Archive - Apr 2012
CELINA — Two barges, hundreds of loads from tanker trucks and 45-days are all key ingredients in a process aimed at locking up phosphorus in Grand Lake St. Marys to prevent algae blooms.
HAB Aquatic Solutions — the firm that handled last year’s application — started its lakewide alum application Monday from the west bank of Grand Lake St. Marys. John C. Holz, water quality specialist with HAB Aquatic Solutions, took state and local officials on a tour of the staging area as a barge refueled its tanks with alum.
ST. MARYS — More than a dozen state and local officials turned out Monday afternoon to officially welcome the newest member in the fight to heal Grand Lake St. Marys.
Tuesday, April 3
• St. Marys at Van Wert, 4:30 p.m.
• Van Wert at St. Marys, 5 p.m.
• Perry at New Knoxville, 5 p.m.
• Anna at New Bremen, 5 p.m.
• Botkins at Minster, 5 p.m.
• St. Marys at Van Wert, 5 p.m.
• New Bremen at Lehman, 5 p.m.
• Minster at Jackson Ctr, 5 p.m.
St. Marys 7, New Bremen 3
Another win over a Midwest Athletic Conference team has the St. Marys baseball team entering Western Buckeye League play in its best early-season position in five years.
The Roughriders collected a third win out of the last four games played against a MAC opponent with a patient offensive approach in a 7-3 win over New Bremen on Monday night at K.C. Geiger Park.
St. Marys at 4-2 has its best record through six games since 2007, when the Riders started the season 5-1.
St. Marys 6, Fort Recovery 1
Pitching and defense carried the day for the St. Marys softball team in its 6-1 win over Fort Recovery on Monday at K.C. Geiger Park.
St. Marys pitcher Lexi Roop dominated Fort Recovery, striking out 11 batters.
“She hit her spots,” St. Marys head coach Sue Grothause said. “Her curveball is really working well. She knew she wasn’t on, but sometimes you aren’t on and you have to stay positive and push through it.”
Tandy Mullett, 53, of Cridersville, died at 2:39 a.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
He was born on July 31, 1958, to Dewey and Ethel (Ramey) Mullett, and his mother preceded him in death. His father and stepmother, Dewey and Barbara Jane Mullett, survive in Wapakoneta.
M. Parker McGlothen, 74, of 706 S. Main St., St. Marys, died at 12:48 p.m. Sunday, April, 1, 2012, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are being completed by the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys.
Mary Joyce Heitkamp, 72, of Minster, died at 2:05 a.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Nov. 24, 1939, in Minster, to Alfred and Leona (Vallo) Friemering, and they preceded her in death.
On July 9, 1959, in Minster, she married Frank F. Heitkamp, and he survives in Minster.
Jeanne Scott Donovan, 63, of Celina, died at 4:35 a.m. Friday, March 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on July 17, 1948, in Kenton, to Walter R. Scott and Eleanor J. Latimer, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by two daughters, Paula (William) Fischer of St. Marys and Amy J. Menchhofer of Celina; a brother; a sister; five grandchildren; her former son-in-law; her former mother-in-law; many extended friends; her dog.
Funeral services will be held at a later date.
ST. MARYS — A key component in the fight to heal Grand Lake St. Marys started being applied to the lake by the barrel today.
HAB Aquatics — the firm that handled last year’s application — took to the lake to start a 45-day alum application of the entire body of water. The $5 million project is a key component in the battle against phosphorus in Grand Lake St. Marys.