One Auglaize County official described the loss of a former sheriff quite simply and succinctly — “We’ve lost a really great man.”
Former Auglaize County Sheriff Larry R. Longsworth, 62, died early Monday morning at a Columbus hospital from esophageal cancer after battling the disease during the past few months of his life.
CRIDERSVILLE — Two new officers have joined the rolls of the Crid-ersville Police Department this week.
The hiring of Brian Parker, of St. Marys, and Cory Miller, of Wapakoneta, gained approval by Cridersville Village Council members as they join the village police force to serve as part-time officers.
Cridersville Police Chief John Drake and councilors recently held a Safety Committee meeting where they interviewed five people. They selected Parker and Miller to fill the open positions.
WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education members heard an hour-long presentation Monday on a new system that may be used to assess teacher’s ability to teach.
Ohio will soon become a member of the national assessment consortium, which is making broad changes to how teachers are assessed across the state. Student improvement in core subjects will be a large part of teacher assessments with the new system.