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September 19th

Expert Gives Security Tips

September 19, 2013

ST. MARYS — A network security expert provided a handful of tips to keep people safe from online predators as the use of mobile devices continues to rise.

Lynn Child, who operates companies that specialize in network management, stressed the importance of online security during a Wednesday afternoon’s St. Marys Rotary Club meeting. Child, who works with companies on four continents and dozens of countries, said the Internet is full of predators who are looking to steal personal and business information to sell on the black market.

September 18th

GLSM Fall Festival Schedule

September 18, 2013

Friday, September 20, 2013                                                    

4:00pm: Festival Begins: Arts and Crafts Vendors, Food Stands, Beer Garden opens, get your fundraiser tickets at the VIP Building (50/50 and Gas Grill Drawing)

Daily Rundown

September 18, 2013

Sept. 18: Preschool Dance Party will be held at 11 a.m. today for 3 to 5-year-olds and an adult caregiver at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

The Ohio Historical Society will be presenting a special Civil War program at FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster at 5:30 p.m. today. Jennifer Rounds will be discussing and showing “Children’s Clothing During the Civil War.” Families are welcome.

Local Woman Dashes Away With Cash

September 18, 2013

WAPAKONETA — The wire mesh barrel tumbles the pink cards around and around.

There are only two names left — Lima’s Kenneth Sturgill and Wapakoneta’s Lucy Zink — in the 4th annual Publishers’ Dash for Cash. The grand prize winner would take home $5,000 and the first name drawn of the last two would take home $1,000. Sturgill says he will apply the winnings toward his car or house. Zink says she will use it to replace an appliance.

September 17th

Exchange Student Enjoys Experience

September 17, 2013

ST. MARYS — It’s Florian Hau’s first time in the United States and the teen is soaking up his experience in America.

The 15-year-old German exchange student has been learning English since he was 8. Ever since his older sister, Julia, returned from her exchange trip to St. Marys, Hau said he knew he wanted his own American experience.

Hau is from a small town outside Essen, in western Germany. It is a lot like St. Marys in size, he said, but the people are different.

September 16th

Manhunt In D.C.

September 16, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as three gunmen opened fire Monday inside the Washington Navy Yard, attacking office workers at a heavily guarded military facility in the heart of the nation's capital. At least 12 people were killed.

Locals Battle Cancer

September 16, 2013

ST. MARYS —  Hundreds of local residents came together to help battle cancer as part of an annual fundraiser.

The St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer took over the Eagles parking lot this weekend. There was a stage set up for the event’s live entertainment, and TSC in St. Marys provided a large TV screen featuring the OSU football game versus California.

Shortly after the event started Saturday afternoon, several people were already there sporting their red OSU gear and watching the Akron/Michigan football game.

September 13th

Tailgate Returns

September 13, 2013

ST. MARYS —  An annual fundraiser to help combat cancer swings into full gear today.

The St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer kicked off Friday night with a preview show in the St. Marys Eagles parking lot. Today’s festivities start with a 5K at 9 a.m., and will feature entertainment throughout the course, said Traci Lauth, co-owner of TLC and St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer committee member.

September 12th

Runaway Sparks Lockdowns

September 12, 2013

NEW BREMEN — Two local schools went on a low-level lock down, controlling access to the doors Thursday morning after a runaway juvenile from New Bremen reportedly took a vehicle and a shotgun and rifle from his grandparents’ house in Shelby County.

CIC Looking For Tenant

September 12, 2013

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys Community Improvement Corporation controlled downtown storefront is looking for a new tenant.

Peak Submission, which was located in the storefront below Hotel Fort Barbee, moved out of the building last weekend. St. Marys Development Manager Susan Crotty said CIC officials are currently in the process of assessing the building and marketing it to potential tenants.

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