Archive - News Article
June 11th, 2014
ST. MARYS — Law enforcement officials continue to investigate the death of an Auglaize County man who was found dead in his home Monday afternoon.
Charles E. Hicks, 53, of Uniopolis, was found dead inside his home after deputies were dispatched to 2 S. Main St., Uniopolis, at 4:30 p.m. Monday for a welfare check. Hicks reportedly was not recently seen by coworkers and friends.
ST. MARYS — Investigators are currently probing a suspicious death in the village of Uniopolis.
According to a news release, deputies from the Auglaize County Sheriff's Office were dispatched at 4:30 p.m. Monday to 2 S. Main St., Uniopolis. A caller requested a welfare check on a 54-year-old, white male because he had not recently been seen by coworkers or friends.
CELINA — An Indiana man was arrested Monday night following a slow-speed pursuit involving a farm tractor.
Mercer County Central Dispatch received a call from Adams County (Indiana) at 8:34 p.m. Monday requesting assistance with trying to stop a Case International 5130 Farm Tractor. Adams County also reported the tractor had struck several vehicles and did property damage while in Indiana. They further reported the operator rammed an Adams County Sheriff’s cruiser while a deputy was trying to get the tractor stopped.
CELINA — An Indiana man died as a result of a collision on U.S. 33 Saturday morning.
According a report from the Mercer County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a 911 call at 11:47 a.m. Saturday reporting a two-vehicle collision along U.S. 33, between Palmer Road and U.S. 127. Adam Hamilton,26, of Fort Wayne, Ind., was driving westbound on U.S. 33 in a 2013 Nissan. Joshua Angel, 35, Fort Wayne, Ind., was driving eastbound on U.S. 33 in a 2003 Volvo.
ST. MARYS — After 35 years of teaching, 25 of them for the St. Marys City School district, special education teacher Bill Widman has spent his last day in the classroom.
The Minster Wildcats have won 4-3 in 10 innings. They advance to Saturday's Division IV state title game. Minster will take on Cuyahoga Heights at 4 p.m. at Firestone Stadium in Akron.
June 7: The St. Marys Kiwanis Club's annual track meet will be held at the high school track today. Registration forms should be turned in at 8:45 a.m. and the meet will start at 9 a.m.
A computer basics class will be held at the New Knoxville Library from 10 a.m. to noon today. Feel free to bring your own devices. Stop by or call the library to register at 419-753-2724.
CELINA — Two Celina men were arrested on Wednesday on a slew of drug charges involving heroin.
At approximately 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, an Ohio Adult parole officer requested assistance checking on a parolee and ensuring his compliance with parole orders. When officers arrived at the residence, violations were observed. Officers then applied for a received a search warrant for the residence located at 751 Deford Street, Lot No. 100, Celina.
June 5: New Bremen Library will host a preschool story time at 10:30 a.m. today.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. at New Knoxville Public Library.
Summer Reading favorite, Comedy Juggler Matt Jergens, will perform at the New Knoxville Library at 1 p.m. today. Please bring a chair. The show will be outside if the weather permits. All ages are welcome.
A craft day will take place at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
June 4: Story time at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be held at 11 a.m. today for 2 to 5-year-olds.
Stop by the New Knoxville Library from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today to make a DNA candy craft. All ages are welcome.
Mr. Puppet will be performing at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 6:30 p.m. today. All ages are welcome.