May 1st, 2014
May 1: New Bremen Public Library will have Reader’s Theater for 3rd and 4th graders at 3:30 p.m. today.
The New Knoxville Adult Book Club will meet from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. The book being discussed is "Cane River" by Lalita Tademy.
Gardener’s Swap & Share will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Call 419-394-7471 for information.
MINSTER – The Minster Wildcats took advantage of four unearned runs and Brandon Hoying kept the New Bremen bats at bay in a 5-0 six-inning win called after six innings because of lightning on Tuesday.
Minster put pressure on the New Bremen defense with small ball.
“I thought we bunted well tonight,” Minster head coach Mike Wiss aid. “Bunting was something we have been working on and we played good defense. We have made goof strides the last couple weeks and I’m glad with that. ”
Bernadetta A. Schulze, 88, of New Bremen, died at 4:10 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Mary.
She was born on July 17, 1925, in McCartyville. She was the daughter of August and Elizabeth (Tuente) Riethman.
On June 18, 1947, in McCartyville, she married Linus Schulze, who preceded her in death on March 11, 2011.
Hanley E. Evans, 73, of 1025 Hendricks Ave. in St. Marys, died at 2:50 p.m. Monday April 28, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on April 18, 1941, in Fonde, Ky., to Doshie (Snodgrass) and Richard Evans Sr.
On May 8, 1971, in Sidney, he married Elaine L. Lynch, who survives.
NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen Village Councilors amended a resolution regarding the village’s total amount owed for the Miami Erie Canal Towpath project Monday night during a special meeting.
The village owed a 20 percent match to the Ohio Department of Transportation to complete the project, but there was a cost increase.
CELINA — A Mercer County home sustained severe damage from a fire that broke out late Sunday night.
At approximately 11:02 p.m., Mercer County Central Dispatch received a call reporting a structure fire at 8673 U.S. 33, Center Township.
The initial call was placed by a neighbor, however dispatchers were soon flooded with calls reporting the fire.
No one was home at the time of the fire and the home sustained severe damage. The property is owned by Tracy Mabry Sr. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
James Lee “Jim” Settlemire, 90, formerly of Lima, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014, at Otterbein – St. Marys.
He was born on Oct. 1, 1923, in Perry Township, Allen County, to Chester and Dolly (Marshall) Settlemire.
On Nov. 9, 1944, in Sloan, Iowa, he married Patricia Clark, who survives at Otterbein – St. Marys.
WAPAKONETA — The St. Marys girls track team finished third and the Roughrider boys took sixth at the Wapakoneta Relays on Friday evening.
The Rider girls scored 56 points, trailing only Defiance (70) and second-place Wapakoneta (66).
Ottawa-Glandorf won the 10-team boys meet with 78 points. Anna was second (74), Defiance was third (62.5) followed by Wapak (47.5), Sidney (38) and St. Marys (35).
Barrett G. Kemp, 82, of 08304 Kruse Road, Wapakoneta, died at noon Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Hospice of Dayton.
He was born on Feb. 22, 1932, in Dayton, the son of Barrett M. and Gladys (Linkhart) Kemp.
He first married Patricia Picard, and she preceded him in death; he then married Shirley Glass McEvoy and she preceded him in death.
CONVOY — The Minster baseball team took its six-game winning streak north against a state-ranked Crestview team that ended the Wildcats’ two-year reign as Division IV champs last spring.
Minster (8-7) returned home with its streak intact.
The Wildcats roared past the eighth-ranked team in Division IV by a 10-0 score in a five-inning run-rule win.
Drew Ripploh threw the five-inning shutout for Minster, scattering five hits and striking out three.