Thursday, July 7th, 2011
Mississinawa Valley, New Knoxville and Ansonia schools to create STEM program
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - The science and math curriculums at New Bremen and Fort Recovery schools will be emulated at three other schools as part of an Ohio Department of Education grant.
The five schools, which include Ansonia, Mississinawa Valley and New Knoxville, were collectively awarded a $250,000 grant last week togo toward a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) curricula. [More]
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Artist Marjorie Stienecker's one-woman exhibit featuring watercolors of local landmarks, people and historic scenes begins Friday at Arts Place in St. Marys.
Her launch into the world of art came early on her family's farm east of St. Marys. [More]
Obituaries on July 7th, 2011
Glenn W. Day Jr., 76, Fort Recovery, died at 10:11 p.m. July 5, 2011, in Jay County Hospital, Portland, Ind. [More]
Rev. James O. Byrne, 99, died July 6, 2011, in the infirmary at St. Charles Sem [More]
Diane Sue Koons, 70, St. Marys, died at 5:40 a.m. July 6, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
John E. Wilson, 72, Celina, died July 5, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He [More]
Local pictures on July 7th, 2011
Subscriber and paid stories on July 7th, 2011
CELINA - With a population of 10,400, is Celina big enough to have a full-time mayor?
City officials have said mayor Sharon LaRue, who completes he
State budget includes projects to improve water quality, but no local steering board
GRAND LAKE - In political wrangling, you win some and you lose some.
The state's final budget approved last week includes $2 million in state capit
The Rev. James Byrne is being remembered today as a devout man with a ready smile, compassion for others and a proud Irish heritage.
Byrne, 99, the
Mercer County-Celina Health Department
CELINA - A reduction in grant funding has led to employee shuffling and a budget review at the local health department.
Dale Palmer, administrator
ROCKFORD - The ongoing controversy between the local health department and an unused landfill in northern Mercer County may be coming to an end.
Mercer County ACME Sectional Championship Game
COLDWATER - The Coldwater Cavaliers made sure the Mercer County ACME sectional tournament final was one-and-done.
The Cavaliers rallied with two ru
Auglaize County ACME Sectional Championship Game
MINSTER - The Wapakoneta Redskins were able to take advantage of their scoring chances while the Minster Wildcats were not able to take full advantage of their numerous scoring chances. As a result, the Redskins captured the Auglaize County ACME sectional title with 6-5 win.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Grand Lake saw its modest three-game winning streak end as Lima scored two runs in the fifth and sixth innings en route to a 5-2 win in Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League action at Simmons Field in Lima.