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March 25th, 2014
March 25: Preschool Story times will be held at 10:30 a.m. today the FJ Stallo Memorial Library.
A Young Adult Craft Time at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. today.
The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.
Kindergartners and parents come get to know the New Bremen Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today.
A book discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. today in the Wissman Room at Otterbein. "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand will be discussed.
March 24: March Movie Madness will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
Kids in Kindergarten and up are welcome to come to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 3:30 p.m. today for a story time.
Paws 2 Read will meet at the New Bremen Library at 6 p.m. today. This program is designed to build confidence in struggling readers by reading to dogs. Parents must call library to register at 419-629-2158
The St. Marys City Council will meet at 7 p.m. today.
ST. MARYS — More details have been released in the death of an Auglaize County man on March 9.
In a news release, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said preliminary autopsy results have shown no foul play is suspected in the death of Richard Moon III, who was found deceased and hanging from a bridge on Washington Pike Road. Auglaize County Coroner Thomas Freytag has released Moon’s cause of death as being postural or positional asphyxia.
March 20: Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the New Knoxville Library.
Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today for parents and babies 0 to 36 months at St. Marys Community Public Library.
Come to the New Knoxville Public Library for an Adult Craft from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today to decorate a cake plate.
Adults are welcome to the New Bremen Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today for crafting fun. Register at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 419-629-2158.
March 17: March Movie Madness will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
The Mom’s Club will meet at the New Knoxville Library at 6 p.m. today.
Children in grades K-2 are welcome to come to the New Bremen Library at 6:30 p.m. today for Angel Bear Yoga.
The Minster Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. today.
WAPAKONETA — A Minford man was arrested Friday morning for allegedly possessing a firearm while intoxicated.
At 2:28 a.m., officers from the Wapakoneta Police Department responded to the Ohio Bar, 17 E. Auglaize St., Wapakoneta, on a report of a man inside the establishment with a gun. Upon officers' arrival, two males fled the bar. Officers also learned that one of the suspects flashed the gun inside the bar. A short foot pursuit ensued and both suspects were taken into custody and a loaded handgun was recovered.
CELINA — Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports his office is investigating several related incidents. At 3:39 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a reported breaking and entering at 7272 Prairie Brook Drive, Celina. The owner of the residence reported cash, collector coins, jewelry and a safe taken in the break in.
NEW BREMEN — The board of directors of the Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce has accepted the resignation of Scott Frey as its director. Frey notified the board on Monday following his acceptance of a position with a local private firm.
Frey has served as executive director for the Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber since Aug. 31, 2009. Frey will conclude his work with the chamber on March 24.
The board of directors is in the process of beginning the search for its next director.
CELINA — Deputies in Mercer County are investigating a fatal collision that took place this morning.
At approximately 6:59 a.m. today, the Mercer County Sheriff's Office received a call from a person, who was driving a hydraulic crane on Ohio 29 and Harris Road, reporting his vehicle was struck in the rear.
ST. MARYS — Deputies from the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the death of a rural St. Marys man.
At approximately 1:15 p.m. Sunday, the sheriff’s office received a call of a male hanging from a bridge support in the 7000 block of Washington Pike. Deputies and detectives from the sheriff’s office responded to the scene and located a deceased male hanging upside down from the bridge with his leg caught in a guardrail support post.