Skip to main content

Archive - News Article

July 23rd, 2012

Boats Hit Celina Pond

July 23, 2012

CELINA — RC boat racers gathered at Eastview Park in Celina over the weekend for two days of fun and racing at the Can Am Summer Shootout.

Vince Amore II, of Gas RC Products, a sponsor of the event, said the Can Am Summer Shootout, an International Model Power Boat Association (IMPBA) event, attracts racers from across the region.

“We have participants from Indiana, we have participants from Ohio, some from London, Ontario, the Detroit metro area,” he said.

July 22nd

2 Fatal Crashes In Mercer County

July 22, 2012

ROCKFORD - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reported this morning that Mercer County recorded its 13th and 14th traffic fatalities from nine fatal crashes this year. 

"This has been a tragic year on Mercer County Highways," Grey said in a news release. 

Four deaths have been recorded in the last 8 days.

July 20th

Canal a Labor of Love for Wapak Man

July 20, 2012

WAPAKONETA — When Mike Grove saw something that needed to be done along the Miami and Erie Canal, he went out and did it.

“To me that’s what made Mike extraordinary,” Heritage Trails Park District Director Allison Brady said of Grove, who passed away on Tuesday. “He saw a need and he decided not just to meet the need but to create a whole volunteer core and went through a whole process to meet the need … He had a vision for what we needed, and he was right.”

District to Auction Items

July 20, 2012

ST. MARYS — Residents will have the opportunity to bid on and possibly take home former St. Marys City Schools items as part of an auction set for next week.

On Saturday, the district will conduct an auction in the grassy area south of the St. Marys Intermediate School track beginning at 10 a.m.

Portman Visits County

July 20, 2012

MINSTER — An Ohio senator toured a handful of businesses in southern Auglaize County Friday, touting the area’s economic resolve while calling for more common sense regulations.

During a whirlwind visit, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman made stops at Dannon, Crown Equipment and Buschur Electric to talk with officials regarding the current economic picture as well as what can be done to promote business in the country. Portman’s last visit was to Buschur Electric, where he spoke about the company’s owner Jack Buschur and his involvement in regulatory reform.

Sheriff Warns Of New Scam

July 20, 2012

ST. MARYS — The county sheriff is warning residents to be aware of a scam that involves someone posing as him looking for money and threatening possible arrest.

Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said a county resident notified the sheriff’s office Wednesday night regarding a scam that involved a caller with a foreign accent indicating he was “Sheriff’s County Officer Allen Solomon.” The problem with that is Solomon and his deputies are not officers.

SART Tackles Cat Problem

July 20, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local animal shelter is hoping to reduce the feral and stray cat population in the city of St. Marys one feline at a time.

Sue’s Animal Rescue Team (SART) has been helping control the cat population as well as placing the felines in loving homes for several years now. Now, the organization is turning its attention toward more proactive ways to help reduce the stray cat population in the city.

July 19th

Local Nabs National Title

July 19, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local student recently earned the top spot in her age group at the national level of a speech competition.

Clare Caywood, who will be a sixth-grade student at St. Marys Middle School this fall, competed at the national level of the God, Flag and Country contest on July 7 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

“The contest was at The Amway Grand Plaza Hotel downtown,” Clare said. “I presented the following night at the DeVos Performance Hall in front of 600 to 700 people.”

Storms Cost Dept. $50K

July 19, 2012

ST. MARYS — Wind storms that toppled trees, downed power lines and caused widespread damage across the region cost the city of St. Marys’ electrical department more than $50,000.

During an electric/communications committee meeting Wednesday night, Mike Dieringer presented committee members with a tally of costs associated with the June 29 and July 1 storms. Dieringer said the majority of that cost was linked to the June 29 storm.

July 18th

Prosecutor Files Response

July 18, 2012

ST. MARYS — The prosecuting attorney for Auglaize County asked judges from the Third District Court of Appeals to reject a motion seeking an order of acquittal in the case involving Douglas Wine.

ST. MARYS —  The St. Marys boys basketball team attacked the rim in the opening...
WBL Wapakoneta 74, Kenton 48 St. Marys 77, Shawnee 62 Celina 59, Bath 46 Defiance 37, Elida...
Friday, December 19 WBL Kenton at Wapakoneta Shawnee at St. Marys Celina at Bath Defiance at...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes