Archive - Feb 2014 - News Article
ST. MARYS — Scammers are using a new technique that one local law enforcement official says is aimed at making their tactics appear legit.
NEW BREMEN — An 18-year-old Mercer County man was arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with a robbery that took place near New Bremen this week.
On Thursday afternoon, investigators obtained information about an individual who may be involved in a robbery at a residence west of New Bremen along Amsterdam Road Wednesday afternoon. Detectives followed up with information provided by residents of Auglaize and Mercer counties. Additional information revealed the individual was in the Hamilton area with the stolen vehicle.
CELINA — Trevin Sanders faces life in prison without the possibility of parole after admitting to his role in the November 2011 murders of Robert and Colleen Grube.
During a change-of-plea hearing Thursday morning, Sanders, 19, pleaded guilty to two counts each of aggravated murder, with gun specifications, aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary, for his role in the Grube murders. In exchange for the guilty pleas, Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Fox agreed to dismiss 21 additional criminal charges against Sanders.
NEW BREMEN — Law enforcement officials in Auglaize County are looking for a suspect believed to be responsible for an armed robbery near New Bremen Wednesday afternoon.
The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 1:11 p.m. Wednesday reporting a robbery at a residence along Amsterdam Road, just west of New Bremen.
Feb. 25: Preschool story times will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library.
A computer class will be held at 1 p.m. today at St. Marys Community Public Library. Three one-hour sessions covering all the basics. Class size is limited. Please call 419-394-7471 for information and to register.
The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.
A book discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. today in the Wissman Room at Otterbein. "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese will be discussed.
ST. MARYS — The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a wind chill advisory in effect from 1 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday with wind chill readings that could reach minus-10 to minus-15 degrees.
Feb. 24: Preschool Movie & Busy Bag Construction will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. Marys Community Public Library. Little ones watch a movie while parent or caregiver constructs a busy bag for the child to play with at home.
Kids in Kindergarten and up are welcome to come to FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 3:30 p.m. today for a story time. Call 419-628-2925 or stop by the library to register.
Feb. 21: The ROC, 702 E. Spring St., will host a rummage sale to raise funds for The House That God Build project, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
Friday Craft Circle will be held from 10 a.m. to noon today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
Families are welcome to the New Bremen Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today for an interactive movie experience. Sing along with and cheer for classic children’s characters.
Tween Night will be held at 7 p.m. today at the New Bremen Public Library for grades 5 to 8.
Feb. 20: The ROC, 702 E. Spring St., will host a rummage sale to raise funds for The House That God Build project, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today for parents and babies up to 36 months at St. Marys Community Public Library.
A preschool story time will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at New Bremen Public Library.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the New Knoxville Library. Kids ages 3 to 5 (not yet in Kindergarten) are welcome.
ST. MARYS — A recently elected St. Marys Board of Education member and the district's superintendent are at opposite sides of the spectrum regarding comments posted on an online forum last week.