Archive - 2013
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys City Schools Board of Education met for a special meeting Wednesday evening to pass several items related to personnel, including two retirements, several resignations and one appointment — Bill Ruane as principal at Memorial High School.
“He’s a proven commodity and we’re happy to bring him back home to continue his good work,” Superintendent Shawn Brown said.
CELINA — Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports that his office is investigating a theft that occurred in the parking lot of Zuma Automotive, 314 S. Main St., Celina. An unmarked vehicle, assigned to a detective from the sheriff’s office was entered sometime between Monday and Tuesday and items were stolen.
ST. MARYS — There will be a recount for the final council-at-large seat in the St. Marys Republican primary next week.
An automatic recount was triggered for the final spot between Dan Uhlenhake and Russell Bailey. The official vote ended in favor of Uhlenhake by a tally of 590 to 583. According to a state formula, a recount must be conducted if the difference between candidates is eight or less.
May 22: Stop by FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster today for information on the 2013 Summer Reading Club and a free ice cream cone.
A weekly divorce support group will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Wayne Street United Methodist Church in St. Marys.
Phillip Dean Kaltenbach, 59, of Lynn St., Russia, died at 10:50 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2013, at his home.
He was born on Feb. 12, 1954, in Warren County, to the late Howard R. and Betty I. (May) Kaltenbach. He married Sharon Burnice on Jan. 8, 1994. She survives in Russia.
Geraldine R. Metzger, 88, of 308 E. Bremen St. New Knoxville, died at 11:10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Oct. 14, 1924, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Eugene and Lillia (Weifenbach) Slattery.
She married Dale Metzger on April 23, 1946, and he preceded her in death on April 15, 1994.
ST. MARYS — Students at the Intermediate School enjoyed a field day Tuesday by playing dodgeball in the gym, enjoying popsicles and water on the playground, as well as hula hoops, water balloons and multiple blow-up slides and obstacle courses.
With the last day of school approaching and summer around the corner, the students were full of energy and appreciated the day of fun with their friends.
Kennedi Burd, who was hula hooping with her friend and fellow fifth-grader, Shia Salisbury, said her favorite part of field day is the obstacle course.
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The St. Marys baseball team cruised through four and a half innings with a 1-0 lead before Shawnee abruptly changed everything with a six-run fifth inning.
Cory Wilder hit a backbreaking three-run home run in the fifth and three Shawnee pitchers held St. Marys to one run in Shawnee’s 6-1 win over the Roughriders on Monday.
St. Marys at Shawnee Baseball Photos:
ST. MARYS — The Auglaize County Special Olympics track and field had its first practice since the District competition at the Memorial High School track Monday evening.
There were athletes ranging in age from 8 to in their 60s, practicing everything from softball to track to wheelchair races. They were preparing for their next big competition, State, which will take place from June 28 through June 30 at Ohio State University’s campus in Columbus.