Hunter Hensley had one of his best performances on the mound this season, as he pitched a complete game three-hitter and struck out ten, as Tecumseh defeated Piqua 5-1 in the opening round of the Division One Sectional Tournament on Wednesday on the road in Miami County.
For the first time in 25 years, athletes met at Tecumseh High School to compete in a Track & Field Meet. The competition was the culmination of the many years of hard work, fundraisers, and corporate partnerships that made the construction of a brand-new, all-weather track around Tecumseh High School’s football field possible. Tecumseh’s former track was made of gravel, making it impossible to host track meets at home.
Clean Out the Cupboards, Leave Food Near the Mailbox Continuing the tradition of supporting the community’s less-fortunate families, the men and women of the New Carlisle Post Office will collect food donations on Saturday as part of the annual Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive. All food donations collected in the New Carlisle and Bethel Township areas will remain right here in the community and distributed to families in need by Bethel Churches United’s food pantry.
“It’s The Best Job In The World, Working With A Dog” Deputy Johnny Lemen and his K9 partner Yari were honored along with several other first responders Saturday at VFW Post 1031 in Springfield. The annual ceremony is conducted in celebration of the national Loyalty Day observance, and pays tribute to the men and women who pledge their devotion to the community by protecting our homes, lives, and freedom.
“Groceries cost too much,” “I’ve got to get a cheaper car,” and “Kids cost too much!” are sentences not usually uttered by pre-teens. However, Northwestern seventh-graders in Kendra Rarick’s “Personal Finance” class did just that while they studied financial literacy during a “Real World, Real Money” (RWRM) spending simulation on May 2 at Northwestern Jr/Sr High.
Using funds from the Tecumseh Education Foundation’s Mini Grants, a New Carlisle Elementary School teacher kicked off a reading fair for fourth and fifth graders last week in hopes of fostering a genuine love of books in students.