September 1st, 2011
ST. MARYS — Local residents who want to own a piece of St. Marys history can do so by visiting the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce.
A version of the 1936 film that was found in the chamber’s basement in 2009 has been digitized and transfered into DVD format for purchase. Minster Bank donated the funds to help cover the costs of digitizing and restoring the film.
ST. MARYS — Area students received an annual visit to their schools where they were presented with a tool that will help them throughout this year and maybe in future years.
The St. Marys Rotary Club presented dictionaries to third-grade students at Grand Lake Christian School, at Holy Rosary School and at St. Marys Intermediate School Wednesday morning.
“We know third grade is a very big year,” Rotarian and Dictionary Chair Jim Harris told the students at St. Marys Intermediate School. “We want to help you out during the year.”
Lee Deerhake, 77, of New Knoxville, died on Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, in Sandusky.
Arrangements are being completed with the Vornholt – Miller Funeral Home in New Knoxville.
John L. Vehorn, 81, of Maria Stein, died on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at his residence after a three-month illness.
He was born on March 31, 1930, in Maria Stein, to Edward and Ruth (Grieshop) Vehorn, and they preceded him in death.
On June 23, 1956, in Troy, he married Ruth Ann Curtis, and she survives in Maria Stein.
Mary B. Gallimore, 88, formerly of 111 N. Van St., and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 5:05 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born on April 5, 1923, in Celina, the daughter of Jacob and Anna (Snow) Sholler, and they preceded her in death.
On Dec. 11, 1943, she married Rolland Gallimore, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1999.
ST. MARYS — Eight local residents were arrested Tuesday as part of a drug roundup by members of the Grand Lake Drug Task Force.
According to online court documents, Barbara A. Revolt, 46, 712 Columbia St., St. Marys, was indicted on three counts of trafficking in suspected marijuana. Revolt was arrested Tuesday on the charges that allegedly date back to Nov. 16. She was ordered held on an own recognizance bond.
ST. MARYS — Roller skating will return to St. Marys on Friday with the re-opening of Woodland Rollerdome.
Dan and Victoria Egbert recently purchased the roller rink on Celina Road, and while the rink will officially celebrate its grand opening in October, free hot dogs will be given to those in attendance at the 6:30 p.m. opening on Friday. Egbert noted the rink has received several updates in the past few weeks.
Tuesday, Aug. 30
Kenton at St. Marys, 5 p.m.
New Knoxville at St. Marys, 6 p.m.
Frank.-Mon. at New Knox., 5
Shawnee at Minster, 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 29 Local Round-Up
ST. MARYS — Results of an alum test project in April on three locations within Grand Lake St. Marys yielded results that could bode well for the lake.
NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville Local School has acquired new technology to aide students that have difficulty taking notes.
The district purchased two Echo Smartpens, which record a lecture while the student is taking notes. Principal Linda Tebbe said she saw a demonstration for the smartpen at a workshop.