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December 5th

Helen Bolinger Spoon, 84

December 5, 2012

Helen Bolinger Spoon, 84, of Van Wert, died at 1:59 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.

She was born on July 25, 1928, in Van Wert County to parents Frank Bolinger and Mabel (Chase), who preceded her in death.

On Dec. 27, 1946, she married Jerry F. Spoon at First United Methodist Church in Van Wert.

Elmer N. Hemmelgarn, 89

December 5, 2012

Elmer N. Hemmelgarn, 89, of Russia, formerly of St. Rose, died at 9:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Versailles Health Care. 

He was born on Feb. 23, 1923, in St. Sebastian to the late Theodore and Marie (Timmerman) Hemmelgarn. 

He married Regina Rose on Aug. 11, 1948, in St. Henry, who survives in Russia. 

December 4th

Saturday Sports Round-Up

December 4, 2012

BOYS BASKETBALL

MINSTER 55, SPENCERVILLE 54

MINSTER — Minster put the ball in the hands of a cool and collected senior in the closing seconds of the Wildcats’ 55-54 win over Spencerville on Saturday night.

Devon Poeppelman delivered with a post-up, pirouette and powerful finish.

Poeppelman posted up his defender,  received the ball from freshman point guard Jacob Stechschulte at the right elbow, drove into the paint and spun leftward towards the basket for the game winner with 3.7 seconds.

Friday Boys Basketball Round-Up

December 4, 2012

NEW BREMEN 58, ALLEN EAST 56

NEW BREMEN — Luke Schwieterman led a trio of double-digit scorers with 17 points as New Bremen defeated Allen East, 58-56.


Allen East at New Bremen Boys Basketball Photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157632171191082/show/

BOYS HOOPS: St. Marys falls to Fort Recovery in opener

December 4, 2012

ST. MARYS — Fort Recovery  held the St. Marys boys basketball team without a point in the second quarter to build a big lead and coast to a 58-43 season-opening win on Murotech Court at the Horseshoe on Friday night.

St. Marys recovered with a strong second half that included 37 points put on the scoreboard, but by then Fort Recovery had a lead that at times reached 20 points.

Rate Hike On Horizon

December 4, 2012

ST. MARYS — Water customers of the city of St. Marys should expect to pay more for the service as part of a proposed 34 percent rate increase during the next two years.

Local Carves For Church

December 4, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — At the front of the sanctuary in First Church in New Knoxville stands a massive, glittering Christmas tree, bedecked with yellow lights and dozens of intricately carved wooden ornaments hanging from red strings. Each of these ornaments — among them a turtle dove carrying an olive branch, a Christmas tree, a candle and bells tied together with a ribbon — was handcrafted by 16-year-old Weston Hirschfeld.

Richard S. Loffer, 82

December 4, 2012

Richard S. Loffer, 82, of 801 W. North St., St. Marys, died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.

He was born on Jan. 7, 1930, in Ada, the son of Lowell and Mary (Hubbell) Loffer.

He married  Barbara Van Cleve on May 19, 1951, and she preceded him in death on April 1, 2010.

Rickey W. Timbs, 57

December 4, 2012

Rickey W. Timbs, 57, of 7293 State Route 219, Celina, died suddenly at 3:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in the emergency department of Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater, after suffering an apparent heart attack.

He was born on July 26, 1955, in Marion, Ind., the son of William Windred and Lillian (Muncey) Timbs.

Merlin W. Blumhorst, 99

December 4, 2012

Merlin W. Blumhorst, 99, of New Bremen, died at 11:35 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center in St. Marys.  

He was born on Oct. 15, 1913, near Kettlersville.  

He was the son of William and Bertha (May) Blumhorst.  

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...
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