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Glen S. “Grinny” Fox, 89

April 5, 2013

Glen S. “Grinny” Fox, 89, of Celina, died at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Van Wert County Hospital of natural causes.

He was born on Sept. 14, 1923, in Mendon, to parents Pete Fox and Hazel Stewart, both of whom preceded him in death.

He married his first wife, Dorothy Fox, on Feb. 8, 1945, and she preceded him in death in Nov. 1985.

On Sept. 6, 1993, he married Kathy Clay Fast Fox, who survives.

Skilled Workers In Need

April 5, 2013

ST. MARYS — Angela Hamberg, with New Bremen Economic Development, discussed a shortage of skilled labor in the region at St. Marys Community Library’s Businessperson Breakfast Thursday morning.

The goal of economic development, she said, is to attract, retain and expand the number of people and businesses in the area.

In a village like New Bremen, manufacturing jobs are unfilled for two reasons — first because of a drug problem, but second, and more importantly, because of a lack of workers with the skills to fill the positions.

Band Looks To Replace Instruments

April 5, 2013

MINSTER — A group of eight students describes what they agree is the best moment of the season in band.

It’s Homecoming night. The lights go out, they explain, and the crowd, more than the usual number thanks to alumni, starts screaming. The band takes the field in the dark with their instrument and glow sticks, and spells the word “cat” for Wildcat.

New Bremen softball pounds out 10 hits in win over Riders

April 5, 2013

ST. MARYS — After missing a chance to score in the first inning, the New Bremen Lady Cardinals softball team didn’t let any other opportunities get by them as they beat the St. Marys Roughriders 12-1 Thursday at K. C. Geiger Park.

Trio of St. Henry pitchers combine on 4-hit shutout of Roughriders

April 5, 2013

ST. HENRY — The St. Marys baseball team had one chance to get to St. Henry’s strong pitching staff in the top of the first inning. After that, the Redskin staff teamed up to shut down the Roughrider bats.

St. Henry had three pitchers combine on a four-hit shutout in a 3-0 win over St. Marys on Thursday night at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.

St. Marys loaded the bases with no one out in the first inning, but Ryan Mikesell got out of the jam unscathed. He pitched four scoreless innings before turning it over to the bullpen.

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...

 

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