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August 4th

Kill Crowned Queen

August 4, 2014

ST. MARYS — Memorial High School graduate Mallory Kill, daughter of Mike and Carrie Kill, was crowned SummerFest Queen Sunday, in one of the signature events of that kicks off festival week.

“This is actually really important to me,” Kill said after the crowning.

Kill said she’s following in the footsteps of her mother, who competed in pageants as a young woman.

“(My mom) said just smile the whole time, and don’t be nervous,” Kill said. “She just got me happy for it.”

August 2nd

Camp TALK Teaches Communication Skills To Campers

August 2, 2014

CELINA — Wright State University Lake Campus hosted Camp TALK by the Lake this week, teaching communication to nine special education students who connect with others sharing similar challenges.

On Friday, students wrapped up those experiences, and said goodbye to new friends, ready to enter the school year more prepared for bonding with students and teachers. The day offered more speech therapy in one day than the students would receive in school in a week, broken up by fun activities.

August 1st

Bids Submitted For Path

August 1, 2014

ST. MARYS — Five firms submitted bids Thursday afternoon to build a perimeter walking path around K.C. Geiger Park.

Miami Erie Construction submitted the apparent low bid of $131,000 for the project, which will include a paved walking path around the park. The engineer’s estimate for the project was $178,415.75, resulting in a savings of close to $47,500. The highest bid came in at $175,026.50.

“We’re really pleased with the bids,” City Engineer Craig Moeller said. “I didn’t expect them quite that low.”

July 31st

Locals Shine In Ring

July 31, 2014

WAPAKONETA — Bridget Oen said it’s compassion she’s learned through showing in the 4-H market and dairy competitions as a 4-H member —compassion for the cattle and taking care of them.

Born and raised on a dairy farm, the St. Marys teen said she was looking for something more exciting than the rabbits she’d shown the year before when she started showing cattle.

July 29th

Daily Rundown

July 29, 2014

July 29: The Auglaize County Fair is today.

A Story Time will be held at the Paris Street Park in Minster at 10 a.m. today.

New Bremen Public Library will host story time for those 3 to 5 at 6:30 p.m. today.

July 25th

Fort Recovery Tractor Pull Set

July 25, 2014

FORT RECOVERY — Approximately 6,000 people will descend on Fort Recovery this weekend for the National Tractor Pull Association Grand National Tournament.

The event will feature truck and tractor pullers who will fight to obtain the top scores, working for weeks to perfect an 11-second pull.

Promoter Nick Dues said a tractor pull involves a pantagraph system of weights, where as it’s pulled the weight shifts toward the front of the vehicle.

Daily Rundown

July 25, 2014

July 25: The Celina Lake Festival is today.

Lego fans are invited to New Bremen Library for Lego Club Friday at 10 a.m. today.

The St. Marys and Awaji City Youth Delegates will host a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the gazebo in Memorial Park. The lunch is provided through donations and donations are accepted.

July 24th

Daily Rundown

July 24, 2014

July 24: New Bremen Public Library will host story time for those 3 to 5 at 10:30 a.m. today.

Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at New Knoxville Library for children ages 3 to 5.

July 23rd

Firemen's Picnic Offers Fun

July 23, 2014

NEW BREMEN — Tis the season for festivals and fundraisers, and the New Bremen Fireman’s Picnic happening on Saturday will provide fun and activities all day long.

The event will begin at 7 a.m. with registration for the 11th annual Fireman’s Memorial 5K at Crown Pavilion, and run until until midnight with a performance from the local band Haywired. Most of the day’s activities will take place at the Pavilion, Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce Director Logan O’Neill said.

July 22nd

Daily Rundown

July 22, 2014

July 22: A Story Time will be held at the Paris Street Park in Minster at 10 a.m. today.

New Bremen Public Library will host story time for those 3 to 5 at 6:30 p.m. today.

A Book Discussion in the Wissman Room at Otterbein St. Marys will be held at 6:30 p.m. today. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn will be discussed.

The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. today.

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