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2 Arrested On Drug Charges

July 10, 2014

CELINA — Two Mercer County residents were arrested on Wednesday after a traffic stop during up heroin.

In a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said his office received a tip that heroin was being transported from Dayton to Mercer County. Investigators believed the ultimate destination was Celina.

Daily Rundown

July 9, 2014

July 9: Book Bingo & Ice Cream Party for Kids’ End of Summer Reading will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

A DNA Necklace Craft will start at 3 p.m. today at New Knoxville Library.

The St. Marys Community Public Library Board will meet at 3:30 p.m. today.

The New Bremen Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. today.

The St. Marys Board of Education will meet at 7:30 p.m. today.

Author To Visit

July 8, 2014

WAPAKONETA — The official biographer of Neil Armstrong will be at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum on Wednesday night to discuss his involvement in the book.

James R. Hansen, a history professor and director of the honors college at Auburn University, will be on hand at the museum to discuss his 2005 award winning book, “First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong.”

At the event, which is free and begins at 7 p.m. in the museum’s Astro Theater, Hansen will be giving a presentation, taking questions and signing copies of his books.

Daily Rundown

July 8, 2014

July 8: A Story Time will be held at the Paris Street Park in Minster at 10 a.m. today.

Sign up to be a part of some cool science experiments and activities at the New Bremen Library. Today, three sessions will be held at 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. Make sure your name is on the list for some awesome science fun. Session size is limited. Call 419-629-2158 or stop by to register.

Treat Bingo for Teens will be held at 2 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

Daily Rundown

July 7, 2014

July 7: Tava Ridenour and her miniature horse Flip will be at the New Knoxville Library at 10:30 a.m. today. All ages are welcome.

A movie for all ages will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

Families are welcome to go on a mixed-up Fairy Tale adventure with the Minnetrista Theater Company at the New Bremen Library. The show will be held at 1 p.m. today.

2 Pulled From Lake

July 2, 2014

MONTEZUMA — Two boaters were pulled out of Grand Lake St. Marys Wednesday afternoon after their sailboat turned over.

Grand Lake St. Marys Park Manager Brian Miller said they two men were out on a small sailboat when it turned onto its side near Safety Island, south of Bayview. One of the men's friends called the state park office to report the incident and Miller, along with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office, Montezuma Fire Department and Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft responded to the scene.

2 Hurt In Collision

July 2, 2014

WAPAKONETA — Two people were transported to the hospital Wednesday morning following a collision near Cridersville.

Daily Rundown

July 2, 2014

July 2: A Book Discussion for Grades 4-6 will be held at 2 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library" by Chris Grabenstein will be discussed.

Comedy Magician Mark Wood will be performing at the New Knoxville Library at 4 p.m. today.

Daily Rundown

June 30, 2014

June 30: A movie for all ages will be shown at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.

Lego Day will be held at 2 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for grades one through three.

All ages are welcome to stop by the New Knoxville Library from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today to make a Pinwheel Fourth of July craft.

Don’t miss COSI’s Science Spot at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. Kiosks will be set up in the library.

Man Charged In Pursuit

June 28, 2014

NEW BREMEN —  A 35-year-old man is in the Auglaize County Jail following a pursuit that reached speeds of 100 mph Friday night.

At approximately 5:45 p.m. Friday, a New Bremen police officer conducted a routine traffic stop in the 900 block of East Monroe Street. During the stop, the officer determined there to be drugs inside the vehicle and also found out there was a handgun inside it. After the passenger in the vehicle stepped outside, the driver sped off.

Pursuit Reaches 100 mph

June 28, 2014

A suspect is in custody following a pursuit that reached speeds of 80 to 100 mph Friday night.

According to scanner traffic at the time, the driver of the vehicle reportedly refused to cooperate with a police officer's order. The suspect fled, leading law enforcement from Auglaize and Shelby counties on a pursuit that reached speeds 80 to 100 mph and traversed both counties. The suspect was taken into custody in Shelby County. A hand gun also was reportedly tossed from the vehicle.

Mabry Pleads Innocent In Case

June 27, 2014

WAPAKONETA — The second person charged in connection with the 1981 death of a St. Marys man has retained an attorney and his case is moving forward.

SOURCES Set For Changes

June 27, 2014

CELINA — Members of the board of trustees of SOURCES, the Community Action Agency serving Auglaize and Mercy counties, voted Thursday night to relinquish its CAA designation. The move, which was made to ensure services remain available to residents in both counties, will be made in a timely manner to allow for an appropriate transition of services. SOURCES is a resource to help provide services to the low-income communities in the two counties and to resolve financial issues.

6 Indicted On Drug Charges

June 26, 2014

From staff reports

CELINA — Six people were indicted on a variety of drug charges following investigations by the Grand Lake Task Force.

Those arrested and indicted were:

• Dennis W. Clutter, 54, of the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility, on one count of possession of heroin, a fourth-degree felony.

• William R. Culver Jr., 49, of the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility, on one count of possession of heroin, a fourth-degree felony.

Daily Rundown

June 25, 2014

June 25: A story time will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for 2 to 5-year-olds.

A movie marathon will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for grades four through six.

Families are invited to Rock, Roll, and Read with Leonardo at the New Knoxville Library at 3 p.m. today. This high energy musical program will explore the science behind sound.

Families are invited to Rock, Roll, and Read with Leonardo at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 6 p.m. today.

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