Friday, August 28th, 2015
Four paintings showing village's history planned
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - A mural depicting the 1913 Fort Recovery Jubilee is slowly unfolding on the side of the Trusty Woods restaurant at the corner of Butler and Wayne streets.
Commissioned to New Bremen artist Dan Keyes, it's the first of four planned murals intended to enhance "the historic aura of our town and ultimately increase the visitors who come and learn more about our significant place in history," Fort Recovery State Museum Director Nancy Knapke said. [More]
Obituaries on August 28th, 2015
Linda L. Barga, age 58, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
James D. "Jim" Chesser, age 66, of rural Coldwater, passed away Wednesday evening, August 26, 2015, at his residence. [More]
Timothy M. Hanslik, 64, Celina, died suddenly at 8:43 a.m. Aug. 26, 2015, in th [More]
Marguerite F. Henderson, 96, of Wapakoneta, died 4:50 a.m., Thurs. Aug. 27, 2015, at Otterbein-Cridersville. [More]
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Annual music festival rolls into St. Marys on Saturday
ST. MARYS - It's back to the norm this year for The St. Marys Bluesfest as concert organizers have curated a more diverse lineup of regional and national musical acts.
MINSTER - Celebrating a lifelong love of the past, Rita Hoying will make some history of her own Oct. 4 as this year's Oktoberfest parade grand marshal.
COLDWATER - The Celina girls soccer team has been known for three strengths over the last few years: great defense, ball control and the ability to score quickly.
ROCKFORD - They were playing a team from Bradford nicknamed the Railroaders, but it was the Parkway Panthers who never got off track and simply derailed Bradford in a three-set victory at Panther Gymnasium.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Colin Foster and Gary R. Rasberry
Celina opened up the 2015 volleyball season with a tough three-set loss to Anna on Thursday in Shelby County. The Rockets came away with a 25-19, 26-16, 25-19 win over the visitors.