Archive - Sep 30, 2011 - News Article
NEW BREMEN — Ralph Boerger spent 753 days on the front line during World War II and this year is celebrating his 66th year since his discharge in 1945.
The Fort Loramie native was drafted in 1942 and served in the U.S. Army as a medic in the 45th Infantry Division.
ST. MARYS — Visitors to an area campground will have their fill of spooky activities this weekend.
The Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Campground is hosting its Halloween Campout, with activities officially kicking off Friday night.
“We were starting off Friday evening with a scavenger hunt,” Park Manager Brian Miller said. “Then we were going to have a movie.”
He added the activities continue through today.
CELINA — Four adults and one juvenile were arrested Wednesday as a result of drug investigations in Mercer County.
In a news release issued Friday, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said deputies and members of the Grand Lake Drug Task Force acted on information regarding the sale of heroin at the intersection of U.S. 127 and U.S. 33. Law enforcement officials observed the transaction and once it was completed, the suspect vehicle was stopped. The driver of the vehicle, Tosha N. Reed, 22, 306 E. High St., Mendon, was arrested for trafficking in heroin.
ST. MARYS — A local development official says he plans to start marketing a downtown storefront once the tenant moves out in the coming weeks.
NEW KNOXVILLE — Elementary students are showing kindness and compassion to be ROCKs this year in conjunction with the school’s Rachel’s Challenge program.