ST. MARYS — A 52-year-old Florida man has been indicted in the 1981 murder of a St. Marys man in a case that remained active for decades and involved countless hours of police work.
The scientific mystery of the Star of Bethlehem, considered to the Christian faith to be the miracle which led the Magi to Jerusalem after the birth of Jesus, has inspired a Wapakoneta native’s investigation into space and history.
Aeronautical/astronautical engineer Ken Elchert, who was raised in Wapakoneta and graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1967, recently released his book — “The Star: An Investigative Journey in Search of the Star of Bethlehem.”
As wind speeds picked up Thursday afternoon and into the early hours of Friday morning, road conditions are expected to remain snow covered and hazardous.
According to Auglaize County Engineer, Doug Reinhart, the biggest problem Auglaize County will face will be the wind.
“The biggest problem we will have this afternoon and evening is the wind,” he said. “They’re predicting gusts up to 30 mph, which in west central Ohio, in the flat terrain we have, will cause drifting.”