Archive - News Article
June 3rd, 2014
June 3: A Story Time will be held at the Paris Street Park at 10 a.m. today.
A book discussion for adults will take place at 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library in the meeting room. "The Chaperone" by Laura Moriarty will be discussed.
Sign up to be a part of some cool science experiments and activities at the New Bremen Library. Every Tuesday during the Summer Reading Program, three sessions will be held at 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Session size is limited. Call 419-629-2158 or stop by to register.
ST. MARYS — Work on the High Street bridge replacement is on track to be finished on schedule.
Crews from Jutte Excavating — the lead contractor on the project — recently poured all the abutment walls, and 10 concrete box beams were put into place. A 21-inch sanitary sewer line under the bridge has also been finished and passed testing.
“They are on schedule and on budget,” St. Marys Safety-Service Director Greg Foxhoven told The Evening Leader.
ST. MARYS — Seniors at the Auglaize County Council on Aging plan to reach out to Ugandan elders across a cultural gap to correspond via videos and letters with people whose lives are affected by combatting poverty and AIDS.
May 29: Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the New Knoxville Library for kids ages 3-5.
A Computer Class at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be held at 6 p.m. today. “Facebook Fundamentals” will be taught. Please register early by calling 419-394-7471.
May 27: First through fourth graders are invited to a library scavenger hunt at FJ Stallo Memorial Library from noon to 1 p.m. Pack your lunch and eat it in the library. Then we’ll have the scavenger hunt. To register stop by or call 419-628-2925.
Show off your trivia skills and win a prize at FJ Stallo Memorial Library. This adult program at 4:30 p.m. today. Each participant will play one round or game of Wii Jeopardy. The top scorer will receive a gift card of his or her choice. Stop in or call to register at 419-628-2925.
ST. MARYS — Firefighters from four area departments spent close to five hours battling a blaze that destroyed a barn along Lambert Road Saturday night.
At approximately 9:01 p.m. Saturday, several calls came into the St. Marys Fire Department reporting a barn fire at 15373 Lambert Road, St. Marys. When crews arrived, they found a barn engulfed in flames.
"Our main concern was the surrounding buildings so we were protecting those exposures," St. Marys Firefighter Jason Noonan told The Evening Leader. "The barn was a total loss."
CELINA — Ten people were arrested on a variety of charges stemming from an investigation by the Grand Lake Task Force.
Arrested as part of the sweep, which included law enforcement from Auglaize and Mercer counties, were:
• Amanda K. Krieg, 24, Mercer County Adult Detention Facility, on three counts of trafficking in heroin, fifth-degree felonies.
• Billy R. Vanover, 31, Mercer County Adult Detention Facility, on two counts of trafficking in heroin, fifth-degree felonies.
CELINA — A Dayton woman was arrested Wednesday night following a traffic stop.
Sara M DeVall, 26, of Dayton, was arrested at 5:34 p.m. following a traffic stop on Johnson Street, near Buckeye Street in Celina. DeVall was charged with driving left of center and operating a motor vehicle under the influence. DeVall was also charged with possession of drug abuse instruments. Syringes, empty capsules, spoons and various prescription pills also were allegedly found.
May 21: Teen Book Club at the St. Marys Community Public Library will meet from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. today. "Waiting for Normal" by Leslie Connor will be discussed for grades 9-12.
May 20: The FJ Stallo Memorial Library’s Highly Recommended Book Club will be meeting at 6:15 p.m. today. No need to read a specific book. Just come prepared to discuss what you’ve been reading recently.
The Minster Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.