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September 6th, 2013
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.
ST. MARYS — Though Kimberli Glass has been involved in the St. Marys City Schools for several years now, this school year will be her first as a full-time teacher with her own classroom and her own set of students.
Glass is an intervention specialist for fourth graders at the intermediate school, and she said she is excited to be there. Glass has been a substitute teacher for the past five years and coached the JV Volleyball team for four years.
ST. MARYS — Horses are a relatively new interest for the Kuenning family.
ST. MARYS — Pam and Jim Schnarre take extra care when it comes to their dogs, Howie, Bailey and Sequoia.
While Sequoia was a wedding present puppy picked out during their honeymoon, Howie and Bailey are Maltese dogs rescued with handicaps, who are now receiving first class treatment.
“We take our dogs wherever we go on planes, on boats,” Pam Schnarre said. “We’re regular campers, and we take our cat camping with us, too.”
ST. MARYS — A traveling exhibit on one of America’s greatest presidents is set to open in Auglaize County today.
The Auglaize County Public Library system and the Auglaize County Historical Society will be hosting “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibit that will be on display through Oct. 12. In addition to the traveling exhibit, branches of the Auglaize County Public Library system and the St. Marys Community Public Library will host presentations related to Abraham Lincoln and the Constitution.