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Donald D. Barnes, 82

October 26, 2011

Donald D. “Barney” Barnes, 82, of St. Marys, formerly of Spencerville, died at 8:50 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at the St. Marys Living Center.

He was born on July 14, 1929, in Auglaize County, the son of Alfred and Mabel (Greymyre) Barnes, and they preceded him in death.  

On Oct. 27, 1973, he married Hazel Elrod, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 25, 1996.

Rape Trial Begins

October 26, 2011

— Editor’s note: The Evening Leader, like the Associated Press, does not identify victims or alleged victims of sex crimes.

WAPAKONETA — The rape trial of a St. Marys optometrist started on Tuesday with the alleged victim recounting the events of an October night in 2009.

Ghouls Hit Spring Street

October 26, 2011

ST. MARYS — Ghosts, vampires, fairies and movie characters gathered in the Chestnut Street parking lot Tuesday night for the annual Rotary Club Halloween Parade and costume contest.

Organizer Deb Zwez said the event provides an opportunity for area children to dress up in their costume, in addition to going out for Beggar’s Night.

“It gives kids in the community a chance to show off their Halloween costume,” she said. “It’s a chance for kids to show how cute they all are.”

Councilors Rescind Measure

October 26, 2011

NEW BREMEN — Area councilors voted to rescind a measure they passed at their previous meeting.

New Bremen Mayor Jeff Pape noted councilors moved too fast with passing the Community Reinvestment Area agreement resolution with Brookside Laboratories as an emergency during their previous meeting, and councilors moved to pass other related pieces during their meeting Tuesday evening.

Village Solicitor Steve Smith suggested councilors rescind the previous legislation.

 

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