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Wapak Man Arrested

September 30, 2014

WAPAKONETA — A Wapakoneta man was arrested Sunday night on charges of voyeurism and public indecency.

According to a news release issued by Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock, officers responded to 303 W. Pearl St., Wapakoneta regarding a report of surreptitious recording activities inside the household. During the course of an investigation, officers arrested Bernard W. Carver, 65, 303 W. Pearl St., on charges of voyeurism and public indecency. The case remains under investigation and Hunlock declined further comment on the matter.
 

Outage Scheduled For Today

September 30, 2014

ST. MARYS — There will be a scheduled power outage in order to make repairs to the east circuit in the city of St. Marys. The outage will affect South Street to McClain Street, between Wayne and Front streets and all of South Park Drive, starting at 10 p.m. today. The outage is expected to last for four to four-and-a-half hours.

Church To Host Telecast

September 30, 2014

ST. MARYS — Calvary Christian Fellowship in St. Marys will host a national one-day worship event on Sunday that will link people across the country.

Harvest America, hosted by the Rev. Greg Laurie with Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif., will be speaking live from Dallas, Texas, beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, at the Nazarene District Center J.E. Shankel Auditorium, located at 272 Jack Oak Point Road in St. Marys. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Daily Rundown

September 29, 2014

Sept. 29: You’re Never Too Old for Story Time will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library. Kids in Kindergarten and up are welcome to come to the library. Call 419-628-2925 or stop by the library to register.

Weekend Happenings

September 26, 2014

Sept. 27: Pumpkinfest is today in New Bremen.

The Grand Lake Marathon is today.

The St. Marys Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today next to Dave's BBQ on Celina Road.

Sept. 28: The New Knoxville Historical Society will mark Heritage Days from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Heritage Center. Mike's Open Fire Kettle Chili will be served all afternoon.

Video: Strange Facts

September 26, 2014

VIDEO: 11 Facts You Won't Believe Are Actually True

2 Die In Collision

September 25, 2014

CELINA — Two people died in a collision at the intersection of Ohio 29 and Ohio 49 in Mercer County Wednesday night.

Daily Rundown

September 23, 2014

Sept. 23: Free Computer Classes will be held at 1 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Three sessions cover the most basic skills from using the mouse to surfing the Internet.

Adults are invited to enjoy some tasty Book Bites at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 6 p.m. today. Bring a treat inspired by or from a book you have read. The group will discuss books that were enhanced by food descriptions, recipes, and scenes made memorable with food references. The participant with the best dish will be awarded a prize. Registration required.

Deputies Probe Man's Death

September 22, 2014

ST. MARYS — Deputies from the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office investigated the death of a 29-year-old St. Marys man on Friday.

At approximately 3:03 p.m. Friday, a 911 call was received reporting that a 29-year-old male was unresponsive at a residence north of St. Marys on Ohio 197.  Deputies and Spencerville EMS responded and found the subject deceased upon arrival.

Rider Excels On Golf Course

September 19, 2014

ST. MARYS — Carter Bowman used to be a football player.
When he was 6, Bowman’s father took him golfing for the first time, and it was then they discovered that Bowman had a talent for the sport.
By age 10, he was golfing every weekday starting at 6 a.m., when he and his grandfather would play 18 holes.

4 Arrested In Meth Probe

September 19, 2014

CELINA — Four people were arrested on Thursday as a result of an investigation in connection with an alleged methamphetamine lab.

On Thursday, Mercer County deputies and Celina police officers applied for and were granted a search warrant for a residence and property located at 2521 Mud Pike, Celina. Two active methamphetamine cook operations were allegedly discovered while serving the search warrant.

 Taken into custody were the following individuals:

• Lloyd Fickert, 57, owner of the property, 2521 Mudpike, Celina.

Taylor Visits County

September 19, 2014

ST. MARYS — A familiar face visited Auglaize County on Thursday as part of a re-election effort for Gov. John Kasich.

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor was the guest speaker at the Auglaize County Republican Fall Dinner at Galaxy Starlite Campground in St. Marys. Taylor has been touring the state as the re-election campaign revs up as Election Day draws closer.

3 Injured In Collision

September 17, 2014

NEW KNOXVILLE — Three people were injured in a collision that involved two commercial vehicles in New Knoxville Wednesday morning.

According to a report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, a Maharg, Inc., garbage truck was parked in the northbound lane of Ohio 29 and its driver, Mark Ganger, 42, of Van Wert, exited the vehicle to collect trash. A 2006 International semi driven by Nicholas Lore, 41, of St. Marys, was also northbound on Ohio 29 and attempted to pass the garbage truck.

Video: How To Pack A Better Lunch

September 17, 2014

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

Squad Adds To Its Ranks

September 17, 2014

MINSTER — The Minster Area Life Squad shared a double victory with village councilors Tuesday night.

The squad has been seeking members for six months to swell its ranks and offer an ability for more time off for members.

Squad President Travis Sudhoff said an influx of interested members are getting trained for their volunteer duties. They’ve also achieved success as a team in earning the support of Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney as their new medical director after taking on additional training to comply with the hospital’s requirements.

 

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