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September 22nd, 2011

New Eatery Opens In St. Marys

September 22, 2011

ST. MARYS — Hungry residents looking for a place to get a home-cooked meal have a new option.

Kate’s Kitchen, 810 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, opened its doors Wednesday at the former location of the Knotty Pine. For owners Dennis and Kathy Burden, owning the restaurant is a dream come true.

“It’s been her lifelong dream to open up a restaurant,” Burden told The Evening Leader as his wife was busy cooking in the kitchen. “So that’s what we did.”

Karl P. Kohler Jr., 89

September 22, 2011

Karl P. Kohler Jr., 89, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at the Wapakoneta Manor.  

He was born on Nov. 2, 1921, in Columbus, to Karl P. and Mary Nelle (Chiesa) Kohler, and they preceded him in death.  

On Sept. 1, 1950, he married Sue Carole Spees, and she survives in Wapakoneta.

He is also survived by two sons, Kevin S. “Coach” (Carla) Kohler of Wapakoneta, Kim E. (Lisa) Kohler of Chelsea, Ala.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law.

Facility Honors Seniors

September 22, 2011

ST. MARYS — A lively crowd of area seniors gathered Tuesday afternoon at the Auglaize County Council on Aging for its annual Senior Day celebration.

Senior Day is celebrated in conjunction with National Senior Center Month.

“National Senior Center Month has been celebrated since the 1940s,” Auglaize County Council on Aging Director Christina Roby said. “We want to give back and have a little fun.”

September 21st

Shelby County Sheriff Indicted On Sex Charge

September 21, 2011

WAPAKONETA — Shelby County's sheriff was arrested today on a sex charge.

In a news release issued to The Evening Leader, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said Shelby County Sheriff Dean A. Kimpel, 57, was arrested at 8:19 a.m. today on an indictment handed down by a grand jury. Kimpel was indicted on one count of sexual battery, a third-degree felony.

Illness Not Linked To Grand Lake St. Marys

September 21, 2011

ST. MARYS — State officials on Monday ruled out a reported illness as being linked to Grand Lake St. Marys.

Ohio Department of Health spokesperson Tessie Pollock released an update of the statuses of statewide reports of illness being examined for possible links to Ohio waterways. Officials ruled one of the two reports that are currently under investigation regarding Grand Lake St. Marys as not a case. That ruling means any report of illness cannot be linked to the lake.

Unemployment Rates Dip

September 21, 2011

ST. MARYS — After months of teetering back and forth, unemployment rates in Auglaize County tumbled more than half a percent in August.

According to data released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Auglaize County’s unemployment rate settled in at 7.4 percent — down from 8.1 percent in July. The unemployment rate a year ago was 8.6 percent.

September 20th

Minster 13th in latest Division VI Ohio HS Football Poll

September 20, 2011

COLUMBUS (AP) — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the second weekly Associated Press poll of 2011, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

 

DIVISION I

Monday Sports Round-Up: Rider boys soccer downs Celina, 3-0

September 20, 2011

CELINA — A half dozen Roughriders slid head-first for the final 15 yards towards their half-submerged bench to celebrate a shutout win over their rival, making sure any of the last remaining areas on their all-blue jerseys uncaked with mud were covered.

The St. Marys boys soccer team blanked Celina 3-0 on Monday night in field conditions only a laundry detergent manufacturer could love.

4 Arrested On Drug Charges

September 20, 2011

CELINA — Four Mercer County residents were arrested as a result of drug investigations by members of the Grand Lake Drug Task Force.

In a news release issued to The Evening Leader, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said the four were indicted and arrested for alleged drug trafficking.  The investigation was conducted by the Grand Lake Drug Task Force — a combined effort of law enforcement agencies in Mercer and Auglaize counties. Grey noted the Celina Police Department also assisted in the apprehensions.

Facing charges are:

Harold L. Suchland, 90

September 20, 2011

Harold L. Suchland, 90, of 9 Haarbye St., New Bremen, died at 1:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at the St. Marys Living Center.  

He was born on June 11, 1921, in St. Marys, the son of Rueben and Maude (Dowden) Suchland, and they preceded him in death.  

On Oct. 18, 1942, he married Helen E. Menchhofer, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 28, 2008.  

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