April 20th, 2012
ST. MARYS — Students in Jill Rothe’s kindergarten class have been learning about Earth Day and recently finished projects associated with Sunday’s holiday.
Rothe’s kindergarten students put together posters with the saying:
“Water, water in the air
Water, water everywhere.
Do not waste it
Keep it clean.
Water helps keep our earth green.”
Underneath the saying, the posters feature a handprint on planet Earth.
Annette V. Sanders, 91, of Celina, died on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at The Gardens at Celina.
She was born on June 27, 1920, in Osgood, to Leo J. and Mary Anges “Minnie” Henry Bruns, and they preceded her in death.
On June 27, 1939, she married Ted L. Sanders, and he preceded her in death on May 5, 1988.
April 21: The Kiwanis Club's Pancake Day is scheduled to take place from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the St. Marys American Legion on Ohio 703.
Walk-in registration for St. Marys Soccer Club will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
Noble Community Park will host its annual hog roast at 4:30 p.m. today.
Grand Lake Hospice will host its annual gala at 5 p.m. today at Romer's in Celina.
NEW KNOXVILLE — Two New Knoxville Local School seniors were recently honored for their art pieces that were selected to be in the top 300 in the state.
ST. MARYS — The removal of two vacant homes and new playground equipment are being proposed as part of a grant program for next year.
The two structures — located at 502 Indiana Ave. and 215 S. Vine St. — are owned by the city. St. Marys Engineering Superintendent Craig Moeller said the project will be included in a grant application as part of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
COLDWATER — Coldwater head baseball coach Brian Harlamert trotted towards the dugout after his post-game speech and implored someone in the press box to turn off the scoreboard at Veteran’s Field.
Harlamert likely wanted to pull the plug on evidence of his team’s eight errors and being outhit before the scoreboard changed its mind about which team actually won.
BASEBALL: NEW KNOXVILLE 6, ANNA 4
NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville baseball team scored in each of the first five innings of the game in a 6-4 win over Anna on Thursday night.
Jake Allen and Spencer Wolf each went 3-for-4 at the plate for New Knoxville. Adam Howe was 2-for-2. Wes Meyer went 2-for-3.
Howe started the game and earned the win on the mound. Jake Allen came on in relief for the save.
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ST. MARYS — St. Marys will have a new superintendent, as board members approved the hiring of Shawn Brown during their meeting Wednesday evening.
Members of the St. Marys Board of Education approved Brown, a principal with Spencerville schools, to a three-year contract effective Aug. 1 through July 31, 2015. Brown said he has been in education for approximately 20 years.
“I started at Lima City Schools, I taught in the middle school,” he said. “I got promoted to assistant principal there I think after about six years of teaching.”
ST. MARYS — Warmer than average temperatures to start the year have resulted in a flurry of activity at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park.
“We’re seeing a fair amount of campers right now,” Grand Lake St. Marys Park Manager Brian Miller told The Evening Leader. “We had that earlier warm spell, earlier than we have had before, but the last few weekends have been slow with the cooler temperatures and rain.”
During Easter weekend, campers packed the park. Miller said the influx of campers was a surprise.