April 10th, 2014
CELINA — A Mercer County man convicted of robbing a bank in November was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday afternoon.
Mercer County Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey Ingraham imposed the prison sentence on Cody Maxwell, 22, for his role in robbing the Peoples Bank on West Logan Street on Nov. 15. Maxwell previously pleaded guilty to one count of robbery, a second-degree felony. He faced a maximum of eight years in prison on the count.
Nancy R. Hyll, 82, of Dayton, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
She was born on in St. Marys, to E.B. and Lillian Hall, both of whom preceded her in death.
She is also preceded in death by her husband, Louis H. Hyll, who died in 2005, and by two sisters, Dona Corrigan and Joyce Kogge, both of St. Marys.
Nancy is survived by two daughters, Leslie Kay Hyll (Edmund Cordray) and Dona Luann Hyll, nieces Jeri Lipp, Nancy Moeller, Linda McDonald, Kris Holt and Sharon Hyll, nephew Mark Hyll and several honorary daughters and sons.
April 9: A preschool story time at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be held at 11 a.m. today for 3 to 5-year-olds.
FJ Stallo Memorial Library will be showing a classic movie at 1 p.m. today.
The St. Marys Community Public Library Board will meet at 3:30 p.m. today.
Lego Club will meet from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. For grades K-5.
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.