January 21st, 2015
ST. MARYS — A threat sent to a student's cell phone prompted St. Marys Memorial High School and St. Marys Middle School to go under a "stay-put" Wednesday afternoon.
Shortly after noon Wednesday, a student received a text message threat that contained a picture of a handgun. St. Marys Superintendent Shawn Brown said while the threat was investigated, the school was placed under a "stay-put," which meant students remained in their classes.
ST. MARYS — A St. Marys police officer was able to change a man’s mind who was reportedly considering jumping from the Ohio 116 overpass Tuesday night.
At approximately 8:36 p.m. Tuesday, the St. Marys Police Department received call from the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office asking for assistance in checking a report of a man walking down the middle of the eastbound lanes of U.S. 33, just outside the city limits. Officers responded to the scene but were unable to locate anyone.
Jan. 21: Preschool Dance Party at the St. Marys Community Public Library will take place at 11 a.m. today and will feature a half-hour of fun for 3 to 5 year olds.
Teen Games at the St. Marys Community Public Library will take place from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today. Bring your own board games or use the ones at the library.
Jan. 20: IT Services Manager Fred Miller will help you Access eBooks on Multiple Devices at the New Bremen Public Library today. Bring your Kindles, Nooks and tablets to learn how to download eBooks from the library. Call the library at 419-629-2158 or visit our website to register. Class size is limited.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys City Schools Edulink call system will be activated for a test only call at 7 p.m. today. If there are any issues with the system, please call Shawn Brown at 419-394-4312.
ST. MARYS — Dozens of first responders from local agencies converged on Grand Lake St. Marys Monday morning after an unconfirmed report that some children may have fallen through the ice and into the frigid lake.
ST. MARYS — Call it a lake effect on the Western Buckeye League boys basketball title race.
It’s now St. Marys and Celina sitting atop the standings a third of the way into the league season.
Sophomore Derek Jay scored a season-high 28 points, the Roughriders knocked down 24-of-27 free throws and the St. Marys boys basketball team pulled away from Elida for a 61-49 Western Buckeye League win on Friday night at Memorial High School.
COLDWATER 61, NEW BREMEN 59
NEW BREMEN — With two minutes left in regulation the New Bremen boys basketball team had a four-point lead over Coldwater, but the Cardinals just couldn’t hold on in a 61-59 loss to the Cavaliers on Friday night.
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Area Boys Basketball Scores
ST. MARYS — Memorial High School Industrial Arts and Modern Technology teacher Scott Schlosser cuts a piece of metal in one of his classes on Friday, pushing the piece with a practiced hand.
“This is broken so you have to hold down on the power button,” he said. “We hope to get this replaced.”