Archive - Jun 27, 2011
June 27: The Reach for Two food drive runs through July 4. Barrels are located at Kroger and Pantry Pride in St. Marys.
The St. Marys City Council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. today at the city building located along East Spring Street.
The New Knoxville Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. today.
June 28: The Reach for Two food drive runs through July 4. Barrels are located at Kroger and Pantry Pride in St. Marys.
WAPAKONETA — In recognition of Adopt-a-Cat Month, many animal shelters around the nation are offering special incentives in June for those wanting to add a cuddly ball of fur to their family.
For those considering cat adoption, there are plenty of kitties in need of a loving home at the Auglaize County Humane Society in Wapakoneta, said Mandy Fouse, animal caretaker and adoption assistant.
ST. MARYS — Amidst the plethora of produce and baked goods, Gene and Debbie Knox have been selling handmade chip carvings since the Covered Bridge Farmers’ Market began several years ago.
Knox said he started making chip carvings in 1993 after he retired.
“(Debbie and I) went to a wood carving show in Indiana and there was a chip carver there and he was giving beginners lessons, so we signed up for one,” Knox said. “We took a weekend lesson and I just started after that.”
Ronald L. Selby, 73, of 18132 Townline-Kossuth Road in St. Marys, died 6:19 p.m. Saturday June 25, 2011, in Wapakoneta following a brief illness.
He was born Jan. 14, 1938 in Mercer County to J. Wilson and A. Lucille (Pummell) Selby.
On Nov. 30, 1955, in St. Marys, he married Marilyn R. Slemmons, who died June 18, 2006.
Kay Virgina Hume, 73, of 7431 Celina Mendon Road, Celina, died at 12:40 a.m. Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
She was born on Nov. 30, 1937, in Delphos, to Fred and Rosemary (Langemeyer) Shipman, and they preceded her in death.
She married James Hume of Celina and he survives her.
Shirley A. Schaefer, 72, of 04807 St. Rt. 274, New Bremen, died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Lima Memorial Hospital.
She was born on June 28, 1938, near Wapakoneta, the daughter of Aldo and Helen (Lunz) Elsass, and they preceded her in death.
On Sept. 8, 1962, she married Dale Schaefer, who survives her near New Bremen.
J. Gale Lutz, 70, of 206 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died at 9:21 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on Oct. 20, 1940, in Printer, Ky., the daughter of Morton “Shikepoke” and Edy the “Lak“ (Hagans) McGlothen, and they preceded her in death.
On Sept. 9, 1960, she married Kenneth Lutz, and he survives her.
Bethel Slone, 73, of rural Wapakoneta, died Friday evening June 24, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on April 18, 1938, in Knott Co., Ky., the son of Sylvester and Phebie Slone, and they preceded him in death.
On June 17, 1958, he married Ila Mae Craft, and she survives him.