Archive - 2013 - News Article
Dec. 21: Adult Services Coordinator Andrea Burton and Youth Services Coordinator Karie Enneking will offer a family DIY Christmas gift event at the New Knoxville Library at 10:30 a.m. today. We will be making a holiday craft. Kids 4 and up can bring a picture of themselves to make a personalized ornament. Stop by the library or call 419-753-2724 to register.
Dec. 22: A community supper will be served from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the ROC, 702 E. Spring St., St. Marys. It is eat-in only and the meal is free.
Dec. 19: Come to New Knoxville Public Library for an Adult Craft from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today.
Adults are welcome to the New Bremen Library at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. today to make a holiday coaster from Pinterest. Register at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 419-628-2158.
Dec. 17: Preschool story time will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library.
Teens/tweens can make a votive holder from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the Stallo Memorial Library.
Adult Services Coordinator Andrea Burton and Youth Services Coordinator Karie Enneking will offer a family DIY Christmas gift event at the New Bremen Library at 6 p.m. today. We will be making a holiday craft. Kids 4 and up can bring a picture of themselves to make a personalized ornament. Stop by the library or call 419-629-2158 to register.
CELINA — The suspect believed to be responsible for robbing a Celina bank in November asserted his innocence on Monday.
Cody Maxwell, 22, pleaded innocent to one count each of robbery and theft during an arraignment hearing in Mercer County Common Pleas Court. Maxwell, who is being held on a $750,000 bond with a 10 percent cash provision, is being held in the Mercer County Jail as his case proceeds through the court system. Maxwell was ordered to appear for a pretrial hearing at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 8.
ST. MARYS — The sixth annual Warm Hands, Warm Hearts winter clothes and coat drive grew again Thursday at the Wayne Street United Methodist Church as the Women in Business group again collected coats, socks, gloves, pajamas and other cold weather items to donate to those in need in Auglaize and Mercer counties.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys City Council met briefly Monday night. One topic of discussion was the Energy Efficiency Smart Schedule with American Municipal Power, Inc.
“They have yearly contests for people who turn in the oldest appliances,” Service and Safety Director Greg Foxhoven said. “They do have strong residential programs. Obviously, their focus is industrial (and) commercial (but) there are a lot of benefits for our homeowners.”
Foxhoven also updated councilors on the demolition of several local houses.
CELINA — The successful implementation of a treatment train, record dredging and a continued focus on cleaning up Grand Lake St. Marys were some of the highlights that were touched upon during Saturday’s Lake Improvement Association meeting.
Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission Manager Milt Miller gave LIA members a rundown of some of the group’s accomplishments during the past 12 months. At the top of the list was the Prairie Creek treatment train.
ST. MARYS — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory, which will be in effect from 10 p.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. Saturday, for the region. Heavy snow is expected to mix with sleet and freezing rain at times. Snow accumlulations of 2 to 4 inches along with light ice accumulations are to be expected. These conditions could make driving hazardous.
ST. MARYS — A water line break along Ohio 703 caused residents in Villa Nova and Sandy Beach areas to be without water for approximately 45 minutes on Wednesday.
At approximately 11:45 a.m., crews were called in to repair a water line break along Ohio 703, between Parker Shady Acres and the railroad. Superintendent of Water Distribution Kevin Schwartz said workers repaired the break with a clamp.
"We had a 10-inch cast iron water line with a radial crack," Schwartz said. "We had the water shutoff for about 45 minutes in that area."