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October 24th

Above Average Numbers Cast Absentee Votes

October 24, 2014

ST. MARYS — Absentee voting has gotten off to a brisk start in Auglaize County.

As of Thursday, 2,467 residents requested absentee ballots be mailed to them ahead of the Nov. 4 General Election. Auglaize County Elections Board Director Michelle Wilcox said of that number, approximately 1,000 have be returned to the board of elections office.

Video: Student Opens Fire In Wash. HS

October 24, 2014

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle

October 22nd

Halloween Activities

October 22, 2014

A list of upcoming Halloween events:
 

• The Wapakoneta downtown Halloween parade at 6:30 p.m. Thursday
 

• Trick-or-treat at Golden Living Valley at 6:30 p.m. Thursday
 

October 21st

Diamonds To See Facelife

October 21, 2014

ST. MARYS — Some of the diamonds at K.C. Geiger Park are slated to get a facelift in the coming years.

During Monday night's St. Marys Parks and Playgrounds Committee meeting, City Engineer Craig Moeller briefed committee members on some of the work being done at the park. Moeller said crews started working on improving diamond No. 7 shortly after the fall season. However, wet weather has forced the postponement of any further work until the field dries.

October 20th

Daily Rundown

October 20, 2014

Oct. 20: IT Services Manager Fred Miller will help you Get to Know Your Kindle. Bring your tablet to learn what it can do. Call the New Bremen Public Library at 419-629-52158 to register. Class size is limited.

IT Services Manager Fred Miller will help you Get to Know Your Kindle. Bring your tablet to learn what it can do. Call the New Knoxville Library at 419-753-2724 to register.

October 17th

Video: Hot Costumes For 2014

October 17, 2014

VIDEO: The Top Halloween Costumes Everyone Will Be Wearing In 2014

October 16th

Video: Ebola Scare Closes 2 Ohio Schools

October 16, 2014

VIDEO: Two Ohio schools shut down over Ebola scare
No classes today for students at a middle school and an elementary school in northeast Ohio. Both campuses are shut down over an Ebola scare.

Daily Rundown

October 16, 2014

Oct. 16: Books, Babies & More will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Marys Community Public Library for babies (newborn-36 mos.) and their caregivers.

The Auglaize County Veterans Commission will meet at 5 p.m. today at 209 S. Blackhoof St., Room 202, Wapakoneta.

An Adult Craft will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at New Knoxville Library.

October 15th

Video: Ebola Patient Flew In Ohio

October 15, 2014

VIDEO: Ebola: Health Worker Flew Hours Before Symptoms Reported
Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- The second health-care worker diagnosed with Ebola in Texas flew between Cleveland and Dallas hours before she reported symptoms to state health workers, U.S. health officials said today. Matt Miller reports on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Collections Edge Up

October 15, 2014

ST. MARYS — The city of St. Marys is slowly closing in on last year’s income tax collection rates.

For the month of September, the city collected $472,787.83 — up from the $415,112.71 it collected in 2013. Those figures dwarfed the $246,858.04 and $342,438.93 the city collected in 2011 and 2012 respectively.

 

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