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April 29th, 2014

Councilors Amend Grant Resolution

April 29, 2014

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.

April 28th

Fire Damages Mercer County Home

April 28, 2014

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.

April 24th

Six Arrested In Drug Probe

April 24, 2014

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.

April 23rd

Driver Crashes During Pursuit

April 23, 2014

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 22nd

Daily Rundown

April 22, 2014

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.

Daily Rundown

April 22, 2014

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.

April 19th

Crews Respond To Fire

April 19, 2014

ST. MARYS — The cause of a structure fire Friday night remains under investigation.

At approximately 9:48 p.m. Friday, the St. Marys Fire Department received a phone call reporting a structure fire at 717 E. Spring St. Crews arrived on the scene and found heavy smoke coming from the structure.

"It was in a second-story bedroom," St. Marys Firefighter/Paramedic Andy Fischbach told The Evening Leader. "They made entry through the front door and wrapped around up the stairs to the seam of the fire."

April 18th

Cat Excels In The Outfield

April 18, 2014

MINSTER — As a first grader playing his first season of tee ball, Max Huber says he aspired to be like his father.

His father played catcher for the University of Findlay’s baseball team for a few years, and his love for the sport was inspiration and motivation for Huber. Huber played for fun and to be with all his friends, who were also playing tee ball at the time.

“We always had a good time at the ballpark,” Huber said. “So, I guess it was something that we could do together.”

2 Arrested Following Traffic Stop

April 18, 2014

NEW KNOXVILLE — Two Mercer County men were arrested in New Knoxville following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.

Members of the Grand Lake Drug Task Force conducted surveillance on a vehicle that was suspected on carrying illegal drugs. As the vehicle entered Auglaize County, it was stopped by a deputy with the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office at the Marathon gas station in New Knoxville.

April 17th

Cyclist Killed In Collision

April 17, 2014

SIDNEY — A New Knoxville man has been charged with a misdemeanor count of vehicular manslaughter as a result of a collision Tuesday night.

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