Archive - Jun 26, 2013
CELINA — Ferguson Enterprises is scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its first Ohio distribution center Thursday afternoon.
The new 350,000-square-foot distribution center outside Celina will result in a $15 million investment and is anticipated to create 70 jobs.
ST. MARYS — The unemployment rate across the region edged up slightly in May.
According to data released on Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Auglaize County registered an unemployment rate of 5.1 percent, up from the 4.9 percent it registered in April. A year ago, the county had an unemployment rate of 5.4 percent. Mercer County, which has the lowest unemployment rate in the state, also saw an increase in May from 4.1 percent to 4.3 percent.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys ACME baseball team added another doubleheader sweep to its late regular-season surge.
St. Marys emerged from a wild eight-inning slugfest with an 11-10 win in the opener and then made quick work of Delphos Jefferson with a 4-0 win in the five-inning nightcap.
The sweep lifts the St. Marys ACME team to 9-6 on the season as they now have three days off before the beginning of the ACME sectional tournament at Minster next week.
Adrian Clay Beagle, 65, of St. Marys, died at 4:06 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 13, 1948, in Mt. Olivet, Ky. to William and Gertrude (Derossett) Beagle.
On July 14, 1980, in Jellico, Tenn., he married Judy Orick, who died on Oct. 11, 2011.
Lavon C. Dicke, 98, of New Bremen, died at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Elmwood of New Bremen.
She was born on May 3, 1915, in St. Marys.
She was the daughter of the late Irvin and Emma (Schnelle) Wiehe.
On Sept. 15, 1937, she married Ralph Dicke, who preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 1999.
Survivors include her children, Stanley (Janell) Dicke of Mendon, Larry (Dianne) Dicke of New Bremen and Oneta (Chris) Lyda of New Bremen.