SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) - A new stem school will have an army of educators in its corner.
The new Global Impact STEM Academy was formally announced Monday night at the old South High School in Springfield.
The school will be backed by the likes of the Springfield City Schools, Clark State Community College, Wright State University and the Dayton Development Coalition.
The school will be a first of its kind in Ohio. It will focus on Agriscience including the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
The Ohio State University and the Ohio Farm Bureau are expected to provide guidance for the new venture.
Organizers say agriculture provides one out of every seven jobs in Ohio.
Sidney fire officials said there may not have been working smoke detectors when an apartment building burned late last night.
Community members are donating money and supplies to the survivors of a fatal fire in Kettering.
Kettering police named their newest officer Thursday in a special ceremony.
Dayton-based PSA Airlines announced it is hiring 1,000 more employees as part an American Airlines announcement that it will be purchasing new regional jets.
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a comprehensive defense policy measure Thursday evening.