Archive - Sep 2012
ST. MARYS — Elida escaped from a three point deficit at match point in a deciding fifth game and rallied to beat St. Marys 25-15, 23-25, 25-20, 16-25, 18-16, on Thursday night at Memorial High School’s Murotech Court.
A young St. Marys volleyball team still lacks experience closing out a match, head coach Tricia Rosenbeck said after the loss. St. Marys had a pair of attacking errors that helped Elida rally.
ST. MARYS — For more than 10 years, third-grade students in the St. Marys area have been receiving a new book that is theirs to keep forever.
St. Marys Rotary Club President Robbie Burke and Rotary Dictionary Chair Jim Harris visited local third-grade students for their annual “Rotary Dictionary Day” on Thursday.
ST. MARYS — Ohio’s highest court will not be hearing the appeal of a convicted murder who beat a St. Marys man to death in 2010.
On Wednesday, justices from the Ohio Supreme Court rejected a request to hear the appeal of Gordon W. Diggle III. Diggle’s attorney, Katherine Szudy, attempted to get justices to take up the appeal following a ruling from the Third District Court of Appeals in Lima, which upheld Diggle’s murder conviction out of Auglaize County Common Pleas Court.
Carl E. Cook, 83, of Celina, died on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 7, 1928, in Rockford, to Grant L. and Lena Floe (Snyder) Cook, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 14, 1953, he married Dorothy L. (Gelhaus), and she survives.
Gary L. McCoy Sr., 64, of Wapakoneta passed away at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at Lima Manor.
He was born on Oct. 27, 1947, in Canton, Ill., to Richard and Betty Jo (Hukill) McCoy, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 28, 1972, he married Judy L. McBeth, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
He is also survived by two sons, Craig and Richard McCoy; a daughter, Michelle Schrober; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Karen Jo Reed and Kathy Blumenstein.
CELINA — A Celina man could face charges for allegedly having $10,000 worth of illegal drugs in his home.
On Aug. 31, the Celina Police Department assisted the Mercer County Adult Probation Office and the Grand Lake Drug Task Force at a check of a probationer’s home located at 902 Sycamore St., Celina. Officers were checking the home of Jerrod Muhlenkamp, 30.
During the initial check of the residence it was determined that illegal drugs were allegedly present in the home. A search warrant was then obtained and the entire residence was checked.
The Midwest Athletic Conference opens conference play on Friday night with the fierce rivalry between Minster and New Bremen, a playoff rematch between Coldwater and Versailles and an intriguing St. Henry at Delphos St. John's tilt.
New Bremen (0-2, 0-0 MAC) at Minster (2-0, 0-0 MAC)
Minster's talent-rich offense is balanced, with 404 yards rushing and 425 yards passing through two games this season.
The Western Buckeye League features key match-ups when Ottawa-Glandorf travels to Shawnee, Wapakoneta hosts Bath and Celina goes to Defiance.
St. Marys (0-2, 0-1 WBL) at Elida (2-0, 1-0 WBL)
Elida is looking to go to 3-0 for the first time under head coach Jason Carpenter.
MINSTER — A local state park is putting the finishing touches on an annual festival.
Lake Loramie State Park will host its annual Fall Harvest Festival Sept. 14-16. Park Manager Brian Miller said the event typically draws a large crowd.
“There are just so many great offerings,” Miller told The Evening Leader. “It’s crazy down there — we will pack the campground and do overflow at some of our beach areas. We get a lot of campers for it.”