Archive - 2013
St. Marys senior Kelly Heitkamp cleared 10 feet, eight inches and won the Division II regional championship in the girls pole vault on Saturday at Lexington.
Heitkamp, who is the school-record holder in the event, will return to the state tournament for the second straight year. In 2012, Heitkamp finished 12th a season ago with a vault of 10 feet.
St. Marys junior Kristen Dammeyer finished sixth in the girls 3200 meter run with a 12:08.72 time.
St. Marys junior Amanda Dues finished ninth in the girls 1600 meter run with a 5:36.37 time.
ST. MARYS — Dozens of first responders, utility workers, county officials and other emergency personnel gathered in St. Marys and Wapakoneta on Saturday to run through a training scenario that tested how prepared each segment was in the event of a disaster.
James A. “Jim” Bellamy, Jr., 67, of Wapakoneta, died 7:36 a.m. Friday, May 31, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.
Daniel L. Hilgeford, 58, 4869 East 800 North Bryant passed away Thursday afternoon, May 30, 2013, at his residence. He was born in Celina March 15, 1955 the son of Arnold and Martha (Muhlenkamp) Hilgeford.
He was married Nov. 7, 1975 to Linda Huey who survives. Surviving are his wife Linda; parents Arnold and Martha Hilgeford of Portland; one son Kurtis (Melinda) Hilgeford of Fort Wayne; three daughters, Kim (Chris) Regedanz of Celina, Christy (Keith) Kahlig of Portland, and Angie (Caleb) Lutes of Portland; one brother; five sisters and five grandchildren.
ST. MARYS — There will be a benefit celebrating the successful heart transplant of a Memorial High School grad this summer.
The Heart Felt Benefit for Elizabeth Sampson, 20, will take place on Aug. 24 at the Howard Johnson Hotel, 1920 Roschman Ave., Lima. The benefit will begin at 5:30 p.m. with hor d’oeuvres, and dinner will follow at 6 p.m. The evening will feature an auction, music, a raffle, and more. Donations are being accepted at Minster Bank in St. Marys, and the money will go toward the Sampson family’s medical bills.
LEXINGTON — The St. Marys 3200 meter relay quartet of junior Kristen Dammeyer, junior Lexi Grothause, senior Marissa Schrolucke and junior Amanda Dues finished its season on the podium. The Roughrider distance relay team finished eighth at the Division II regional meet on Thursday.
With three of the four returning to the regional from last years 3200 relay team, the Roughriders improved eight spots from last year’s 16th place finish.
Schrolucke, the lone senior in the quartet, said it was a great way to cap her senior year.
WAPAKONETA — A 1983 graduate of Waynesfield-Goshen High School and an office manager and legal assistant at a Lima law firm is tabbed to be the next director of the Auglaize County Elections Board.
ST. MARYS — A 25-year-old male has been charged in connection with an alleged break-in of a residence north of St. Marys.
In a news release issued this morning, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said deputies arrested a man Thursday afternoon for allegedly breaking into a garage at a residence north of St. Marys.
May 30: A Computer Basics class will be held at 5:30 p.m. today. Please call or stop by the library to register. Class size is limited.
NEW BREMEN — Gov. John Kasich discussed where budget negotiations are going, funding for Grand Lake St. Marys, aid programs and school dollars Wednesday night at the American Legion in New Bremen, where he addressed Auglaize County Republicans during the Auglaize County Republican Women’s Lincoln/Reagan Day Dinner.