September 14th, 2012
NEW KNOXVILLE — It took some doing for the New Knoxville Ranger volleyball team to stay undefeated in the MAC, but they did it. The Rangers trailed New Bremen 2-0, but came back to defeat he Cardinals 14-25, 22-25, 26-24, 25-8 and 15-8 in a MAC contest played at New Knoxville.
ST. MARYS 3, BATH 0: The St. Marys volleyball team defeated Bath in three games, 25-16, 27-25, 25-18, on Thursday at Memorial High School. Reagan Aller led the Roughriders with eight kills. Erika Angstmann had 11 digs. Rachel Meier had 14 assists for St. Marys. St. Marys improved to 4-8 and 2-1 in the Western Buckeye League.
Photo Gallery: Bath at St. Marys Volleyball
ST. MARYS — A list of building and grounds improvements is in the works for the St. Marys Community Public Library, as the Board of Trustees approved a handful of recommendations from the library’s building committee at their meeting Wednesday afternoon.
FORT RECOVERY — Deputies seized close to 20 dogs and found between 150 to 200 animals spread across a rural Mercer County property on Wednesday.
While executing a search warrant at 972 State Route 49, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said deputies discovered the dogs living in poor conditions throughout the property. The animals were found living in several out-buildings and campers, as well as the main residence on the property.
Marcella “Sally” M. Lefeld, 97, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born on Feb. 26, 1915, in Philothea, to Frank and Anna (Pleiman) Hemmelgarn, and they preceded her in death.
On Sept. 5, 1936, in Philothea, she married Joseph H. Lefeld, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 1990.
Vernon A. Hartings, 80, of 7351 Ohio 119, St. Rose, died at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 28, 1932, in St. Rose, to John and Bernadine (Leugers) Hartings, and they preceded him in death.
On Sept. 5, 1953, he married Alberta Ranly, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 8, 1982. On Nov. 4, 1989, he married Arlene Wolaver, and she survives in St. Rose.
Calvin L. Slattery, 83, of New Bremen, died at 2:38 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Feb. 27, 1929, in Wapakoneta, the son of Eugene and Lillia (Weifenbach) Slattery, and they preceded him in death.
On July 10, 1953, he married Esther M. Fogt, and she preceded him in death on March 22, 2001.
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The St. Marys Roughriders logged their second Western Buckeye League victory in a row with a tight, 14-7 win over the Lima Shawnee Indians.
Following a scoreless first quarter, the ‘Riders got on the board in the second period when running back Justin Nagel scored on a 40-yard run, his first of both touchdowns in the evening.
CELINA — Law enforcement officials in Mercer County seized 19 dogs from a residence on Ohio 49 on Wednesday.
In a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said deputies executed a search warrant at 972 State Route 49 in reference to an investigation involving conditions of animals, specifically dogs on the property.
Upon searching the property, deputies discovered a large number of dogs located in several buildings, including the main house, out buildings and campers on the property. Deputies estimated there to be 150 to 200 dogs on the property.
BATH TOWNSHIP — The St. Marys boys soccer team hardly missed an opportunity to stick the ball into the net and further stun a woozy, formerly unbeaten Bath Wildcat team.
St. Marys scored three first-half goals and steamrolled to one of the biggest regular-season wins in the program history by defeating third-ranked Bath 5-0 on Tuesday evening.
Photo Gallery: St. Marys at Bath Boys Soccer (9/11/12)