1. Go Pirates!

    Go Pirates!

    From the Continental Soccer Club Facebook page: After the first week of Tournament there are a number of Pirate teams still left playing with a goal of a Championship. 3rd and 4th Grade CO-ED teams Continental Buccaneers Coached by Sarah Donaldson and Mark Wilson will be playing in Ft Jennings on Tuesday October 3rd at 6pm vs FJ Lightening. Continental Bandits Coached by Austin Varner and Cory Prowant will be playing in Ottoville on Tuesday October 3rd at 6pm vs FJ Black. The Bandits are still undefeated on the season. 5th and 6th Grade Girls Lady Pirates Coached by Taylor...

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  2. An Opportunity to Help Someone…..

    An Opportunity to Help Someone…..

    Richard Newsome was diagnosed with cancer in 2014 and passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017.  Richard’s family is raising money to assist with funeral expenses. Please join the family for a benefit on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Continental Lumber Yard behind Bob’s Carryout located at 101 South 6th Street Continental, Ohio 45831. $5.00 Dinners will be served from 3-6pm, you may buy your dinner ticket in advanced by contacting Peggy Newsome, there will also be a silent auction at this time with many great items. Then stick around from 6-8pm to listen to the live band, Stevie...

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  3. Casey Gibson Receives Young Alumni Achievement Award from Defiance College

    Casey Gibson Receives Young Alumni Achievement Award from Defiance College

    Casey Gibson, talent acquisition strategist for Pontoon Solutions, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Young Alumni Service Award from his alma mater, Defiance College. This award recognizes young alumni of Defiance College whose lives exemplify high principles, who are outstanding leaders in profession and community, who bring honor to the College and demonstrate the promise of further distinction. It is also one of the highest honors the College bestows on alumni. Casey has more than 11 years’ knowledge and experience in the Recruitment Process Outsourcing industry. He has been an Account Manager with leading total talent solutions provider,...

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  4. Bill A. Tracy September 7, 1944 – September 21, 2017 (Age 73)

    Bill A. Tracy September 7, 1944 – September 21, 2017 (Age 73)

    LIMA – Bill A. Tracy, 73, of Lima, formerly of Continental died at 2:20 a.m. Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born September 7, 1944 in Putnam County to the late Howard and Helen (Durham) Tracy. He married Sally D. Reichenbach on April 14, 1978. She died March 9, 2016. He is survived by three sons, Mike (Rachael) Tracy of Cape Coral, FL, Chris (Rachel) Tracy of Spencerville, and Josh Tracy of Lima; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; five sisters, Betty (Harold) Brand, Patricia (Cliff) Woggerman, Carole Bohn, Sue Boes, and Janet (Michael) Coble; and two sisters-in-law,...

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  5. 7th Annual Bluegrass Festival @ Van Wert County Fairgrounds

    7th Annual Bluegrass Festival @ Van Wert County Fairgrounds

    Its back! Camping, jamming, food/concession, corn hole tournament, flea market & BLUEGRASS – all at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. This year’s band line-up is: The Kevin Prater Band (Friday) Echo Valley (Friday & Saturday) Fox-Tail Grass Reunion (Saturday) New Outlook (Saturday) Ottawa County Bluegrass (Friday & Saturday) Steve Scott & the Scott Brothers (Friday & Saturday) Charity Moore & the Big Ugly Boys (Friday) Brian Holbrooks & Poor Botoom Grass (Friday) The Chris Graber Family & Singers (Friday) Mike Kaufman (Sunday) Admission is $15 for Friday, $20 for Saturday, and $5 for Sunday – weekend pass is $30. Bands...

