August 18th, 2014
ST. MARYS — K.C. Geiger Park will once again echo with the sounds of blues as an annual music festival returns this weekend.
The 2014 Riverside Bluesfest kicks off on Saturday with a slate of bands the blends nationally known acts with local artists. In addition to live music, the one-day festival will feature a slew of food and beverage vendors as organizers continue to tweak the event.
“We are trying to make it a little more unique,” said Dave Stilwell, an organizer of the event.
Aug. 18: Kids in Kindergarten and older are invited to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 1 p.m. today to watch a classic movie.
A Meet the Teacher Craft will be hosted at New Bremen Public Library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. Make a craft at the library and bring it to your new teacher that night. All ages are welcome. Sign up is required at 419-629-2158.
The Minster Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. today.
Aug. 16: Bremenfest is today.
Waynestock is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. today.
Aug. 17: A free community dinner will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the ROC, 702 E. Spring St., St. Marys.
The St. Marys Rotary Club's Summer Concert Series will take place at 7 p.m. today at the PAC in Memorial High School.
ST. MARYS — This school year, Memorial High School senior Faith Ann Sharpin will no longer work at Subway but will be gaining business and pharmacy experience.
Aug. 14: New Bremen Public Library will host story time for 3 to 5-year-olds at 10:30 a.m. today.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library. Kids ages 3-5 (not yet in Kindergarten) are welcome.
Enjoy a sweet treat at the New Knoxville Public Library today. Drop by between 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to decorate a cupcake.
CELINA — Bryant Rhoades — who remained defiant and professed his innocence throughout his sentencing — will spend the rest of his natural life behind bars without the possibility of parole for his role in the aggravated murders of Colleen and Robert Grube in November 2011.
Jerry F. Spoon, 86, of Van Wert, died at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at the CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.
He was born on July 27, 1928, in Kirby, to parents Raymond W. and Marie Elizabeth (Kuntz) Spoon.
On Dec. 27, 1946, he married Helen Maxine Bolinger at First United Methodist Church in Van Wert. She preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 2012.
Clayton Prater, 59, of 6953 State Route 219, Celina, died at 6:53 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in the emergency department of Coldwater Community Hospital.
He was born on Jan. 6, 1955, in Floyd County, Ky., the son of Douglas and Genevene (Chaffins) Prater, and they preceded him in death.
He married Cynthia Krugh on June 19, 1981, and she survives at the residence.
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