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Archive - 2012

January 13th

Opening Event Set For Saturday

January 13, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local chapter of the Relay for Life will start the new year with a celebration this weekend.

The Relay for Life of Southwestern Auglaize County will host its Kickoff Birthday Party from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Varsity Lanes in St. Marys. Relay for Life Committee Member Jackie Speckman said the group is hosting the event to get area residents ready for Relay for Life, which will be held June 15 and 16 at Skip Baughman Stadium.

Winter Arrives

January 13, 2012

ST. MARYS — High winds and blowing snow cut visibility and caused delays and cancellations across the county today.

The first measurable snowfall of the new year hit Thursday and into this morning, bringing 1 to 3 inches of snow across the region. In Auglaize County, EMA Director Troy Anderson said the high winds, which could top 40 mph today, are cutting visibility.

Suspects Face Charges In Heroin Case

January 13, 2012

CELINA — Formal charges have been filed against a Celina couple in connection with search warrants that were served on a Celina residence on Wednesday.  

James R. Baker, 30, was charged with possession of heroin, a third-degree felony.  Baker was taken into custody as he was returning to his home at Lot 19, 537 Touvelle Street, Wednesday afternoon.  A canine check of the vehicle he was driving led to the confiscation of heroin with an estimated street value of $1,400.  

Closings and Cancellations

January 13, 2012

— updated at 7:40 a.m. Friday

Auglaize County Council on Aging — closed today

Auglaize Industries — closed today

Celina — 2 hour delay

Minster — 2 hour delay

New Bremen — 2 hour delay

New Knoxville — 2 hour delay

St. Marys — 2 hour delay

January 12th

Thursday Night's Local Schedule

January 12, 2012

Thursday, Jan. 12
Girls Varsity Basketball

Area Boys Basketball Scoring Leaders

January 12, 2012

Celina Couple Faces Heroin Charges

January 12, 2012

CELINA — A Celina couple is facing felony charges in connection with a Celina Police Department investigation into heroin sales within the city.  

On Wednesday, officers were able to substantiate information concerning heroin allegedly being sold out of a trailer located at 537 Touvelle St.  Members of the Grand Lake Drug Task Force were contacted for assistance in monitoring the residence.

Hey, I Remember That!: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago this week

January 12, 2012

 

Resident Questions Board Policy

January 12, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local resident questioned a school board’s policy during the board’s meeting Wednesday evening.

During the public participation portion of the St. Marys Board of Education meeting Wednesday evening, resident Bret Abbott requested board members look into a policy that regulates third-party staff members, such as probation officers and law enforcement officers, as well as resource officers.

Overman Tabbed As Next Super

January 12, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Middle School Principal Howard Overman was named the new superintendent for the New Bremen Local School District Wednesday night, effective Aug. 1.

ST. MARYS — Four different St. Marys hitters drove two runs, the offense put up a 10-spot...
  MINSTER — The Minster softball team scored five runs in the bottom of the first...
VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...

 

Player, School Games Points PPG
Jacob Myers, Van Wert 7 130 18.6
Travis Bertram, Wapak 9 153 17.0
Lucas Leffel, New Knoxville