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Rider Loves Animals

January 31, 2014

ST. MARYS — Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

For MHS senior Dariann Rockwood, treating animals well is something that’s important in her life. Rockwood, who has two cats, said she has spent her whole life around animals and has grown to love them.

“They just seem so defenseless,” she said. “If people don’t (take care of them), who’s going to do it?”

January 30th

Daily Rundown

January 30, 2014

Jan. 30: Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library of children ages 3-5.

A computer class will be held at 6 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Three, one-hour sessions will cover all the basics. Class size is limited please register.

January 28th

Districts Could See Relief

January 28, 2014

ST. MARYS — An area legislator announced plans on Monday to introduce a bill that would grant Ohio school districts additional calamity days this school year.

January 24th

Polar Temps Strain Heating Systems

January 24, 2014

ST. MARYS — As frigid temperatures continue to grip the region, plans are in place to open warming stations should they become necessary.

Two weeks after the Polar Vortex sent wind chills plummeting to minus-40 degrees, polar temperatures have returned. Temperatures have struggled to reach double digits this week and forecasters are calling for temperatures to continue to hover near zero early next week — a scenario that is taxing heating systems throughout the nation.

January 23rd

St. Marys Man Arrested On Heroin Charge

January 23, 2014

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys man was arrested on a drug charge Tuesday night by members of the Grand Lake Task Force.

Scott Neace, 41, of St. Marys, was arrested at approximately 6:18 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop at U.S. 33 and Townline Kossuth Road. Members of the Grand Lake Task Force were conducting an investigation into the delivery of heroin into the area from Dayton. During a search of Neace's vehicle, officers allegedly found a substantial amount of heroin as well as drug paraphernalia.

Daily Rundown

January 23, 2014

Jan. 23: Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library of children ages 3-5.

The New Bremen Public Library’s Highly Recommended Book Club will be meeting at 1 p.m. today. No need to read a specific book. Just come prepared to discuss what you’ve been reading recently.

January 20th

Local Injured In Collision

January 20, 2014

NEW BREMEN — A Minster man was injured in a two-vehicle collision Sunday night.

January 17th

Heartfelt Fund Collects Thousands From Book Sales

January 17, 2014

ST. MARYS — The Heartfelt Fund, established to support victims of Hyptrophic Cardio Myopathy (HCM), just passed $11,000 in book sales, selling more than 500 books written about St. Marys.

“We’re pretty pleased so far,” Buz Howard said of the book "The St. Marys Anthology: Tales and Sketches From An American Small Town."

The book, which costs $22, is organized chronologically as a series of tales and sketches of St. Marys.

January 16th

Daily Rundown

January 16, 2014

Jan. 16: Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library of children ages 3-5.

Adults are invited to come and make a Pinterest craft at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. today at the New Bremen Public Library. Register at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 419-628-2158.

January 15th

Hensley Resigns

January 15, 2014

WAPAKONETA — Auglaize County Administrator Mike Hensley resigned without notice at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

“We accepted his resignation and that’s all there is at this time,” Auglaize County Commissioner John Bergman said Tuesday afternoon.

Hensley became county administrator on Feb. 1, 2012, replacing Joe Lenhart, who held the position for 12 years.

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