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November 11th, 2011

Veterans reflect

November 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local high school students paid tribute to those who have served in the military as part of the first Veterans Day celebration in their new building.

Memorial High School students, teachers and administrators invited veterans to visit their school during a ceremony on Friday.

Memorial High School social studies teacher kicked off the ceremony by welcoming those in attendance and reciting the history of Veterans Day and its beginnings as Armistice Day.

Pedestrian Struck Near Wapakoneta

November 11, 2011

WAPAKONETA — Troopers from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol are investigating an injury crash involving a pedestrian.

According to a crash report, troopers were called to Cemetery Road, near U.S. 33, at 6:39 a.m. Friday and found that Safee Thompson, 28, of Philadelphia, parked his trailer facing south on Cemetery Road. He exited the vehicle and began walking to the rear of it in an attempt to make contact with the tractor stopped behind him.

Local Man Dies From Crash Injuries

November 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys man driving a vehicle involved in a single-vehicle crash early Monday morning died Thursday afternoon.

Garet Schmehl, 20, died at Miami Valley Hospital, in Dayton, where he had been taken from Joint Township District Memorial Hospital after the crash at 1:20 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Glynwood Road and Ohio 116. He had remained in critical condition throughout the week.

Portman Talks Proposal

November 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — An Ohio senator says he supports a proposal from the Congressional supercommittee tasked with trimming the deficit that could eliminate tax breaks for the top two income brackets.

During a teleconference with regional media, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican, said he supports a proposal that would eliminate the tax cuts as part of a bipartisan effort to trim the federal deficit. Portman said in order for the supercommittee to reach a decision, any proposal must be bipartisan.

Tailgate Raises $68K

November 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — This year’s St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer raised more than $68,000 for cancer research and area cancer organizations.

November 10th

Driver Pleads Innocent

November 10, 2011

CELINA — A Korean man accused of causing a collision that took the life of a 3-year-old Minster girl last month asserted his innocence on Wednesday.

Jinghao Xu, 50, of Hamilton, pleaded innocent to one count of vehicular homicide, a fourth-degree felony. Xu’s attorney, Michael Sacher entered the plea on behalf of his client, who does not speak English. Like in previous court appearances, Xu was flanked by an interpreter.

COSI Delivers Stormy Lessons

November 10, 2011

NEW KNOXVILLE — Elementary students flocked to the gym at New Knoxville Local School Wednesday afternoon for an engaging, educational experience.

COSI on Wheels visited the school, bringing one of its six traveling exhibits. Students learned about several aspects of weather in the Current Conditions exhibit that traveled to the school. The learning began with an assembly.

Teen Killed In Crash

November 10, 2011

CELINA — A Mendon teen died Wednesday night from injuries suffered in a traffic crash.

In a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said deputies received a phone call at 5:22 p.m. regarding a crash on Celina-Mendon Road between Siler and Krugh Roads in Center Township, near Mendon.

November 8th

Unofficial Election Results

November 9, 2011

Attached is a PDF of the unofficial results of all the races in Auglaize County.

Shelby, Little Top Vote Getters For SMBOE

November 9, 2011

ST. MARYS — In a contested race that consisted of seven candidates, only a handful of candidates came out winning the two available spots during Tuesday's election for a local board of education.

VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...
MINSTER — One run was enough in a game matching up the two best pitchers in the Midwest...
CELINA —  Celina swept its six-team invitational on Saturday, with the St. Marys girls...

 

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