February 21st, 2014
Feb. 21: The ROC, 702 E. Spring St., will host a rummage sale to raise funds for The House That God Build project, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
Friday Craft Circle will be held from 10 a.m. to noon today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
Families are welcome to the New Bremen Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today for an interactive movie experience. Sing along with and cheer for classic children’s characters.
Tween Night will be held at 7 p.m. today at the New Bremen Public Library for grades 5 to 8.
Bernard J. Hemmelgarn, 97, formerly of East Sixth St., Minster, died on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Elmwood Assisted Living in New Bremen.
He was born on Jan. 16, 1917, in Cranberry Prairie, to the late Charles and Philomena (Goettemoeller) Hemmelgarn.
He married Alvina M. Overman on June 17, 1939, at St. John Catholic Church, Maria Stein.
She preceded him in death on June 20, 2009.
Feb. 20: The ROC, 702 E. Spring St., will host a rummage sale to raise funds for The House That God Build project, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today for parents and babies up to 36 months at St. Marys Community Public Library.
A preschool story time will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at New Bremen Public Library.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the New Knoxville Library. Kids ages 3 to 5 (not yet in Kindergarten) are welcome.
Doris Ann McConnell, 81, of 206 College St., Coldwater, and formerly of Moulton, died at 4:34 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Coldwater.
She was born on Oct. 26, 1932, in Moulton, the daughter of Harold and Grace (Line) Hobler.
She married Joseph Robert McConnell on Oct. 20, 1956, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moulton, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 2000.
H. Jeffrey Harrod, 44, died on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 17, 1970, in Lima, the son of Harold “Barney” and Julie (Setser) Harrod. His parents survive in Wapakoneta.
On April 21, 1990, he married Barbara J. Horman, and she survives.
New Knoxville senior point guard Haley Horstman won her third straight Midwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year award when the girls all-conference lists were released on Monday night.
Horstman is just the second player in conference history to win the award three times. Marion Local’s Maria Moeller won it in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
ST. MARYS — The shots didn’t fall and the St. Marys boys basketball just didn’t bring the energy on a wintry Monday night.
The Riders’ five-game winning streak came to an abrupt end against the zone defense of the Coldwater Cavaliers in a 47-34 fashion.
ST. MARYS — A recently elected St. Marys Board of Education member and the district's superintendent are at opposite sides of the spectrum regarding comments posted on an online forum last week.
St. Marys senior Jared Deubler's 54.85-second time in the 100 backstroke was good enough to qualify him for a return to the Division II OHSAA state swimming championships. Deubler, who finished fifth at the district meet on Friday night at Cleveland State, will make his third trip to state in his career.
Deubler will join teammate Madison Taylor, who will compete in the girls diving meet after her second-place finish at the district diving meet at Oak Harbor last week.
Clarence U. Barhorst, 79, of Botkins, died at 4:33 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
He was born on April 15, 1934, in Minster, the son of August and Mary (Herbert) Barhorst, who preceded him in death.
On Nov. 19, 1955, he married Shirley A. Nuss, and she died on Nov. 27, 1998.