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July 21, 2014

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.
 

Veteran Treks Across America

July 18, 2014

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.

Daily Rundown

July 17, 2014

July 18: Lego fans are invited to New Bremen Library for Lego Club Friday at 10 a.m. July 18.

17 Arrested In Sweep

July 16, 2014

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.

Locals Seek Cure For “Sweet Pea”

July 11, 2014

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.”

Officers Probe Break-in

July 11, 2014

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.

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.

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