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October 21st

Brief Outages Expected During Work

October 21, 2013

ST. MARYS —  On Tuesday evening, the city of St. Marys Electric Department will be conducting tests on equipment at the Tomlinson Substation and making necessary upgrades. As a result, the St. Marys Square will have an outage lasting 15 to 20 minutes and residents on North Street, near the funeral home, will be out of power for about an hour. Such outages are expected to occur after 10 p.m. Testing will start around 8 p.m. and last eight to nine hours. No other outages are expected, although brief outages could occur.  

October 20th

Daily Rundown

October 20, 2013

Oct. 20: The Walk with Nature and Fall Festival starts at noon today in Memorial Park.

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.

October 18th

Tax Revenue Continues To Climb

October 18, 2013

ST. MARYS — The city of St. Marys continues to eclipse last year’s income tax revenue as it heads into the fourth quarter of the year.

Through September, the city has collected $3.3 million in income taxes — up from the $3 million it collected during the same time period last year. In 2010 and 2011, the city collected $2.9 million and $2.8 million respectively.

Daily Rundown

October 18, 2013

Oct. 18: Friday Craft Circle will be held from 10 a.m. to noon today. Bring craft projects in to work on in the company of fellow crafters at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the New Knoxville Public Library for those ages 3 to 5 (and not yet in Kindergarten).

October 17th

Update: Fatality Reported In Crash

October 17, 2013

WAPAKONETA — A trooper at the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol has confirmed there has been a fatality in the crash along southbound I-75. No other information is being released at this time.

Collision Reported Near Wapak

October 17, 2013

WAPAKONETA — Wapakoneta Fire and EMS have been dispatched to a collision with possible injuries on southbound I-75 under the 110 exit. A truck is reportedly spilling fuel. Other agencies have been called in to assist and traffic may be rerouted around the area.

Body Found Near New Knoxville

October 17, 2013

NEW KNOXVILLE — The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man in the New Knoxville area.

Sheriff Al Solomon released details this morning concerning an investigation into the cause of death for a male subject found in a creek north of New Knoxville.  At approximately 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, the sheriff’s office received a call from someone who had located a vehicle and a body in the creek located approximately a quarter mile north of the end of Industrial Park Drive in New Knoxville.

October 16th

Church To Mark 175 Years

October 16, 2013

NEW KNOXVILLE — First United Church of New Knoxville celebrates 175 years this fall with a host of special events including a German buffet and concert on Oct. 26 and a post-service lunch on Oct. 27.

The church, founded in 1838, has served as a place bringing the community together and changing in step with the community, said the Rev. Dr. David Williams, pastor of the church. The first sermons were given in German.

October 15th

Local Lights Up Sky

October 15, 2013

CELINA — When people tell Eric Lochtefeld his light show is part of their Christmas or Halloween tradition, he said he laughs.

“Because this is the third year,” he said, noting it is only the second year for the Halloween display of lights.

Yet, when he was a few days behind putting his lights up last year, that’s what he heard from people asking him when the program would be up, and letting him know they brought their grandchildren and came every year.

October 14th

Firefighters Practice Techniques

October 14, 2013

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville/Washington Township Fire Department won top honors in the extrication competition they hosted on Saturday, pulling two Rescue Randy mock victims from the back seat of an SUV after removing the doors using the jaws of life.

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