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April 14th, 2014
April 14: Paws 2 Read will meet at New Knoxville Library from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. today. This program is designed to build confidence in struggling readers by reading to dogs. Sign up for 15 minute intervals. Parents must call library to register at 419-753-2724
Family Read at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be held at 6 p.m. today. Grades 3-5 plus a parent or other adult read and share "The Fairy-Tale Detectives."
Family Night at FJ Stallo Memorial Library will be held at 6 p.m. today.
ST. MARYS — The circus is coming to town and visitors can get an up close look at some of nature’s largest creatures while helping local children at the same time.
The St. Marys Rotary Club is bringing the Kelly Miller Circus in for two performances on May 17. The circus, which will have shows at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at Skip Baughman Stadium that day, is part of a fundraiser to help the Rotary Club revamp the playground equipment at K.C. Geiger Park.
April 10: Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for parents and babies newborn to 36 months.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the New Knoxville Library for children 3-5.
Kids of all ages are welcome to stop in at the New Knoxville Public Library from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today for an Easter craft.
Come join us at the New Bremen Public Library in celebrating the 100th day of the year with a tower building contest at 3:30 p.m. today. Prizes to be given away.
CELINA — A Mercer County man convicted of robbing a bank in November was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday afternoon.
Mercer County Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey Ingraham imposed the prison sentence on Cody Maxwell, 22, for his role in robbing the Peoples Bank on West Logan Street on Nov. 15. Maxwell previously pleaded guilty to one count of robbery, a second-degree felony. He faced a maximum of eight years in prison on the count.
April 9: A preschool story time at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be held at 11 a.m. today for 3 to 5-year-olds.
FJ Stallo Memorial Library will be showing a classic movie at 1 p.m. today.
The St. Marys Community Public Library Board will meet at 3:30 p.m. today.
Lego Club will meet from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. For grades K-5.
April 7: IT Services Coordinator Fred Miller teach Internet basics today at New Bremen Public Library. Feel free to bring your own laptop or tablet. Call the library at 419-629-2158 to register. Class size is limited.
IT Services Coordinator Fred Miller will teach Internet basics today at New Knoxville Public Library. Feel free to bring your own laptop or tablet. Call the library at 419-753-2724 to register. Class size is limited.
April 5: The St. Marys Kiwanis Club's pancake breakfast will be held from 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the American Legion on Ohio 703.
Noble Community Park's annual hog roast today. Meals will be served from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and carryouts will be served until 6:30 p.m. There also will be games, clowns, a cake wheel, door prizes and 50/50. An auction starts at 7 p.m.
April 6: A free community dinner will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the ROC, 702 E. Spring St., St. Marys.
ST. MARYS — A Michigan resident — and her furry friend Faith — recently passed through St. Marys as part of a journey that will take the pair thousands of miles along the North Country Trail.
Amy Kwiatkoski started her trek last month with the goal of the North Country Trail, which runs from upstate New York to North Dakota. This year’s harsh winter forced Kwiatkoski and her companion Faith — a 7-year-old Husky mix — to start halfway through the trail.
ST. MARYS — What was to be a routine bridge replacement project has turned into a historic find for the city of St. Marys.
Excavation crews working on the High Street bridge project unearthed what have been determined as fossils belonging to a dinosaur. Fossil experts were called in shortly after the find Monday afternoon and determined the fossils are the remains of a velociraptor — one of the dinosaurs featured in the blockbuster movie “Jurassic Park.”
NEW KNOXVILLE — Rangers donated more than 2,000 canned goods and dry food items to Agape on Friday after a two-week competitive drive.
The drive, which was organized by the National Honor Society, will help fill the shelves at the food pantry. NHS Secretary Paige Lehman said the drive was on par with what the club raised the year before. Lehman noted the senior class netted the most donations.
“Seniors pitched in to win,” Lehman said. “The class voted to donate with extra money in their account.”