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Archive - 2014

March 7th

Area boys hoops players named to AP all-district lists

March 7, 2014

The Grand Lake St. Marys area and the area’s leagues had numerous players named to the Associated Press Northwest All-District lists released on Thursday night.

Division II

St. Marys junior Isaac Fitzgerald and Roughrider sophomore Nathan Wilker both received special mention all-district honors.

Celina’s Ryan Hoyng, a 6-3 junior who averaged 20.3 points per game, was named Second Team all-district. Logan Delong and Mason Ross of Celina were both special mention.

Fort Loramie ends Ranger run in tourney, 50-44, in regional semi

March 7, 2014

TIPP CITY — New  Knoxville senior Haley Horstman walked slowly to the bench after fouling out in the final half minute of Thursday night’s regional semifinal. Fans from both sides  in the filled-to-the-brim gymnasium at Tippecanoe High School stood and gave a curtain call ovation for the finish of a record-setting four seasons and one last tournament run for the New Knoxville girls basketball team she helped stoke.

Constance “Connie’ L. Arblaster, 60

March 7, 2014

Constance “Connie’ L. Arblaster, 60, of New Bremen, died at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

She was born on Aug. 7, 1953, in Cleveland.

She was the daughter of Dolores Blankenship, who preceded her in death.  

On Sept. 1, 1979, she married Roy Arblaster, who survives in New Bremen.  

March 6th

Alleged Abuse Investigated

March 6, 2014

WAPAKONETA — Law enforcement officials discovered a case of alleged animal neglect and abandonment at a Wapakoneta residence on Wednesday.

Wapakoneta Police Lieutenant Calvin Schneider said an officer responded to 706 Park St. after receiving a call about an open door at the residence. On arrival, the officer went into the residence and found two animals, a deceased dog and another dog who appeared aggressive.

March 5th

John W. Schultz Sr., 92

March 5, 2014

John W. Schultz Sr., 92, of 02700 Greenville Road, St. Marys, died at 5:20 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in St. Marys.

He was born on Jan. 8, 1922, in Noble Township, Auglaize County, the son of Albert and Hilda (Elshoff) Schultz.

He married Gladys L. Stoner on Feb. 19, 1944, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 16, 2007.

He is survived by his four children, John Schultz Jr. of St. Marys; Jerry (Judy) Schultz of St. Marys; JoAnn (Keith) Hodges of Overland Park, Kansas; and Jan (Gary) Ouellete of Barre, Vt.

Irella C. Wente, 97

March 5, 2014

Irella C. Wente, 97, of New Bremen, died on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Elmwood Assisted Living in New Bremen.

She was born on Feb. 26, 1917, in Cranberry Prairie, to the late John and Loretta (Reier) Brockman.  

She married Raymond J. Wente on Nov. 8, 1941, in Cranberry Prairie, and he preceded her in death on June 14, 1996.  

March 4th

Competitive Balance Set For Vote

March 4, 2014

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has unanimously approved a Competitive Balance proposal that makes modifications on how schools are placed in tournaments in team sports. The plan, recommended to the Board from the 27-member OHSAA Competitive Balance Committee, is similar to the proposal that member schools voted upon last spring.

Daily Rundown

March 4, 2014

March 4: Preschool Story times will be held at 10:30 a.m. today the FJ Stallo Memorial Library.

A book discussion will be held at 10:30 a.m. today in the St. Marys Community Public Library meeting room. "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand.

Asian Pop Culture Club will meet at 3:15 p.m. today at St. Marys Community Public Library for grades 9-12 only.

Robert J. Mowery, 101

March 4, 2014

Robert J. Mowery, 101, formerly of Eaton, died on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Otterbein St. Marys.

He was born on Oct. 17, 1912, in Stelvideo, to John and W. Alice (Dunker) Mowery, both of whom preceded him in death.

On April 12, 1936, Easter Sunday, at her parents’ residence, he married Dola Duke, who died on Dec. 28, 2007.

He is survived by a son, Robert L. (Marcia) Mowery  of Summerfield, Fla.; and a brother, Malcolm  of Lewisburg.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, David, Rodney, Chalmer and Denver Mowery.

Timothy J. Makley, 60

March 4, 2014

Timothy J. Makley, 60, of 05911 Botkins Road, New Knoxville, died at 6:53 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at his residence, following a short illness.

He was born on April 10, 1953, in Celina, the son of George and Ruth (Baker) Makley, both of whom preceded him in death.

He married Julie M. Wendel on April 29, 1983, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, and she survives at the residence.

 

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