January 28th, 2014
Kathryn A. McBride, 83, of St. Marys, died at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Golden Living Center – Valley in St. Marys.
She was born on Jan. 29, 1930, in Wapakoneta, to Hugh and Gertrude (Schneider) Cook.
On Dec. 5, 1953, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta, she married Perry D. McBride, who survives.
ST. MARYS — Efficiency ruled the night for the surging Celina Bulldogs in a 62-40 win over the St. Marys boys basketball team on Friday night.
Celina hit eight of the first nine shots it took and went 15 of 18 (83 percent) from the floor in the first half to build a 10-point halftime lead. The Bulldogs then wore on the Roughriders with a suffocating brand of defense.
NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Bremen Cardinals came through in crunch time once again.
The Cardinals got their post-game going, took care of the basketball and hit free throws down the stretch to hold on and defeat the New Knoxville Rangers 69-63 in a Midwest Athletic Conference game played at the Barn on Friday night.
Friday, Jan. 24
ST. MARYS — As frigid temperatures continue to grip the region, plans are in place to open warming stations should they become necessary.
Two weeks after the Polar Vortex sent wind chills plummeting to minus-40 degrees, polar temperatures have returned. Temperatures have struggled to reach double digits this week and forecasters are calling for temperatures to continue to hover near zero early next week — a scenario that is taxing heating systems throughout the nation.
CELINA — The St. Marys wrestling team cruised to a 63-21 win over Elida before Bath handed the Roughriders a 50-26 loss in the nightcap match at a Western Buckeye League super tri at Celina on Thursday night.
Thursday, Jan. 23
St. Marys at Celina super tri
Western Buckeye League
Bath at Van Wert
St. Marys at Celina
Wapakoneta at Defiance
Elida at Shawnee
O-G at Kenton
Midwest Athletic Conference
LEWISTOWN — The St. Marys wrestling team began state dual tournament action with a pair of close victories on Wednesday night at Indian Lake High School. The Roughriders edged out Bellefontaine 35-34 and Indian Lake 37-34.
The Roughriders advance to the regional semifinals and will face Wapakoneta next Wednesday night at 5 p.m. at a site to be determined. The winner of the St. Marys-Wapakoneta match advance to the regional championship match against the winner of Wauseon and Toledo Central Catholic 20 minutes after the semifinal matches.
ST. MARYS — A St. Marys man was arrested on a drug charge Tuesday night by members of the Grand Lake Task Force.
Scott Neace, 41, of St. Marys, was arrested at approximately 6:18 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop at U.S. 33 and Townline Kossuth Road. Members of the Grand Lake Task Force were conducting an investigation into the delivery of heroin into the area from Dayton. During a search of Neace's vehicle, officers allegedly found a substantial amount of heroin as well as drug paraphernalia.
Jan. 23: Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at New Knoxville Public Library of children ages 3-5.
The New Bremen Public Library’s Highly Recommended Book Club will be meeting at 1 p.m. today. No need to read a specific book. Just come prepared to discuss what you’ve been reading recently.