Archive - May 6, 2013
MINSTER — Minster again sought out a young, hungry coach to lead its football program.
After a record-setting three-year run under Nate Moore, the Wildcats will turn to Urbana's Geron Stokes to keep a program that has been to the playoffs three straight seasons and became one of the Midwest Athletic Conference's most consistent winners on the rise.
Minster is expected to hire Stokes as its head football coach, pending approval from the school board at its meeting on May 20.
NEW BREMEN — Going into the final race of the day the St. Henry Redskins boys’ team trailed Sidney Lehman by one point, but in the 3200 relay the Redskins won the race to defeat Sidney Lehman 94-85 to win the 13th annual Cardinal Invitational in a sunny, sunsplashed New Bremen on Saturday.
On the girls side Russia pulled away at the end to defeat Marion Local 134-120. Spencerville was third with 88 points and Sidney was fourth with 78. St. Marys was fifth with 73 and New Bremen was sixth with 33 points. New Knoxville was 12th with 15 points.
NEW BREMEN — Local residents became tourists this weekend as they rediscovered — and discovered — historical jewels across Auglaize County.
The Auglaize County Historical Society hosted Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown, which encouraged residents to visit 12 locations across the county. Tourists got their passports stamped at each location they visited.
David and Joy Miller, of Moulton, stopped by the Bicycle Museum of America Saturday afternoon. The Millers noted it was their first trip to the museum.
Nellie House, 92, of St. Marys, died on Friday May 3, 2013, at her residence. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
William Frey, 68, of rural New Knoxville, died on Sunday May 5, 2013, in the emergency department of JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Mary Ann Fleck, 71, of 44429 Fairground Road in Celina, left the loving care of her family at 9:38 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, from the Lima Memorial Hospital to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in Heaven.
She was born on July 19, 1941, to the late Arthur and Golda (Now) Jeffries in Celina.
She married the love of her life, Carl E. Fleck, on Oct. 29, 1960, and celebrated 52 years of marriage last year.
Also surviving are her two daughters, Deb and Cathi Fleck of Celina and Diana Fleck of St. Marys; her sister, Margery Rush of St. Marys.