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June 18th, 2013
CELINA — One of the two men accused of killing Robert and Colleen Grube has been ordered held on $5 million bond.
June 17: The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a movie at 11 a.m. today.
• The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a movie marathon from noon to 6 p.m. today for those in grades four through six.
• A computer basics class will be held from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. today at New Bremen Public Library. Call or stop by the library to register. Class size is limited.
• The Animal Magic Exotic Animal show will appear at 1 p.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library.
NEW BREMEN — Victoria Wente considers herself shy — when she used to visit the fire station with her firefighter father, for example, she said it took a long time to be comfortable talking to people.
But that reticence has never kept her from going after what she wants.
The senior said several times, “I want what I want,” adding that she probably gets the trait from her father, who is also very focused.
“It’s made me driven,” Wente said “I have goals, and I want to get to them.”
CELINA — The two suspects accused in the shooting deaths of Robert Grube, 70, and his daughter Colleen Grube, 47, have been indicted on a slew of felonies, including murder.
On Thursday, a Mercer County grand jury issued indictments for Trevin M.A. Sanders Roark, 19, and Bryant L. Rhoades 22, on charges including aggravated murder, murder, involuntary manslaughter, kidnapping, aggravated robbery, robbery, aggravated burglary, burglary and theft in connection with the November 2011 killings of the Grubes in their rural Fort Recovery home.
NEW KNOXVILLE — A storm system that left a wide swath of damage along Ohio 219 near New Knoxville also spawned a tornado.
Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson told The Evening Leader that the National Weather Service confirmed an EF0 tornado hit the area along Ohio 219 Wednesday night and into Thursday morning. The tornado, which packed winds of approximately 85 mph, touched down for a 2 mile stretch along the road.
June 14: The Holy Rosary Festival is today in St. Marys.
Lego Builder’s Club will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at New Bremen Public Library.
Story Time will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at New Knoxville Library.
All are welcome at Vacation Bible School at New Community Church, 1025 Greenville Road, St. Marys, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. Call 419-394-8111 for details.
ST. MARYS — Students in the St. Marys School District will now have to pay fees to participate in school-sponsored activities.
ST. MARYS — A fasting-moving storm system toppled trees, downed power lines and destroyed buildings in the eastern portion of Auglaize County Wednesday night and into this morning.
Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson said the storms rolled into the area packing winds up to 60 mph. The National Weather Service issued multiple watches and warnings throughout the day — something Anderson said gave residents plenty of time to plan ahead for the storm.
ST. MARYS — City councilors approved the first reading of an emergency ordinance Monday night that would name Greg Foxhoven the new safety-service director.
Following an executive session, councilors approved the first reading of the measure that would remove the interim label from Foxhoven’s current title. According to the ordinance, Foxhoven would be paid an annual salary of $82,000.
WAPAKONETA — Dogs donned bikinis and swimming trunks as part of the second-ever Humane Society of Auglaize County car wash Saturday afternoon.
The event, which was held at Greve Sales and Service in Wapakoneta, gave motorists a chance to stop by and get their vehicles washed for a free-will donation. Proceeds from the car wash helped cover operating expenses at the no-kill shelter.