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May 18th, 2012

Local District Qualifies for Plan

May 18, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local school district found out on Friday that it qualified to develop a transportation plan through the state.

On Friday, St. Marys City Schools received notification from the Ohio Department of Transportation that it was selected to participate in the development of a School Travel Plan (STP) for the district.

Students Learn Reusing Lessons

May 18, 2012

ST. MARYS — Local third-grade students learned recycling lessons on Friday.

Bonnie Wurst with the Auglaize County Solid Waste Management District spoke to third-grade students at St. Marys Intermediate School on the importance of reducing their amount of trash.

“I want to do more today than just talk about what we recycle, I want to talk more about why we recycle,” Wurst said. “One of the reasons we recycle is to reduce the amount of trash that we make.”

Money Taken From Homes

May 18, 2012

CELINA — The Celina Police Department has received three reports over the last 10 days of money being stolen from homes in the residential area between East Wayne Street. In each of the cases cash money was taken from purses or other locations inside the home. 

Road Work Set For Monday

May 18, 2012

ST. MARYS — Lane closures will be in effect on Ohio 66 in both directions between County Road 66A and the city of St. Marys beginning at 7 a.m. Monday. These lane closures will be in effect 24 hours a day. The affected lanes are scheduled to reopen to motorist at 5 p.m. July 27.

One lane of traffic will remain open to motorists in each direction at all times. The total completion date for this project is September. These lane closures are due to a contractor doing bridge work in that area. The ramp from U.S. 33 west to Ohio 66 south will be closed during this time.

Portman Calls Out Dems

May 18, 2012

ST. MARYS — An Ohio Republican chastised Democrats in the Senate for failing to approve a single budget proposed this week.

Students Take Historical Walk

May 18, 2012

ST. MARYS — From the many modes of transportation, including the canal, St. Marys River and the interurban to the many businesses and entertainment establishments, seven classes of local third-grade students had a hands-on experience Thursday morning with the history of their hometown.

St. Marys Intermediate School and Holy Rosary School third-grade students had their fourth annual walking tour through downtown St. Marys, giving the students a visual of what they had been talking about in class.

May 17th

Cards, Reds Team Up

May 17, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Fans in attendance of the Cincinnati Reds game against the Washington Nationals on Friday were greeted with a different announcement before the national anthem.

“Ladies and gentlemen, at this time we ask that you please remove your caps, place your right hand over your heart and face the American flag,” the announcer told fans at the game.

Eagle Lessons

May 17, 2012

ST. MARYS — Local third-grade students have been learning about bald eagles and butterflies, and on Wednesday, they had a visitor who told them about both topics.

Jill Bowers, who is an eagle nest monitor for the Ohio Division of Wildlife, visited third-grade students at St. Marys Intermediate School.

May 16th

Rules Discussed

May 16, 2012

ST. MARYS — Members of a local committee approved one set of rules and are researching another after a meeting Tuesday evening.

The members of the St. Marys Board of Education Policy and Program Committee approved policy regarding athletics to be recommended to the full board. Board members questioned an item not in the appeals section of the administrative guidelines they were presented with regarding athletics, and administrators will be undergoing research to find out what other school districts do before St. Marys makes a decision.

Attorneys Argue Cases

May 16, 2012

LIMA — The case involving a St. Marys optometrist is now in the hands of judges from the Third District Court of Appeals.

Attorneys on both sides argued their stances during oral arguments in the appeal case of Douglas J. Wine Tuesday morning. Wine was convicted last year of gross sexual imposition following a jury trial. Jurors found Wine not guilty of rape and sexual battery. He was sentenced to 15 months in prison on the fourth-degree felony charge. He faced a maximum of 18 months in prison.

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