Archive - Aug 30, 2012
Thursday, Aug. 30
New Knoxville at Minster
St. Marys at Kenton
Marion Local at New Bremen
O-G at Celina
Elida at Wapakoneta
St. Marys at Bath, 5 p.m.
New Knoxville at St. Henry, 4
Minster at New Bremen, 4:30
A look around at Auglaize County’s football match-ups this Friday night:
For full previews of this week’s games around Auglaize County, see today’s FanFare inserted in the newspaper.
Kenton (0-1) at St. Marys (0-1)
The St. Marys football team faces a Kenton team that has won at least a share of the Western Buckeye League title each of the past four seasons in a league opener on Friday night at Skip Baughman Stadium.
50 Years Ago This Week – 1962
Fifty years ago this week, New Bremen’s Western Ohio Pony League baseball team concluded their remarkable season with an overall record of 20-3.
They closed the campaign with a 7-0 victory over Fort Loramie at the post-season tournament championship in Botkins. Dean Harlamert tossed a six-hit shutout for New Bremen, while earning his tenth victory of the season from the hill.
ST. MARYS — A local dog grooming business will be receiving national media coverage, as they are featured in the September issue of a national pet magazine.
DogsRus Styling Boutique and Barkery, which is located at 430 W. Spring St., is featured in the September issue of Pet Age magazine for their work helping out area pet rescues.
“We do a lot with the dog warden,” Owner Shelly Fledderjohann said. “When they get dogs, they bring them here and we’ll groom them.”
WAPAKONETA — As the evening sun sank below the horizon and a bright, white moon rose in the eastern sky, people streamed onto the southwest lawn of the Armstrong Air & Space Museum to honor Neil Alden Armstrong who lived his life humbly, honorably and modestly by giving a wink at the moon.
Rita E. (Mersman) Gibbons, 89, of 630 N. Cherry St., Celina, died at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at the Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1922, in Celina, to Albert and Nora (Fortman) Mersman, and they preceded her in death.
On June 2, 1945, she married John C. Gibbons, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 2008.
Marie E. Killian, 92, of New Bremen, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa., died at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at the Elmwood Community of New Bremen.
She was born on Jan. 1, 1920, in Stara Lubovnia, Slovak Republic, the daughter of Joseph and Gizella (Raab) Kuckovsky.
On March 2, 1946, she married Anthony J. Killian Sr., and he preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 1993.