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High-Speed Rail Coming

April 1, 2015

ST. MARYS — A multi-year, $500 million project that will link Wapakoneta, St. Marys and Celina is set to break ground soon.

Officials from Vandelay Industries this morning announced plans to build a high-speed rail link that will connect the cities of Wapakoneta, St. Marys and Celina. Vandelay Industries CEO Bert Maclin called the project historic.

Event Of The Day

April 1, 2015

NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville Library will host a shoe decoration event at 3 p.m. today.

Story Time Set

March 31, 2015

NEW BREMEN — Story time will be held at New Bremen Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today for those 3 to 5.

Photo Of The Day

March 31, 2015

ST. MARYS — A four-legged addition to the St. Marys Police Department is a few weeks away from hitting the streets.
Scout, the newest K9 officer for the St. Marys Police Department is currently training with his partner Brian Parker. Last year, St. Marys Police Chief Mark Ernst indicated a desire to resume the K9 program as a way to help combat the drug problem in the area.

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

A Look Ahead

March 30, 2015

Here is a look at some upcoming stories that will be found in our print edition this week:

• A story on the hiring of a new superintendent for New Bremen.

• Feature stories on local high school seniors and their plans after graduation.

• A recap of local spring sports action from across the region.

• Chatterbox.

What You Missed

March 29, 2015

Here were some of the stories you missed in our print edition last week:

• Feature stories on local high school seniors.

• A recap of the St. Marys City Council meeting and the proposed revision to the dog ordinance.

• Our Spring Sports Preview Tab.

• The annual CIC luncheon and progress throughout the city.

• Previews on area high school plays.

• A feature story on sign language being taught at TLC.

Victor House To Help Locals

March 29, 2015

ST. MARYS — Plans are being finalized for a faith-based transitional housing facility that, once operational, will give people looking to change their lives the foundation to do so in a successful manner.

Victor House, located at 132 S. Spruce St., is an offshoot of the work being done at the Resource and Opportunity Center. ROC Vice President Bev Hurlburt said officials started the early planning for Victor House shortly after the ROC opened because of a need for such services in the area.

Video: Can Kentucky Go All The Way

March 27, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Has Kentucky even reached their peak yet?
Find out how Kentucky dominated West Virginia and more.

12 Arrested In Drug Sweep

March 26, 2015

CELINA — A dozen people were arrested at a variety of drug charges following an investigation from the Grand Lake Task Force.

Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey and Celina Police Chief Tom Wale announced the indictments in a news release on Thursday. Arrested in the sweep were:

Library To Host Event

March 26, 2015

ST. MARYS — Books, Babies & More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for parents and babies 0-36 months.

Event Of The Day

March 25, 2015

ST. MARYS — Preschool story time will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. Marys Community Public Library.

Video: Plane Crashes in France

March 24, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Germanwings Flight 9525 Crashes in French Alps With 150 People Onboard

Councilors Review Dog Ordinance

March 23, 2015

ST. MARYS — During Monday night's St. Marys City Council meeting, councilors approved the first reading of a new dog ordinance that focuses on dealing with dangerous dogs while staying away from breed-specific language.

— For a complete recap of the new ordinance, pick up Tuesday's copy of The Evening Leader.

The Week Ahead

March 23, 2015

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

• St. Marys City Council recap

• New Bremen Village Council

• A look at regional unemployment rates

• A feature on the St. Marys Police Department's new K-9 officer

• Profiles on local high school seniors

Road Closure

March 23, 2015

ST. MARYS — Glynwood Road between County Road 66A and St Marys River Road will be closed today. Emergency traffic can get through.

ELIDA — New Bremen senior Carson Manger scored a game-high 16 points to help lead the...
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