ST. MARYS 3, KENTON 0: The St. Marys volleyball team opened Western Buckeye League play with a 25-19, 25-13, 25-16, win at Kenton on Thursday night. The Roughriders improved to 1-4 on the season and 1-0 in the WBL.
ST. HENRY 183, NEW KNOXVILLE 196: New Knoxville’s Tyler Shreve shot a school-record 36 in the Rangers’ 183-196 loss to St. Henry on Thursday at Arrowhead. Connor Samuel and Jake Allen added 53s for New KNoxville. Brian Kremer shot a 44 as low man for St. Henry. Alex Evers adde a 45 and Just Mescher and Troy Potkotter each had 47s. The Rangers are now 3-3 overall and 2-3 in the MAC.
NEW BREMEN — The Southwestern Auglaize Chamber of Commerce will host a coffee for the community to speak about a variety of issues with a panel of New Bremen Local Schools administrators next month.
The coffee will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 15 in the upper meeting room at the Lockkeeper’s House in New Bremen. Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce Director Scott Frey said the chamber volunteered to host the meeting to facilitate conversation in the community.
Betty L. Fisher, 84, of 309 Augustus St., St. Marys, died at 3:50 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center. Funeral arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Robert E. Hunter, 89, of 1209 Indiana Ave., St. Marys, died at 3:50 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. Funeral arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Eileen S. Bubp, 74, of Albuquerque, N.M., died on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque, N.M., after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
She was born on Feb. 5, 1938, in Celina, to Albert and Marcella Clausing of St. Marys, and they preceded her in death.
On March 15, 1958, she married Gene Bubp, and he survives at their residence.
Thursday, Aug. 30
New Knoxville at Minster
St. Marys at Kenton
Marion Local at New Bremen
O-G at Celina
Elida at Wapakoneta
St. Marys at Bath, 5 p.m.
New Knoxville at St. Henry, 4
Minster at New Bremen, 4:30
A look around at Auglaize County’s football match-ups this Friday night:
For full previews of this week’s games around Auglaize County, see today’s FanFare inserted in the newspaper.
Kenton (0-1) at St. Marys (0-1)
The St. Marys football team faces a Kenton team that has won at least a share of the Western Buckeye League title each of the past four seasons in a league opener on Friday night at Skip Baughman Stadium.
50 Years Ago This Week – 1962
Fifty years ago this week, New Bremen’s Western Ohio Pony League baseball team concluded their remarkable season with an overall record of 20-3.
They closed the campaign with a 7-0 victory over Fort Loramie at the post-season tournament championship in Botkins. Dean Harlamert tossed a six-hit shutout for New Bremen, while earning his tenth victory of the season from the hill.
ST. MARYS — A local dog grooming business will be receiving national media coverage, as they are featured in the September issue of a national pet magazine.
DogsRus Styling Boutique and Barkery, which is located at 430 W. Spring St., is featured in the September issue of Pet Age magazine for their work helping out area pet rescues.
“We do a lot with the dog warden,” Owner Shelly Fledderjohann said. “When they get dogs, they bring them here and we’ll groom them.”