Archive - 2014
CELINA — Bryant Rhoades — who remained defiant and professed his innocence throughout his sentencing — will spend the rest of his natural life behind bars without the possibility of parole for his role in the aggravated murders of Colleen and Robert Grube in November 2011.
Jerry F. Spoon, 86, of Van Wert, died at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at the CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.
He was born on July 27, 1928, in Kirby, to parents Raymond W. and Marie Elizabeth (Kuntz) Spoon.
On Dec. 27, 1946, he married Helen Maxine Bolinger at First United Methodist Church in Van Wert. She preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 2012.
Clayton Prater, 59, of 6953 State Route 219, Celina, died at 6:53 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in the emergency department of Coldwater Community Hospital.
He was born on Jan. 6, 1955, in Floyd County, Ky., the son of Douglas and Genevene (Chaffins) Prater, and they preceded him in death.
He married Cynthia Krugh on June 19, 1981, and she survives at the residence.
Video: Peyton, Eli Manning Rap
Aug. 12: Tava Ridenour and her miniature horse will be at FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 10:30 a.m. today.
New Bremen Public Library will host story time for 3 to 5-year-olds at 6:30 p.m. today.
Tava Ridenour and her miniature horse will be at the New Bremen Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today.
The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. today.
The New Knoxville Village Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. today.
James A. Bernhold, 67, of 252 S. Hanover St., Minster, died at 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
He was born on Oct. 31, 1946, in Minster, to the late Maurice and Elizabeth (Westerheide) Bernhold. He married Catherine Byron on Nov. 26, 1971, and she survives in Minster.
He is also survived by son Christopher Bernhold of Minster and daughter Katie and Jaime Murphy of Mechanicsburg, Penn.; grandchildren James; Harper and Larkin; brother Rolly and Mary Bernhold of Minster; and sister Barbara and Don Bollheimer of Minster.
Martin W. Rehmert, 81, of Centerville, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at home in the presence of his family.
Martin was born on Jan. 26, 1933, in Arcanum, to the late Walter and Eva Mae Ricker Rehmert.
Aug. 11: Kids in Kindergarten and older are invited to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 1 p.m. today to watch a classic movie.
Lego Club meets from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library.
New Bremen Public Library will be having Bookworm Adventures, a Story time for children in Kindergarten and first grade, at 6:30 p.m. today. Sign up appreciated.
The St. Marys City Council will meet at 7 p.m. today.
Weekend SummerFest Schedule
Saturday — Family Day
7:30 a.m — REGISTRATION FOR ROUGHRIDER 5K RUN - New park north of High St.
8 a.m. — SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS RESUME(K.C. Geiger Park) 8 a.m. — PONY RUN–Canal Towpath toward 40-Acre Pond. (Registration 7:30 a.m.)
8:30 a.m. — ROUGHRIDER 5K RUN–Canal Towpath northward. (Registration 7:30 a.m.)
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — SENIOR CELEBRATION - Entertainment Tent.
The schedule of events is as follows for Friday:
9:30 a.m- 8 p.m. Book sale — Simply Good Things basement
10 a.m. to 5 p.m Artfest Exhibit — Public Library
10 a.m. Super Sidewalk Sales — Spring Street.
4:30 p.m. — Concession stands open
5 p.m. — SummerFest Cruise-in — South Street Parking Lot
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Craft/Commercial area opens — Skip Baughman Stadium Area