Archive - Jun 2011
J. Gale Lutz, 70, of 206 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died at 9:21 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on Oct. 20, 1940, in Printer, Ky., the daughter of Morton “Shikepoke” and Edy the “Lak“ (Hagans) McGlothen, and they preceded her in death.
On Sept. 9, 1960, she married Kenneth Lutz, and he survives her.
Bethel Slone, 73, of rural Wapakoneta, died Friday evening June 24, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on April 18, 1938, in Knott Co., Ky., the son of Sylvester and Phebie Slone, and they preceded him in death.
On June 17, 1958, he married Ila Mae Craft, and she survives him.
Saturday, June 25
Sidney at New Bremen, doubleheader, 11 a.m.
St. Marys at New Bremen, doubleheader, at junior high diamond, 11 a.m.
St. Marys at Pemberville Tournament
Sunday, June 26
Grand Lake Mariners at Licking County
Friday, June 24
St. Marys 7, New Bremen 2
St. Marys ACME starter Brad Sawmiller threw a one-hitter and struck out 10, as the Roughriders won 7-2 against New Bremen on Friday night at K. C. Geiger Park.
Samuel Cassius Green, 52, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2011, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born on Jan. 5, 1959, in St. Marys to Murle E. and Berniece R. (Braun) Green. His mother preceded him in death, and his father survives in Celina. On April 21, 1979, he married Anita M. Steinke, who also survives.
ST. MARYS — A St. Marys teen today is launching a campaign aimed at helping others in need.
“The Reach for Two: One for U.S. and One for You” food drive is the brainchild of St. Marys resident Robert Austin Riggs, a 16-year-old Memorial High School student. Riggs, the son of Robert and Barbara Riggs, said he decided to start the drive after lower-than-normal results of a recent post office food drive.
ST. MARYS — A local district official announced her resignation during a special meeting of the board of education held Friday.
In a meeting that included districtwide cuts for every employee of the St. Marys City School District, Superintendent Mary Riepenhoff also said she will be leaving for another job this fall. Members of the St. Marys Board of Education approved the resignation of Riepenhoff as superintendent, effective Aug. 31.
CELINA — Mary and Norm Zahn began researching what they wanted to do for after their retirement 10 years ago. After talking, visiting farms and attending shows, they decided to invest in alpacas.
“We had been to several shows and farms that we had visited to see the different animals and we were just so impressed with their demeanor,” Mary Zahn said. “They’re very curious animals and they make a humming sound and they’re just real calming to be around. They’re not excitable hardly at all.”
June 25: The Reach for Two food drive starts today and runs through July 4. Barrels are located at Kroger and Pantry Pride in St. Marys. The Spencerville Summerfest ends today. Moulton Homecoming will be held today. The Covered Bridge Farmers Market in Memorial Park will be held from 8 a.m. to noon today in St. Marys.
CELINA — The Celina Police Department has made arrests in two separate incidents that involve suspects abusing a household product by huffing. In the first incident officers were called to a home at 7:23 a.m. May 31 after neighbors saw a teenager that appeared to be huffing paint, sitting on the porch. Officers arrived to find Kyle A.