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Display Showcases Music History

September 16, 2011

ST. MARYS — A traveling exhibit in the county has a portion located in town, featuring items from a local collection.

"New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music" is a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institute presented by the Auglaize County Historical Society and the Auglaize County Public District Library.

The St. Marys Community Public Library features a locally based arm of the exhibit, noting musical instruments from St. Marys resident Jeff Squire's collection, as well as pieces found in the St. Marys library.

Harvey To Take Job With County’s ESC

September 16, 2011

NEW BREMEN — Superintendent Ann Harvey will be leaving the district at the end of the month, as she accepted a position as superintendent at the Auglaize County ESC Thursday night.

Harvey said she anticipates her last day in New Bremen to be Sept. 30, and she will begin work at the Auglaize County ESC in early October. She said she is looking forward to the challenge.

Annual Jam Benefits Wapakoneta Boy

September 16, 2011

ST. MARYS — For six years, residents and area musicians have joined together to open their hearts for one person.

Bill “Blood” Jolliff has put on “Blood’s Heart Jam” ever since he was the recipient of a fundraiser.

“Mine was in 2006,” Jolliff said of his quadruple bypass surgery. “I started them after that. This will be my sixth one.”

“Blood’s Heart Jam 2011” kicks off this afternoon at Varsity Lanes.

Emily M. Gephart, 84

September 16, 2011

Emily M. Gephart, 84, of 3495 Elm St., Newport, died on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at Elmwood of New Bremen.

She was born on June 26, 1927, in Russia, to Felix and Margaret (Voisard) Monnin, and they preceeded her in death.

On Nov. 25, 1977,  at St. Peter and Paul Church in Newport, she married John A. Gephart Sr., and he preceded her in death on April 2, 2007.

 

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