Thursday, December 12th, 2019
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - Middle school intervention specialist Alison Beougher was recognized on Wednesday by school board members after being named the Ohio VFW Middle School Teacher of the Year.
Beougher, 34, will go on to compete at the national level. If she wins, she could receive a $1,000 award for professional development expenses and a $1,000 award for the middle school. The VFW also names elementary school and high school teachers of the year. [More]
County applies for $1M grant to test technology
By William Kincaid
CELINA - County officials have applied for a nearly $1 million federal grant to conduct an extensive yearlong exploration of technology that removes nutrients from manure after two summer pilot tests yielded positive results.
Ag Solutions Coordinator Theresa Dirksen said she has applied for $900,000 through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science to Achieve Results program. [More]
Obituaries on December 12th, 2019
Graham Cameron Deville, Wapakoneta, died at 11:51 a.m. Dec. 9, 2019, shortly af [More]
Matthew V. "Matt" Engle, 49, St. Marys, died at 9 a.m. Dec. 10, 2019, at Joint [More]
Local pictures on December 12th, 2019
Subscriber and paid stories on December 12th, 2019
Parkway eyes expanded sports facility
ROCKFORD - Parkway school board members this week discussed a possible need for additional space at the building that houses the wrestling team's practice facility and the football locker rooms.
Fake sites promote dog, fishing licenses
Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey and Mercer County Auditor Randy Grapner are warning Mercer County residents to beware of fake websites selling dog and fishing licenses.
Man accused of theft is arraigned
Armour alleged to have stolen $4,000 in goods from local stores
CELINA - A Toledo man accused of theft involving more than $4,000 of products taken from local stores was among those appearing for an arraignment on
New Bremen board reviews two calendar options
K-6 building project will figure into the decision
NEW BREMEN - District superintendent Jason Schrader on Wednesday evening presented two calendar options for the 2020-2021 school year.
The K-6 building project has a projected completion date of Aug. 18, which leaves board members to decide which of the two options is the best.
Curtain Call
The life of a high school athlete isn't easy. Being a three-sport high school athlete can be even more demanding. Being a three-sport high school athlete and finishing your career as one of the best ever at your school in each sport is monumental.