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  6. Carol M. Ruck, 1942 – 2017

    Carol M. Ruck, 1942 – 2017

    MILLER CITY – Carol M. Ruck, 74, of Miller City died at 7:44 p.m. Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Lima Memorial Hospital. She was born October 10, 1942 in Lima to the late Sylvester and Agnes (Schwertner) Kettels. On February 27, 1965 she married Bill J. Ruck who survives in Miller City. Also surviving are three children, Steve (Stacy) Ruck of Continental, Joe (Sheree) Ruck and Tina Ruck both of Miller City; seven grandchildren, Marissa Ruck, Chloe Ruck, Corbin Ruck, Connor Ruck, Ava Ruck, Alexander Ruck, and Sophia Ruck; two brothers, Kevin (MaryEtta) Kettels of Continental and Bob (Dianne) Kettels...

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  7. Richard J. Lauer, 1927 – 2017

    Richard J. Lauer, 1927 – 2017

    GLANDORF – Richard J. Lauer, 89, of Glandorf, died 8:17 a.m. Thursday, September 7, 2017 at his residence. He was born December 24, 1927 in Ottoville to the late Arnold and Mildred (Obringer) Lauer. On April 25, 1953 he married Edna M. Schroeder who preceded him in death on October 14, 2014. He is also preceded in death by a brother, James A. Lauer and a sister, Martha Ellerbrock. He is survived by his 5 children: Karen Lauer of Mesa, AZ, David (Marge) Lauer of Greencastle, IN, Kevin (Becky) Lauer of Delaware, Michelle (Tony) Rosselit of Pandora, and Jeff (Chris)...

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  8. Richard E. Newsome, 1959 – 2017

    Richard E. Newsome, 1959 – 2017

    DEFIANCE – Richard E. Newsome, 58, of Defiance died at 5:40 a.m. Thursday, September 7, 2017 at his residence. He was born February 13, 1959 in Defiance to the late Hobert and Mildred (Wagner) Newsome. On May 1, 2015 he married Regina Bays and she survives in Defiance. Also surviving are seven children, Richard Newsome of Coldwater, MI, Matthew (Brittney) Newsome of Continental, Bonnie (Eric) Logan of Melrose, Loretta Baltrip of Defiance, Rachel Newsome of Continental, Carrie (Nate) Armstrong of Defiance, and Erica Brown of Defiance; thirty-two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five brothers, Wayne (Shelley) Newsome and Alan (Wilma) Newsome both...

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  9. Marcus Andrew “Cuey” Vonderembse, 1991 – 2017

    Marcus Andrew “Cuey” Vonderembse, 1991 – 2017

    Ottawa – Marcus Andrew “Cuey” Vonderembse, 25, of Ottawa died Sunday, September 3, 2017 at his residence. He was born November 15, 1991 in Findlay to Terry and Sally (Slattman) Vonderembse. His father survives in Delphos. His mother, Sally and Mike Guilford survive in Ottawa. Marcus is also survived by three siblings: Leigh Ann (John Bayes) Vonderembse of Harrod, Janelle (Rolando Valle) Guilford of Ayersville and Jason Guilford of Sherwood; two grandmothers: Norma (Burgei) Vonderembse of Delphos and Shirley (Grunden) Guilford of Sherwood; nine nieces and nephews: Victoria, Serelle, Zoe, Austin, Jeremiah, Justino, Chase, Porter and Nolan and many Aunts,...

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  10. Gerry D. Eagleson, 1959 – 2017

    Gerry D. Eagleson, 1959 – 2017

    Leipsic – Gerry D. Eagleson, 58, of Leipsic died 7:26 p.m. Monday, September 4, 2017 at the Meadows of Leipsic. He was born April 13, 1959 in Bowling Green to the late Richard L. and Marceen C. (Ludemann) Eagleson. Gerry is survived by 2 brothers and 3 sisters: Rich (Verna) Eagleson, Jr, Deb “Sue” (Gene) Siefker, Jim (Marsha) Eagleson, Teresa (Terry) Howard all of Leipsic, Mary Eagleson of Findlay and his longtime girlfriend, Keri Polhamus. He worked at Brookhill Industries and participated in several events for Special Olympics, such as bowling, swimming and basketball. Gerry also participated in Brookhill’s bowling...

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