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December 22nd

Daily Rundown

December 22, 2014

Dec. 22: Paws to Read! will be held at the New Bremen Public Library today. This program is designed to build confidence in struggling readers. Through Paws to Read, we have created a positive, nonthreatening, fun environment for children in the library.  Children in grades K-3 read for 15 minute intervals to a registered therapy dog.  Sign up required.  Call 419-629-2158 or stop by the library.

Celebrate no school at the New Bremen Public Library with snacks and classic holiday movie at 1 p.m. today.

December 18th

Officials Issue Leak Update

December 18, 2014

WAPAKONETA — A chemical leak occurred in the Wapakoneta city limits on Aug. 26, and others have been reported since that time, including as recently as December. 

These have resulted in an investigation with Ohio EPA.  The affected area could include a radius of up to 1.6 miles from the location of the release, which occurred at AIP Logistics, Inc., 302 Geissel St., Wapakoneta. The chemical specifically released is ethylenediamine.

December 17th

Video: Robin Williams Tops Google Searches

December 17, 2014

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Robin Williams was the Most Popular Google Search Term of 2014
According to Google, which released a report Tuesday on the top trending terms of the year, the top term overall was "Robin Williams," after the well-known and popular comedian died in August. No. 2 was "World Cup," the global soccer tournament held in Brazil in June. Third on the list was "Ebola," the highly contagious virus.

Bond Modified In Case

December 17, 2014

COLUMBUS — The bond for Charles Wycuff, the man accused of sexually abusing a minor, was modified by a visiting judge from the Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday during a hearing at the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.

Wycuff’s bond, which was originally set at $500,000 by Auglaize County Judge Fred Pepple, was changed to $750,000 with a 10 percent cash provision by Judge Dale Crawford. If Wycuff pays $75,000 in cash or as a surety bond, he will be released from the Franklin County Jail and put under house arrest at his residence in Wapakoneta.

December 16th

Students Travel For Lessons

December 16, 2014

ST. MARYS — As the holiday season rolls around, St. Marys Primary School students in Jennifer Van Gundy, Laura Koenig and Josh Van Gundy’s social studies classes know what they’re about to study.

It’s one of their favorite lessons of the year. That is the “Christmas Around the World” lesson, a nearly three-week course in which second-grade students learn about other cultures by comparing and contrasting the ways other countries celebrate Christmas. This year marks the third consecutive year the teachers have taught the unit.

Daily Rundown

December 16, 2014

Dec. 16: Story Time will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library for pre-school through Kindergarten.

A Hodge Podge Craft Day will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library. Kids Kindergarten through fourth grade are invited. Please sign up at the library or call 419-628-2925. The

Minster Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.

December 15th

Daily Rundown

December 15, 2014

Dec. 15: Bring the whole family to the New Bremen Public Library at 4:30 p.m. today to make Christmas crafts that you can give away as gifts. Adults will make a set of six glass pebble magnets. Kids will make a photo ornament. Sign-up by Dec. 12 required.

Bring the whole family to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 6:30 p.m. today to make Christmas crafts that you can give away as gifts. Adults will make a set of six glass pebble magnets. Kids will make a photo ornament. Sign-up by Dec 12 required.

December 12th

Rangers meet drive goal

December 12, 2014

NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville sophomore Olivia Rollins didn’t hesitate when asked why she chose to donate blood for the first time.

“I thought it was probably a good thing to do,” Rollins said. “(I’m) just trying to help out.”

St. Marys man faces involuntary manslaughter, aggravated arson charge

December 12, 2014

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys man will face felony charges of aggravated arson and involuntary manslaughter after police say a community tip led to his questioning and arrest in connection with a duplex fire Sunday in Sidney that killed one man and transported 12 others to the hospital.

Survivors of the fire and family attended the press conference Thursday as police announced the details of the arrest of Derek Eilerman by Sidney Police.

December 11th

St. Marys Schools win cash for technology

December 11, 2014

ST. MARYS—When St. Marys Intermediate School Principal Lisa Elson walked into her school’s gym in front of hundreds of students and staff members, she couldn’t take the smile off of her face.

That’s because she was about to announce that St. Marys Intermediate School was the grand prize winner of the Compass Learning Classroom Refresh contest, a national contest that had at least 120 entrants.

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