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January 16th

District Tackles Sexting

January 16, 2012

ST. MARYS — In the wake of a group of local students being charged with unruliness by sexting, school officials are noting they have discussed the topic at school, and they believe it’s a topic parents should talk about with their children at home.

Two St. Marys Middle School 12-year-olds, a male and a female, were recently charged with unruliness by sexting, and in a separate case, a 17-year-old St. Marys male and a 14-year-old female at St. Marys Middle School were charged with the same thing.

January 13th

E-books Land at St. Marys Library

January 13, 2012

ST. MARYS  —  Kindles, Nooks and tablets topped the wish list of many area residents this holiday season, and a local library is offering a slew of items for these devices at no cost to library patrons.

The St. Marys Community Public Library offers a variety of e-books, audiobooks and movies that may be checked out for use on a variety of devices, including Kindles, Nooks and Sony Readers. E-books may also be checked out for use on a Windows or Mac computer. A complete list of supported devices can be found on the library’s digital catalog website.

Village Nets Path Funding

January 13, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Area residents in wheelchairs, bicyclists or those who need scooters to get around will soon be able to get out and explore a resource in the area.

As part of a Transportation Enhancement grant from the Ohio Department of Transportation received through a partnership with the village of New Bremen and the New Bremen Foundation, a portion of the Miami and Erie Canal Towpath Trail will be paved.

A Look Back in History

January 13, 2012

This is the inaugural edition of “Leader Look Back,” a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50, 25 years ago this week. This week’s edition examines stories from Jan. 9 to 16, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

Deputies Investigating Man's Death

January 13, 2012

CELINA — Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced today his office is investigating an incident that occurred on Brown Road, Celina. 

At 7:29 a.m. this morning, deputies were notified Danny L. Boise, 61 of 911 North 7th Street, Apt. #15 Coldwater, had not made it to his dialysis appointment in Celina.  Deputies and Coldwater Police began to search for him.

At 7:52 a.m., deputies were dispatched to 5139 Brown Road, when the residents there discovered a vehicle in their pond with a body lying near a garage there.

Opening Event Set For Saturday

January 13, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local chapter of the Relay for Life will start the new year with a celebration this weekend.

The Relay for Life of Southwestern Auglaize County will host its Kickoff Birthday Party from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Varsity Lanes in St. Marys. Relay for Life Committee Member Jackie Speckman said the group is hosting the event to get area residents ready for Relay for Life, which will be held June 15 and 16 at Skip Baughman Stadium.

Winter Arrives

January 13, 2012

ST. MARYS — High winds and blowing snow cut visibility and caused delays and cancellations across the county today.

The first measurable snowfall of the new year hit Thursday and into this morning, bringing 1 to 3 inches of snow across the region. In Auglaize County, EMA Director Troy Anderson said the high winds, which could top 40 mph today, are cutting visibility.

Suspects Face Charges In Heroin Case

January 13, 2012

CELINA — Formal charges have been filed against a Celina couple in connection with search warrants that were served on a Celina residence on Wednesday.  

James R. Baker, 30, was charged with possession of heroin, a third-degree felony.  Baker was taken into custody as he was returning to his home at Lot 19, 537 Touvelle Street, Wednesday afternoon.  A canine check of the vehicle he was driving led to the confiscation of heroin with an estimated street value of $1,400.  

Closings and Cancellations

January 13, 2012

— updated at 7:40 a.m. Friday

Auglaize County Council on Aging — closed today

Auglaize Industries — closed today

Celina — 2 hour delay

Minster — 2 hour delay

New Bremen — 2 hour delay

New Knoxville — 2 hour delay

St. Marys — 2 hour delay

January 12th

Celina Couple Faces Heroin Charges

January 12, 2012

CELINA — A Celina couple is facing felony charges in connection with a Celina Police Department investigation into heroin sales within the city.  

On Wednesday, officers were able to substantiate information concerning heroin allegedly being sold out of a trailer located at 537 Touvelle St.  Members of the Grand Lake Drug Task Force were contacted for assistance in monitoring the residence.

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