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Archive - 2011

December 29th

NYE Event to Benefit Lake

December 29, 2011

CELINA — Area residents can ring in the new year Saturday night while helping benefit Grand Lake St. Marys.

Romer’s Catering will again host its Save the Waves New Year’s Eve Fundraiser Saturday night, and a portion of each ticket will be donated to the Lake Restoration Commission.

Romer’s Catering Director of Sales and Marketing Angela Schmitz said the success of last year’s event prompted its continuation this year.

TV Ties: Village Has Television, History Connection

December 29, 2011

NEW BREMEN — For fans of the History Channel’s popular antique show, “American Pickers,” it’s no secret that one of the show’s stars has a soft spot for bicycles, but what may not be so known is when the two pickers find some sort of cycle, they turn to a local museum for some help.

“American Pickers,” which runs new episodes at 9 p.m. on Monday, follows Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz as they “pick” barns, basements, junkyards and more searching for antiques across America.

Rebecca Peggs, 69

December 29, 2011

Rebecca Peggs, 69, of 137 Margo Lane, Celina, died on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, at her residence.

She was born in Lima, to Gene and Martha (Riker) Finch, and they preceded her in death.

On Jan. 12, 1972, she married Larry L. Peggs, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 21.

She is survived by her three stepchildren, Deb and Greg Joseph of Cridersville, Diana McVicker of Lima and Keith and Charlotte Peggs of Chickasaw; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister.

Ermon Eldon Huston Sr., 82

December 29, 2011

Ermon Eldon Huston Sr., 82, of Mendon, died at 4:18 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

He was born on April 12, 1929, in Mercer County, to George Elmer and Della Beatrice (Gause) Huston.

On Feb. 14, 1997, he married Cindy Jones, and she survives him.

Kay I. Guyer, 57

December 29, 2011

Kay I. Guyer, 57, formerly of 00855 Noble Road, St. Marys, died at 7:27 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.

She was born on July 5, 1954, in Huntingdon, Pa., to J. Ralph and Irene (Rutherford) Bowser, and they preceded her in death.

She is survived by a son, Charles Guyer  of Huntingdon, Pa.; two grandsons.

Private family services will be held. Burial will take place in Huntingdon, Pa.

Online condolences may be expressed via Millerfuneralhomes.net.

December 28th

St. Marys Library To Host Crafters On Friday Mornings

December 28, 2011

ST. MARYS — Beginning in January, area crafters will have a meeting place to socialize with fellow crafters while working on their latest creation.

The St. Marys Community Public Library will host Friday Morning Handicraft Time starting Jan. 7. Adult Services Coordinator Beth Keuneke said the meeting will fill a void in the community.

“There are other places — not right in this community — that do have knitting circles and that kind of thing,” Keuneke said. “I thought I’d try it and see if it would work here.”

Local Teacher Wins Award, Moving On

December 28, 2011

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys teacher was named the top teacher for 2011 by a local organization.

St. Marys VFW Post 9289 recently named Kathy Jeffries its Teacher of the Year. Jeffries, a special education teacher, teaches at St. Marys Memorial High School.

“First they have a local winner, and then that winner goes on to the district level and could go on to the state and national level,” Jeffries said.

Taxes Down

December 28, 2011

ST. MARYS — Income tax receipts for November were off more than $40,000 from last year’s figures.

Last month, the city collected $262,863.34 in income taxes, down from $305,963.27 in 2010. The figure also is less than the totals collected in 2008 and 2009, which were $335,802.92 and $301,738.72, respectively.

Wednesday Local Sports Schedule

December 28, 2011

Wednesday, Dec. 28
Girls Basketball

Minster vs. Miller City at Elida, 6
 

Boys Bowling
St. Marys vs. New Bremen
(at Fort Recovery)
 

Wrestling
St. Marys at Marion Harding Invite
 

Jr. High Boys Basketball
Minster at Russia Tourney

 

December 27th

Tuesday Boys Basketball Round-Up: Rangers fall to Ada

December 27, 2011

 

Ada 56, New Knoxville 47

ADA — A big third quarter lifted the Bulldogs past the New Knoxville boys basketball team.

Ada outscored the Rangers 19-10 in the third quarter to lead 42-31 after three quarters and held off the Rangers.

Konner Baker scored 22 points to lead Ada. The Bulldogs improved to 6-1 on the season.

Lucas Leffel also scored 22 points to pace New Knoxville, which slipped to 3-2 on the season. Leffel drained four 3-pointers to lead the Rangers.

Eddie George talks about the 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes.
Old refrigerators, pieces of scrap metal from area farms, schools and homes along with the more...
Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...

 

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