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September 12th

Chamber Continues Work

September 12, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce Director Scott Frey visited with New Bremen Village Councilors during their meeting Tuesday evening, updating them on the happenings at the chamber.

Frey brought the guestbook from the Lockkeeper’s House with him to showcase the amount of visitors to the visitor’s center and how far they’ve traveled.

Village To Revamp Roads

September 12, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — The village of New Knoxville will be working to improve its streets next year with help from grant funds from the county.

Pair Indicted In Burglaries

September 12, 2012

WAPAKONETA — Two people have been charged in connection with a string of burglaries in eastern Auglaize County.

In a news release, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon announced the arrests following an investigation by detectives from the Wapakoneta Police Department and sheriff’s deputies.

The case centered on a number of residential burglaries in the Wapakoneta, Uniopolis and Waynesfield areas.

September 11th

ACDD Explores Security Upgrades

September 11, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Clients being transferred through the Auglaize County Department of Developmental Disabilities will soon be receiving cameras in their transportation vehicles.

Superintendent Al Willis noted Transportation Superintendent Barack Wells will be presenting further on the addition of cameras on the school buses at the board’s November meeting, but Willis said he met with Barack, along with representatives from the bus company Peterman, a few months ago to start talks.

Search Progresses For SSD

September 11, 2012

ST. MARYS — The next phase in St. Marys Mayor Pat McGowan’s search for a new safety-service director started this week.

The deadline for applications for the position was Friday. Now, McGowan is tasked with finding the city’s second safety-service director in less than a year, after Jason Little announced his resignation in August, which is effective Oct. 26.

September 10th

Volunteers Help Farm Thrive

September 10, 2012

CRIDERSVILLE — In the Equestrian Therapy Program at Fassett Farm, a child with autism can learn confidence and a woman with multiple sclerosis can regain her ability to walk, and volunteers drive the farm’s ability to serve riders in a more than 10-county radius.

September 7th

75 Years Ago: New School Year, Signs Added

September 7, 2012

"Leader Look Back" is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week's edition examines stories from Sept. 4-10, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: School started for pupils in St. Marys.

The Ethiopian Clowns defeated the St. Marys Eagles 8 to 3 at Memorial Field in front of a large crowd.

Senior Excels In Classes, Athletics

September 7, 2012

ST. MARYS — When Jaclyn Smith graduates from St. Marys Memorial High School in 2013, she is going to miss her classmates and all of the enjoyable activities she has participated in as a St. Marys student.

“The small group of classmates I grew up with and that made me the person I am,” Smith said of what she will miss after graduation. “I’m going to miss all of the fun high school activities that go on.”

School Wall Showcases Performing Arts Wing

September 7, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — Band, choir and theater students at New Knoxville Local School are being recognized with a wall displaying their accomplishments.

The performing arts wall, which is located near the conference rooms, has been painted red and gray and features pictures from past theater performances and awards for the band and choir.

Nancy Fiegel said the idea for the wall spurred from a talk she had with a parent.

Club Gives Gift Of Words

September 7, 2012

ST. MARYS — For more than 10 years, third-grade students in the St. Marys area have been receiving a new book that is theirs to keep forever.

St. Marys Rotary Club President Robbie Burke and Rotary Dictionary Chair Jim Harris visited local third-grade students for their annual “Rotary Dictionary Day” on Thursday.

ST. MARYS — Four different St. Marys hitters drove two runs, the offense put up a 10-spot...
  MINSTER — The Minster softball team scored five runs in the bottom of the first...
VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...

 

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