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November 15th, 2013
ST. MARYS — Nine people, including a St. Marys woman, were arrested Friday morning as part of a drug investigation conducted by the Grand Lake Task Force.
The task force served the grand jury indictments following an extensive investigation. Arrested Friday were:
• Lesley Oakes, 31, of Lima, on four counts of trafficking in cocaine.
• Ross Durr, 40, of Lima, on three counts of trafficking in cocaine.
CELINA — People's Bank has reportedly been robbed in Celina. More details will be posted as they are released by law enforcement. Scanner traffic indicates officials are looking for a silver mini van, possibly with three occupants. More will be posted as details are released.
ST. MARYS — An indirect threat prompted a local school to go on lockdown Friday morning.
At approximately 10 a.m., St. Marys Memorial High School and Middle School were placed on lockdown as a result of an indirect threat from outside the school district. St. Marys Superintendent Shawn Brown confirmed there was no direct threat made against any student or teacher.
CELINA — An Indiana man died this morning following a collision with a semi in Mercer County.
According to a crash report, the Mercer County Sheriff's Office received multiple 911 calls at 6:08 a.m. today reporting a collision at Ohio 29 and Ohio 118. A 2011 Freightliner semi tractor and trailer was south bound on Ohio 118 and failed to stop for the stop sign. The semi was driven by Robert Riley, 54, of Fort Jennings.
Nov. 11: Kids in grades 5 and 6 are welcome to come to the New Bremen Library today at 3:30 p.m. for a Cardinal Crafternoon.
Family Night at FJ Stallo Memorial Library will be held at 6 p.m. today. We will be making turkeys from your child’s footprint. Call 419-628-2925 or stop by the library for more information.
The St. Marys City Council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. today.
ST. MARYS — An annual festival that lights up the city while helping a local food pantry continues to grow each year.
Nov. 9: New Bremen Coffee Co. and Books, Inc., will host a storytime with Cindy Newman at 12:30 p.m. today. Thanksgiving and turkeys will be the theme for the stories and craft.
Nov. 10: A community supper will be served from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the ROC, 702 E. Spring St., St. Marys. It is eat-in only and the meal is free.
ST. MARYS — Attached is the unofficial result listing regarding the election for all county races. Results will not become final until the board of elections meets to certify the results, typically within two weeks.
Nov. 4: An Ebay for Beginners class will be held at the Stallo Memorial Library from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. Class size is limited so please call 419-628-2925 or stop by the library to sign up.
A Family Read will be held at 6 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for grades 3-5 and a parent or grandparent. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin.
The Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at the New Knoxville Library.
Nov. 2: The Kiwanis Club's pancake day will be held from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the American Legion in St. Marys.
The first-ever Japanese Sister City garage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at the Friendship Center.
Cisco Lawn and Landscaping, Flowers and Gifts will hold an open house from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
The Lake Improvement Association will meet at 10 a.m. today at the Celina Moose Lodge.
Trick-or-treat in St. Marys will be held from noon to 2 p.m. today.