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February 24th

Jack R. Adams Sr., 80

February 24, 2012

Jack R. Adams Sr.,  80, of Lima, died on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at his  residence in Lima.

Born on Thursday, Jan. 14, 1932, in Lima, he was the son of Louis Adams and Harriet Pryor  Adams, who preceded him in death. On Feb. 6, 1954, he married Rose E. Point who died on Nov. 18, 2011.

He served in the Army from 1949 until 1952 and was a veteran of the  Korean War.

He retired from Ford Motor Company after 37 years of service and enjoyed caring for his large garden.

Friday Local Sports Scoreboard

February 24, 2012

Shawnee 57, St. Marys 55

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Shawnee's Thad Vernon hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give Shawnee a 57-55 win over St. Marys on Friday night.

St. Marys' Garet Fledderjohann scored 15 points to lead the Roughriders. D.J. Manning added 14 points and J.D. Meyer had 11 points. Austin James added nine points on three 3-pointers.

Vernon led Shawnee with 15 points along with Seth Rosenbauer's 15 points and 11 rebounds.

Marion Local 59, Minster 50

Charlson finishes second in ARCA race at Daytona, will appear locally

February 24, 2012

Drew Charlson’s first race at Daytona International Speedway was everything he could ask for.

In his first race at Daytona and in his second career ARCA start, the 19-year old New Bremen resident finished runner-up to eight-time Daytona winner Bobby Gerhart in the Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 last weekend.

“To come here and finish second to one of the best racers ever at Daytona is simply a dream come true,” Charlson said.

Deubler, Borgerding compete at state swim meet

February 24, 2012

CANTON — A pair of area swimmers took to the C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton on Thursday for state competition.

Jared Deubler, a St. Marys sophomore, competed in the preliminary in the boys Division II OHSAA swimming and diving championships on Thursday.

Deubler, making his second trip to state in his two seasons at St. Marys, finished 22nd in the boys 100 yard backstroke event. Deubler finished with a 56.25-second time. Deubler qualified for the state meet with a 56.02-second time.

AREA ATHLETES: OAC tournament finals set

February 24, 2012

The Rev. Howard William Washburn, 89

February 24, 2012

The Rev. Howard William Washburn, 89, of St. Marys, died on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.

Howard was born on Oct. 27, 1922, in Hackensack, N.J., to Adlagunda Bellm and Russell LeRoy Washburn Sr., and he was raised by his grandparents, John and Christina Bellm.

Committee Examines Wish List

February 24, 2012

ST. MARYS — Members of a local school committee worked to narrow down a “wish list” of items recently submitted by district administration during a meeting on Thursday.

The members of the St. Marys Board of Education held a tour in late January, during which each of the district’s administrators noted the items on their lists.

Cards Bleed For Other

February 24, 2012

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen High School students packed the gymnasium Thursday afternoon, all with one thing in mind — saving lives.

More than 60 students signed up to participate in the Future Farmers of America’s (FFA) annual Red Cross Blood Drive, with a goal to donate 42 units of blood. Red Cross Team Supervisor Tara Kleinhen said the drive ran smoothly and anticipated that the drive would meet the goal by the end of the day.

February 23rd

School Eyes Memorial Plaque

February 23, 2012

ST. MARYS — A group of St. Marys residents is working to bring a soldiers’ memorial to the newest St. Marys City Schools building.

Mike Makley, Buz Howard, Kathy Sampson and Mary Wilson, as part of a committee through the St. Marys Community Foundation, have been working on placing a soldiers’ memorial plaque that would be placed in the commons area at St. Marys Memorial High School.

HEY, I REMEMBER THAT!: New Knoxville won county hoops tourney in 1962

February 23, 2012

50 Yrs. Ago This Week – 1962

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