Archive - Dec 14, 2012
“Leader Look Back” is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week’s edition examines stories from Dec. 11-17, 1937, 1962 and 1987.
75 years ago: St. Marys City Councilors adopted an ordinance that would require any utility company or resident who sought to tear up city streets to obtain a permit.
ST. MARYS — What gift could be better, than the gift of loyalty, friendship and lifelong companionship? If you’re thinking of surprising a loved one with a pet, the answer might be “anything else.”
“A pet for a gift is not a good idea for an unsuspecting family member,” said Miranda Oden, manager at Auglaize County Humane Society in Wapakoneta. “It’s a responsibility, a commitment.”
ST. MARYS — In the wake of the mass shooting that killed more than two dozen people at a Connecticut elementary school Friday morning, one local school official says he will review the district’s security plan.
Nicholas E. Miller, 59, of New Bremen died at 6:02 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland following a brief illness.
He was born March 2, 1953, in Lima. He was the son of George and Betty (Moran) Miller, both of whom preceded him in death.
On April 20, 1979, he married Debra Wright, who survives in New Bremen.
ST. MARYS — The collaboration and partnership between the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce and the Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce is about to get stronger next year.
ST. MARYS — Two teens ended up being flown from a local hospital following a traffic pursuit with St. Marys police officers Thursday night.
An officer with the St. Marys Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop at 5:36 p.m. on Market Street, between Wayne and Main streets, for a vehicle traveling the wrong way down the road. At that point, the occupants in the vehicle reportedly switched places and took off before the officer could conduct the stop.
Teresa Slone Thornsberry, 52, of Raven, Ky., died on Dec. 12. 2012, in Hazard Kentucky Hospital.
She was born on June 11, 1960 in St. Marys to parents Quinton and Betty Slone, who survive.
On Nov. 7, 1987, she married Vernis Thornsberry, who survives at their residence in Raven, Ky.
She is also survived by one daughter, Vanessa Thornsberry of Raven, Ky.; by five brothers; four sisters.
She was preceded in death by two sets of grandparents; by a nephew.
Jeanne E. Dunlap, 83, of 427 Taffy Court in Union City, died at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Union City Care Center.
She was born on Aug. 24, 1929, in St. Marys to Otto E. and Frances Geraldine (Mooney) Schrolucke.