July 6th, 2011
Phillip M. Lewis, 55, of 117 S. Main St., St. Marys, died on Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1955, in Celina, the son of Raymond K. and Nora (Colwell) Lewis, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by a daughter, Mahala Lewis of Savannah, Ga.; a granddaughter, Eisabella Bush of Savannah, Ga.; a sister, Bonnie (Bruce) Opperman of Elida; a stepsister, Judy (Chuck) Cuffaro of Gold Canyon, Ariz.; several nieces.
MINSTER — On Tuesday, Minster Village Councilors awarded a contract for the upcoming street resurfacing project to Wagner Paving.
“Wagner’s has done a number of jobs for us in town,” Village Administrator Don Harrod said. “They do good work for us, so we have no problem recommending them.”
The engineer’s estimate for the project was $195,552, and the councilors appropriated $125,000 for the project at the beginning of this year.
ST. MARYS — Local teens learned a few recipes they could cook for themselves as part of a activity that corresponds with a summer reading program at the library.
On Tuesday, local teens made salsa, guacamole and cheese — and black beans, if they wanted to add them — quesadillas as part of “Mexican cooking — Make it Yourself” activity at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
ST. MARYS — Sunny skies and calm waters brought a slew of boaters and campers to Grand Lake St. Marys State Park for the holiday weekend.
“It was a good weekend,” Park Manager Brian Miller told The Evening Leader. “The campground was at 90 percent occupancy, which is the best we’ve seen since Memorial Day weekend. Boat traffic was well above what it was — we had people tubing, skiing and people using boaters’ beaches for swimming. There also was a lot of fishing, having picnics and people enjoying the area.”
CELINA — A Celina man faces criminal charges for allegedly knocking a man off his bicycle Sunday morning.
The Celina Police Department responded to a report of an assault at 12:17 a.m. Sunday at 306 S. Brandon Ave. Officers found the alleged victim, Justin P. Nisewarner, 29, suffering from multiple injuries to his head and face.
July 5: FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster will hold stories in the park at 10 a.m. today.
New Bremen Public Library will host a craft day at 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. today. Sign ups are required and all ages are welcome.
The Minster Village Council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. today. Moulton Township Trustees will meet at 8 p.m. today for the regular monthly meeting.
July 7: New Bremen Public Library will host Suitcase Stories at 10:30 a.m. today.
Tuesday, July 5
Local Sports Schedule
St. Marys vs. Minster, 6 p.m.
Licking County at Grand Lake Mariners, 7:15 p.m.
Sharon M. Wells-Dicke, 65, of 5336 Lake Drive, Celina, died at 8:10 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on Jan. 9, 1946, in St. Marys, to Virgil and M. Jean (Chilcoat) Keysor. Her father preceded her in death, and her mother survives her in St. Marys.
She married Darwin “Doc” Wells, and he preceded her in death in 1981. On Sept. 9, 1997, in Gatlinburg, Tenn., she married William F. Dicke, and he survives her.
David F. Hegemier, 84, of 18590 State Route 29, New Knoxville, died on Monday, July 4, 2011, at his residence.
He was on born June 22, 1927, in Auglaize County, the son of August and Esther (Roediger) Hegemier, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 1, 1947, he married Virginia “Ginny” Glass, and she survives him at the residence.
Debra Jean Hensley, 56, of 511 S. Beech St., St. Marys, was found dead on Saturday, July 2, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on Jan. 2, 1955, in St. Marys, the daughter of Virgil “Jack” and M. Jean (Chilcoat) Keysor, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives in St. Marys.
She married James Hensley in 1972 and he preceded her in death.