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February 12th

Program Helps Local Women

February 12, 2013

ST. MARYS — Licensed cosmetologists met with women who have cancer Monday as part of the Look Good, Feel Better campaign to discuss ways to look their best during chemotherapy or radiation treatments.

In the hour and a half program at St. Marys Community Public Library, volunteers Theresia Hedrick and Barb Thomas covered cancer treatment-related appearance problems, such as dry skin, paleness and hair loss. They worked with two women teaching blush, natural eye pencil application and gave each woman a kit donated by the American Cancer Society.

February 11th

Civic Association Honors Knapke

February 11, 2013

MINSTER — At its annual dinner and dance, the Minster Civic Association named its newest honoree, recognizing her for a lifetime of community service, volunteerism and leadership

Mary Knapke, born and raised in Minster, was announced the 2012 Citizen of the Year at the “Tropical Paradise” celebration held Feb. 8 at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

February 8th

FFA Builds Leaders

February 8, 2013

ST. MARYS —  If one asks St. Marys FFA sponsor and teacher Jack McBride if his FFA students are future farmers, he says no, not for the most part.

A more appropriate description would be future leaders, he explains, because while only 2 percent of Americans are farmers more than 20 percent are involved in agriculturally-related fields.

Rider Goes The Distance, On, Off The Track

February 8, 2013

ST. MARYS — Senior Roughrider Alex Mielke is the kind of person who goes with the flow and he does not shy from hard work or from new experiences.

When his girlfriend’s family asked him to try his hand at water skiing on the lake behind their house, Mielke hopped right on. When his friends were all trying out for band, he picked up drumsticks and auditioned with them.

Mielke’s main focus as far as athletics is running. He is a member of both the track and cross country teams for Memorial High School.

Deer Hunting Regulations May Change Seasons

February 8, 2013

ST. MARYS — A slew of changes have been proposed regarding deer hunting in Ohio.

During a meeting on Wednesday, the Ohio Wildlife Council proposed an October antlerless-only, white-tailed deer muzzleloader hunting season, extended hunting hours and new bag limits on a county-by-county basis. The changes, if approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council, would take effect for the 2013-14 hunting seasons.

GOBA To Roll Into Village

February 8, 2013

NEW BREMEN — This summer, New Bremen will host more than 3,000 cyclists during a their two-day pitt stop in the village as part of the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) — effectively doubling the village’s population for 48 hours.

The village held a public meeting Thursday night at the Lockkeeper’s house to inform residents about the event and what to expect when the cyclists roll into town.

February 7th

5 Seek GOP At-Large Nods

February 7, 2013

ST. MARYS — A slew of candidates have filed petitions seeking seats on St. Marys City Council.

The Republican primary for St. Marys Council-at-large will feature a crowded race. Incumbents Bob Fitzgerald, 1713 Fenway Court, and James Harris, 413 Concord Ave., are seeking re-election. Joining them on the ballot are Russell Bailey, 328 Orchard Drive, Dan Uhlenhake, 606 Farrington Court, and Todd Fleagle, 1001 W. Spring St. Voters in the Republican primary may cast ballots for up to three candidates. The top three vote getters will move on to the November election.

February 6th

Suspect Pocket Dials 911

February 6, 2013

SIDNEY — Law enforcement officials in Shelby County got an unlikely assist from a suspect Tuesday night.

Douglas J. Wolaver was arrested shortly after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday after Shelby County Sheriff's deputies responded to a burglary in progress at an unoccupied residence in the 500 block of Miami River Road in Sidney.

Wine Case Heading To High Court

February 6, 2013

ST. MARYS — Ohio's High Court has accepted the appeal of Douglas Wine.

In a ruling late Wednesday morning, the Ohio Supreme Court agreed to hold a hearing in Wine's case. In September, Wine's attorney, Lorin Zaner, filed a motion requesting justices from the Ohio Supreme Court take up his case on appeal from the Third District Court of Appeals in Lima. Early last year, appeals court judges in Lima reduced Wine's conviction of gross sexual imposition, a fourth-degree felony, to a third-degree misdemeanor of sexual imposition.

Trustee Passes Torch

February 6, 2013

ST. MARYS — A township trustee with more than three decades of service recently announced his retirement — paving the way for a new member to join the board.

The Noble Township Board of Trustees met on Feb. 1 to swear in its newest member, Grant Shaner.

“The trustees came to me and asked if I’d be interested,” Shaner said. “I was appointed, and when the term is up, I’ll have to run.”

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