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Archive - Nov 2012

November 9th

Manhunt Continues

November 9, 2012

CELINA — A nationwide manhunt is underway for a 40-year-old man believed to be responsible for the shooting death of a Rockford woman on Thursday.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Daniel C. Martin, 40, for murder. Mercer County law enforcement officials believe Martin played a role in the shooting death of Melinda S. Shinn, 26, inside her residence at 509 North St., Rockford. Martin was Shinn’s boyfriend at the time of the shooting. Martin’s red Ford Explorer was located in Fort Wayne, Ind., but he remains at-large as of press time.

Rider Enjoys Helping Others

November 9, 2012

ST. MARYS — Helping others drives Memorial High School senior Savanna “Van” Jones, who strives to do what she can for others through many aspects of her life.

“I want to help people,” Jones told The Evening Leader.

Jones keeps busy working two jobs — as a waitress at Bob Evans and as a game advisor at Game Stop — and also earns money selling some of her artwork online.

Verona “Ronnie” (Schwenzer) (Vanderhorst) Farno , 92

November 9, 2012

Verona “Ronnie” (Schwenzer) (Vanderhorst) Farno , 92, of Minster, passed peacefully from her “life well lived” on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.
She is survived by her children, Dan Vanderhorst (Judy) of Las Vegas, Nev., Joy Knopp (Bob) of St. Paul, Minn., and Mary Jackson (Dave) of Weatherford, Texas; Bernie’s children, Carol Weiland (Jim) of Dayton, John Farno (Diana) of Minster and Janie Perryman (Clif) of Perrysburg; her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Updated: Suspect Sought In Shooting

November 9, 2012

ROCKFORD — Law enforcement officials in Mercer County are searching for a 40-year-old man who is wanted in connection with the death of a Rockford woman Thursday morning.

Mercer County Dispatchers received a phone call at approximately 10:43 a.m. Thursday reporting a shooting at 509 North Street in Rockford. Rockford Police Chief Paul May entered the residence and found Melinda S. Shinn, 26, dead.

November 8th

Sheriff Releases Update

November 8, 2012

ROCKFORD - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey released more information regarding the shooting death of a Rockford woman on Thursday.

In a news release issued Thursday night, Grey identified the victim as Melinda S. Shinn, 26.

Woman Killed In Rockford

November 8, 2012

ROCKFORD — Law enforcement officials in Mercer County are looking for a person of interest in connection with the shooting death of a Rockford woman Thursday morning.

Mercer County Dispatchers received a phone call at approximately 10:43 a.m. Thursday reporting a shooting on West North Street in Rockford. Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said law enforcement officials arrived on the scene shortly after the call.

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

November 8, 2012

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

Fifty years ago this week, the St. Marys Roughriders concluded the 1962 football campaign by nearly upsetting the Western Buckeye League champion, Lima Shawnee Indians. 

In a mud-caked mess, the first quarter came and went without any activity on the scoreboard.  That all changed in the second period when St. Marys received a punt from Shawnee and returned it 25 yards to the 10-yard line. 

Minster plays Marion Local for third straight playoffs

November 8, 2012

MINSTER — Just three years ago the notion that Minster and Marion Local would become a running playoff football rivalry seemed unlikely.

The Flyers have been a model of consistency over the past 15 seasons, racking up five state championships between stints in Divisions V and VI. Minster, meanwhile, was mired in a stretch of six straight seasons without a winning record and just two seasons with a winning record in the previous 13 seasons before Nate Moore took over in 2010. Marion Local had won 11 of the last 12 meetings against Minster heading into 2010.

Tips Sought In Unsolved Murder

November 8, 2012

ST. MARYS —  Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon is looking for the public’s help to put the rest an unsolved homicide that dates back almost four decades.

November 7th

Lambert Voted Recorder

November 7, 2012

WAPAKONETA — In the only contest race for an Auglaize County seat, Republican incumbent Christina Lambert easily staved off Democrat challenger Anne Hamilton for the position of Auglaize County recorder during Tuesday’s election.

According to unofficial results, Lambert tallied 15,870 votes, or 75.92 percent, more than 10,000 more than Hamilton’s 5,033 votes, or 24.08 percent.

ST. MARYS —  The St. Marys boys basketball team attacked the rim in the opening...
WBL Wapakoneta 74, Kenton 48 St. Marys 77, Shawnee 62 Celina 59, Bath 46 Defiance 37, Elida...
Friday, December 19 WBL Kenton at Wapakoneta Shawnee at St. Marys Celina at Bath Defiance at...

 

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