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January 28th

Carvers Share Love For Craft

January 28, 2013

ST. MARYS — Locals Weston Hirschfeld, of New Bremen, and Gene Knox, of St. Marys, are woodworkers who turn patterns into art, but when it comes to process, the men use wildly different techniques.

While Knox carves in his cozy kitchen at a home in Otterbein, Hirschfeld, 17, works in a barn with a small electric heater on his parents’ farm.

John K. Burke, 95

January 28, 2013

John K. Burke, 95, of Glynnwood, died on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at his residence.

He was born on Sept. 14, 1917, in Glynwood, to David L. and Julia (Cogan) Burke.

On May 3, 1952, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Glynwood, he married La Vera Schumann, who survives.

Paul J. “Jerry” Koehl, 71

January 28, 2013

Paul J. “Jerry” Koehl, 71, of Findlay, passed away at 11:58 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26,

2013, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

He was born on Feb. 15, 1941, to the late Paul and Estella (Apple) Koehl in Dayton.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Janet M. Treece, whom he married on May 14, 1966.

Jerry is also survived by one son, Gregory S. Koehl of Findlay; one daughter, Susan M. Koehl of Las Vegas, Nev.; one brother, Jeffery (Dee) Koehl of Piqua; and one sister, Sandra (Ted) Hasis of St. Marys.

January 25th

Boys Basketball: St. Marys can't stay with Defiance

January 26, 2013

 

ST. MARYS — St. Marys’ offense abruptly stalled in the fourth quarter and the Roughriders never got the momentum back in a 64-47 home  loss to Defiance on Friday night.

St. Marys went 1-for-9 from the floor in the fourth quarter and scored just three points as another Western Buckeye League game slipped out of reach.

Boys Basketball: Big start propels New Bremen past New Knoxville

January 26, 2013

 

NEW BREMEN — It was another defensive physical game for the New Bremen Cardinals basketball team and they came away with a 60-48 victory over the New Knoxville Rangers Friday in a Midwest Athletic Conference contest played at New Bremen.

New Bremen built a 29-12 halftime lead, as they won their ninth straight game and trail only MAC unbeaten St. Henry in the conference standings.


New Knoxville at New Bremen photos:

Boys Basketball: Minster pulls away from Parkway

January 26, 2013

ROCKFORD — The Minster Wildcats looked to snap a two-game Midwest Athletic Conference losing streak Friday night against the Parkway Panthers. The Wildcats bounced back with a 55-33 victory.

Minster shot just 6-of-20 in the first half but then made 13-of-20 in the second half.


Minster at Parkway photos

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157632609960901/show/

Helen L. Boroff, 73

January 25, 2013

Helen L. Boroff, 73, of Spencerville, died at 9:10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in the Roselawn Manor Nursing Home in Spencerville.

She was born June 9, 1939, in Mendon, the daughter of William and Mabel Mutersbaugh Boroff, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sisters and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Monticello Church with the Rev. Andrew Atkins officiating. burial will be at a later date in the Mendon Cemetery.

Joshua James Eilerman, 21

January 25, 2013

Joshua James Eilerman, 21, of Fort Loramied died at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.

He was born Sept. 26, 1991, in St. Marys, to Jill (Clune) and Kevin Eilerman, who survive in Fort Loramie.

He had two siblings, five grandparents and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with the Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Burial will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Fort Loramie.

Mary Louise Von Aschen, 100

January 25, 2013

Mary Louise Von Aschen, 100, of Piqua, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at the Piqua Manor Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 2, 1912, in Piqua to the late Forrest and Gertrude (Neighamer) Kerns.

Survivors include a granddaughter Carolyn (Dan) Garrison  of St. Marys, and several great-grandchildren.

She worked at the former Atlas Underwear Company, Stanton’s Bakery and as a private housekeeper until she decided to retire on Dec. 8, 2003.

Martin pleads innocent to murder charge

January 25, 2013

CELINA — The defendant in the murder of a Rockford woman pleaded innocent to the charge Friday morning.

Flanked by his attorneys, Daniel Charles Martin, 40, pleaded innocent to one count of murder, with a gun specification, during an arraignment hearing in Mercer County Common Pleas Court. Martin, who is being held without bond, faces the murder charge in connection with the death of Melinda Shinn.

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