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August 8th, 2012

Thomas I. Wolfe, 75

August 8, 2012

Thomas I. Wolfe, 75, of 1905 Kingsbury Drive, St. Marys, died 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

He was born on May 26, 1937, in Benton Harbor, Mich., the son of Archer and Helen (Bartlett) Wolfe, and they preceded him in death.

On Aug. 22, 1964, he married Mary K. Adams, and she survives at the residence.

Delegation Visits St. Marys

August 8, 2012

ST. MARYS — As one group of St. Marys youths arrived home, a group of Japanese youths came to visit as well.

The six St. Marys youth delegates and two chaperones arrived home from Awaji City, Japan, Monday evening, with the 11 youth delegates and two chaperones from Japan arriving in St. Marys Monday evening as well.

Flag football league kicks off inaugural season

August 8, 2012

St. Marys Memorial head football coach Greg Phillips talks to players before the inaugural flag football season in St. Marys at the turf field near Memorial High School. The flag football league begins its first season with  95 players who are ages 6-10.
 

St. Marys season ticket pick-up until Thursday

August 8, 2012

Individuals who ordered St. Marys football season tickets may pick up their tickets until Thursday, Aug. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the high school office.  Season tickets not claimed will be sold to the public on Thursday, Aug. 9 starting at 7 p.m.  Those wishing to purchase new seats or trade seats may do so.  The athletic department also has 60 parking passes available for sale at $20 per pass.

August 7th

SummerFest Calendar

August 7, 2012

Wednesday, Aug. 8

7 p.m. — Little Miss SummerFest Pageant, Performing Arts Center, Memorial High School

 

Thursday, Aug. 9 — Supper and Sounds in Memorial Park

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Supper is served in Memorial Park

5:40 p.m. — Dinner Entertainment in the  gazebo

6:45 p.m. — Opening ceremony - Memorial Park

7 p.m. - The Big Band Sound of AC Swing - gazebo

 

Mary Lou Bornhorst, 82

August 7, 2012

Mary Lou Bornhorst, 82, of Fort Loramie, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community.

Mary Lou, the youngest of 13 children, was born on Nov. 25, 1929, in Fort Loramie, to John and Anna Borchers, both deceased. On May 22, 1951, she was married to Homer J. Bornhorst, who survives her.

Martha M. Rosenbeck, 88

August 7, 2012

Martha M. Rosenbeck, 88, formerly of Chickasaw and New Bremen, died at 2:55 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at the Briarwood Village, Coldwater.

She was born on Dec. 22, 1923, east of Minster, in Shelby County. She was the daughter of John and Alvina (Berning) Horstman. On Nov. 7, 1942, she married Eugene Rosenbeck, and he preceded her in death.

Duane Allen Hower, 36

August 7, 2012

Duane Allen Hower, 36, of Wapakoneta, died on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in a motor vehicle accident.

He was born on Dec. 31, 1975, in Lima, to Eddie D. and Mickie S. (Howell) Hower, who survive in Wapakoneta.

Mr. Hower worked for Minster Machine, loved sports with his son and nephews, enjoyed playing pool and was a devoted father and uncle.

Sheriff Suspends Deputy

August 7, 2012

CELINA — The handler for the Mercer County K-9 unit has been suspended for more than a month in the wake of the animal’s death last week.

On Monday, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced Deputy Chad Fortkamp, Zak’s handler, has been suspended without pay for 45 working days as a result of the events leading to the dog’s death last week. Grey noted the suspension equated to a $6,500 penalty.

Honoring Zak

August 7, 2012

CELINA — Dog lovers and their furry friends gathered at the shelterhouse at the Celina Rotary Dog Park Monday evening to remember one of their own — a fallen canine sheriff’s officer.

A group of area residents organized a celebration remembrance ceremony for Zak, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office K-9 who died last week after being left in the canine officer’s car.

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