Archive - Jul 10, 2013
ST. MARYS — A severe storm that downed trees, limbs and power poles left the city of St. Marys in the dark for several hours on Wednesday.
A system that blew through the region early Wednesday afternoon caused a massive power outage in the city. Crews worked for several hours to re-energize the lines, but as those lines came back on, there were reports of a transformer failure.
July 10: The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a book bingo and ice cream party at 11 a.m. today as the final party for the summer reading program.
FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster will host science experiments at 11 a.m. today.
The St. Marys Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. today.
The New Bremen Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. today.
Douglas Byers, 57, of St. Marys, was found dead on Monday, July 8, 2013, at his residence.
An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of his death.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Sam Swartz, 74, of 690 Hillcrest Drive in St. Marys, died at 10:20 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on July 11, 1938, in St. Marys, to Samuel and Cynthia (Davis) Swartz.
On April 25, 1965, he married Kathryn Katterhenry, who died on Feb. 18, 1990.