Archive - 2013
NEW BREMEN — He can be called flat, but his adventures are anything but one-dimensional.
Third-graders at New Bremen Elementary are receiving letters from around the world from their globe-trotting friend Flat Stanley, part of a project teacher Jenny Perryman said teaches letter writing, map skills and cultural understanding.
Dorothy L. Williams, 87, of 1604 Bishop Court in Celina, died at 9:58 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on May 26, 1925, in New Bremen, to Arthur and Nudi (Stienecker) Barth.
Edward L. “Ted” Rollins, 79, of New Bremen, died at 11 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at the Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima.
He was born on April 25, 1933, in Fremont.
He was the son of Dormal and Ruth (Walters) Rollins.
On Jan. 27, 1956, he married Sandra L. Hanson, and she preceded him in death on May 2, 1997.
Margaret Heistan, 82, of Venice, Fla., formerly of St. Marys, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Tidewell Hospice House in Sarasota, Fla.
A mass will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Englewood, Fla.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Alan Moore Funeral Home.
Margaret was born on May 11, 1930, in Celina, to Matt and Levon Sunderhaus and married Jack Heistan on Feb. 18, 1949.
Jack Heistan passed away on Aug. 6, 2007.
GREENVILLE — The St. Marys boys tennis team won a pair of close matches at second doubles and second singles and handed Greenville its first loss of the season in a 3-2 road win on Monday night.
The St. Marys second doubles team of Noah Hartsock and Justin Nedderman outlasted Greenville’s Dylan Blinn and Nathan Horiza, 7-5, 6-3.
BOSTON — A local runner who took part in the Boston Marathon on Monday missed the bombing by 15 minutes.
Celina resident Bill Roy took to the streets of Boston to compete in the marathon — a major goal for those who run marathons. Roy crossed the finish line, found his family, went through the post race photo shoot and was retrieving his personal items when a few minutes later he heard a sound that shook the nation.
Dorothy Williams, 87, of Celina, died on Monday, April 15, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center. Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Howard L. Henschen, 90, of 206 E. German St., New Knoxville, died at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on Nov. 12, 1922, in Shelby County, the son of Ferdinand and Lydia (Feldwisch) Henschen.
He married Glenna Jean Walls on April 22, 1944, and she survives at the St. Marys Living Center.
BOSTON (AP) â€” Two bombs exploded near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and sending authorities rushing to aid wounded spectators, race organizers and police said.
One runner, a Rhode Island state trooper, said he saw at least two dozen people with very serious injuries, including missing limbs.
About two hours after the winners crossed the line, there was a loud explosion on the north side of Boylston Street, just before the photo bridge that marks the finish line. Another explosion could be heard a few seconds later.
CELINA — Law enforcement officials in Mercer County are investigating a case involving a body that was found near Hechts Landing Sunday morning.