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May 5th, 2014
May 5: IT Services Coordinator Fred Miller will help you master Facebook Fundamentals at New Bremen Public Library today. Participants are welcome to bring their own devices. Call the library at 419-629-2158 to register. Class size is limited.
IT Services Coordinator Fred Miller will help you master Facebook Fundamentals at New Knoxville Library today. Participants are welcome to bring their own devices. Call the library at 419-753-2724 to register. Class size is limited.
ST. MARYS — St. Marys Memorial High School graduate Bob Gill says the guiding principle he brings to building million dollar businesses is the idea that who a company hires matters.
While that person-to-person attitude may be a reflection of his small town Ohio upbringing, Gill said companies should seek out the best for every position. Gill said he tells companies great hiring permeates the company, and makes all standards higher. That encourages people to work harder.
May 2: The St. Marys Community Garage Sales are today.
Friday Craft Circle at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be held from 10 a.m. to noon today. Crafters gather to work on their projects.
The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 9289 will host a fish fry, with a 21-piece shrimp dinner also available, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. Adults are $7, children 10 and younger are $5 and the shrimp dinner is $7.
ST. MARYS — A Celina man is now the second person charged in connection with a decades old homicide.
Tracy W. Mabry, 51, 8673 U.S. 33, Celina, was arrested Thursday morning after he was indicted on one count of aggravated murder in connection with the 1981 death of Marcellus Reineke of St. Marys. He was ordered held on a $1 million cash bond.
May 1: New Bremen Public Library will have Reader’s Theater for 3rd and 4th graders at 3:30 p.m. today.
The New Knoxville Adult Book Club will meet from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. The book being discussed is "Cane River" by Lalita Tademy.
Gardener’s Swap & Share will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Call 419-394-7471 for information.
NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen Village Councilors amended a resolution regarding the village’s total amount owed for the Miami Erie Canal Towpath project Monday night during a special meeting.
The village owed a 20 percent match to the Ohio Department of Transportation to complete the project, but there was a cost increase.
CELINA — A Mercer County home sustained severe damage from a fire that broke out late Sunday night.
At approximately 11:02 p.m., Mercer County Central Dispatch received a call reporting a structure fire at 8673 U.S. 33, Center Township.
The initial call was placed by a neighbor, however dispatchers were soon flooded with calls reporting the fire.
No one was home at the time of the fire and the home sustained severe damage. The property is owned by Tracy Mabry Sr. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
ST. MARYS — Six Auglaize County residents were arrested this week as part of an investigation by the Grand Lake Drug Task Force.
On Monday, law enforcement officials arrested the individuals on a variety of drugs charges. Each has been indicted by an Auglaize County grand jury on the charges.
Arrested on Monday were:
• Christopher Boneta, 25, of Cridersville, on four counts of trafficking in drugs, including marijuana and prescription drugs.
• James Valentine Jr., 23, of Wapakoneta, on two counts of trafficking in marijuana.
ST. MARYS — A Mercer County woman faces a slew of criminal charges after she allegedly led officers on a pursuit that reached speeds of 70 mph.
According to a report from the St. Marys Police Department, at 3:46 a.m. Sunday, an officer observed a white Ford van operating without its headlights on. The officer attempted to make a traffic stop, but the driver did not stop and led officers on a pursuit down South Street and Webb Street.
April 22: A special preschool story times will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library.
Computer class will be held at 1 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. “Using Microsoft Excel” will be a two-session class. Please register early. It is a repeat of April 3 and 10 classes. Call 419-394-7471 for information.
The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.