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August 15th, 2012

Councilors OK Exemption

August 15, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Councilors untabled an ordinance and moved forward with the legislation, making all A-1 agricultural zones exempt from the height of grass requirement.

During their meeting Tuesday evening, councilors debated not exempting noxious weeds in the legislation — mainly thistles.

“Even though you alleviate them, they’re going to come from other places, too,” Councilor John Schwartz said. “Once they get airborne, they travel miles and miles.”

Doris Aileen Barber, 92

August 15, 2012

Doris Aileen Barber, 92, of Delaware, formerly of Celina, died at 8:10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Wintersong Village Nursing Home of Delaware.

She was born on Aug. 14, 1919, in Mendon, to Robert and Bertha (Banter) Barber, and they preceded her in death.

Doris is survived by her sister; two sisters-in-law; four nieces.

She was preceded in death by three brothers; a brother-in-law.

Myron “Sam” Katterheinrich, 86

August 15, 2012

Myron “Sam” Katterheinrich, 86, of 216 W. Spring St., New Knoxville, died suddenly at 11:24 a.m. Monday, Aug., 13, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

He was born on Oct. 17, 1925, in New Knoxville, the son of Samuel and Ida (Schultz) Katterheinrich, and they preceded him in death.

He married Joanne Koenig on Aug. 23, 1947, and she survives at the residence.

August 14th

Eleanor L. Wolfe, 91

August 14, 2012

Eleanor L. Wolfe, 91, formerly of 402 S. Main St., New Knoxville, died on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Cridersville Health Care Center.

She was born on June 4, 1921, in Kenmore, the daughter of Ausker and Mary (Brant) Imler, and they preceded her in death.

On June 2, 1943, she married Dr. Herbert S. Wolfe, while he was preparing for duty as a medical officer in World War II.  Herbert preceded her in death in 2002.

Maurice J. Stammen, 80

August 14, 2012

Maurice J. Stammen, 80, of New Bremen, died at 1:31 p.m.  Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center.

He was born on July 3, 1932, in New Weston, the son of Norbert and Frances (Westgerdes) Stammen, and they preceded him in death.

On July 4, 1957, he married Joan Hamberg, and she survives in New Bremen.  

He is also survived by his sisters, Laura Sudhoff of Fort Recovery and Dolores Robbins of Celina; a brother, Harold (Irene) Stammen of New Bremen; a number of nieces and nephews.  

Roof Needs Repairs

August 14, 2012

NEW BREMEN — After experiencing a leak in the roof during the summer, administrators are working to assemble a team to create a plan of action for building maintenance on New Bremen Elementary School.

Superintendent Howard Overman said a contractor came out and took samples of the roof and recommended that approximately 80 percent of the roof be replaced.

SSD Steps Down

August 14, 2012

ST. MARYS — After less than six months on the job, the city’s safety-service director is resigning.

Jason Little, who was hired by Mayor Pat McGowan in February, announced his resignation this morning. McGowan told The Evening Leader Little was unable to sell his home in Washington Courthouse and that his wife accepted a teaching position in its school district.

August 13th

Chamber Reaches Milestone

August 13, 2012

ST. MARYS — During Saturday’s SummerFest parade, attendees may have noticed the giant birthday cake holding 60 birthday candles.

As another SummerFest has passed this weekend, it also recognized the 60th anniversary of the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce, whose SummerFest Committee puts on the festival every year.

August 11th

Weekend SummerFest Schedule

August 11, 2012

Saturday, Aug. 11 — Family Day

7:30 a.m. — Saturday morning breakfast by Agape — Kiwanis Tent

8 a.m. — Senior Moments Morning — Entertainment Tent

8 a.m. — Pony Run — Canal Towpath toward 40-Acre Pond. (Registration at 7:30 a.m.)

8:30 a.m. — Roughrider 5K — Canal Towpath toward 40-Acre Pond. (Registration at 7:30 a.m.)

9 a.m. — Craft show, South Street Parking Lot

August 10th

Survey of Canal Ordered

August 10, 2012

“Leader Look Back” is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week’s edition examines stories from Aug. 7-13, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: Approximately 3,500 yards of broken concrete from St. Marys and Wapakoneta roads was used as rip-rap at Lake St. Marys in an effort to prevent erosion. Lake Foreman John Sunderland noted $1,900 was appropriated for dredging the lake.

Saturday, Feb. 28 Wrestling Division II Sectional at Oak Harbor Bowling Division II Girls...
ROSSFORD — St. Marys sophomore  Austin Cook rolled a 675 series and qualified for the...
NEW KNOXVILLE 51, MINSTER 50 MINSTER – Logan Leffel’s putback as the buzzer sounded...

 

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