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Archive - May 2013

May 3rd

Paul B. Brown, 80

May 3, 2013

Paul B. Brown, 80, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the Auglaize Acres.

He was born on Feb. 13, 1933, in Auglaize County, the son of Roy J. and Alodia (Oen) Brown, who preceded him in death.  

On June 14, 1961, he married Ruth E. Poeppelman, and she survives.

May 2nd

Riders Build Ecosystems

May 2, 2013

ST. MARYS — At St. Marys Intermediate School on Wednesday, students saw the creation of over 100 different ecosystems.

As Kristy Guy’s fourth-grade science classes have been studying ecosystems, they brought the subject to life with their “Engaging Ecosystems” project.

“It’s living and nonliving things in an environment and how they interact,” Guy said. “We’re building a forest habitat and freshwater habitat.”

A look back at area sports this week 10, 25 and 50 years ago

May 2, 2013

25 Years Ago This Week – 1988
For the previous five seasons, the St. Marys Roughriders’ baseball tournament ended before it even had a chance to get started.  From 1983-1987, the Roughriders had the door slammed shut on them in the opening game of sectionals, but their fate all changed this week in 1988 when they posted a dramatic 8-5 win over the Bath Wildcats on their home field in Lima. 

Don Lee Dicke, 77

May 2, 2013

Don Lee Dicke, 77, quietly ascended from the pain and suffering of his physical body into the open arms of our Lord in Heaven, Jesus Christ, at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2013. In his last days, he was comforted, and reassured by all who loved him that he had fought and suffered long enough.

He was born on Sept. 30, 1935.

He is survived by his wife, Lois Ann Berning, whom he married on Sept. 13, 1958, and children Pamela (Dicke) Miller, Christine Dicke, Michael Dicke and friend Trish Carter, Todd and Bridget (Schwartz) Dicke.

May 1st

Tuesday Area Sports Round-Up

May 1, 2013

LIMA — The St. Marys track team had four individual wins at a tri-meet at Shawnee on Tuesday.

The Roughrider boys finished second with 38.5 points. Celina won with 101 points. Shawnee was third with 35.5 points.

The Celina girls won with 85 points, Shawnee was second (52 points) and St. Marys finished third (38 points). St. Marys’ Amanda Dues won the girls 1600 meter run with a 5:37.44 time.

The Riders’ Kristen Dammeyer won the 3200 meter run with a 12:18.09 time.

Tuesday Area Baseball and Softball Round-Up

May 1, 2013

DEFIANCE — Weston Rivers earned his fifth win of the season on the mound for Defiance and the Bulldogs scored six runs in the first two innings in a 7-1 win over  the St. Marys baseball team on Tuesday.

 Codie Deaton pitched and took the loss for the Roughriders.

St. Marys fell to 2-11 while Defiance kept its years long winning streak in the WBL going and went to 16-0 on the season.

NEW BREMEN 4, MARION LOCAL 0

Niemeyer pitches Minster past Coldwater

May 1, 2013

MINSTER — Minster senior Adam Niemeyer has only pitched 22 innings so far this season. Minster head coach Mike Wiss knows he needs his top pitcher fresh for games like the one on Tuesday night.

Minster’s ace and future Buckeye came through in the Wildcats’ biggest game to date.

Niemeyer struck out eight in a two-hit shutout to lead the Minster baseball team to a 2-0 win over Coldwater in a Midwest Athletic Conference showdown at Hanover Street Park.

Local Students Get Pinned

May 1, 2013

ST. MARYS — St. Marys Tri Star Med Prep class held their 17th annual pinning ceremony for the graduating class of 2013, where the graduates were given their caduceus pins and took the health occupations pledge by candlelight at the Dennings Center.

The students, adviser Janet Nelson said, will wear this pins through the upcoming two weeks of observation.

Pauline R. Schmiesing, 89

May 1, 2013

Pauline R. Schmiesing, 89, of Minster, died at 6:11 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. 

She was born on Sept. 21, 1923, in Fort Loramie, to the late Clemens and Emma (Seger) Bender. 

She married Melvin H. Schmiesing on April 27, 1946, in Fort Loramie.  He preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2010. 

Joseph “Jody” A. Barr, 55

May 1, 2013

Joseph “Jody” A. Barr, 55,  passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.

He was born on May 24, 1959.

He is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Margie (Jones) Barr; his mother, Connie (Kessler) Barr; brothers, Keith (Susie) and Brian (Pam) Barr; sister, Beth (Bill) Butts; an aunt and uncle, Jack and Marilyn Barr; numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Jody was preceded in death by his father, Laurin Barr.  

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