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August 26th, 2014

Police Chief Pitches Auxiliary

August 26, 2014

ST. MARYS — School security could get a boost if city councilors sign off on new legislation one law enforcement official says could save money and help the battered General Fund.

During Monday night's city council meeting, St. Marys Police Chief Mark Ernst addressed councilors regarding the re-establishment of a police auxiliary force for the city of St. Marys.

Ernst said the city had an auxiliary department that was established in the mid-1950s, but participation fizzled out in the 1990s.

Susan “Sue” Collingsworth, 71

August 26, 2014

Susan “Sue” Collingsworth, 71, of 903 E. Spring St., St. Marys, died 11:05 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the St. Marys Living Center.

She was born on June 10, 1943, in Garrett, Ind., the daughter of Martha (Daughtery) and Leroy  Lower Sr.

She married Fred Collingsworth on April 24, 1971, and he survives in St. Marys.

She is survived by her children, Glenda (John Proutey) Garrison of Lexington, Ky.; Fred Collingsworth Jr. of St. Marys; Jeff (Amanda) Collingsworth of Sidney; by five grandchildren and two sisters.

Daily Rundown

August 26, 2014

Aug. 26: New Bremen Public Library will host story time for 3 to 5-year-olds at 6:30 p.m. today.

August 25th

2014 Area High School Football Schedule

August 25, 2014

Click on the link below for the area 2014 high school football schedule:

Bobby Kennedy wins Governor's Cup Regatta

August 25, 2014

CELINA — Bobby Kennedy ended Dan Kanfoush’s reign as holder of the Governor’s Cup, halting years of frustratingly close finishes.

Kennedy won via tiebreaker over four-time Governor’s Cup and three-time defending champion Kanfoush this weekend at the hydroplane racing event on  Grand Lake St. Marys.

Kennedy has finished second to his younger cousin Brandon in 2008 and often to Kanfoush.

Riders pour on points in Chicken Bowl tune-up

August 25, 2014

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys football team welcomed Doug Frye’s return to the home sideline of Skip Baughman Stadium with big play after big play, as the Roughriders outscored Urbana 41-7 in a little over a half of timed football on Friday night in the annual Chicken Bowl.

 Eric Spicer scampered in from three yards out to cap the drive after Spicer ripped off 33 yards earlier in the drive on a counter down the right sideline.

Raymond A. Heitman, 89

August 25, 2014

Raymond A. Heitman, 89, of 10701 State Route 119, Anna, died at 8:12 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, following a brief illness.

He was born on Sept. 18, 1924, in Minster, to Albert and Margaret (Zircher) Heitman. They preceeded him in death.

He was married on April 25,1945, to Betty Hamp, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 7, 2011.

Daily Rundown

August 25, 2014

Aug. 25: The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.

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

Swimmer Pushes Herself

August 25, 2014

ST. MARYS — Molly Menker has spent the better part of her life so far in the water.

This will be the Memorial High School senior’s 14th year swimming on various teams, including the YMCA and the Roughrider swim teams. It was something her parents threw her into and that she grew to love quickly.

“I just started out with swim lessons and the summer swim team when I was little, and it just really clicked and I liked it a lot, so my parents put me into the Y swim team in the winter when I was 7,” Menker said.

August 22nd

New Card Joins Classroom

August 22, 2014

NEW BREMEN — Tess Moeller, of Chickasaw, says teaching in city schools, while never the environment she saw herself in long-term, taught her that the less students had the more they needed their teachers.

“The kids didn’t have as much home support,” Moeller said. “Knowing they felt the safest and most loved when they came to school made me know what an impact teachers can have on students.”

 

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