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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.

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).

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