July 6th, 2011
MINSTER — A rough start to Tuesday night’s game didn’t deter the Minster ACME baseball team from assuring itself of a trip to the district tournament.
Minster pushed a run across in the bottom of the sixth inning and advanced to the title game of the Auglaize County sectional tournament with a 5-4 win over top-seeded St. Marys at Hanover Street Park.
Tuesday, July 5
Minster 5, St. Marys 4
MINSTER — A rough start to Tuesday night's game didn't deter the Minster ACME baseball team from assuring itself of a trip to the district tournament.
Fred W. Struben Jr., 85, of Westport, passed away at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at the Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
He was born on Feb. 1, 1926, in Nebraska, Ind., to Fredrick William and Flora (Lienhoop) Struben, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 7, 1949, in Cincinnati, he married Dorothy Marie Fish, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 11, 1978. On June 8, 1984, in Elizabethtown, he married Joyce Ann Crawhorn, and she survives him.
Pamela J. Johnson Mangin Stover, 64, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:30 a.m. Monday, July 4, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on May 3, 1947, to Harold A. and Lola M. (Colley) Johnson in Lima. Her father preceded her in death and her mother survives in Lima.
On March 27, 1965, she married Donald D. Mangin Sr. On July 8, 1979, she married William F. Stover, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 1998.
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.