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Video: Tips For Delicious Burgers

March 6, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers

Deputy Tases Man

March 6, 2015

CELINA — A Mercer County man was arrested Friday morning following a disturbance in Jefferson Township.

At 9:19 a.m. Friday, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office received several calls in regards to a disturbance at Grand Manor Trailer Court, 3601 State Route 703 in Jefferson Township. The callers reported that a male was half-clothed, covered in blood, and was trying to fight with people.

Craft Circle Set

March 6, 2015

ST. MARYS — Friday Craft Circle will take place from 10 a.m. to noon today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

Photo Of The Day

March 5, 2015

ST. MARYS — Flat Stanley visited students at St. Marys Primary School. The students learned about geography through Stanley's travels.

Tornado Drill Set

March 4, 2015

ST. MARYS — Auglaize County will be participating in the statewide tornado drill at 9:50 a.m. Friday.

Event Of The Day

March 4, 2015

NEW KNOXVILLE — Girls ages 5 to 11 are invited to redo some shoes at 3 p.m. today at the New Knoxville Public Library Shoe Extravaganza. Come paint, bedazzle, draw and have fun decorating shoes. All you need to bring is a pair of shoes.

Fire On Beech Street

March 3, 2015

ST. MARYS — A fire damaged an outbuilding in the 500 block of Beech Street Tuesday afternoon.

Shortly before 4 p.m., the St. Marys Fire Department received a call reporting a structure fire in an outbuilding behind 504 Beech St. Crews quickly knocked the flames down. St. Marys Fire Chief Doug Ayers told The Evening Leader no one was injured in the fire and the structure was believed to be a chicken coop. 

— For a complete story, pick up Wednesday's edition of The Evening Leader.

Photo Of The Day

March 3, 2015

ST. MARYS — Girl Scout cookies have arrived. Crews unloaded dozens of boxes at the St. Marys VFW on Monday.

Delays and Cancellations

March 3, 2015

Here is an update of delays and cancellations as of 8:30 a.m. Tuesday:

• ABC Center - 2 hour delay

• Auglaize County Council on Aging - closed

• Celina - closed

• Grand Lake Christian School - closed

• Minster - 2 hour delay

• New Knoxville - 2 hour delay

• New Bremen - 2 hour delay

• St. Marys - closed

• Wapakoneta - closed

• Waynesfield-Goshen - closed

Crash Reported

March 3, 2015

ST. MARYS — There has been a report of a crash near the ProPet overpass. A car reportedly went off the overpass and caught on fire. First responders are in the area. A portion of U.S. 33 is closed near the crash site.

Winter Weather Advisory Issued

March 2, 2015

ST. MARYS — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm advisory from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday for the region. Light freezing rain could mix with sleet early on. Light ice accumulations also are possible. Precipitation should change over to rain by noon.

What's On Deck

March 2, 2015

Here's a quick look at some upcoming stories that will be found in our print edition:

• A feature story on a local bee keeping club and their objectives.

• Minster Village Council coverage.

• Senate Bill 48 — what it is and how it could affect you.

• SART Quarter Auction preview

• Senior profiles on local high school students.

• Chatterbox.

Lego Club To Meet

March 2, 2015

NEW KNOXVILLE — Lego Club meets from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at New Knoxville Library.

Good Samaritans Make Lucky Save

February 27, 2015

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys woman who became trapped under boxes was helped by two meter readers making a service call to the residence.

On Wednesday, Shane Walter and Andy Thobe were dispatched to a residence in reference to a frozen water line.

Utility Office Supervisor Carol Lengerich said the woman rescheduled several times before settling on an early afternoon service call.

Video: Foods For A Long Life

February 27, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Foods for a Longer Life
When it comes to maintaining health in our later years, eating right and fueling our bodies with nutritious food is key. Krystin Goodwin highlights the best foods for a longer life.

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