Superintendent’s contract extended

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — The Arcadia school superintendent on Tuesday was given a contract extension, as was the high school principal. Superintendent Bruce Kidder was granted a contract that will run from August 2017 through July 2019. Kidder was hired in...

Man pleads guilty to patrol pursuit charges

LIMA — A Kentucky man pleaded guilty in Allen County Common Pleas Court on Monday to leading authorities on a chase on Interstate 75 in a stolen vehicle in June. Shawn M. Gregory, 23, of Fisherville, Kentucky, pleaded guilty to failure to comply with the order or signal of...

New graduation rules worry educators

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools officials are worried that the Ohio Department of Education is “setting up our students to fail” with upcoming graduation requirements, and the Findlay officials are not alone. Superintendents across the state, including...

Supreme Court candidate stops in city

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Meet Judge Pat Fischer, the Republican candidate for the Ohio Supreme Court, and chances are good the encounter will include a civics lesson, maybe two. Fischer has served as judge on the Ohio First District Court of Appeals in Hamilton County since...

Projects underway at McComb water, sewage plants

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday received an update on projects at its water and sewage treatment facilities. Representatives of the Northwestern Water and Sewer District outlined $600,000 in current and future capital improvements to the two...

More tech help needed at new Carey school

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — The Carey Education Association, the union which represents district teachers, and school administrators agree the district’s information specialist Nick Rider will need more help to manage the complexities of the new school...

Area superintendents seek more local control

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Control of education standards will soon rest more in the hands of state officials, a switch from largely federal control. Some local superintendents are hoping it goes a step farther and allows more district control. The change is due to the Every...

Wyandot County Fair to begin

UPPER SANDUSKY — Music, truck and tractor pulls, a demolition derby and harness racing will be featured during the 165th Wyandot County Fair, which opens Tuesday and runs through Sunday at the fairgrounds on Ohio 53 north of Upper Sandusky. With the theme “Wagon...
↑ Back to Top ↑