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August 8th, 2014

SummerFest Friday Schedule

August 8, 2014

The schedule of events is as follows for Friday:
9:30 a.m- 8 p.m. Book sale — Simply Good Things basement
10 a.m. to 5 p.m Artfest Exhibit — Public Library
10 a.m. Super Sidewalk Sales — Spring Street.
4:30 p.m. — Concession stands open
5 p.m. — SummerFest Cruise-in — South Street Parking Lot
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Craft/Commercial area opens — Skip Baughman Stadium Area

Suspect Arrested In Allen County

August 8, 2014

ST. MARYS — A Lima man has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a string of burglaries in Auglaize, Allen, Shelby and Logan counties.

Mark Ball, 51, of Lima, was arrested this week by deputies from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office. In a news release, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said deputies from the four counties have been working in cooperation with each other to locate a suspect in the burglaries.


 

August 7th

Shadrach Takes Sash

August 7, 2014

ST. MARYS — The 2014 Little Miss SummerFest Queen and her court were crowned on Wednesday night in the PAC at Memorial High School.

Fifteen girls participated in the pageant, which was sponsored in large part by the St. Marys Optimist Club.

August 5th

Daily Rundown

August 5, 2014

Aug. 5: The Toledo Zoo will present a program on endangered animals at FJ Stalo Memorial Library during story time at 10:30 a.m. today.

Lego builders of all ages are invited to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library for the Lego Builders Club. Come between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. today.

The Minster Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.

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

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.

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