February 22nd, 2012
Blanche O. Muter, 76, of 225 E. Fayette St., Celina, died on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
She was born on Jan. 17, 1936, in St. Marys, to Otis and Minnie (Heath) Chilcoate, and they preceded her in death.
On July 26, 1952, she married Glen E. Muter, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1998.
Blanche is survived by four children, Dennis (Tracy) Muter of Springfield, Terry (Ann) Muter of Celina, Janice (James) Curry of Celina and Brenda (Jody) May of Celina; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister.
Philip Harrington Herzing, 86, a longtime resident of St. Marys, died at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012.
Arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Miriam E. Engh, 94, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, formerly of 1614 Brown’s Lake Drive, Burlington, Wisc., died at 8:46 a.m. Monday, Feb, 20, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys.
Funeral arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Marvin H. Watercutter, 72, of Hemlock Street, Celina, died on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 23, 1939, in Minster, to Albert and Leona (Hartings) Watercutter, and they preceded him in death.
On July 10, 1965, in St. Marys, he married Rebecca “Becky” Watercutter (Makley), and she survives in Celina.
NEW BREMEN — An area chamber of commerce held its annual luncheon, showcasing where the chamber has been and its goals for this year, workforce development and presented awards Tuesday afternoon.
Members of the Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce gathered at Faith Alliance Church in New Bremen to hear Chamber Director Scott Frey’s annual report and heard from New Bremen Economic Development Director Angela Hamberg on the West Central Ohio Workforce Development Initiative.
ST. MARYS — Zoning on recently annexed land into the city along County Road 33A will wait a little longer.
Members of the St. Marys Planning Commission Tuesday night voted to table the zoning of 32.4 acres of land that was recently annexed into the city. Board members decided to table the matter after a few adjacent property owners, who own land outside the city limits, questioned the proposed industrial zoning of one of the parcels during a public hearing before the meeting.
Marvin H. Watercutter, 72, of Hemlock St, Celina,, died on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at his home.
He was born on Nov. 23, 1939, in Minster, to the late Albert and Leona (Hartings) Watercutter. On July 10, 1965, he married Rebecca “Becky” Watercutter (Makley) in St. Marys, and she survives in Celina.
Tuesday, Feb. 21
Div. IV Sectional
Fort Recovery vs. St. Henry, 6:15
Fort Recovery was state-ranked much of the season and got just the third seed at Coldwater. They’ll face St. Henry, the fifth-seeded team in the sectional despite losing six games by three points or less, tonight at 6:15 p.m.
ST. MARYS — A local women’s group is hosting an area event for women next month.
The Auglaize-Mercer Women in Business Networking Association is hosting the Women’s Power Conference on Saturday, March 31, at Wright State University Lake Campus.
NEW BREMEN — The Future Farmers of America (FFA) have a full week of activities planned, as the New Bremen chapter of the organization is celebrating National FFA Week.
National FFA Week, which is being celebrated from Feb. 18-25 this year, gives members a chance to educate the public about agriculture, according to the FFA website. The week is celebrated annually and always includes George Washington’s birthday, a decision made by the National FFA Board of Directors in 1947, according to the website.