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August 16th, 2013
ST. MARYS — Otterbein Senior Living kicked off its annual fish fry Thursday night with root beer floats and a performance by Don Smithey, gospel and country guitarist.
Resident Life Director Dianna Uhlenhake said every year the tent goes up Thursday and there’s an event Thursday night that makes use of the tent. The event builds excitement for Saturday’s fish fry.
“The fish fry is our biggest event of the year,” she said. “We pull out all the stops.”
Aug. 15: The New Bremen Public Library will host an adult Pinterest craft today. Call 419-629-2158 to register.
Preschoolers are invited to the New Bremen Public Library for activities at 10:30 a.m. today.
The Auglaize County Veterans Service Commission will meet at 5 p.m. today at 209 S. Blackhoof St., Wapakoneta.
Adults are invited to come to the New Knoxville Library for their own craft night from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today.
The Moulton Township Zoning Commission Board will meet at 8 p.m. today at the Township Hall.
Aug. 14: The St. Marys Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. today.
The New Bremen Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. today.
Aug. 13: A free computer class will be held at 1 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Call 419-394-7471 to register.
The FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster presents “Crafts with Sierra.” Sign up to make one or both bracelets with Sierra at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. today.
The New Bremen Public Library will host a sidewalk chalk and bubble want activity at 1 p.m. today.
ST. MARYS — The smell of ribs filled the air over SummerFest Saturday afternoon as competitors served up their best dishes as part of the annual rib cook-off.
Armed with spices, rubs, sauces, smokers and grills, each competitor sought bragging rights for the year — as well as trophies and cash prizes — for having the best ribs. The cook-off drew competitors from Lima, St. Marys and New Knoxville.
Ed Scarberry, of Lima, is a veteran of rib cook-offs.
ST. MARYS — The 30th annual SummerFest is open for business.
The annual event, which draws crowds to Memorial Park all weekend, kicked off on Thursday with the opening ceremony. Before proclaiming the event open, St. Marys Mayor Pat McGowan touted SummerFest as a bridge across generations of St. Marys residents who left but the city but who come home for the event each year.
Friday, Aug. 9
9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. — BOOK SALE, Simply Good Things basement
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — ARTFEST EXHIBIT, public library
10 a.m. — RESOURCEFUL ECO-FRIENDLY SOLUTIONS TO TODAY’S LIVING, Save The Planet Tent
10 a.m. — SUPER SIDEWALK SALES, Spring Street
5 p.m. — SUMMERFEST CRUISE-IN, South Street Parking Lot
5 p.m. — POLICE K-9 WORKING DOG DEMONSTRATION, practice field by St. Marys River.
ST. MARYS — The ballot for the November General Election will feature a slew of contested races across the county, including a pair of contested school board races.
In St. Marys, the race for three open board of education seats will feature six candidates. Karl Dammeyer, 2645 Dowty Road, Janet Dicke, 149 Waterbury Court, Travis R. Kuenning, 10157 State Route 364, Brandon M. Meyer, 621 E. Spring St., Bob Valentine, 107 N. Wayne St., and Ralph A. Wiley, 123 Augustus St., are seeking the spots.
St. MARYS — The 2013 St. Marys Little Miss SummerFest Pageant, which took place on Wednesday evening in the Performing Arts Center of Memorial High School, started off with fun and dancing.
Eighteen girls in jean shorts and neon knee socks took the stage to the sound of Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want To Have Fun.” They did their opening dance, complete with pillow fights and smiling faces.