Archive - 2013 - News Article
ST. MARYS - Members of the St. Marys Board of Education voted to reinstate full busing during tonight's board of education meeting. Busing will resume on Sept. 30.
NEW KNOXVILLE — The village of New Knoxville could grow by 4 acres pending commissioners’ approval after councilors voted Tuesday night to bring in a farm and the soon-to-be-built Katterheinrich homestead.
Gary and Sylvia Katterheinrich came to the meeting to ask councilors for the approval which will allow them to tap into village sewer and water, as well as utilize the fire and police protection of the village.
ST. MARYS — For senior Roughrider Amanda Dues, working hard is easy when it pays off.
Dues is a member of both the track and cross country team for Memorial High School, and she is a dedicated runner. She started track in junior high, and traded volleyball for cross country in high school. Though Dues had heard it was a tough sport, she started the summer workouts with an optimistic outlook.
It turned out the sport was intense, with their coach requiring runners to finish a certain distance in a certain amount of time.
ST. MARYS — Two Fort Recovery residents died as a result of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle collision Friday afternoon in Auglaize County.
According to a report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at 1:01 p.m., Linus U. Braun 77, of Fort Recovery, was driving a 2006 Dodge Caravan southeast on Ohio 29, near Washington Pike, when he went left-of-center and struck a northwest bound 2011 Honda Pilot driven by Judy Zink, 58, of St. Marys. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage in the head-on collision.
ST. MARYS — Thursday night was an emotional one for New Bremen resident Monica Lemley and her family when her daughters came home with a 12-week-old kitten they found at Speedway Lanes.
The kitten’s right eye was injured so badly all that is visible is red.
“The kids brought him home and asked if we could fix him,” Lemley said.
MINSTER — Sarah Ambos, of Anna, joins Minster school staff as a kindergarten teacher this year after teaching all day kindergarten for two years in Greenville.
“Minster has a great reputation,” Ambos said. “I knew a lot about the school. I knew they had hardworking teachers. It’s also closer to home.”
The Wright State University graduate has a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and a master’s degree to teach reading, something she said she cares deeply about.
ST. MARYS — Organizers of the Auglaize County Council on Aging’s second-ever Harvestfest say the event will be bigger and better than ever before.
The event, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Miller Building of the Auglaize County Fairgrounds, will feature homemade ice cream, an ODOT driving simulator, appraisals, historical stories and more.
“We have all kinds of things for kids to do,” Outreach Coordinator Trena Chiles said.
NEW BREMEN — Born and raised in New Bremen, Lindsay Burkard is back home and working as a eighth-grade language arts teacher after going to college in Toccoa Falls, Ga.
“I’m really excited to be near my family in New Bremen,” Burkard said. “The schools here are really great ... I wasn’t anticipating getting hired at New Bremen, so I’m excited about that.”
ST. MARYS — An area agency will soon be adding to its fleet of vehicles thanks in part to a grant program through the Ohio Department of Transportation.
ST. MARYS — “Stand out in life, but blend together in music” — this mantra was written on a poster that hung on the walls in the band room at Memorial High School ever since senior Evan Bader, 17, was a freshman.
Bader has been blending since fifth grade, when he decided to join band. Watching football games when he was younger and seeing the band out on the field pushed Bader to be a part of that group, which a lot of his friends were doing, too.