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Archive - Aug 2013

August 9th

SummerFest Schedule

August 9, 2013

Friday, Aug. 9

9:30 a.m. to  8 p.m.  — BOOK SALE,  Simply Good Things basement

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — ARTFEST EXHIBIT, public library

10 a.m. — RESOURCEFUL ECO-FRIENDLY SOLUTIONS TO TODAY’S LIVING, Save The Planet Tent

10 a.m. — SUPER SIDEWALK SALES, Spring Street

5 p.m. — SUMMERFEST CRUISE-IN, South Street Parking Lot

5 p.m. — POLICE K-9 WORKING DOG DEMONSTRATION, practice field by St. Marys River.

August 8th

Candidates File For Election

August 8, 2013

ST. MARYS — The ballot for the November General Election will feature a slew of contested races across the county, including a pair of contested school board races.

In St. Marys, the race for three open board of education seats will feature six candidates. Karl Dammeyer, 2645 Dowty Road, Janet Dicke, 149 Waterbury Court, Travis R. Kuenning, 10157 State Route 364, Brandon M. Meyer, 621 E. Spring St., Bob Valentine, 107 N. Wayne St., and Ralph A. Wiley, 123 Augustus St., are seeking the spots.

Fast Takes Home Sash

August 8, 2013

St. MARYS — The 2013 St. Marys Little Miss SummerFest Pageant, which took place on Wednesday evening in the Performing Arts Center of Memorial High School, started off with fun and dancing.

Eighteen girls in jean shorts and neon knee socks took the stage to the sound of Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want To Have Fun.” They did their opening dance, complete with pillow fights and smiling faces.

August 7th

Midwest Athletic Conference Football Capsule Previews

August 7, 2013

A look at the area football teams in the Midwest Athletic Confernece as the preseason begins:

ANNA ROCKETS

Head Coach: Bryan Rioch (103-46, 14 seasons)

Wednesday's Local Sports Schedule

August 7, 2013

Wednesday, Aug. 7
Girls Golf

  • Covington Invitational, 8 a.m.

Boys Golf

  • Miss. Valley/Russia at Minster, 3 p.m.

Area golf teams tee off seasons on Tuesday

August 7, 2013

MINSTER — The Minster girls golf team hosted the Minster Classic,  a unique-style tournament, at Arrowhead on Tuesday. The event featured a scoring system that had each team choose its best score from that hole from its entire team. Each golfer had to contribute at least one hole’s score.

Donalee Sue Johnides, 86

August 7, 2013

Donalee Sue Johnides, 86, passed away peacefully at 6:26 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.

Donalee was from Wooster, where she lived most of her life. She recently moved to Celina to be close to her family.

She was married to Paul Johnides, a life-long resident of Wooster.

Also surviving are her son and daughter-in-law Jeff and Jenny Johnides of Celina; daughter-in-law Carol Johnides of Indianapolis, Ind.; her grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters.

August 6th

Legionnaires Probe Continues

August 6, 2013

ST. MARYS — Lab results on samples taken from AAP in St. Marys showed no traces of Legionnaires disease in potable water sources but detectable levels of the bacteria were found in other areas of the facility.

In July, two individuals who work at AAP became ill with Legionnaire's disease. One person, Brian Kyburz, 37, died from the illness and another employee remains hospitalized. That patient's name has not been released.

Locals Show Off Talent

August 6, 2013

MINSTER — Ten acts performed to a packed community room Monday in the first-ever FJ Stallo Talent Show, with audience members voting for the acts they liked best.

The performers sang, danced and performed gymnastics for-the-standing-room-only event. Organizers Alexis Kyburz and Dezy Miller, both paid summer interns at the library, said they were surprised by how many people showed up for the concert. While they had sign ups, they’d believed only the children and their parents would show up.

August 5th

Gottschalk Named Queen

August 5, 2013

ST. MARYS — SummerFest week was kicked off in style Sunday night as nine local girls competed for the title of 2013 SummerFest Queen.

The contestants charmed the audience with their bright smiles and glittering dresses.

“Tonight is an important night for these ladies, and I think there’s going to be a very high energy show and everybody’s going to be thrilled tonight with all the work the girls have put into this,” Master of Ceremonies John Wale said.

ST. MARYS — Four different St. Marys hitters drove two runs, the offense put up a 10-spot...
  MINSTER — The Minster softball team scored five runs in the bottom of the first...
VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...

 

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