August 29th, 2014
ST. MARYS — Fourteen years ago, Jim Harris was just ending his one-year presidency with the St. Marys Rotary Club.
NEW BREMEN — New Bremen fourth graders each donated $1 to fight ALS while getting drenched for charity on Wednesday.
Each student learned about ALS and read about Lou Gehrig — who died from the disease. The Cardinals then called out fourth graders nationwide to do the same.
Ella Pape explained what she’d learned about ALS.
“It’s a disease that people are fighting for,” she said, adding why she wanted to participate. “To challenge other people.”
Aug. 28: New Bremen Public Library will host story time for 3 to 5-year-olds at 10:30 a.m. today.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library. Kids ages 3-5 (not yet in Kindergarten) are welcome.
The New Bremen Library’s Highly Recommended Book Club will be meeting at 1 p.m. today. No need to read a specific book. Just come prepared to discuss what you’ve been reading recently.
Video: Braxton Miller undergoes shoulder surgery.
Adam D. Warren, 34, of 74 Riley St., Montezuma, died at 10:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on June 16, 1980, in Dayton, the son of Alan and Debra (Mullins) Warren.
He married Trista Scaggs on May 18, 2003, in Clayton, and she survives at the residence.
ST. MARYS — School security could get a boost if city councilors sign off on new legislation one law enforcement official says could save money and help the battered General Fund.
During Monday night's city council meeting, St. Marys Police Chief Mark Ernst addressed councilors regarding the re-establishment of a police auxiliary force for the city of St. Marys.
Ernst said the city had an auxiliary department that was established in the mid-1950s, but participation fizzled out in the 1990s.
Susan “Sue” Collingsworth, 71, of 903 E. Spring St., St. Marys, died 11:05 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on June 10, 1943, in Garrett, Ind., the daughter of Martha (Daughtery) and Leroy Lower Sr.
She married Fred Collingsworth on April 24, 1971, and he survives in St. Marys.
She is survived by her children, Glenda (John Proutey) Garrison of Lexington, Ky.; Fred Collingsworth Jr. of St. Marys; Jeff (Amanda) Collingsworth of Sidney; by five grandchildren and two sisters.
Aug. 26: New Bremen Public Library will host story time for 3 to 5-year-olds at 6:30 p.m. today.
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CELINA — Bobby Kennedy ended Dan Kanfoush’s reign as holder of the Governor’s Cup, halting years of frustratingly close finishes.
Kennedy won via tiebreaker over four-time Governor’s Cup and three-time defending champion Kanfoush this weekend at the hydroplane racing event on Grand Lake St. Marys.
Kennedy has finished second to his younger cousin Brandon in 2008 and often to Kanfoush.