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Wind Advisory Issued

October 31, 2013

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory effective from 4 p.m. Thursday to 3 a.m. Friday. Winds will come out of the south and range from 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 50 mph. A wind advisory is issued when winds are expected to be sustained at 31 to 39 mph or gusts range between 46 and 57 mph.

Threat Found In New Bremen

October 31, 2013

NEW BREMEN — School officials in New Bremen discovered a written threat at the high school on Wednesday, prompting a search of the building.
In a One Call, Superintendent Howard Overman said as a result of the threat and as a precautionary measure, students may have their bags searched before entering the school today. The building was searched and secured by local law enforcement officials and members of the Allen County Sheriff's Office. School will go on as scheduled today.

October 30th

Update: Trick-or-Treats Rescheduled

October 30, 2013

ST. MARYS — Trick-or-treat in St. Marys has been rescheduled for noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Trick-or-treat in New Knoxville and New Bremen has been rescheduled for noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

October 29th

Rotary Parade Set For Today

October 29, 2013

ST. MARYS — The Rotary Club’s annual Halloween parade and costume contest will be held today. Judging for the costume contest starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Chestnut Street parking lot. The parade starts at 6 p.m. and is only open to children.
 

October 25th

1 Killed In Mercer Co. Crash

October 25, 2013

CELINA — The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic crash that took place along U.S. 33 Friday night.

Wapak Teen Arrested On Threat

October 25, 2013

WAPAKONETA — A Wapakoneta teen was arrested on Thursday on a charge of making a threat to a church.

According to a report from the Wapakoneta Police Department, at 1:28 p.m. Thursday, the police department received a report of a potential threat made towards a church located in the city of Wapakoneta. A male suspect had left message with a family member stating the threat. The suspect was upset over a post on Facebook in regard to the Pledge of Allegiance and the phrase “Under God.”

Update: 2 Die From Injuries In Collision

October 25, 2013

NEW BREMEN — Two people have died as a result of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle collision near New Bremen Thursday night.

According to a report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at approximately 5:01 p.m. Thursday, a 2006 Honda Ridgeline that was operated by Joan Shoffner, 83, of Sidney, was traveling south on Ohio 364. Shoffner failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection and traveled into the path of an eastbound vehicle and was struck in the passenger side.

1 Killed In Collision

October 25, 2013

NEW BREMEN — One person died as a result of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle collision near New Bremen Thursday night.

October 24th

Wapak Man Indicted On Sex Charges

October 24, 2013

WAPAKONETA — A Wapakoneta man was indicted on sex offenses stemming from an investigation by the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office.

On July 16, the sheriff’s office received a complaint concerning a person allegedly taking a video of a small child in a state of nudity.  Based upon the information provided a search warrant was executed at the suspects residence located at 13690 Brown Road in rural Wapakoneta.

October 22nd

Teachers To Serve Up Burgers

October 22, 2013

ST. MARYS — The teachers of the St. Marys City Schools through SMEA (St. Marys Education Association) will be working from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the McDonald's on Indiana Avenue in St. Marys. A portion of the profit will be donated by McDonalds to SMEA to help fund the two 1,000 college scholarships the organization gives to graduating Memorial students.

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