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Sheriff Warns Of Exploding Targets

January 29, 2013

ST. MARYS — A local law enforcement official is warning residents about the dangers of using exploding targets for sport shooting.

Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said his office has handled several recent complaints regarding the use of Tannerite or exploding rifle targets. The targets, which are legally sold at shooting supply stores, are designed to explode when shot with a certain caliber bullet.

The issue, Solomon said, is that residents are purchasing the mixture and mixing large amounts of it to make large explosion.

Bluesfest To Return

January 29, 2013

ST. MARYS — After a brief hiatus, Bluesfest is returning to St. Marys.

K.C. Geiger Park Improvement Committee members Rees McKee and Chris Botkin announced the return of Bluesfest during Monday night’s St. Marys City Council meeting. The festival, which was held in K.C. Geiger Park from 2007 to 2010, is scheduled to be held on Aug. 24.

Riders Fight Cancer

January 29, 2013

ST. MARYS — A local restaurant teamed up with a group of students to help fight cancer Monday night.

Beer Barrel Pizza hosted a benefit night for Memorial High School’s Relay For Life group Monday night. People who go to the restaurant on benefit nights can present their receipts to the group’s representative after dining and a portion of the money goes to support the group’s cause.

In the case of Monday night’s benefit, 10 percent of customers’ bills will go to support Relay For Life’s search for a cure for cancer.

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