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June 12th, 2012

Attorney Denies Violation

June 12, 2012

ST. MARYS — The attorney for Douglas Wine said he believes his client did not violate his appeal bond by traveling to Kentucky in May.

Former Sheriff Remembered

June 12, 2012

WAPAKONETA — One Auglaize County official described the loss of a former sheriff quite simply and succinctly — “We’ve lost a really great man.”

Former Auglaize County Sheriff Larry R. Longsworth, 62, died early Monday morning at a Columbus hospital from esophageal cancer after battling the disease for only the past few months of his life.

William “Ben” Kelly, 86

June 12, 2012

William “Ben” Kelly, 86, of Spencerville, died at 9:50 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home in Spencerville.

He is the husband of Frances Kelly.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Other information is incomplete.

Ronald W. “Ace” Boroff, 78

June 12, 2012

Ronald W. “Ace” Boroff, 78, of rural Spencerville, died at 7:40 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at the Laurels of Shane Hill Care Center in Rockford, following an extended illness.

He was born on March 6, 1934, in Mendon, to William David and Mabel Lucille Mutersbaugh Boroff, and they preceded him in death.

On June 1, 1957, he married Helen Jean Martin, and she survives him.

Larry R. Longsworth, 62

June 12, 2012

Former Auglaize County Sheriff Larry R. Longsworth, 62, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 12:55 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at The Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University in Columbus, surrounded by his loving family.

Larry was born on Feb. 18, 1950, in Mercer County, the son of Robert and Bernice (Nuss) Longsworth, and his mother preceded him in death. His father survives in Wapakoneta.

June 11th

GOLF: Guarnieri wins Dr Pepper Championship

June 11, 2012

LIMA — Dominic Guarnieri won the match-play battle of St. Marys natives and University of Findlay grads to capture the Dr Pepper Championship golf title at Hawthorne Hills in Lima on Sunday.

Guarnieri, a former St. Marys standout and Roughrider varsity golf coach, defeated former St. Marys state qualifier and University of Findlay golfer Michael Schmitmeyer 4 and 3 in the championship match.

Guarnieri  birdied three straight holes to start the back nine to earn his second Dr. Pepper  title and his first in five years.

ACME Baseball: Riders split Saturday games at Celina tourney

June 11, 2012

CELINA —  Jarrett Taylor singled home the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give St. Marys a 5-4 win over St. Henry in the first game on Saturday and Celina scored three runs with two outs and edged St. Marys 4-2 in the nightcap, as the St. Marys ACME baseball team split a pair of games  in the round robin tournament at Celina’s Montgomery Field.

St. Marys finished the two-day round robin tournament 2-1.

Isaac Fitzgerald earned the win on the mound for St. Marys in relief.

Music, Fun Dominate Festival

June 11, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local church festival took over a block of town this weekend.

Holy Rosary Festival — the biggest fundraiser for the school — kicked off Friday night and ran through Sunday night along the Holy Rosary church and school grounds.

“We started setting up on Wednesday,” said Rob Menker with the Holy Rosary Festival Committee. “Don Glaser does all the wiring.”

He noted the attendance for the festival had been a bit lower than in the past.

Myrtle DeLong, 103

June 11, 2012

Myrtle DeLong, 103, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012, at her son’s residence near Wapakoneta.

She was born on Sept. 20, 1908, to Jessie and Millie Shaw, and they preceded her in death.

On May 2, 1931, she married Harley DeLong, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 1983.  

She is survived by a son, Ned (JoAnn) DeLong of Wapakoneta; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson.

Kenneth Dale Bellman, 68

June 11, 2012

Kenneth Dale Bellman, 68, of 310 Jill Ave., Celina, died on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on March 17, 1944, in Coldwater, to Richard and Louella (Vogel) Bellman, and they preceded him in death.

He is survived by his son, William Bellman of De Graff; his daughters, Mary Elizabeth (Robert) Arbuthnot of Hurricane, Utah, and Angela T. (Joe) Fox of Laughlin, Nev.; two grandchildren; three brothers; a sister.

He served his country in the U.S. National Guard during the Vietnam War.  

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