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Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
New Bremen
By Jeff Elking
NEW BREMEN - Village officials are turning their attention to the elementary school site after voters last week approved a pair of levies to build a new K-8 facility.
"I want to thank the voters for their support of the school levy, and we look forward to that happening and all the possibilities with housing that has been talked about," mayor Jeff Pape said at Monday's regular council meeting. [More]
By Ed Gebert
WAPAKONETA - A 39-year-old St. Marys man on Monday was sentenced to 15 years in prison after he had pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, stemming from the November armed robbery of a St. Marys tobacco store.
Gary McBride pleaded guilty in a plea agreement on April 10 and the sentence was handed down Monday by Auglaize County Common Pleas Court Judge Frederick D. Pepple. [More]
Griesdorn's home run lifts Marion past Fort Recovery in tourney play
By Gary R. Rasberry
MARIA STEIN - After both Fort Recovery and Marion Local scored two runs each in the first inning, it appeared that the teams' Division IV softball tournament opener would be a high-scoring affair.
Instead, both teams went scoreless until the sixth before Maddie Griesdorn's home run helped the Flyers beat the Indians 4-2 at the Airport in Maria Stein. [More]
Obituaries on May 9th, 2017
Joe "Joe Joe" Dixon Allen, 33, formerly of St. Marys, died on May 5, 2017, in D [More]
Sara Ann Fogt age 75 of Minster, Ohio passed at 2:25 PM on May 7, 2017 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Mark Niekamp, 48, formerly of Chickasaw died Monday in Sidney. Services are pen [More]
Paul J. Rhodes, 59, Saint Marys, Ohio, died 9:11 P.M. Sunday, May 7, 2017, at his father's home in Saint Marys. [More]
Kenneth Rudolph Wehrkamp, age 79 of Troy, Ohio passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on May 9th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on May 9th, 2017
Policy eyed for park use by for-profits
Chief gives update on local school threat probe
Overdoses result in one death
St. Marys seeks grant for bridge
Need for levy renewal cited
Security plans reviewed for St. Henry pool project
St. Henry funding concerns aired
Celina woman among drug suspects arrested
Coldwater again named tree city
Minster's Wiss earns 400th career win
MAC champions again
Vorhees inks with Trine University
A Mom is born