Archive - News Article
July 22nd, 2014
July 22: A Story Time will be held at the Paris Street Park in Minster at 10 a.m. today.
New Bremen Public Library will host story time for those 3 to 5 at 6:30 p.m. today.
A Book Discussion in the Wissman Room at Otterbein St. Marys will be held at 6:30 p.m. today. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn will be discussed.
The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. today.
July 21: Children in Kindergarten and older are invited to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 1 p.m. today to watch a classic movie.
Children in grades K-2 are welcome to come to the New Bremen Library at 6:30 p.m. today for Angel Bear Yoga. Participants are encouraged to bring a towel to use as a mat.
CELINA — A U.S. Army veteran is walking across America as part of a journey he hopes will raise money for fellow veterans in need as well as erase a stigma that is often associated with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Eric Peters, of Clark, N.J., started his journey to cover more than 3,200 miles on June 20. He was in Celina on Thursday as part of a break in his trek. St. Marys resident Josh Henline opened his home to Peters and the two will embark for Indianapolis on Sunday.
July 18: Lego fans are invited to New Bremen Library for Lego Club Friday at 10 a.m. July 18.
ST. MARYS — More than a dozen people were arrested on Tuesday in the latest efforts by the Grand Lake Task Force in the fight against drugs.
Seventeen people from across the county were arrested on indictments following lengthy investigations by the task force. Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said the fight against drugs in the county will continue.
“As promised we have continued to investigate the drug sales in this county and surrounding counties,” Solomon said in a news release.
NEW BREMEN — Adriane Schmackers, or Sweet Pea as her parents call her, has just learned to speak.
The 4-year-old girl can now learn to say the words “mom” and “dad” and communicate with her friends and family.
“She’s actually been doing really well,” said aunt and co-owner of New Bremen Massage Clinic Linda Baker. “She understands you when you talk to her; she’s a great kid. She listens well.”
WAPAKONETA — Investigators in Wapakoneta are probing a break-in at a local business.
At 4:50 a.m. today, the Wapakoneta Police Department received an alarm call from Cashland, 1254 Bellefontaine St. When the first officer arrived on the scene, he observed a person inside the business. Additional officers arrived on the scene and surrounded the building. They then made entry and the assistance of the K-9 unit. No one was located inside the building and it is believed the subject fled before the building could be surrounded.
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.
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.
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.