Archive - Mar 2013
Nate Moore's run as head football coach at Minster High School was short but sweet. It ended when Moore accepted the head coaching position at Cincinnati La Salle High School on Tuesday night.
Moore is the ninth head coach in La Salle history, according to a La Salle press release.
New Bremen sophomore Carson Manger was named Honorable Mention All-Ohio in Division IV. Manger led New Bremen to an 18-6 record and a 7-2 record in the Midwest Athletic Conference.
He averaged 14 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.7 steals and 1.8 assists per game.
The Associated Press released its list on Tuesday night, which was culled from recomendations of a media panel from around the state.
The Midwest Athletic Conference was well-represented on the lists.
HEBRON, Palestine — A former St. Marys resident is trying to save a thousand residents from losing their homes, schools and livelihoods in rural Palestine.
In the four months since Jonathan Brenneman arrived in rural West Bank region, south of Hebron with Christian Peacemaker Teams, spring has turned a barren fall desert into fields full of produce, where sheep graze, and animal pens and donkeys dot the eight small villages he works in. The families in the villages have farmed the area for generations, and lived there all their lives.
MINSTER — The power of duct tape has hit a new and decidedly feminine generation.
F.J. Stallo Memorial Library in Minster offered a girls-only Duck Tape craft time Tuesday, facilitated by fifth-grade student Courtney Kemper who taught friends to make wallets, flowers and bows with the versatile craft tool Duck Tape.
Evon E. Schlenker, 93, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:40 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff and Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.
Opal Hunter, 79, of Botkins, died the evening of Monday, March 18, 2013, at her residence. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Louis Andrew Bauer, 78, of 1101 Larkspur Lane in Celina, passed away at 3:35 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born on Oct. 30, 1934, in Dover, to the late Louis and Mary (Roesch) Bauer.
On May 30, 1959, he married Joanne Bigler, who lives in Celina. He is also survived by his four children, Brian Louis and Michelle Bauer of Dover, Kelly and Dr. Philip Masser of Celina, Jennifer and Gregory Heft of Bellbrook and Cathy Villacis of Cranberry Township, Pa.; eight grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law.
ST. MARYS — A long-standing inhabitant of the skyline of the city of St. Marys will be torn down in the coming weeks.
During Monday night’s special session of the St. Marys City Council, Interim Safety-Service Director Greg Foxhoven said plans are moving forward to demolish the smoke stack of the former power plant. The smoke stack, which had its future debated for months, is now coming down because officials fear it now may be structurally unsound.
ST. MARYS — Junior and senior marketing students at Memorial High School competed in the Ohio DECA Career Development Conference on March 15 and 16 in Columbus.
DECA Adviser Heidi Lisi took 23 Roughriders to the competition, and had a total of 10 groups and individuals place in the top 10 in their events. Typically an event has 40 or 50 students competing from area schools, Lisi said.
Dana Norman Wurster, 62, of Celina, died at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at his mother's residence in Celina, of natural causes.
He was born on May 1, 1950, in Lima, to parents Norman Wurster, who preceded him in death, and Ina Fay Johns Wurster Cisco.
He is survived by a sister; by seven nieces and several great-nieces and nephews; by a stepsister.
Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina, the Rev. Robert Ellis, officiating.
Burial will be held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.