July 23rd, 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 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.
Jean Keysor, 85, of 514 N. Front St., St. Marys, died at 10:03 a.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Vancrest of St. Marys Nursing Home.
She was born on Friday, Jan. 11, 1929, in St. Marys, the daughter of Floyd and Blanche (Wurster) Chilcoat.
She married Virgil “Jack” Keysor on Aug. 3, 1945, and he preceded her in death in February 2005.
Lorraine E. Nolte, 89, of St. Marys, died at 7:20 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Aug. 27, 1924, in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Joseph “Quince” and Leona (Caldwell) Alspach.
On Jan. 1, 1944, she married Donald E. Nolte, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 1986.
July 21: Children in Kindergarten and older are invited to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 1 p.m. today to watch a classic movie.
Children in grades K-2 are welcome to come to the New Bremen Library at 6:30 p.m. today for Angel Bear Yoga. Participants are encouraged to bring a towel to use as a mat.
Max Joseph Schmidt, 62, of Fort Loramie-Swanders Road, (Swanders) Sidney, was found to have passed away of natural causes at his residence on Saturday, July 12, 2014.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1951, at Goldsboro, N.C., to the late Louis “Joe” Schmidt and Marjorie (Liette) Schmidt, who survives in New Bremen.
Harold H. Tuttle, 57, of 124 E. Union St. in Spencerville, died on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on March 17, 1957, in Lima, to William and Patty Lou (Pavel) Tuttle.
CELINA — A U.S. Army veteran is walking across America as part of a journey he hopes will raise money for fellow veterans in need as well as erase a stigma that is often associated with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Eric Peters, of Clark, N.J., started his journey to cover more than 3,200 miles on June 20. He was in Celina on Thursday as part of a break in his trek. St. Marys resident Josh Henline opened his home to Peters and the two will embark for Indianapolis on Sunday.
July 18: Lego fans are invited to New Bremen Library for Lego Club Friday at 10 a.m. July 18.
ST. MARYS — More than a dozen people were arrested on Tuesday in the latest efforts by the Grand Lake Task Force in the fight against drugs.
Seventeen people from across the county were arrested on indictments following lengthy investigations by the task force. Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said the fight against drugs in the county will continue.
“As promised we have continued to investigate the drug sales in this county and surrounding counties,” Solomon said in a news release.