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May 13th

St. Marys advances in tournament

May 13, 2013

ELIDA — St. Marys outfielder Tristan Becker dove headfirst in shallow center to snag a quick-sinking liner to end the bottom of the fourth inning, stranding a pair of baserunners and denying Kenton its first and game-tying run.

St. Marys starting pitcher Codie Deaton didn’t need much help in Saturday’s tournament opener, but he found it in plays on defense like Becker's and in the bats of his Roughrider teammates.

Beating Back Cancer

May 13, 2013

ST. MARYS — There’s a reason the event is called a relay and not a race — with the American Cancer Society celebrating 100 years since it started fighting cancer, those who began the organization have long since passed the baton to a new generation.

Many of the early participants in Relay for Life have gone from the survivors list to the list of those the event is “in memory of,” but the idea of a Relay is that eventually a team member will end the Relay against cancer by crossing the finish line with a cure.

Patricia “Patty” Ann (Elliot) Neargarder, 85

May 13, 2013

Patricia “Patty” Ann (Elliot) Neargarder, 85, died on Friday, May 10, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born Sept. 3, 1927, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Richard Aloysius and Anna Adelia (Fisher) Elliot.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, George L. Neargarder, whom she married on May 17, 1948, and he survives in St. Marys.

May 10th

Kelly B. Hennon, 53

May 10, 2013

Kelly B. Hennon, 53, of Botkins, died 6:35 p.m., Wed. May 8, 2013, following sudden illness.  He was born Aug. 23, 1959, in Lima, the son of Letha (Hager) and Donald Method of New Knoxville.  He is survived by his wife, Lorie A. (Ott) Hennon, and their date of marriage was March 14, 1981.

Patricia Neargarder, 85

May 10, 2013

Patricia Neargarder, 85, of St. Marys,  died 12:49 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013.

Funeral arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.

Ruth Marie Wellman, 88,

May 10, 2013

Ruth Marie Wellman, 88, of Celina, passed away at 5:07 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Celina Manor Nursing Home. She was born on April 6, 1925 in Sharpsburg to the late Ignatius and Sarah (White) Esser.

On April 11, 1945, she married Alfred Wellman, who died on March 15, 1991.

Survivors include her daughter Ruthann Brunswick, of Celina, three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, a sister, a sister-in-law, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, a granddaughter, three brothers and four sisters.

Thelma R. Schmitmeyer, 89

May 10, 2013

Thelma R. Schmitmeyer, 89, of Minster, died 10:26 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen.  She was born Oct. 30, 1923, in Osgood to the late Fred and Mary (Synck) Bohman.

She married Henry Schmitmeyer on May 10, 1944.  Henry preceded her in death on March 30, 1986.  

Mother of the Year Chosen

May 10, 2013

ST. MARYS — The Evening Leader’s Mother of the Year winner, Mary Craft, is more than a mother to her daughter and son.

She opens her home to her children’s friends and that generosity, her daughter Abbey Craft said, is part of why she nominated her mother.

“She never thought it was good enough,” Abbey said. “She went above and beyond. Cookies on my birthday. She never forgets things like that.”

Fire Dept. Seeks Additional Training

May 10, 2013

ST. MARYS — Seven members of the St. Marys Fire Department will be participating in a weeklong training session that will give them the tools necessary to assist victims of a major trauma incident.

Instructors from Medic Up, of Orefield, Penn., will be in town next week to train the paramedics in advanced medical procedures under extreme conditions including active shooters scenarios. St. Marys Fire Chief Joey Weaver said the training will be a benefit to the paramedics as well as local residents.

St. Marys uses big sixth inning to rally past Marion Local

May 10, 2013

ST. MARYS — A couple of perfectly placed bunts helped turn the St. Marys baseball team’s night at the plate from frustrating to fruitful.

St. Marys scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally past Marion Local 7-4 on Thursday at K.C. Geiger Park.


Marion Local at St. Marys Baseball Photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157633447742309/show/

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