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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.

Additional Shooting Details Released

February 26, 2015

WAPAKONETA — A few more details have been released regarding a shooting Sunday morning in Wapakoneta.

In a news release, Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock said that at 4 a.m. Sunday, a resident in the 600 block of South Blackhoof Street noticed a suspicious person in the north/south alley. Another resident also reported seeing a suspicious person and went out to investigate.

Trio Arrested On Drug Charges

February 26, 2015

WAPAKONETA — Three area teens have been arrested on charges of allegedly manufacturing a hallucinogenic drug.

At 9:04 p.m. Tuesday, officers from the Wapakoneta Police Department arrived at 402 Ashland, Apt. E12, via an anonymous tip regarding possible drug activity. During the investigation, officers discovered  a suspected dimethyltryptamine (DMT) lab. DMT is classified as a schedule I hallucinogen.

Arrested were:

• Nathaen M. Eastman, 18, 402 Ashland, Apt. E12, on one count of illegal manufacture of drugs.

Book Discussion Set

February 26, 2015

NEW BREMEN — Book Buzz for Adults will be held at 1 p.m. today at New Bremen Public Library.

Watermain Break

February 25, 2015

ST. MARYS — City crews are on the scene of a watermain break at Columbia and Van streets in St. Marys. Water service in the area could be affected while repairs are made.

Teen Trivia Contest

February 25, 2015

ST. MARYS — Teen Trivia will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for grades 6 to 12. Bring a partner or up to four friends for some friendly competition.

Photo Of The Day

February 24, 2015

NEW BREMEN — The Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce held its annual luncheon and awards on Tuesday. For a complete recap, pick up Wednesday's edition of The Evening Leader.

Book Discussion Set

February 24, 2015

ST. MARYS — A book discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. today in the Wissman Room at Otterbein. "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot will  be discussed.

Wind Chill Advisory Issued

February 23, 2015

ST. MARYS — The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory effective from 3 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday. Wind chill values could reach 22 below zero.

Saturday, Feb. 28 Wrestling Division II Sectional at Oak Harbor Bowling Division II Girls...
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NEW KNOXVILLE 51, MINSTER 50 MINSTER – Logan Leffel’s putback as the buzzer sounded...

 

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