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October 17th, 2012
NEW BREMEN — After reviewing the results of an electric rate and cost of service study, the village of New Bremen Council is moving forward with several changes in the village’s electric rates, effective next year.
MINSTER — The Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the holiday season with a photo contest that will be added to this year’s German Family Christmas.
“We have a lot of folks in the area that are into photography,” Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce Director Scott Frey told The Evening Leader. “We thought this would be a great way to help get our photography-related chamber members involved in the holiday shopping event.”
WAPAKONETA – Two men and one woman are facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized marijuana-laced lollipops and cookies, crack cocaine and prescription pills, worth an estimated $8,000, following a traffic stop in Auglaize County.
ST. MARYS — Buckeye fans young and old packed a tent in the parking lot of the St. Marys Eagles Club on Saturday to enjoy football, food, fellowship — and to fight cancer.
The fourth annual St. Mary Tailgate for Cancer took over the corner of Spring and Spruce streets and greeted visitors with live music, food and the chance to help those fighting cancer. While the event officially got underway on Friday with a performance by McGuffey Lane, Saturday served as the main event.
CELINA — Celina Police and Fire departments responded to a call of a suspicious package at the Celina Wal-Mart Super Center on Friday afternoon.
CELINA — The Celina Police Department is investigating a report of a robbery that occurred on Tuesday.
The victim, Paul Billerman, 77, of Celina, was at home early Tuesday morning when a man came to his front door. He allowed the subject to come in. The suspect then took the victim from the home by threat of force and left with him, using Billerman’s vehicle.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Community Public Library is requesting community input through a survey to help direct the library’s objectives in its long-range plan, which will be written by the end of the year.
After a recent visit to the St. Marys Community Public Library, State Library of Ohio Consultant Katie Campbell recommended a survey to help determine what the community would like to see at the library.
ST. MARYS — For the third year in a row, a local parade will honor veterans from the region.
A Veterans Day Parade is scheduled to be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 10 through downtown St. Marys. Organizer John Burd said all local veterans are invited to take part in the parade.
“I’m still trying to wrangle up a grand marshal,” Burd said. “I’ve got the St. Marys band coming and the New Bremen band coming. The St. Marys VFW will also be there.”
NEW BREMEN — Last year was a breakthrough year for the United Way of Auglaize County, which exceeded its campaign goal for the first time in more than a decade, and that success came when community members joined together to make Auglaize County a better place for everyone.
ST. MARYS — Less than 48 hours after allegedly robbing the Shell Station on Celina Road, a local man faces criminal charges stemming from the incident.
At 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Glenn Tuttle Jr., 42, last known address 1122 Hager St. Apt. 12, was taken into custody and charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, and theft, a first-degree misdemeanor. Tuttle is believed to be the person who walked into a Shell Station shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday, indicated he had a gun under his clothing and walked out with an undisclosed amount of cash.