUS - Gov. Mike DeWine said he will recommend a gas tax hike on Thursday to the General Assembly to help cover the cost of roadway work.
DeWine at an Associated Press forum on Tuesday indicated a gas tax rate increase is the only viable way to address a recently discovered roadwork funding structural deficit. He did not say by how much he proposes to increase the gas tax rate, which is now 28 cents per gallon. [More]
By Colin Foster
COLDWATER - Waynesfield-Goshen defeated Parkway 53-31 on Dec. 18.
The Tigers had to work a lot harder for a win against the Panthers in the Division IV sectional opener on Tuesday.
Parkway jumped out to an 11-0 lead, but Kayla Wicker scored 30 points as Waynesfield-Goshen fought back and put away the game late for a 48-37 victory at the Palace. [More]
Obituaries on February 20th, 2019
James "Jim" Bell, 61, of Celina, died 7:19 A.M. Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Michael (Mike) T. Grillot, 64, Brock, OH, died February 18, 2019 at the Hospice Care Center. [More]
Richard Leo "Rick" Livingston recently of Middletown, PA, died peacefully at home Friday, February 8th 2019. [More]
Thelma M. Meyer, 89, St. Marys, died on Feb. 18, 2019, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. [More]
Janet Spencer, 80, St. Marys, died at 3:25 a.m. on Feb. 19, 2019, at Otterbein [More]
Local pictures on February 20th, 2019
Subscriber only stories on February 20th, 2019
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Frank tapped as new deputy elections head
Minster council delays awarding street work contracts
School board considers makeup days
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