Heat Advisory issued June 20 at 3:19PM EDT until June 22 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH (details ...)
* WHAT...A prolonged period of hot conditions with heat index values around 100 degrees.
* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Indiana, northeast and northern Kentucky, and central, south central, southwest, and west central Ohio.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses.
72° 72° Fri 93° Fri 93° slight chance 73° 73° Sat 95° Sat 95°
Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
Ohio Department of Education grades in five catagories
By Leslie Gartrell
  School district report cards from the Ohio Department of Education for the 2021-2022 school year are in, giving parents and community members valuable information on student and school performance.
Districts receive star ratings for five components - achievement, progress, gap closing, graduation and early literacy. [More]
By Tom Haines
ST. MARYS - For the third straight time, the St. Marys girls soccer team was held without a goal against Shawnee.
This time, the Roughriders put up a clean sheet of their own.
Keeper Ella Jacobs made eight saves, including a stop with 2:42 to go, and the Roughriders battled to a 0-0 draw in Western Buckeye League action at Roughrider Field on Tuesday. [More]
Obituaries on September 21st, 2022
Donald Eugene Springer, age 84 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022 at the St. Rita's Hospital in Lima. [More]
Everett J. "Buck" Hall, 90, formerly of Coldwater, spent many winters in Florid [More]
Local pictures on September 21st, 2022
Subscriber stories on September 21st, 2022
West Bank Stories
I met the staff of the Daily Standard right after I was hired last week.
"Don't worry about us-we're reporters," one barked. "We don't ask questions."
He paused. "So, what's your background?"
Questioning is what journalists do. If public officials won't answer, we ask again.
ROCKFORD - Village council members on Tuesday night heard first reading of an ordinance to raise the base water rate from $33 to $53.
The resolutio
Mercer County remained No. 1 in the state for lowest joblessness among Ohio's 88 counties, albeit in a tie with Holmes County.
At the same time, Me
Marion Local rallies to hand New Bremen first loss
MARIA STEIN - Both New Bremen and Marion Local had momentum in their direction during Tuesday's colossal Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball match featuring the top two teams in Division IV.
Area Roundup
Compiled By Tom Haines
St. Henry earned its 1,000th volleyball victory in program history with a 25-12, 25-11, 25-10 sweep at New Knoxville in a Midwest Athletic Conference match on Tuesday.