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November 13th, 2012
JOHNSONBURG - Two Johnsonburg men have been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl whom they picked up outside a slumber party at a St. Marys home.
Friday marks the city's annual Light Up Night festivities, which will feature a new Christmas parade welcoming Santa to St. Marys and marking the start of the holiday season.
ST. MARYS - The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors voted Monday to table a contentious plan to demolish an unused portion of the Bennetts Valley Elementary School.
As St. Marys resident Dara Benjamin now knows, you should always keep your eyes on the pies. Benjamin was crowned "Pie Queen" as more than 2,800 of the dessert items were delivered to South St. Marys St. Elementary School under her watchful eye on Saturday, Nov. 4 for a fundraising event.
Although war is not something many veterans recollect with fond memories, Leo Rigard, 96, of St. Marys, speaks highly of his group commander and fellow crew members during their World War II military service.
It was warm and sunny in St. Marys at 11 a.m. on Sunday as the annual Veterans Day Memorial Service got under way on the Diamond. The roughly half-hour-long ceremony was led by master of ceremonies, retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Vic Straub, who opened his remarks expressing that they were "blessed today to have such a beautiful day for this Veterans Day."
David and Adam Jesberger were the recipients of the Distinguished Service Award at the St. Marys American Legion Post 103 Veterans Day banquet Friday evening.
NANSEN â€“ No one was injured Friday morning when a fire destroyed the cab of a tanker truck on Route 66 near Nansen in Highland Township.
The tanker was loaded with 4,500 gallons of liquid wax, according to Bill Edinger, chief of the Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department.
"Being a veteran, that's all I've ever done. I've never worked in a factory or anything like that, I've been in the military and I enjoyed my time there," said Sgt. Jim Laird, keynote speaker at the St. Marys Area School District's annual Veteran's Day Ceremony held Friday.
The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors held a special public meeting on Thursday evening at the Bennetts Valley Elementary School in order to provide background information and host an open discussion as the board contemplates the future of the old portion of the school, which has fallen into disrepair.