Archive - Jun 2013 - News Article
ST. MARYS — Multiple injuries have been reported stemming from a two-vehicle collision on westbound U.S. 33, just east of St. Marys this morning.
Sources on the scene told The Evening Leader the collision involved a bus and a vehicle that reportedly left the rest area going the wrong way on U.S. 33. No further details have been released. More information will be posted when available.
NEW BREMEN — Thousands of cyclists have arrived in New Bremen today as part of GOBA's tour. The riders will be in the area until Friday, and there are scores of activities available to them as well as the public.
June 19: The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a Story Time Dance Party at 11 a.m. for children 2 to 5-years-old.
The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a Day of the Prairie Dog program at 1 p.m. today for grades one through three.
Citizens for the Improvement of St. Marys Schools will meet at 7 p.m. today at the St. Marys VFW.
COLDWATER — Two Mercer County teens were arrested on drug charges on Tuesday.
Coldwater Police Chief Jason Miller said Coldwater police officers received a complaint of possible drug trafficking in the area of Hardin Street. An undercover officer from the Grand Lake Task Force was sent to the area and observed an alleged drug deal take place. The vehicle involved was quickly stopped in Celina, where drugs were located.
CELINA — One of the two men accused of killing Robert and Colleen Grube has been ordered held on $5 million bond.
June 17: The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a movie at 11 a.m. today.
• The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a movie marathon from noon to 6 p.m. today for those in grades four through six.
• A computer basics class will be held from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. today at New Bremen Public Library. Call or stop by the library to register. Class size is limited.
• The Animal Magic Exotic Animal show will appear at 1 p.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library.
NEW BREMEN — Victoria Wente considers herself shy — when she used to visit the fire station with her firefighter father, for example, she said it took a long time to be comfortable talking to people.
But that reticence has never kept her from going after what she wants.
The senior said several times, “I want what I want,” adding that she probably gets the trait from her father, who is also very focused.
“It’s made me driven,” Wente said “I have goals, and I want to get to them.”
CELINA — The two suspects accused in the shooting deaths of Robert Grube, 70, and his daughter Colleen Grube, 47, have been indicted on a slew of felonies, including murder.
On Thursday, a Mercer County grand jury issued indictments for Trevin M.A. Sanders Roark, 19, and Bryant L. Rhoades 22, on charges including aggravated murder, murder, involuntary manslaughter, kidnapping, aggravated robbery, robbery, aggravated burglary, burglary and theft in connection with the November 2011 killings of the Grubes in their rural Fort Recovery home.
NEW KNOXVILLE — A storm system that left a wide swath of damage along Ohio 219 near New Knoxville also spawned a tornado.
Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson told The Evening Leader that the National Weather Service confirmed an EF0 tornado hit the area along Ohio 219 Wednesday night and into Thursday morning. The tornado, which packed winds of approximately 85 mph, touched down for a 2 mile stretch along the road.
June 14: The Holy Rosary Festival is today in St. Marys.
Lego Builder’s Club will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at New Bremen Public Library.
Story Time will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at New Knoxville Library.
All are welcome at Vacation Bible School at New Community Church, 1025 Greenville Road, St. Marys, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Call 419-394-8111 for details.