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May 16th

Miss Ohio Entertains Residents

May 16, 2013

ST. MARYS — The current Miss Ohio, Elissa McCracken, spoke to residents, played piano and was the celebrity bingo caller at Golden Living Valley in St. Marys Tuesday to honor National Nursing Home week.

“It’s really a way just to give back. This year for me, as Miss Ohio, has been all about service. If I can bring a smile to their face by visiting and listening to their story, then absolutely. Everyone should do it...it’s important to take the time to do that.”

New Bremen Council Hires 2 PT Officers

May 16, 2013

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen Council hired two part-time police officers Tuesday, Shawn Harrod and Douglas Ranly under suspension of the rules to get the officers working by May 20, when their help will be needed for security at The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure in June.

According to Police Chief Mike Skinner, Harrod was born and raised in New Bremen, and is the son of a retired part-time police officer, as well as the nephew of former chief Doug Harrod.

Ranly, who is from St. Henry, currently serves as a St. Henry police officer.

SM BOE Cuts An Estimated $1.4M

May 16, 2013

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Board of Education met Tuesday night in a special session at the District Service Center, 1445 Celina Road, in St. Marys.

“We’re here tonight to discuss the cuts that will need to be made due to the failure of the levy last week,” President Lisa Tobin said.

The board first went into an executive session to consider personnel matters.

SM BOE Cuts An Estimated $1.4M

May 16, 2013

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Board of Education met Tuesday night in a special session at the District Service Center, 1445 Celina Road, in St. Marys.

“We’re here tonight to discuss the cuts that will need to be made due to the failure of the levy last week,” President Lisa Tobin said.

The board first went into an executive session to consider personnel matters.

Minster's Niemeyer strikes out 18 in no-hit masterpiece

May 16, 2013

 

MINSTER —  Adam Niemeyer has another gear to kick into for the postseason.

The Minster senior pitched his first high school no-hitter and struck out 18 Marion Local batters in an overpowering performance as the state’s top-ranked Wildcats beat the Flyers 4-0 in a Division IV sectional title game on Wednesday.

A season after he was limited in his pitching during the tournament because of arm issues, the Ohio State signee returned to tournament action on the mound with a gem.

St. Marys girls track team gets a pair of 3rd place finishes at WBL meet

May 16, 2013

 

LIMA — The St. Marys girls track team received two third-place finishes on the first day of the Western Buckeye League championship meet at Bath Stadium on Wednesday.

The St. Marys girls 3200 meter relay team of Kristen Dammeyer, Lexi Grothause, Tarin Tischler and Amanda Dues finished third with a 10:03.91 time.

St. Marys’ Mariah Heffner finished third in the girls discus throw with a throw of 114 feet, eight inches.

Ruth Krieg, 84

May 16, 2013

Ruth Krieg, 84, of rural New Bremen, died on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at her residence.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High Street Chapel in St. Marys.
 Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Eldon E. Saintignon, 84

May 16, 2013

Eldon E. Saintignon, 84, of St. Marys died at 11:39 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.  Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Wapakoneta.

May 14th

St. Henry upends Minster with seven-run 5th inning

May 14, 2013

MINSTER — The St. Henry Redskins’ big comeback denied Minster a chance to wrap up a share of the Midwest Athletic Conference title on Monday night.

The Redskins roared back from a late three-run deficit with seven runs in the top of the fifth inning to defeat the Wildcats 8-6 in a MAC showdown.


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Riders Earn Awards

May 14, 2013

ST. MARYS — St. Marys students will take $124,000 with them to college after Monday night’s Academic Banquet, showcasing local generosity and the desire for community members to be remembered through bequests that continue to support Memorial’s talent.

Principal Dave Lewis called the large awards “a  tribute to the kind of students we have in St. Marys.”

Mike Makley, while distributing the WSLC and WOEF scholarships, pointed out how college costs have changed.

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