ST. MARYS - A Celina man accused of a 33-year-old murder asked a judge Monday for a hearing to change his not guilty plea.
Tracy W. Mabry, 52, 8673 U.S. 33, appeared in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court for the first day of a scheduled two-day hearing to challenge alleged evidence against him and seek dismissal of his aggravated murder charge. [More]
MINSTER - The community is showing overwhelming support to a family whose home was destroyed in a massive fire early Monday morning.
The David and Anne Puthoff family's two-story farmhouse on Wells Road near Minster and their possessions were destroyed in the blaze. Now people are donating clothing and money to help the displaced family get back on their feet. [More]
CELINA - City council members on Monday night passed final reading of an ordinance to modify a repayment agreement with Harbor Life Ministries after the organization defaulted last month on a revolving loan balloon payment of $56,132.
ST. MARYS - City council members on Monday approved placing a 10-year, 0.5 percent renewal levy on the May 5 ballot. The levy would fund capital improvements and keep the city's total income tax at 1.5 percent.
ST. HENRY - Village officials want to begin collecting two $5 license tag fees to make up for more than $70,000 lost each year from the double whammy of curtailed state funding and the loss of the inheritance tax.