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March 9th

Tavern To Host Pool Event

March 9, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local tavern will hold a fundraiser this weekend to benefit the an Ohio charity.

The Friendly Tavern, located at 115 S. Main. St., St. Marys, will be selling chicken dinners and holding a doubles pool tournament on Saturday to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Miami Valley Region.

Friendly Tavern employee Sondra Thatcher said chicken dinners will cost $7 per dinner and will be served starting at 3 p.m. Saturday and will continue to sell until they are gone.

Que's To Reopen

March 9, 2012

NEW BREMEN — A business displaced by a fire that swept through a downtown New Bremen building has relocated and will reopen next week.

Que’s Barber Shop, which was housed in the same building as Fireside Pub, will reopen March 15 at 201 N. Main St., New Bremen. The barbershop, along with the restaurant, sustained severe damage during a fire on Feb. 27 that saw flames shoot through the top of the building.

March 8th

Library Talks Finances

March 8, 2012

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Community Public Library Board of Trustees reviewed the library’s 2012 permanent appropriations at the regular meeting Wednesday afternoon.

Among the adjustments made from the temporary appropriations, $3,000 was moved to the facilities maintenance and repair fund and the children and young adult line items were combined into one fund.

March 7th

Investigation Continues In Cases

March 7, 2012

CELINA — The investigation into a double homicide and home invasion in Mercer County continues.

In a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said the investigation into the homicides of Robert Grube and Colleen Grube on Nov. 29 and 30, near Fort Recovery, and the home invasion of Kathy and William Fair, near Mendon, are still  being investigated. The two cases have not been linked although there are several similarities to the crimes.

Voters See Light Ballot

March 7, 2012

ST. MARYS —  Voters approved a local restaurant’s request for Sunday sales during Tuesday’s primary election.

Buffalo Wild Wings saw its request approved by voters in precinct 1A by a count of 137 (79.65 percent) to 35 (20.35 percent) with seven under votes. Another request in the county, Wal-Mart in Wapakoneta, was rejected by voters in precinct 3B by a tally of 63 (55.75 percent) to 50 (44.25 percent).

Voters Reject New Bremen Levy

March 7, 2012

NEW BREMEN — More than 1,500 New Bremen residents turned out to vote Tuesday, turning down a $13 million school levy for a new elementary building.

Voters rejected the $13 million bond issue for a new K-8 facility 61.07 percent to 38.93 percent. Interim Superintendent John Basinger said he was disappointed in the results.

March 6th

Minster Machine Sold

March 6, 2012

MINSTER — A Japanese firm plans to acquire a long-standing Auglaize County manufacturing firm.

In a news release, company officials confirmed The Minster Machine Company is being purchased by Nidec-Shimpo, a division of Nidec Corporation. Nidec, with its headquarters in Kyoto, Japan, is a global technology corporation that had annual gross sales of $9 billion last year.

March 5th

Group To Watch Lake Levels

March 5, 2012

CELINA — A newly formed committee will be working on a pilot project starting this week to help manage Grand Lake St. Marys.

Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission Manager Milt Miller said at the Lake Improvement Association’s meeting Saturday morning the committee will begin work this week to manage the lake’s water levels.

March 2nd

Company Expanding Operation

March 2, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local business is expanding its building and services, which will result in additional jobs for the area.

Murotech Ohio Corporation — or MTO — on McKinley Road is currently constructing an addition to its building.

Residents Can ‘Adopt A Shelf’ At NK Library

March 2, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — Residents of a local village have the opportunity to help their community library through a new program that will kick off later this month.

The New Knoxville Community Library is now accepting sign ups for its Adopt A Shelf program, in which area residents help keep a shelf  or section of books in the library organized by their call number and help keep the area dusted. Library Branch Manager Charis Steinke said the program was one she learned while working at the Arizona State University library.

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