Archive - Jun 21, 2011
Tuesday, June 21
Local Sports Schedule
Mariners at Hamilton, 7:05 p.m.
Coldwater at St. Marys, 6:30 p.m.
Wapakoneta at Minster, 6:30 p.m.
St. Marys at Shawnee, 6:30 p.m.
Finally America gets what it has been pining for: a movie about baseball statistics.
“Moneyball”, Michael Lewis’ sports book that to people under 35 is a seminal reading the same way “Ball Four” by Jim Bouton or
“The Boys of Summer” by Roger Kahn were to previous baseball-loving generations, comes to big screen in late September — just as baseball will be winding down its regular season and in time for Joe Buck to sneer at it on a Fox baseball broadcast.
Cletus John Gariety, 94, of Celina, died on Sunday, June 19, 2011, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on Sept. 10, 1916, in Newport, to Frank Henry and Grace Elizabeth (Miller) Gariety, and they preceded him in death.
His wife, Helen Burton Gariety, preceded him in death in 1992.
He is survived by a son, Pat (Patti) Gariety of Celina; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Gariety; a daughter, Brenda Yaney; seven siblings.
ST. MARYS — Members of a city committee got the first glimpse of the 2012 budget for the city of St. Marys.
St. Marys Safety-Service Director Tom Hitchcock unveiled the preliminary 2012 budget during a finance committee meeting Monday night. The proposed measure clocked in at $44.73 million, more than $3 million less than the 2011 budget of $47.85 million. As of June 17, the city has incurred expenditures of $16.45 million. In 2008, the city spent $50.39 million. It spent $45.85 million in 2009 and $40.17 million in 2010.
NEW BREMEN — Children shuffled through the aisles of books at the New Bremen Public Library searching for clues in the scavenger hunt Monday as part of the library’s summer reading program.
The hunt, open to readers of all ages, scattered scavengers throughout the library in search for clues hidden among the books and magazines. Third-grade student Mariah Parlett completed the scavenger hunt with some ease.
“I went through and found all the papers in the library and at the end I got a cool prize,” Parlett said.