Archive - 2013 - News Article
ST. MARYS — The unemployment rate across the region edged up slightly in May.
According to data released on Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Auglaize County registered an unemployment rate of 5.1 percent, up from the 4.9 percent it registered in April. A year ago, the county had an unemployment rate of 5.4 percent. Mercer County, which has the lowest unemployment rate in the state, also saw an increase in May from 4.1 percent to 4.3 percent.
ST. MARYS — St. Marys City Councilors Monday night approved the extension of Greg Foxhoven’s interim status as safety-service director.
June 25: Stories will be read at the Paris Street Park at 10 a.m. today. All ages welcome.
The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a Gregor Party and Book Discussion at 2 p.m. today for teens.
Children in third grade and up can come to FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 3 p.m. today to make a flower picture frame. Registration required.
The New Bremen Village Council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. today.
Outside Story Time for preschoolers will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at New Bremen Public Library.
June 24: The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a movie for all ages at 11 a.m. today.
Magician Gordon Russ will be at the New Bremen Public Library at 1 p.m. today.
Children age Kindergarten and up are invited to stop by FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 1 p.m. today to make a Grassie Gertie Craft. Registration required.
The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a Gregor Party and Book Discussion at 2 p.m. today for grades four through six.
ST. MARYS — A wrongway driver collided with a bus in the westbound lane of U.S. 33 near St. Marys Friday morning in a collision that injured six people.
According to a report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at approximately 8:23 a.m. Friday, Terence K. Kaiser, 46, of Celina, exited the westbound rest area in the wrong direction in a 1994 tan Chevy Lumina when the vehicle collided with a westbound 2003 White Ford E-450 bus driven by Jason M. Germann, 38, of Wapakoneta, just east of the westbound rest area near Glynwood-New Knoxville Road.
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.