August 9th, 2012
50 Years Ago This Week – 1962
The St. Marys Lakers pushed themselves above the .500 mark for the first time since their season-opener when they were 1-0 with an 11-5 victory over Bradfield Center.
St. Marys dug themselves in a one-run hole to start the game, but quickly responded with two runs in the bottom of the first inning and five more over the next three innings.
By ANGIE KLOSTERMAN
ST. MARYS — After extensive discussion Wednesday evening, board members moved to table a resolution authorizing MSA Sport to conduct an outdoor athletic master plan.
ST. MARYS — More than 20 girls took to the PAC stage at Memorial High School Wednesday night, dancing, smiling and curtsying in front of a packed crowd in hopes to be crowned the 2012 SummerFest Little Miss, a title that Emma Freewalt ultimately took home.
The 21 contestants were judged on an introduction, their model walk and an interview, and four were named to the 2012 SummerFest Little Miss Court. Emma, the daughter of Jeremy and Christie Freewalt, said she enjoyed her experience in the Little Miss SummerFest Pageant.
Betty Lou Eutsler, 85, of Spencerville, died at 10:08 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System, where she had been a patient for nine days.
She was the widow of John W. Eutsler.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, and visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Thomas I. Wolfe, 75, of 1905 Kingsbury Drive, St. Marys, died 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on May 26, 1937, in Benton Harbor, Mich., the son of Archer and Helen (Bartlett) Wolfe, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 22, 1964, he married Mary K. Adams, and she survives at the residence.
ST. MARYS — As one group of St. Marys youths arrived home, a group of Japanese youths came to visit as well.
The six St. Marys youth delegates and two chaperones arrived home from Awaji City, Japan, Monday evening, with the 11 youth delegates and two chaperones from Japan arriving in St. Marys Monday evening as well.
St. Marys Memorial head football coach Greg Phillips talks to players before the inaugural flag football season in St. Marys at the turf field near Memorial High School. The flag football league begins its first season with 95 players who are ages 6-10.
Individuals who ordered St. Marys football season tickets may pick up their tickets until Thursday, Aug. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the high school office. Season tickets not claimed will be sold to the public on Thursday, Aug. 9 starting at 7 p.m. Those wishing to purchase new seats or trade seats may do so. The athletic department also has 60 parking passes available for sale at $20 per pass.
Wednesday, Aug. 8
7 p.m. — Little Miss SummerFest Pageant, Performing Arts Center, Memorial High School
Thursday, Aug. 9 — Supper and Sounds in Memorial Park
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Supper is served in Memorial Park
5:40 p.m. — Dinner Entertainment in the gazebo
6:45 p.m. — Opening ceremony - Memorial Park
7 p.m. - The Big Band Sound of AC Swing - gazebo
Mary Lou Bornhorst, 82, of Fort Loramie, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community.
Mary Lou, the youngest of 13 children, was born on Nov. 25, 1929, in Fort Loramie, to John and Anna Borchers, both deceased. On May 22, 1951, she was married to Homer J. Bornhorst, who survives her.