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March 28th

New Knoxville Spring Sports Schedules

March 28, 2013

New Knoxville spring sports schedules:

Chief Honored For Service

March 28, 2013

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen Police Chief Doug Harrod will retire this year, after spending a career in law enforcement, but also in the community. Friends gathered with him to celebrate retirement Wednesday afternoon at the Lockkeeper’s House.

When Harrod began in law enforcement, inspired by his father, he walked into the Wapakoneta Police Department on his 21st birthday for his first day of work.

“It was something I always wanted to do,” he said.

Eileen M. Stienecker, 88

March 28, 2013

Eileen M. Stienecker, 88, formerly of 1506 Neil Ave. in St. Marys, died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.

 She was born on Oct. 10, 1924, in St. Marys, to Guy and Genevieve (Meyers) Hussey.

On Dec. 29, 1945, in St. Marys, she married Merlin H. Stienecker, who died on July 5, 1996.

Francis S. “Brow” Carmean, 93

March 28, 2013

Francis S. “Brow” Carmean, 93, of 1913 Cheshire Drive, St. Marys, died at 4:20 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in St. Marys.

He was born on July 1, 1919, in St. Marys, the son of Stephen and Cina (Bowman) Carmean.

He married Grace Stienecker on Dec. 22, 1945, and she survives in St. Marys.

March 27th

Arrests Made In Grube Case

March 27, 2013

CELINA — Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced two arrests this morning in the double homicide of Robert Grube, 70, and daughter Colleen Grube, 47, of east Fort Recovery, after a 16 month investigation.

Volunteers Sought For Improvement Day

March 27, 2013

ST. MARYS — Organizers of a local park improvement day are looking for volunteers to help add manpower to their roster.

The St. Marys National Little League will be hosting a park improvement day at K.C. Geiger Park at 9 a.m. April 6. The goal of the project is to help spruce up K.C. Geiger Park for the upcoming season.

“We are asking for help from the community on this,” said Brian Engle, an organizer of the event. “Everyone has worked together.”

Unemployment Rate Drops

March 27, 2013

ST. MARYS — After edging up to start the year, the unemployment rate for Auglaize County in February decreased.

In data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Auglaize County registered an unemployment rate of 5.8 percent, down from 6.2 percent in January. Last year, the unemployment rate sat at 6.8 percent.

March 26th

Dental Office Sees Changes

March 26, 2013

NEW BREMEN — At the beginning of the new year, the village of New Bremen saw a change in ownership in one of its dental offices.

Elsie J. (Vonderheide) Winner, 75

March 26, 2013

Elsie J. (Vonderheide) Winner,  75, of Celina, died on Monday, March 25, 2013. 

She was born on Oct. 4, 1937, in Fort Loramie, to the late Albert and Rose Vonderheide. 

She married Donald A. Winner on June 24, 1961, and he preceded her death,  along with  three brothers and five sisters.

She is survived by five children, Diane (Cliff) Cerbus, Deborah (Bob) Glass,  David (Amy) Winner,  Dan Winner and Dean (Crista) Winner; 10 grandchildren; and two sisters.

Dallas E. Pierstorff, 83

March 26, 2013

Dallas E. Pierstorff, 83, of Celina, died on  Sunday, March 24, 2013,  at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.

He was born on Aug. 12, 1929, in Celina,  to the late Edward E. and Hazel L. (Fast) Pierstorff.

He married Kathryn "Kitty" Gengler on Nov. 4, 1951,  and she survives, along with three children, Diane (Barry) Fennig of Celina,  Rebekah Pierstorff Snead of St. Augustine, Fla. and Eric (Jodi) Pierstorff of Celina; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law.

ST. MARYS — Four different St. Marys hitters drove two runs, the offense put up a 10-spot...
  MINSTER — The Minster softball team scored five runs in the bottom of the first...
VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...

 

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