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May 25th, 2014
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.
May 17: Kelly Miller Circus is scheduled to perform at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. today at Skip Baughman Stadium in St. Marys.
Spencerville Friends Church, 105 N. Mulberry St., will host an antique appraisal day at 1 p.m. today. No guns, coins, books, rugs, stamps or military items will be appraised.
May 18: A free community dinner will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the ROC, 702 E. Spring St., St. Marys.
CELINA — Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports that his office stopped a male subject for OVI on Tuesday night. As part of a concentrated effort to battle the heroin problem in Mercer County, Grey assigned extra patrols in an effort to combat the problem. This is the first arrest that the “Heroin Unit” has made.
May 13: A Computer Class will be held at 1 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. “Facebook Fundamentals” is the class. Please register early by calling 419-394-7471.
Lego Club at the St. Marys Community Public Library will meet from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today for grades K-5.
May 12: Paws-to-Read will meet at New Knoxville Library from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. today. This program is designed to build confidence in struggling readers by reading to dogs. Sign up for 15 minute intervals. Parents must call library to register at 419-753-2724.
Enjoy ice cream sundaes while listening to stories at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. All ages are invited to sign up.
WAPAKONETA — A Celina man pleaded innocent Friday morning to an aggravated murder charge in connection with a decades old homicide.
Tracy W. Mabry, 51, 8673 U.S. 33, Celina, appeared in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court for his arraignment hearing — a little more than a week after his arrest on one count of aggravated murder in connection with the 1981 death of Marcellus Reineke of St. Marys.