June 24th, 2011
June 25: The Reach for Two food drive starts today and runs through July 4. Barrels are located at Kroger and Pantry Pride in St. Marys. The Spencerville Summerfest ends today. Moulton Homecoming will be held today. The Covered Bridge Farmers Market in Memorial Park will be held from 8 a.m. to noon today in St. Marys.
CELINA — The Celina Police Department has made arrests in two separate incidents that involve suspects abusing a household product by huffing. In the first incident officers were called to a home at 7:23 a.m. May 31 after neighbors saw a teenager that appeared to be huffing paint, sitting on the porch. Officers arrived to find Kyle A.
Friday's Local Sports Schedule
Friday, June 24
Lima Locos at Grand Lake Mariners, Game 1, 4 p.m.
Lima Locos at Grand Lake Mariners, Game 2, app. 7:15 p.m.
New Bremen at St. Marys, 6:30 p.m.
St. Marys at Pemberville Tournament
Opportunity knocked for both the St. Marys and Minster ACME baseball teams on Thursday night.
St. Marys reliever Codie Deaton kept the door shut in the fifth inning and the Roughrider bats blew the game wide open in the bottom of the sixth inning.
St. Marys sent nine to the plate in the bottom of the sixth inning to break open a previously tied game with five runs to deliver a St. Marys’ 9-4 win over Minster.
Thursday, June 23
Grand Lake Mariners 13, Lake Erie Monarchs 10
CELINA — The Grand Lake Mariners’ early offensive exploits were enough to hold off the Lake Erie Monarchs in a wild Great Lakes Collegiate Summer League game at Jim Hoess Field on Thursday night.
The Mariners (2-4) scored five runs in the bottom of the second and six runs in the fourth to propel them to a 13-10 win.
Samuel Cassius Green, 52, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2011, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 615 N. Dixie Highway, Wapakoneta, where arrangements are incomplete at this time.
ST. MARYS — Two authors stopped at a local library to speak on a writer with ties to the area who was a household name in his prime, as part of a presentation Thursday evening.
Paul J. Bauer and Mark Dawidziak presented on their biography on St. Marys native Jim Tully, titled “Jim Tully: American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler,” at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
CELINA — The city of Celina and SolarVision, LLC, broke ground on the Celina Renewable Energy Center Thursday, marking the beginning of construction on the sixth and largest solar power installation for SolarVision in Ohio.
SolarVision President Greg Kuss said the center is a unique project.
“This is the only installation like this in the world that I’m aware of,” Kuss said. “This is a historic day. This doesn’t happen every day”
Thursday, June 23
Local Sports Schedule
Lake Erie at Grand Lake Mariners, 7:05 p.m.
Minster at St. Marys, 6:30 p.m.
Crestview at New Bremen, 6:30 p.m.
Indian Lake at New Bremen, 6 p.m. (at Junior High Field)
St. Marys at Minster, 6:30 p.m.
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.