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April 1st, 2014

Raptor Remains Recovered

April 1, 2014

ST. MARYS — What was to be a routine bridge replacement project has turned into a historic find for the city of St. Marys.

Excavation crews working on the High Street bridge project unearthed what have been determined as fossils belonging to a dinosaur. Fossil experts were called in shortly after the find Monday afternoon and determined the fossils are the remains of a velociraptor — one of the dinosaurs featured in the blockbuster movie “Jurassic Park.”

March 28th

NK Rangers Fundraise For Food

March 28, 2014

NEW KNOXVILLE — Rangers donated more than 2,000 canned goods and dry food items to Agape on Friday after a two-week competitive drive.

The drive, which was organized by the National Honor Society, will help fill the shelves at the food pantry. NHS Secretary Paige Lehman said the drive was on par with what the club raised the year before. Lehman noted the senior class netted the most donations.

“Seniors pitched in to win,” Lehman said. “The class voted to donate with extra money in their account.”

March 26th

Daily Rundown

March 26, 2014

March 27: Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the New Knoxville Library.

Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today for parents and babies 0 to 36 months at St. Marys Community Public Library.

The New Bremen Library’s Highly Recommended Book Club will be meeting at 1 p.m. today. No need to read a specific book. Just come prepared to discuss what you’ve been reading recently.

March 25th

Daily Rundown

March 25, 2014

March 25: Preschool Story times will be held at 10:30 a.m. today the FJ Stallo Memorial Library.

A Young Adult Craft Time at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. today.

The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.

Kindergartners and parents come get to know the New Bremen Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today.

A book discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. today in the Wissman Room at Otterbein. "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand will be discussed.

March 24th

Daily Rundown

March 24, 2014

March 24:  March Movie Madness will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

Kids in Kindergarten and up are welcome to come to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 3:30 p.m. today for a story time.

Paws 2 Read will meet at the New Bremen Library at 6 p.m. today. This program is designed to build confidence in struggling readers by reading to dogs. Parents must call library to register at 419-629-2158

The St. Marys City Council will meet at 7 p.m. today.

March 20th

Additional Details Released

March 20, 2014

ST. MARYS — More details have been released in the death of an Auglaize County man on March 9.

In a news release, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said preliminary autopsy results have shown no foul play is suspected in the death of Richard Moon III, who was found deceased and hanging from a bridge on Washington Pike Road. Auglaize County Coroner Thomas Freytag has released Moon’s cause of death as being postural or positional asphyxia.   

Daily Rundown

March 20, 2014

March 20: Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the New Knoxville Library.

Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today for parents and babies 0 to 36 months at St. Marys Community Public Library.

Come to the New Knoxville Public Library for an Adult Craft from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today to decorate a cake plate.

Adults are welcome to the New Bremen Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today for crafting fun. Register at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 419-629-2158.

March 17th

Daily Rundown

March 17, 2014

March 17:  March Movie Madness will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

The Mom’s Club will meet at the New Knoxville Library at 6 p.m. today.

Children in grades K-2 are welcome to come to the New Bremen Library at 6:30 p.m. today for Angel Bear Yoga.

The Minster Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. today.

March 14th

Two Arrested In Bar Incident

March 14, 2014

WAPAKONETA — A Minford man was arrested Friday morning for allegedly possessing a firearm while intoxicated.

At 2:28 a.m., officers from the Wapakoneta Police Department responded to the Ohio Bar, 17 E. Auglaize St., Wapakoneta, on a report of a man inside the establishment with a gun. Upon officers' arrival, two males fled the bar. Officers also learned that one of the suspects flashed the gun inside the bar. A short foot pursuit ensued and both suspects were taken into custody and a loaded handgun was recovered.

Arrested were:

Arrests Made In Break-in

March 14, 2014

CELINA — Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports his office is investigating several related incidents. At 3:39 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a reported breaking and entering at 7272 Prairie Brook Drive, Celina. The owner of the residence reported cash, collector coins, jewelry and a safe taken in the break in.

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