Archive - Sep 2013
ST. MARYS — It’s Florian Hau’s first time in the United States and the teen is soaking up his experience in America.
The 15-year-old German exchange student has been learning English since he was 8. Ever since his older sister, Julia, returned from her exchange trip to St. Marys, Hau said he knew he wanted his own American experience.
Hau is from a small town outside Essen, in western Germany. It is a lot like St. Marys in size, he said, but the people are different.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as three gunmen opened fire Monday inside the Washington Navy Yard, attacking office workers at a heavily guarded military facility in the heart of the nation's capital. At least 12 people were killed.
Helen Jean Meyer, 90, of 1921 Knapke Court in Celina, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born on Aug. 13, 1923, in Geneva, Ind., to the late George and Elma (Miller) Shanebarger.
On Nov. 23, 1957, she married Paul William Meyer, who died on July 1, 2006.
Survivors include her son, Jerry Andrew of Celina.
Helen was preceded in death by her first husband, Glenn Andrew, who died in 1951.
Stanley Lafe Topp, 66, New Bremen, passed away at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Dayton VA Medical Center, Hospice and Palliative Care Unit, Dayton.
He was born on Nov. 13, 1946, in New Bremen, the son of Lafe William and Marie Otte Topp, both of whom preceded him in death.
On April 18, 1970, he married Jane E. Muter; she survives at the residence in New Bremen.
ST. MARYS — Hundreds of local residents came together to help battle cancer as part of an annual fundraiser.
The St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer took over the Eagles parking lot this weekend. There was a stage set up for the event’s live entertainment, and TSC in St. Marys provided a large TV screen featuring the OSU football game versus California.
Shortly after the event started Saturday afternoon, several people were already there sporting their red OSU gear and watching the Akron/Michigan football game.
KENTON — With 66 points lighting up Kenton’s side of the scoreboard by the end of the night, it was hard to fathom that there was a point on Friday that Kenton’s offense looked a bit frazzled.
Kenton quarterback Grant Sherman shook off a slow start and then threw for 460 yards and seven touchdowns while wideout Justin Sawmiller had a monster day receiving and in the return game in Kenton’s runaway 66-14 win over St. Marys at Robinson Field.
MINSTER 41, NEW BREMEN 20
NEW BREMEN — It was lightning that struck at New Bremen Friday night but it wasn’t the kind that would delay a game. It was the running and passing of the Minster Wildcats as they defeated the Cardinals 41-20 in a Midwest Athletic Conference opener.
The Wildcats used the running of Sam Dues and Jacob Stechschulte and the passing of Josh Nixon to get up early.
Week 3's high school football scores from around the area and Ohio:
ST. MARYS — An annual fundraiser to help combat cancer swings into full gear today.
The St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer kicked off Friday night with a preview show in the St. Marys Eagles parking lot. Today’s festivities start with a 5K at 9 a.m., and will feature entertainment throughout the course, said Traci Lauth, co-owner of TLC and St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer committee member.