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June 23rd, 2011

Local Official Eager To Get Started

June 23, 2011

NEW BREMEN — A local village recently named a new official to its ranks, as the former employee recently relocated to the East Coast.

Angela Hamberg was recently hired as the economic development director, and she was officially sworn into the position last week

Hamberg, who lives in New Bremen with her husband, Joe, and her three sons, Andrew Micheal, Cole Hamberg and Benjamin Hamberg, said she went for the position because of her ties with the community.

“I have lived in New Bremen for 13 years,” Hamberg said.

Park Sees Flurry Of Visitors

June 23, 2011

ST. MARYS — A new addition to K.C. Geiger Park should be open for play in the coming weeks.

During a parks and recreation meeting earlier this year, a group of residents inquired about the feasibility of installing a frisbee golf course at K.C. Geiger Park. St. Marys Safety-Service Director Tom Hitchcock green-lit the plan and said he expected the course to open soon.

Stephen “Steve” W. Weadock, 62

June 23, 2011

Stephen “Steve” W. Weadock,  62, of 1218 Taft St., Sidney, passed away at noon on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at his resdience.

He was born on Oct. 23, 1948, in Celina, the son of the late Jerome Weadock and Ruby (Huffman) Weadock, who survives him in St. Marys.

He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Ruth (Ronald) Langsdon of St. Marys; a brother, Michael (Barbara) Weadock of St. Marys.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia De Mora.

Rexford E. “Doc” Hardin

June 23, 2011

Rexford E. “Doc” Hardin, of Sarasota, Fla., died on Monday, June 20, 2011.  

He was born in St. Marys.

He married Elizabeth (Betty)  Hardin in 1949, and she survives him.

He is also survived by his three children, Lisa Grabeman, Julie Lawson  and Stephen; two sons-in-law, Tom Grabeman and Brian Lawson; a daughter-in-law, Joann; five grandchildren, Kevin Rexford Grabeman, Leslie Grabeman, Jacob Rexford Hardin, Alec Hardin and Alyssa Hardin.

Rexford E. “Doc” Hardin

June 23, 2011

Rexford E. “Doc” Hardin, of Sarasota, Fla., died on Monday, June 20, 2011.  

He was born in St. Marys.

He married Elizabeth (Betty)  Hardin in 1949, and she survives him.

He is also survived by his three children, Lisa Grabeman, Julie Lawson  and Stephen; two sons-in-law, Tom Grabeman and Brian Lawson; a daughter-in-law, Joann; five grandchildren, Kevin Rexford Grabeman, Leslie Grabeman, Jacob Rexford Hardin, Alec Hardin and Alyssa Hardin.

June 22nd

Wednesday's Local Leader Lookahead

June 22, 2011

Local Schedule

Legion

Sidney at St. Marys, 7 p.m.

ACME

Parkway at New Bremen, 6:30 p.m.

St. Marys ACME rallies past Coldwater

June 22, 2011

St. Marys took advantage of its first chance at turnabout this summer.

The St. Marys ACME baseball team scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to rally for a 7-6 win over Coldwater on Tuesday night, turning the  tables on the lone team to top the Roughriders this June.

Nick Vogel brought home the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh to give the Riders a walk-off victory.

Church To Host Concert

June 22, 2011

ST. MARYS — The Wayne Street United Methodist Church will be holding the first-ever Waynestock Living for the Rock concert on July 23 in the church sanctuary.

The all-day event will feature a variety of music, including some local talent. The lineup includes Just Us Gospel Quartet, Bill Parrish, Awaken Band, Days Apart, Lori Triplett and Harlend Band. Doors will open at 2 p.m. with the first band set to play at 2:30 p.m.

Keith Jacobs said he expects Just Us Gospel Quartet and Triplett to be a large draw.

Summer Concert Series Starts Sunday

June 22, 2011

ST. MARYS — Locals looking to stay in town and still be able to hear local bands, can head over to Memorial Park as the 2011 Rotary Summer Concert Series kicks off on Sunday.

Six performers will be featured this year during the program, which has been occurring in St. Marys for more than 20 years, Chair Jeff Squire said.

“Rotary sponsors the Summer Concert Series, and as part of the Rotary Club, I’m the chair of the concert series,” Squire noted.

Rates Edge Up

June 22, 2011

ST. MARYS — After months on the decline, the unemployment rate in Auglaize County edged slightly higher in May.

According to data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Auglaize County registered an unemployment rate of 7.6 percent, an increase of 0.3 percent from April’s 7.3 percent. Last year the unemployment rate for the county was at 9 percent.

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