Archive - 2014
CELINA — Celina swept its six-team invitational on Saturday, with the St. Marys girls track team finishing third and the Roughrider boys coming in fourth.
The Roughrider girls scored 98.5 points, behind first-place Celina (155) and Ottawa-Glandorf (116). Celina was led by junior Bekah Carr, who won four events. Carr won the girls 100 hurdles (16.17) the 300 hurdles (48.15) the pole vault (10-0), and the long jump (16-2.75) on Saturday.
NEW KNOXVILLE – The New Knoxville offense sprayed hits all over the field and the pitching was stellar for the Rangers as they swept a twin bill from the Jackson Center Tigers 10-0 in five innings and 7-1 in a shortened five innings in the second game.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys baseball team put up a combined 25 hits and 21 runs in a doubleheader sweep of the Minster Wildcats on Saturday at K.C. Geiger Park. The Riders run-ruled the Wildats 10-0 in the opener behind the strong pitching Zack Wilker and then jumped on the Cats early in the second game en route to an 11-3 victory.
April 7: IT Services Coordinator Fred Miller teach Internet basics today at New Bremen Public Library. Feel free to bring your own laptop or tablet. Call the library at 419-629-2158 to register. Class size is limited.
IT Services Coordinator Fred Miller will teach Internet basics today at New Knoxville Public Library. Feel free to bring your own laptop or tablet. Call the library at 419-753-2724 to register. Class size is limited.
April 5: The St. Marys Kiwanis Club's pancake breakfast will be held from 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the American Legion on Ohio 703.
Noble Community Park's annual hog roast today. Meals will be served from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and carryouts will be served until 6:30 p.m. There also will be games, clowns, a cake wheel, door prizes and 50/50. An auction starts at 7 p.m.
April 6: A free community dinner will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the ROC, 702 E. Spring St., St. Marys.
ST. MARYS — A Michigan resident — and her furry friend Faith — recently passed through St. Marys as part of a journey that will take the pair thousands of miles along the North Country Trail.
Amy Kwiatkoski started her trek last month with the goal of the North Country Trail, which runs from upstate New York to North Dakota. This year’s harsh winter forced Kwiatkoski and her companion Faith — a 7-year-old Husky mix — to start halfway through the trail.
Jill A. Shepherd-Robinson, 52, of 707 Gordon Grove in St. Marys, died on Friday, March 28, 2014, at her residence.
She was born on July 4, 1961, in Richmond, Ind., to Richard and Helen (Hollopeter) Brown.
She is survived by her husband, Terry Shepherd, of Galion; two sons, Jeremy (Natasha) Robinson of Union City, Ind. and Joshua Robinson of Greenville; a grandson, Joel Robinson; two brothers, Jerry (Amanda) Brown of Oakwood and Joseph (Shana) Brown of Crab Orchard, Ky.; and a sister-in-law, Naomi Brown of Portsmouth.
ST. MARYS — What was to be a routine bridge replacement project has turned into a historic find for the city of St. Marys.
Excavation crews working on the High Street bridge project unearthed what have been determined as fossils belonging to a dinosaur. Fossil experts were called in shortly after the find Monday afternoon and determined the fossils are the remains of a velociraptor — one of the dinosaurs featured in the blockbuster movie “Jurassic Park.”
Allen L. “Red” Rider, 87, of 160 Watercrest Drive, St. Marys, died at 5:15 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 5, 1927, the son of Levi “Bum” and Jennie (Russel) Rider.
He married Margaret Lucille Ross on June 27, 1953, in Darke County, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 27, 2012.
AUSTIN, Texas — Josh Fleagle, an Ohio State sophomore swimmer and St. Marys native, earned Honorable Mention All-American honors in a pair of relay events at the 2014 men’s NCAA Swimming Championships in the Lonestar state this past weekend.
Fleagle was a member of the 400 freestyle relay team that finished ninth in the nation with a new Ohio State varsity record time of 2:51.26.
Fleagle swam on the 16th-place 800 freestyle relay team with a 6:23.42 time, also good for Honorable Mention All-America.