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Bluesfest To Rock Park

August 18, 2014

ST. MARYS — K.C. Geiger Park will once again echo with the sounds of blues as an annual music festival returns this weekend.

The 2014 Riverside Bluesfest kicks off on Saturday with a slate of bands the blends nationally known acts with local artists. In addition to live music, the one-day festival will feature a slew of food and beverage vendors as organizers continue to tweak the event.

“We are trying to make it a little more unique,” said Dave Stilwell, an organizer of the event.

Daily Rundown

August 18, 2014

Aug. 18: Kids in Kindergarten and older are invited to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 1 p.m. today to watch a classic movie.

A Meet the Teacher Craft will be hosted at New Bremen Public Library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. Make a craft at the library and bring it to your new teacher that night. All ages are welcome. Sign up is required at 419-629-2158.

The Minster Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. today.

Weekend Happenings

August 15, 2014

Aug. 16: Bremenfest is today.

Waynestock is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. today.

Aug. 17: A free community dinner will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the ROC, 702 E. Spring St., St. Marys.

The St. Marys Rotary Club's Summer Concert Series will take place at 7 p.m. today at the PAC in Memorial High School.

Rider Looks To Future

August 15, 2014

ST. MARYS — This school year, Memorial High School senior Faith Ann Sharpin will no longer work at Subway but will be gaining business and pharmacy experience.

Daily Rundown

August 14, 2014

Aug. 14: New Bremen Public Library will host story time for 3 to 5-year-olds at 10:30 a.m. today.

Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library. Kids ages 3-5 (not yet in Kindergarten) are welcome.

Enjoy a sweet treat at the New Knoxville Public Library today. Drop by between 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to decorate a cupcake.
 

Rhoades Sentenced

August 13, 2014

CELINA — Bryant Rhoades — who remained defiant and professed his innocence throughout his sentencing — will spend the rest of his natural life behind bars without the possibility of parole for his role in the aggravated murders of Colleen and Robert Grube in November 2011.

Daily Rundown

August 12, 2014

Aug. 12: Tava Ridenour and her miniature horse will be at FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 10:30 a.m. today.

New Bremen Public Library will host story time for 3 to 5-year-olds at 6:30 p.m. today.

Tava Ridenour and her miniature horse will be at the New Bremen Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today.

The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. today.

The New Knoxville Village Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. today.

Daily Rundown

August 11, 2014

Aug. 11: Kids in Kindergarten and older are invited to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 1 p.m. today to watch a classic movie.

Lego Club meets from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library.

New Bremen Public Library will be having Bookworm Adventures, a Story time for children in Kindergarten and first grade, at 6:30 p.m. today. Sign up appreciated.

The St. Marys City Council will meet at 7 p.m. today.


 

SummerFest Weekend Schedule

August 8, 2014

Weekend SummerFest Schedule
Saturday — Family Day

7:30 a.m — REGISTRATION FOR ROUGHRIDER 5K RUN - New park north of High St.
8 a.m. — SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS RESUME(K.C. Geiger Park) 8 a.m. — PONY RUN–Canal Towpath toward 40-Acre Pond. (Registration 7:30 a.m.)
8:30 a.m. — ROUGHRIDER 5K RUN–Canal Towpath northward. (Registration 7:30 a.m.)
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — SENIOR CELEBRATION - Entertainment Tent.

SummerFest Friday Schedule

August 8, 2014

The schedule of events is as follows for Friday:
9:30 a.m- 8 p.m. Book sale — Simply Good Things basement
10 a.m. to 5 p.m Artfest Exhibit — Public Library
10 a.m. Super Sidewalk Sales — Spring Street.
4:30 p.m. — Concession stands open
5 p.m. — SummerFest Cruise-in — South Street Parking Lot
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Craft/Commercial area opens — Skip Baughman Stadium Area

Suspect Arrested In Allen County

August 8, 2014

ST. MARYS — A Lima man has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a string of burglaries in Auglaize, Allen, Shelby and Logan counties.

Mark Ball, 51, of Lima, was arrested this week by deputies from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office. In a news release, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said deputies from the four counties have been working in cooperation with each other to locate a suspect in the burglaries.


 

Shadrach Takes Sash

August 7, 2014

ST. MARYS — The 2014 Little Miss SummerFest Queen and her court were crowned on Wednesday night in the PAC at Memorial High School.

Fifteen girls participated in the pageant, which was sponsored in large part by the St. Marys Optimist Club.

Daily Rundown

August 5, 2014

Aug. 5: The Toledo Zoo will present a program on endangered animals at FJ Stalo Memorial Library during story time at 10:30 a.m. today.

Lego builders of all ages are invited to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library for the Lego Builders Club. Come between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. today.

The Minster Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.

New Bremen Public Library will host story time for 3 to 5-year-olds at 6:30 p.m. today.

Kill Crowned Queen

August 4, 2014

ST. MARYS — Memorial High School graduate Mallory Kill, daughter of Mike and Carrie Kill, was crowned SummerFest Queen Sunday, in one of the signature events of that kicks off festival week.

“This is actually really important to me,” Kill said after the crowning.

Kill said she’s following in the footsteps of her mother, who competed in pageants as a young woman.

“(My mom) said just smile the whole time, and don’t be nervous,” Kill said. “She just got me happy for it.”

Camp TALK Teaches Communication Skills To Campers

August 2, 2014

CELINA — Wright State University Lake Campus hosted Camp TALK by the Lake this week, teaching communication to nine special education students who connect with others sharing similar challenges.

On Friday, students wrapped up those experiences, and said goodbye to new friends, ready to enter the school year more prepared for bonding with students and teachers. The day offered more speech therapy in one day than the students would receive in school in a week, broken up by fun activities.

 

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