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May 7th, 2012

17 Pounds Of Pot Seized

May 7, 2012

WAPAKONETA — More than $112,390 worth of drugs — 17.6 pounds of marijuana — was seized during a traffic stop on Interstate 75.

Troopers from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol seized the hydroponic marijuana, which was grown in a basement or closet, following a traffic stop near the County Road 29 exit north of Sidney.

May 4th

County Collects License Fees

May 4, 2012

"Leader Look Back," is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week's edition examines stories from May 1 to 7, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: Auglaize County collected $25,488 from license fees from a pool of $6.5 million collected by the state. Allen County received $62,352.

Slot machines were confiscated from Westerheide Restaurant and City Service Station in Minster.

Schools Host Believe In Yourself Week

May 4, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Cardinals will be participating in a slew of self-esteem building events next week as the schools kick off an annual weeklong event.

New Bremen Elementary and Middle schools will host Believe in Yourself Week starting Monday, a week that Middle School Principal Howard Overman noted was originally started to help raise the self-esteem of the students.

4 Locals Place In Art Contest

May 4, 2012

ST. MARYS — During an annual art contest that nabs participation throughout the United States and Canada, four local students placed in the competition.

As part of the 2012 Fraternal Order of Eagles Children’s Art Contest, Holy Rosary sixth-grade student Sam Young received first place in the sixth grade division of the contest.

“I drew a picture of a guy holding a flag,” Sam said. “He was a soldier.”

Sam said he used graphite pencil for the black and white drawing.

Flash Flood Warning Issued

May 4, 2012

AUGLAIZE COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for eastern Auglaize County until 7 p.m. today. Radar indicated that thunderstorms had produced heavy rainfall across the area.

Rain continues to fall with another 1 to 2 inches possible. Lakeview, Russells Point and Waynesfield may experience flooding.

NEVER drive in areas where water covers the roadway. Do not allow children to play near storm drains or flooded creeks and streams, they can easily be pulled under or swept away by fast moving water.

Garage Sales Start Today

May 4, 2012

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Community Garage sales officially start today and run through Saturday.

Suspect Arrested In Tool Thefts

May 4, 2012

CELINA — A former Celina resident who now lives in Indiana is facing three felony charges in connection with the theft of tools from three different automotive shops in Celina. 

Church To Host Kite Festival

May 4, 2012

CELINA — Area residents have the opportunity to kick back and relax on Sunday, participating in a classic outdoor activity at annual church festival.

St. John Lutheran Church, 1100 N. Main St., Celina, or the Purple Door Church, will host its fifth annual Kite Festival from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church. The free festival entails kite-flying for all ages, a moonwalk and a meal. St. John Lutheran Church Director of Equipping Ministries Andrea Kuehne said the event was started to give area residents a relaxing, worry-free event when they needed it most.

Senate Tweaks Texting Bill

May 4, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local law enforcement official says if legislators are serious about banning texting while driving, they should make it a primary offense.

May 3rd

Seniors Get Nutrition Tips

May 3, 2012

ST. MARYS — Seniors in the county received a visit from a registered dietician to speak with them on nutrition education and food and medication safety on Wednesday.

Rhonda Davisson, the nutrition care coordinator at the Area Agency on Aging and a registered dietician, spoke to seniors at the Auglaize County Council on Aging about nutrition education.

“She’s going to be talking about nutrition,” ACCA Outreach Specialist Trena Chiles said. “That’s what our wellness topic is this month.”

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