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Archive - 2013

March 19th

Riders Excel At Event

March 19, 2013

ST. MARYS — Junior and senior marketing students at Memorial High School competed in the Ohio DECA Career Development Conference on March 15 and 16 in Columbus.

DECA Adviser Heidi Lisi took 23 Roughriders to the competition, and had a total of 10 groups and individuals place in the top 10 in their events. Typically an event has 40 or 50 students competing from area schools, Lisi said.

Dana Norman Wurster, 62

March 19, 2013

Dana Norman Wurster, 62, of Celina, died at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at his mother's residence in Celina, of natural causes.

He was born on May 1, 1950, in Lima, to parents Norman Wurster, who preceded him in death, and Ina Fay Johns Wurster Cisco.

He is survived by a sister; by seven nieces and several great-nieces and nephews; by a stepsister.

Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina, the Rev. Robert Ellis, officiating.

Burial will be held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Madella M. J. Heidt, 91

March 19, 2013

Madella M. J. Heidt, 91, formerly of 12246 Glynwood - New Knoxville Road in New Knoxville, died at 12:34 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Elmwood of New Bremen.

She was born on June 20, 1921, in Shelby County, to Christian and Lenora (May) Jung.

On May 8, 1940, at St. Peter's Evangelical and Reformed Church in New Bremen, she married Vernon Heidt, who died on Sept. 25, 2006.

Nina J. Fetters, 84

March 19, 2013

Nina J. Fetters, 84, of 804 W. Jackson St. in St. Marys, died at 3:22 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

She was born on Aug. 29, 1928, in Adams County, Ind., to Charles W. and Nora (Machlin) Armantrout.

 On Feb. 22, 1947, she married Chancy L. Fetters, who died on Sept. 30, 1963.

Survivors include a daughter, Nina Kay (Stanley) Gerlach  of Miamisburg; a son, Alan Fetters  of Columbus; two grandchildren.

David W. Arnett, 77

March 19, 2013

David W. Arnett, 77, of 05581 Carter Creek Road, New Knoxville, died at 12:46 a.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Elmwood Care Center in New Bremen.

He was born on the family farm on Aug. 13, 1935, the son of Wilson and Gertrude (Wellman) Arnett.

He married Thelma Brown on Dec. 1, 1957, and she survives at Elmwood Care Center.

Stanley A. Schroer, 81

March 19, 2013

Stanley A. Schroer, 81, of New Bremen, died at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.  

He was born on Aug. 6, 1931, in New Bremen.  

He was the son of Harry V. and Esther (Brackman) Schroer.  

On Oct. 27, 1951, he married Jean Dammeyer, who survives in New Bremen.  

St. Marys' Fledderjohann named Honorable Mention All-Ohio

March 19, 2013

Garet Fledderjohann, a St. Marys Memorial senior guard, earned Honorable Mention All-Ohio honors on Monday when the Associated Pres released its Division II list based on the recommendations of a media panel.

Fledderjohann, who averaged 19.9 points per game, eclipsed 1,100 points for his career to become the third-highest scorer in school history.

Elida’s Dakota Mathias, a 6-foot-4 junior who averaged 25.4 points per game this season, was named to the First Team.

March 18th

Details Released In Shooting

March 18, 2013

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys man shot by law enforcement agents Wednesday night on Derrick Street reportedly raised what later was determined to be a pellet rifle or BB gun at the officers as they responded to his residence.

Riders Take The Plunge

March 18, 2013

ST. MARYS — Dozens of Roughriders braved frigid temperatures — on land and in the water — to take a plunge that one day may lead to a cure for cancer.

Memorial High School held its annual Polar Plunge Sunday afternoon at the Dammeyer residence on Dowty Road. The plunge, which is organized by the students, raises money for the school’s Relay for Life team.

March 15th

Barber Shop Opens Doors

March 15, 2013

NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville’s new barber, Scott Limbert, set up his shop after moving to the area from North Carolina, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t local.

The Botkins native said he and his wife, who is from Maria Stein, moved back to the area after their daughter Makaylee was born to be near family, and now live in rural Minster.

“It’s nice moving back and being closer,” he said. “Distance plays a factor when you have a family.”

ST. MARYS — Four different St. Marys hitters drove two runs, the offense put up a 10-spot...
  MINSTER — The Minster softball team scored five runs in the bottom of the first...
VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...

 

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