Archive - Sep 2013
Friday, September 20, 2013
4:00pm: Festival Begins: Arts and Crafts Vendors, Food Stands, Beer Garden opens, get your fundraiser tickets at the VIP Building (50/50 and Gas Grill Drawing)
Sept. 18: Preschool Dance Party will be held at 11 a.m. today for 3 to 5-year-olds and an adult caregiver at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
The Ohio Historical Society will be presenting a special Civil War program at FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster at 5:30 p.m. today. Jennifer Rounds will be discussing and showing “Children’s Clothing During the Civil War.” Families are welcome.
WAPAKONETA — The wire mesh barrel tumbles the pink cards around and around.
There are only two names left — Lima’s Kenneth Sturgill and Wapakoneta’s Lucy Zink — in the 4th annual Publishers’ Dash for Cash. The grand prize winner would take home $5,000 and the first name drawn of the last two would take home $1,000. Sturgill says he will apply the winnings toward his car or house. Zink says she will use it to replace an appliance.
The area sports schedule for Tuesday, Sept. 17:
Lima Temple Christian at New Knoxville
Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Brookhart, 86, of Coldwater, died on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Celina Manor.
She was born on May 17, 1927, in Coldwater, to the late Robert H. and Eulalia “Peg” (Bernard) Giere.
Daniel P. Crouch, 60, of Mendon, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born on Nov. 29, 1952, in Celina, to Paul and Mildred (Thees) Crouch.
His father is deceased and his mother survives in Celina.
On May 3, 1980, he married Teresa Severns, who survives along with their two children, Deanna (Zach) Arnett and Josh (Amanda) Crouch, both of Mendon; five grandchildren; two brothers and a sister; his mother-in-law, Doris Severns; three brothers and three sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.
Ottawa-Glandorf won a three-set first doubles match to tilt things the Titan way against St. Marys in a Western Buckeye League girls tennis match on Monday. O-G’s 3-2 win is its first in the league this season, while St. Marys dropped to 1-7 in the WBL with a home match against Kenton tonight left on the WBL slate.
Donna B. Shaffer 87, of Kokomo, Ind., passed away at 10:04 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at her residence, with her loving family at her side.
Donna was born on March 13, 1926, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to the late Harry and Gladys Rayl.
When Donna was younger, she enjoyed being a 4-H leader, and an accomplished seamstress. When she lived in Scotland County, N.C., she was very involved in Senior Olympics and their local Senior Center. She was also very active in the Howard County senior center.
Quinton Slone, 74, of 409 Beech St., St. Marys, died at 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in St. Marys.
He was born on June 28, 1939, in Pippa Passes, Ky., the son of Amos and Cloia Slone.
He married Betty Slone on Aug. 5, 1959, and she survives at the residence.
A pair of ties to Bulldogs — of the Elida and Celina variety — kept the St. Marys boys soccer team from celebrating a Western Buckeye League title last season.
St. Marys already beat Elida earlier this fall on its quest to get the championship . With Monday night’s win over Bath, the Riders have given themselves a chance to flip the script against Celina, too.
St. Marys (7-1-1) stayed perfect in Western Buckeye League play heading into Thursday night’s rivalry game against Celina with a 3-0 victory over the Bath Wildcats on Monday.