Archive - News Article
February 19th, 2015
WAPAKONETA — Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon and Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney Edwin Pierce will be holding a news conference at 10 a.m. Friday to address recent developments in the homicide investigation of Charles Hicks, who was found dead in Uniopolis on June 9.
ST. MARYS — St. Marys Township Fire has been paged out, on non-emergency status, to a possible rekindle of the house fire at 337 Marsh Drive. A fire, which is still under investigation, destroyed the residence down Monday night.
NEW BREMEN — Adults are invited for a craft at 1 p.m. today at the New Bremen Public Library. Register at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 419-629-2158.
The following delays and closures have been issued for Thursday, Feb. 19:
• ABC Center - Plan B
• Auglaize County Council on Aging - closed
• Auglaize Industries - Plan B
• Celina - 2 hour delay
• Grand Lake Christian School - 2 hour delay
• Minster - 2 hour delay
• New Bremen - 2 hour delay
• New Knoxville - 2 hour delay
• Spencerville - 2 hour delay, Plan B Preschool
• St. Marys - 2 hour delay, Plan B preschool
ST. MARYS — Per Auglaize County Sheriff's Office: Snow squalls will be possible through early evening, along with gusty winds making white out conditions possible.
ST. MARYS — The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory in effect from 4 p.m. Wednesday untill noon Friday with readings 10 to 24 degrees below zero possible.
WAPAKONETA — Jenna Heitkamp, a New Bremen Middle School student, and Michaela Kramer, a freshman at Ohio State University, were named the 2015 Auglaize County Cattlemen's Association Beef Princess and Queen Tuesday night.
Feb. 18: A preschool dance party will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for those 3 to 5.
ST. MARYS — From the Auglaize County Sheriff's Office — the state parks will have Edgewater closed between the Ohio 703 and Ohio 364 area and Watercrest until this evening for tree maintenance.
ST. MARYS — State investigators will be on the scene today to try and determine the cause of a fire that burned a home on Marsh Drive to the ground.
At approximately 10:45 p.m. Monday, a call went out to the St. Marys Township Fire Department reporting a fully involved structure fire at 337 Marsh Drive in St. Marys. St. Marys Township Fire Chief Chad Hicks said a sheriff’s deputy was the first on the scene and confirmed the eyewitness report.
St. Marys, Celina and New Knoxville Fire Departments were called to the scene for mutual aid.