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June 1st, 2012

Artist Displays Paintings

June 1, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local art center will soon be closing on one exhibit and opening another.

Through today, Lindsay Cooper, of Botkins, is showcasing her original paintings at Arts Place’s Collective Center on Spring Street as part of “Moments.”

“There are 16 pieces,” said Mary Hone with Arts Place.

Cooper holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in art education with a specialization in painting from Bowling Green State University. She enjoys painting animals and landscapes, but focuses on portraits.

Loutisha L. Francis, 44

June 1, 2012

Loutisha L. Francis, 44, of 14075 Glynwood-New Knoxville Road, St. Marys, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic following an extended illness.

She was born on Nov. 18, 1967, in Welch, W.Va., the daughter of John and Eunice (Flanagan) Coldiron, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives her in St. Marys.

On Aug. 15, 1987, she married Donald D. Francis, and he survives at the residence.

May 31st

Concerts Start Sunday

May 31, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Variety is what area residents will find in the lineup for the Golden Triangle Summer Concert Series this year, as free musical entertainment returns this weekend.

“It’s a really good mix this year, we’ve tried to spread the variety of the music out a little bit and to branch out a little bit to try to appeal to a wider audience,” Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce Director Scott Frey said.

The lineup is dotted with a few favorites, Frey said, in addition to a handful of new performers.

Plea Entered In Case

May 31, 2012

CELINA — A Batavia woman appeared in court for the second time in a week to answer to charges she was involved in a home invasion on Feb. 25 near Mendon.

Patricia Ann (Patsy) Dawson, 74

May 31, 2012

Patricia Ann (Patsy) Dawson, 74, of Celina, died at 12:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

She was born on July 5, 1937, in Sand Fork, W.Va., to Lenita (Spicer) and Glenn Garrett.

On Dec. 19, 1959, in Parkersburg, W.Va., she married William C. (Bill) Dawson, and he survives her.

She is also survived by two daughters, Christi (Paul) Salchak of Waynesville and Cherie (Tom) Smith of Celina; three granddaughters; three grandsons; her sister; her sister-in-law; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister.

Leonard T. Browning, 87

May 31, 2012

Leonard T. Browning, 87, formerly of Harrison, died at 3:47 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Otterbein - St. Marys.

He was born on Nov. 20, 1924, in Woodbine, Ky., to Andrew J. and Grace A. (Decker) Browning, and they preceded him in death.

On May 10, 1947, he married Lois B. Burch, and she preceded him in death on March 18, 2008.

Alverta Eileen Holsheiser, 95

May 31, 2012

Alverta Eileen Holsheiser, 95, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, formerly of Springfield, Ill., died at 1:23 a.m. Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.

She was born on April 26, 1917, in Girard, Ill., the daughter of Otis and Vega (Shull) Riffey, and they preceded her in death.

On Dec. 10, 1937, she married Charles H. Holsheiser, and he preceded her in death on April 7, 1999.

Albert Frank Schulze, 89

May 31, 2012

Albert Frank Schulze, 89, formerly of Dayton, died on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Hospice of Daytony.

He was born on May 27, 1923, in Minster, to Louis and Henrietta (Bertke) Schulze, and they preceded him in death.

On Nov. 25, 1948, he married Rosemary C. (Sieverding), and she preceded him in death on July 21, 2010.

May 30th

STATE BASEBALL NOTEBOOK: Minster back at state with new names, Wapak has a 1-2 punch on mound

May 30, 2012

MINSTER — The Minster baseball team remodeled on the fly.

It’s easy to look at Minster’s return to the state tournament in hindsight as a natural extension of last year’s success, but the Wildcats head back to Columbus with a line-up that looks only vaguely similar to the one that lifted them to their first-ever state baseball championship last June. And it’s a team that dealt with adversity throughout the  2012 season.

Remade and retooled, Minster is looking for another title with a lot of new names on the line-up card.

Market Has New Hours, Location

May 30, 2012

ST. MARYS — Featuring a new location and hours, the St. Marys Farmers’ Market will return this weekend, bringing area residents a variety of homemade goods.

St. Marys Farmers’ Market Treasurer Karen Williams said the market has been moved to 1700 Celina Road, next to Dave’s BBQ, and will feature a later set of hours.

WAYNESFIELD — New Knoxville’s Jalen Fullenkamp scored 29 points while Andrew Arnett...
Friday, Dec. 12 Boys Basketball WBL Celina 73, Bowsher 48 Defiance 57, Paulding 28...

 

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