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Archive - Nov 2012

November 2nd

Faber, Hinds Face Off

November 2, 2012

CELINA — A Celina Republican and a Lima Libertarian are set to square off for the 12th District Ohio Senate seat on Tuesday.

Incumbent Keith Faber is seeking to retain his seat over challenger Paul D. Hinds. Faber, who was first appointed to the Senate seat in 2007 to fill the unexpired term of Jim Jordan, also served three terms in the Ohio House.

“I think it’s important we continue to work on policies that allow jobs to grow,” Faber told The Evening Leader. “Work force development is also a big issue.”

Ruth G. Howell, 88

November 2, 2012

Ruth G. Howell, 88, of St. Marys, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 2:47 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys.

She was born on Sept. 18, 1924, in Glynwood, the daughter of Roy and Onis (Craft) McDermitt, and they preceded her in death.

On Sept. 24, 1946, she married Vernon D. Howell, and he preceded her in death in December 1951.

Martha R. Barhorst, 65

November 2, 2012

Martha R. Barhorst, 65, of 46 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, died on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at IU Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis, Ind.

She was born on Feb. 14, 1947, in Greenville, to Norbert and Amelia (DeLoye) Heckman, and they preceded her in death.

On Nov. 15, 1969, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Osgood, she married Jerome U. Barhorst, and he survives in Fort Loramie.

Brothers Save Mother’s Life

November 2, 2012

ST. MARYS — Jackie Wilker says she has no doubts in her mind her sons can handle whatever situation pops up after they pulled her from a submerged car following a collision with a deer last week.

Limnologist Sets Record Straight

November 2, 2012

ST. MARYS — A limnologist who has been tasked with overseeing the alum applications at Grand Lake St. Marys the previous two years says comments attributed to him in a Columbus Dispatch article indicating the applications did not work were misinterpreted.

Update: Woman Pulled From River

November 2, 2012

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys woman was pulled from the St. Marys River Thursday afternoon by several local law enforcement officials.

At approximately 1:40 p.m. Thursday, a 911 call was placed reporting a woman was floating in the St. Marys River, between South and Spring streets. That call was placed by Auglaize County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Little — who was off duty at the time.

Ruth G. Howell, 88

November 2, 2012

Ruth G. Howell, 88, of St. Marys, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 2:47 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Ohio 501, Wapakoneta.

Dr. Robert Lee Westerheide, 78

November 2, 2012

Dr. Robert Lee Westerheide, 78, of Mount Vernon, died suddenly but peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at his home in Mount Vernon.

He was born on June 21, 1934, in Minster, to Henry A. and Mildred (Froning) Westerheide, and they preceded him in death.

On June 25, 1960, he married his wife of 52 years, Loretta (Severt), and she survives him.

November 1st

Woman Pulled From River

November 1, 2012

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys woman was pulled from the St. Marys River Thursday afternoon by several local law enforcement officials.

At approximately 1:40 p.m. Thursday, a 911 call was placed reporting a woman was floating in the St. Marys River, between South and Spring streets. Several local law enforcement officials jumped into the river to help pull the woman to the bank of the river near the city administration office.

Hey, I Remember That!: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago

November 1, 2012

 

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

This week in 1962, the St. Marys Roughriders concluded their high school football campaign with a 28-20 loss to the Wapakoneta Redskins.  

In the early-going, it looked as if the Riders would have little trouble as they received the opening kickoff and scored in only seven plays when Ronnie Jones bulled in from one yard away.  

Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...
  COLUMBUS — The Minster girls 4-by-400 meter relay team finished off the state...
AKRON — Brittany Nero pulled an inside 1-0 pitch down the left field line and pinch runner...

 

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