Archive - 2013
CANTON — The St. Marys boys 200 yard medley relay team went where no Roughrider relay team has gone before.
St. Marys had four swimmers compete in two events at the OHSAA state swimming
championships on Thursday night at C.T. Branin Natatorium. While the quartet said they were disappointed that they didn’t qualify for Friday’s championship finals or consolation races, the four Roughriders with shaved heads were proud of what they accomplished this winter in the pool.
CANTON — St. Marys sophomore Madison Taylor made the most of her opportunity at the state diving championships, making it past both of the cuts and finishing 15th in the Division II girls competition at Canton McKinley’s venerable C.T. Branin Natatorium on Wednesday morning.
“I just feel honored to make it through all the cuts with it being my first year, it’s just awesome,” said Taylor, draped in a towel on the deck of the pool after the completion of the more than three-hour competition.
CELINA — Business people, university faculty and community leaders gathered for Wright State University Lake Campus’ third annual Regional Summit Friday morning to discuss the move to a global economy.
Special speakers Director of Sales Pat Carus, from Emerson Climate Technology, Sharyl Garner, Chief Administrative Officer of Midmark Corp., and David Cahill, Managing Partner at Avanulo, shared their strategies for competing in a global market.
NEW KNOXVILLE — A new face has taken over the treasurer’s seat at New Knoxville.
Cathy Doseck replaced longtime treasurer Marcia Wierwille this year, after serving as treasurer for the ESC in Shelby County. Doseck said she took the job because she was ready to be part of the day-to-day life of a school again.
“At the ESC I was in an office, and I didn’t see students or teachers,” she said. “I wanted to be part of the excitement students have for learning and they have for teaching.”
Christopher K. Huff, 47, of 611 Lisle St., Celina, died on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.
He was born on Nov. 7, 1965, in St. Marys, the son of Cledith and Clara (Waddles) Huff, who survive in St. Marys.
He is also survived by his son, Jesse Huff of St. Marys; by a brother; by a sister.
Funeral rites will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, the Rev. Jim Sweigart, officiant. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
ST. MARYS — The drunk driver who caused a collision that killed Scott and Michele Barhorst had a blood alcohol content more than four times the legal limit.
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NEW BREMEN — New Bremen Middle School students showcased their innovation Thursday at the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fair revealing not just their ability to invent, but also the nature of the problems they encounter in their everyday lives.
Teacher Tracy Steinke said that the fair started in 2010 as a requirement of the STEM grant the school received.
“We’re trying to get them more engineering focused, looking at problem solving,” she said.
Howard B. Putman, 79, of Spencerville, died on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at his home. He was born on Feb. 21, 1933, in Willshire, to George H. and Emma Fredaricka (Pflueger) Putman.
On Aug. 16, 1958, he married Norma J. Ralston who survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Norma, are two daughters Leisha (Troy) Comer of Wapakoneta, and Leslie (John) Ringwald of Van Wert; three granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; a brother; a sister; a sister-in-law.
Christopher Huff, 47, of Celina, died on Wednesday Feb. 20, 2013. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.