Archive - Oct 2012 - News Article
ST. MARYS — Officers continue to investigate the robbery of a local gas station Tuesday night.
ST. MARYS — St. Marys City Councilors officially welcomed the new safety-service director to the city.
During Monday night’s council meeting, councilors approved, under suspension of rules, a pay ordinance for Eric Ostling, of Chesterfield, Mich., as the city’s new safety-service director. Ostling will take over for Jason Little, who announced his resignation in August, effective Oct. 26.
ST. MARYS — George Neargarder, Thomas Anderson and Larry Shelby joined a list of distinguished St. Marys residents Saturday night, as the three were honored as the 2012 inductees to the St. Marys Memorial High School Hall of Fame.
The St. Marys Memorial High School Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony was held on Saturday night at the St. Marys American Legion Post 323, honoring Neargarder with the Academic/Professional Award, Anderson with the Athletic Achievement Award and Shelby with the Service to St. Marys City Schools Award.
ST. MARYS — A local lake organization kicked off a campaign today to help raise money to honor the rich history of Grand Lake St. Marys.
The Lake Improvement Association is in the early stage of a fundraising campaign to build an oil derrick at the site of what locally is believed to be the country’s first offshore oil derrick in Grand Lake St. Marys. LIA Secretary Kate Anderson said the project has been several months in the making.
ST. MARYS — Between participating in school sports, various school organizations and keeping active outside of school, St. Marys Memorial High School senior Katlyn Brown has her hands full.
Brown plays volleyball and softball, and she is also involved in Relay for Life, National Honor Society, Student Council, FCA and Girl Talk.
NEW KNOXVILLE — Fourth, fifth and sixth-grade students kept busy building a castle, playing soccer and cheering on their teachers in German Jeopardy, among other German-themed activities, Friday morning, as the students participated in German Club Olympics.
The competition, organized each year by the students in German Club, provides an opportunity for the fourth, fifth and sixth-grade students to learn about German culture.
SIDNEY — A Shelby County grand jury has indicted two officials with the Shelby County Humane Society on alleged theft charges that included using the organization’s funds to pay for personal items.
In a news release issued on Thursday, Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart announced the indictments against Mike Lescowitch, president of the Shelby County Humane Society, and Angela Bray, treasurer for the organization. Lescowitch was indicted on one count of theft in office, a fourth-degree felony, and Bray faces one count of theft, a fifth-degree felony.
WAPAKONETA — Wapakoneta Police Department officers are investigating a call reporting a threatening comment made by a 15-year-old student to another student while being transported home Wednesday on a school bus.
A call came in at 4:10 p.m. reporting the student had harassed another student. According to the report, High School Principal Aaron Rex had already made contact with the student and his parents and had addressed the situation.
ST. MARYS — A St. Marys native traveled to the Middle East this week to begin a three-year project as a peacemaker.
Jonathan Brenneman left for Palestine on Tuesday to join a team of people working to keep peace between Israeli settlers and local Palestinians in the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
MINSTER — A local village council received an update on Tuesday regarding progress on a new dog park.
Alex Lundstrom, a Minster resident, spoke during the Minster Village Council meeting about adding a dog park in Minster. Paul Enneking, Dr. Paul Hunter, Marissa Lundstrom and Melinda Utendorf also have been helping Lundstrom discuss the creation of the park.