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October 12th

Celina PD Probes Robbery

October 12, 2012

CELINA — The Celina Police Department is investigating a report of a robbery that occurred on Tuesday.

The victim, Paul Billerman, 77, of Celina, was at home early Tuesday morning when a man came to his front door. He allowed the subject to come in. The suspect then took the victim from the home by threat of force and left with him, using Billerman’s vehicle.

Library Seeks Input

October 12, 2012

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Community Public Library is requesting community input through a survey to help direct the library’s objectives in its long-range plan, which will be written by the end of the year.

After a recent visit to the St. Marys Community Public Library, State Library of Ohio Consultant Katie Campbell recommended a survey to help determine what the community would like to see at the library.

Parade To Honor Veterans

October 12, 2012

ST. MARYS — For the third year in a row, a local parade will honor veterans from the region.

A Veterans Day Parade is scheduled to be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 10 through downtown St. Marys. Organizer John Burd said all local veterans are invited to take part in the parade.

“I’m still trying to wrangle up a grand marshal,” Burd said. “I’ve got the St. Marys band coming and the New Bremen band coming. The St. Marys VFW will also be there.”

United Way Sets Goals

October 12, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Last year was a breakthrough year for the United Way of Auglaize County, which exceeded its campaign goal for the first time in more than a decade, and that success came when community members joined together to make Auglaize County a better place for everyone.

October 11th

Alleged Robber Arrested

October 11, 2012

ST. MARYS — Less than 48 hours after allegedly robbing the Shell Station on Celina Road, a local man faces criminal charges stemming from the incident.

At 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Glenn Tuttle Jr., 42, last known address 1122 Hager St. Apt. 12, was taken into custody and charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, and theft, a first-degree misdemeanor. Tuttle is believed to be the person who walked into a Shell Station shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday, indicated he had a gun under his clothing and walked out with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Drug Bust Nets 2

October 11, 2012

WAPAKONETA — Two Dayton residents were arrested on Tuesday as the result of an undercover drug bust by members of the Grand Lake Drug Task Force.

In a news release, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said the arrests took place in Wapakoneta following a short-term investigation. A substantial amount of heroin and cocaine were seized. More than 10 grams of drugs were seized with a street value of approximately $800.

New Bremen Tweaks Policies

October 11, 2012

NEW BREMEN — In an effort to separate discipline and academics, the New Bremen Board of Education approved a list of changes in the school’s policies Wednesday night at its monthly meeting.

Several policies were updated to reflect the goal of separating the two. The first changed the school suspension grade policy.

“We want that separation of discipline and academics,” Superintendent Howard Overman said. “In talking to the staff, a zero is almost impossible to bring it (a student’s overall grade) back up.”

Candidates Square Off

October 11, 2012

ST. MARYS — The two candidates facing off for the newly created Ohio House’s 82nd District seat stated their cases to voters of a local civic group on Wednesday.

The St. Marys Rotary Club hosted Nonpartisan candidate Pete Schlegel and Republican candidate Tony Burkley as part of its annual debate.

Burkley is a four-term Paulding County commissioner and Schlegel has an agriculture, law enforcement and business background.

October 10th

Projects Begin To Wrap

October 10, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Councilors heard an update Tuesday night on several construction projects that are wrapping up around the village as the season comes to a close.

In his report to councilors, Village Administrator Wayne York reviewed the progress of the construction projects underway.

“Tumbusch Construction is working on the sanitary sewer in the alley on the south side of the Crown Education Center and continuing westward,” York told councilors at their meeting Tuesday night.

“That’s in progress.”

Updated: Shell Station Robbed

October 10, 2012

ST. MARYS — Officers continue to investigate the robbery of a local gas station Tuesday night.

At 5:52 p.m., officers from the St. Marys Police Department arrived at the Shell gas station, 1115 Celina Road, on a report of a robbery. The suspect — a medium build, dark-complected white male with facial hair standing 5’11” to 6 feet tall, who was wearing a blue and gold hooded sweatshirt and grey shorts — demanded money from the clerk and indicated he had a weapon.

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