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School Cancels Events

December 19, 2012

ST. MARYS — School officials in St. Marys have canceled several events in the wake of a threat that made reference to a shooting on Wednesday.

St. Marys police officers began investigating the threat following a phone call from school administrators. The threat, which was not directed at any specific person or traceable back to any one person, included a reference to a shooting during a school assembly.

County Ready For Winter

December 19, 2012

ST. MARYS — Bing Crosby may dream of a white Christmas, but Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart dreams of a safe Christmas, slightly purple and smelling of sugar beet juice.

That’s because Reinhart and a team of about 20 inclement weather workers know the dangers of driving through the snow— the team plows and applies salt and grit to the 350 miles of road their department is responsible for keeping safe about an hour before most workers are scraping their windshields and school buses hit the roads to make their stops.

Student Relishes Exchange Experience

December 19, 2012

ST. MARYS — For 16-year-old Luis Jordão, an exchange student at St. Marys Memorial High School, small-town America is exciting and different.

Jordão is from Racife, the largest city in Brazilian state Perambuco. The population there, approximately 1.5 million people, is over 180 times the size of St. Marys.

In August, Jordão packed up his stuff and left the coastal town with its warm beaches and oceanside restaurants to move to the United States.

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