Archive - 2014
CELINA — Work should soon begin on a project that one local economic development official says will continue the work to heal Grand Lake St. Marys.
Members of the Grand Lake St. Marys Lake Facilities Authority (LFA) approved a joint intergovernmental agreement that covers phase one and two of the Coldwater Creek treatment train and wetlands re-establishment project. The first two phases of the project deal with all the design and permitting work and construction administration of the estimated $2.5 million project.
Virginia Rinehart Buss, 86, of Bradenton, Fla., died on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014,
Mrs. Buss was born on Oct. 1, 1928, in New Bremen, and moved here 27 years ago from Orlando, Fla., where she lived since 1958.
Retired, Mrs. Buss was a social worker for the state of Florida for 16 years. She was a Girl Scout leader, an elder and member of Christ Church of Longboat Key and an active member in her beloved Zeta Tau Alpha. She was a voracious reader, active investor and avid knitter. She lovingly knitted prayer shawls and baby bonnets for many years.
Timothy J. Young, 56, of 12070 Plattner Pike, St. Marys, died unexpectedly at 4:09 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on June 8, 1958, in St. Marys, the son of James and Grace (Schrolucke) Young.
Norbert V. Schlater, 86, of Versailles, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at 5:48 a.m. at Versailles Health Care Center, Versailles.
He was born on Feb. 17, 1928, in Fort Loramie, to the late Fred and Bernadine (Albers) Schlater.
Oct. 27: Paws to Read! at the New Bremen Library will be held today. Children read for 15 minute intervals to a registered therapy dog. Sign up is required. Call 419-629-2158 or stop by the library.
You’re Never Too Old for Story Time will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. today at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library.
Learn the Haunted History of Halloween at the New Knoxville Library at 6 p.m. today. Watch a documentary on the origins of Halloween and make a spooky 3D paper birdcage. Sign up for the craft is required.
Western Buckeye League
Elida 35, Bath 7
Kenton 24, Celina 22
Shawnee 32, Defiance 29
Ottawa-Glandorf 42, St. Marys 21
Wapakoneta 42, Van Wert 0
Midwest Athletic Conference
Coldwater 49, Delphos St. John’s 0
Ft. Recovery 31, St. Henry 26
Marion Local 48, Versailles 0
Minster 28, Anna 21
Parkway 35, New Bremen 12
ST. MARYS — Absentee voting has gotten off to a brisk start in Auglaize County.
As of Thursday, 2,467 residents requested absentee ballots be mailed to them ahead of the Nov. 4 General Election. Auglaize County Elections Board Director Michelle Wilcox said of that number, approximately 1,000 have be returned to the board of elections office.
Ray “Rebel” A. Jarrells, 83, of 315 E. Spring St. in New Knoxville, died at 4:53 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Jan. 6, 1931, in Nolan, W.Va., to Dee and Iva (Sparks) Jarrells, both of whom preceded him in death.
On Dec. 22, 1949, in Pikeville, Ky., he married Wanda L. Cook, who survives.
VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle