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March 9th, 2015
WAPAKONETA — A Waynesfield man was arrested Saturday morning after a traffic stop allegedly turned up more than 200 grams of marijuana.
At 12:43 a.m. Saturday, an officer with the Wapakoneta Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Defiance Street and Glynwood Road for an equipment violation. The department's K-9 unit was called to the scene and reportedly indicated there could be drugs in the vehicle.
Here is a look at some of the stories that will appear in our print edition this week:
• St. Marys City Council recap
• New Bremen Village Council meeting coverage
• The New Bremen Cardinals take on the Marion Local Flyers in hoops action
• New Bremen Board of Education recap
• A look at local unemployment figures
• Profiles on local high school seniors from St. Marys, New Bremen, Minster and New Knoxville
WAPAKONETA — Stephanie Albers, the daughter of Luke and Sue Albers of Minster, took home the title of the 2015 Auglaize County pork industry queen during the Auglaize County Pork Producers annual banquet Sunday night.
Albers, a 2013 graduate of Minster High School and current student at University of Northwest Ohio, beat out three other participants for the crown.
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CELINA — A Mercer County man was arrested Friday morning following a disturbance in Jefferson Township.
At 9:19 a.m. Friday, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office received several calls in regards to a disturbance at Grand Manor Trailer Court, 3601 State Route 703 in Jefferson Township. The callers reported that a male was half-clothed, covered in blood, and was trying to fight with people.
ST. MARYS — Friday Craft Circle will take place from 10 a.m. to noon today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
ST. MARYS — Flat Stanley visited students at St. Marys Primary School. The students learned about geography through Stanley's travels.
ST. MARYS — Auglaize County will be participating in the statewide tornado drill at 9:50 a.m. Friday.
NEW KNOXVILLE — Girls ages 5 to 11 are invited to redo some shoes at 3 p.m. today at the New Knoxville Public Library Shoe Extravaganza. Come paint, bedazzle, draw and have fun decorating shoes. All you need to bring is a pair of shoes.
ST. MARYS — A fire damaged an outbuilding in the 500 block of Beech Street Tuesday afternoon.
Shortly before 4 p.m., the St. Marys Fire Department received a call reporting a structure fire in an outbuilding behind 504 Beech St. Crews quickly knocked the flames down. St. Marys Fire Chief Doug Ayers told The Evening Leader no one was injured in the fire and the structure was believed to be a chicken coop.
— For a complete story, pick up Wednesday's edition of The Evening Leader.