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Versailles finishes as MAC runner up

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CELINA — The Versailles boys golf team finished as the Midwest Athletic Conference runner up, finishing 13 strokes behind Minster in the conference tournament.Versailles shot a 340 at Mercer County Elks Golf Club, which was second to only Minster’s 327. Fort Recovery finished third with a 354, Coldwater was fourth with a 359, Marion Local placed fifth with a 362, New Bremen was sixth with a 366, St. Henry finished seventh with a 391, Parkway was eighth with a 392, Delphos St. John’s finished ninth with a 396, and New Knoxville finished 10th with a 424.

 

Strasburg leads Nats to 4-game sweep of Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals are playing well at the right time.Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a four-game sweep.“Just have to keep the train rolling,” Strasburg said.Nate Schierholtz and Anthony Rendon drove in runs for the Nationals (91-64), who completed an 11-game road trip 9-2 and lead the Los Angeles Dodge...

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Manufacturing in Ohio seeing slow, steady growth

TOLEDO, Ohio - Ohio’s identity is tied in many ways to what it has made for generations - steel, cars, glass, tires and, yes, even footballs.While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state’s economy, its fortunes and the fate of its political leaders still rise and fall with the health of the industries that have shaped Ohio.After a decade that saw nearly four out of every 10 manufacturing jobs disappear, employment in manufacturing has grown each yea...

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Mercer County a destination for all

West central Ohio is the best place in the world to live, work and rear a family. I am fortunate that our local papers print Statehouse Updates, but often we forget to talk about how great our local communities are. For the past few months I have periodically focused a column on the unique characteristics that make each county in western Ohio the best place to live, work and rear a family. This month I will discuss Mercer County.

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September is Campus Fire Safety Awareness Month

September marks the beginning of a new school year, the start of football season and cooler weather, but more importantly, it’s Campus Fire Safety Month. Last month I introduced Senate Bill 359 which addresses the very real need for improved fire safety measures in off-campus and rental homes.

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The count fair

Weeks in advance, local residents begin to place lawn chairs around the grounds in order to stake the perfect location for enjoying the magic of the fair.On any given night tiny tots are pushed in strollers by their frazzled parents as the youngsters believe the fair is magical with the blaring music and twinkling lights of the amusement rides.Cotton candy and candy apples are abound.The “real” magic of the fair does not really occur until the day ...

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Versailles girls win MAC championship

VERSAILLES — The Versailles girls golf team won the Midwest Athletic Conference championship as three Lady Tigers finished in the top four at the conference meet on Saturday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club.Versailles won the MAC tournament championship by shooting a 369, which was 45 strokes better than runner up Minster. St. Henry finished third with a 417, Fort Recovery was fourth with a 424, New Bremen finished fifth with a 457, Coldwater was sixth with a 470, Parkway place...

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‘I’ll never be the same again’

UNION CITY, Ind. - Jo Ann Keen is having a hard time adjusting to the deaths of her mother and son. And, it showed Sunday at the Survivors of Unspeakable Loss (SOUL) activities at Harter Park here.Keen’s mother, Bennie Meinerding, died three years of complications from Alzheimer’s, and her eldest son, Matthew Lewis, died Dec. 16, 2013, at the age of 34.She said it breaks her heart to think of her mother’s passing.“But, it tears my heart...

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Prairie Days full of historic demonstrations

GREENVILLE - Come to Prairie Days at Shawnee Prairie Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 28 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and check out all of the free demonstrations occurring around the festival grounds.There are many new attractions this year as well as the return of annual favorites. There will be demonstrations of apple butter being made over an open fire or help make fresh apple cider on a cider press. Wander through the encampment area and catch ...

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Gehrets mark golden milestone

Anthony and Madonna Gehret will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 28 with a dinner for invited guests. They were married on Sept. 26, 1964, in St. John’s Church in Maria Stein.Witnesses were: Maid of Honor Velma (Thobe) Johnston; Best Man Edward Gehret; Cyril Gehret, Mary Ann (Gehret) Kuether; Roger Thobe; Jane (Thobe) Schmitmeyer; Lucy Thobe; and the late Ronald Thobe.Anthony is the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Mueller) Gehret. His siblings are...

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Hospice warns of fraudulent solicitations

GREENVILLE - State of the Heart Hospice and other hospices nationwide are cautioning community residents to be wary of potentially fraudulent solicitations for hospice care support by the Hospice Support Fund. State of the Heart recently heard from an area resident who was asked to donate to hospice out of state with an indication this was for the “Greenville area hospice.”

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Jules Elizabeth Pahl

Age: 10Birthday: Sept. 18, 2004Parents: Josh and Chelsea PahlGrandparents: Mark and Cindy Libert of Greenville, Dan and Melissa Pahl of Lewisburg, Bryce Gamester of Ridgeville, Indiana, and Sherri Kaffenberger of Muncie, Indiana

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Josiah Draiven Pahl

Age: 1Birthday: Sept. 10, 2013Parents: Josh and Chelsea PahlGrandparents: Mark and Cindy Libert of Greenville, Dan and Melissa Pahl of Lewisburg, Bryce Gamester of Ridgeville, Indiana, and Sherri Kaffenberger of Muncie, Indiana

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Cara Sue Shoemaker

Age: 6Birthday: Sept 19, 2008Parents: Chris and Carmen Shoemaker, Union City, OhioGrandparents: Wayne and Sue Detling, Greenville, John Shoemaker, Centerville, Ohio, and Judy Smith, Fountain City, IndianaGreat-grandparents: Virginia Wandle, Greenville, Eileen Shoemaker, Miamisburg, and Marilynn Tyler, New Madison

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Skylith Jean-Marie Edwards

Age: 12Birthday: Sept. 25, 2002Parents: Josh and Onneke EdwardsGrandparents: Ed and Shelba Kelly of Ansonia and Tony and Carla Edwards of RossburgGreat-grandparents: Mac and the late Patty Jo Kelly of Portland, Indiana, and the late Harold and Glenna Schlosser

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College Night planned for Sept. 29

GREENVILLE - Bridges to College is offering “College Night” at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at St. Clair Memorial Hall.“This free program will cover topics from the ACT to paying for college,” said Anne McKinney, executive director of Bridges to College. “This program is designed for high school students and their parents.”Some of the topics addressed during College Night will include the college selection process, the college search timeline, plac...

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Are you expecting too much?

I’ve come to the conclusion over the years that some people drop out of religion because they expect the wrong things. Some people come to a church because they are looking for something they haven’t been able to find or something missing in their lives.They become a Christian or become involved with a local church and expect their lives to suddenly be perfect, no more problems to face. No more attacks by Satan, suddenly their whole life should become easier with no mor...

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Wirrig-Werts

GREENVILLE - Mr. and Mrs. Mark D. Wirrig, Greenville, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lindsey Marie Wirrig, to Ian Joseph Werts, son of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Werts of Arcanum.Wirrig is a 2008 graduate of Arcanum High School and a 2012 graduate of Wright State University. She is employed at Greenbriar Nursing Center.Her fiance graduated from Arcanum High School and MVCTC in 2009. He also attended Wright State University. He is employed a...

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