Archive - 2011
June 14: The New Bremen Village Council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. today. The New Knoxville Village Council is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. today. The Auglaize County Airport Authority is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. today at Neil Armstrong Airport.
June 15: There is a Zumba class available from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. today at the union hall in St. Marys.
June 17: The annual Buckland Fireman's Festival will take place starting at 4:30 p.m. today.
June 18: The annual Buckland Fireman's Festival will take place starting at 4 p.m. today.
Monday, June 13
Local Sports Schedule
Cincinnati at Grand Lake Mariners, 7:15 p.m.
St. Marys at Shawnee, 6:30 p.m.
Parkway at New Bremen, 6:30 p.m.
ST. MARYS â€” The annual Holy Rosary Festival battled rain for the second year in a row, but it had little effect on the festivities.
Friday night opened the festival with the food stands, rides and bingo.
â€śThis festival is about friends and bingo â€” whether you win or not,â€ť Haylee Kill said.
Nick Wilson, an annual entertainer at the festival, combined talents with Troy Perry this year. Their band, Nixonperry, kicked off the entertainment. The Earthquakers closed out the night in the entertainment tent.
Ohio state senator Keith Faber honored the St. Marys girls bowling team on the floor of the senate recently for its state championship.
MINSTER â€” Despite a rainy, windy start, the Southwestern Auglaize County Relay for Life ended with sunny skies and perfect conditions for walkers.
A series of storms that swept through the region Friday night forced the suspension of some of the activities scheduled during the relay. Teams returned to Minster Memorial Field at dawn Saturday to complete the event that raised money to help in the fight against cancer.
CELINA — The St. Marys ACME baseball team jumped out early against its first Mercer County foe and then rallied late in its second to leave Celina with a pair of satisfying wins on Saturday.
The Roughriders swept their two round robin tourney wins at Celina with a 11-4 thumping of Coldwater in the afternoon game and a 5-1 comeback win over Celina in the nightcap at Montgomery Field.
Stella J. Logan, 98, of 119 St. Buckeye St., St. Marys, died at 7:52 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys following a brief illness.
She was born June 8, 1912, in Langley, Ky., the daughter of William and Alonzo (Hayes) Hall.
Area high school basketball schedules will be a little more packed in the near future.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association board of directors on Thursday voted to expand the high school basketball season to 22 games for the 2012-13 season.
Currently, teams in Ohio are able to play up to 20 games. The length of the season itself will not be expanded.
Here's a list of weekend happenings taking place around the area:
June 11: The Southwestern Auglaize County Relay for Life is scheduled to end today.
A regifting/garage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon today in the parking lot of Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 130 N. Wayne St., St. Marys.
Holy Rosary Festival continues today.
June 12: The Soundwaves Chorus will perform at 6:30 p.m. today at the Crown Pavilion in New Bremen.
Holy Rosary Festival continues today.
ST. MARYS â€” An annual festival kicks off Friday, netting entertainment, food and rides for area residents.
Holy Rosary Festival officially opens at 5 p.m., and it will run through Sunday evening.
â€śThis is for the school,â€ť said Rob Menker, a member of the Holy Rosary Festival Steering Committee. â€śAll the proceeds go back to the school.â€ť
The funds go toward operating expenses.
â€śWe could not operate the school without the money raised from the festival,â€ť Menker said.
Old refrigerators, pieces of scrap metal from area farms, schools and homes along with the more...
Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...
COLUMBUS — The Minster girls 4-by-400 meter relay team finished off the state...