ST. MARYS - A committee seeking to revitalize downtown St. Marys, encourage people to support their local businesses and possibly teach prospective
business owners what hurdles they should expect is forming after a Monday town hall meeting.
More than 40 people attended the open forum organized by resident John Burd and held in the basement of the St. Marys Eagles Aerie. Burd said he was tired of people just talking and wanted something to be done about the empty downtown buildings. [More]
COLDWATER - A juvenile male was arrested Sunday night after reportedly threatening two women and assaulting a police officer.
The Coldwater Police Department responded to a disturbance call at Briarwood Village at about 10:50 p.m. Sunday according to a news release. Two female employees who were entering the facility said they'd been confronted by an unknown male who had reportedly threatened to harm them. The employees were able to get to safety and notify authorities. [More]
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP - Hits were beginning to fall for the St. Marys ACME team.
Then rain began to fall in Shawnee Township.
Van Wert held a 5-2 lead on St. Marys in the sixth inning on Monday in the District 5 ACME championship when a heavy rain rolled through and forced the game's postponement. The teams will resume today at 5 p.m. at Shawnee High School. [More]
Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart reminds landowners and farmers that corn that has been planted and is encroaching in the road rights-of-way can be a very serious sight problem on narrower township and county roads.