November 7th, 2011
Jimmy R. Severns, 78, of Mendon, died at 9:05 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford.
He was born on March 15, 1933, in Mercer County, to Otto and Ruby Thomas Severns, and they preceded him in death.
On April 28, 1957, he married Freda Eileen Crider, and she survives him.
He is also survived by a son, Carl (Marsha) Severns of Mendon; a sister-in-law; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Rickey Dean Severns; three sisters; a brother; a great-graddaughter.
Wesley F. Plikerd, 79, of Spencerville, died at 9:40 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothea Pugh Plikerd of Spencerville.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, with the Rev. Jan Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencerville Cemetery, with military rites.
John Frey III, 40, of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, at his residence.
Auglaize County Coroner’s investigator Steve Stienecker has ordered that an autopsy be performed to determine the cause of his death.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys
Dale Anthony Dominic Eversman, 30, of 09516 Auglaize County Road 66-A, New Bremen, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at his residence from complications of Marfans Syndrome.
He was born on April 27, 1981, in St. Marys, to Cynthia Eversman and Dale Junod, and his mother survives him in New Bremen.
CELINA — A local lake official says progress is being made that could result in a facility being built to help in the battle to heal Grand Lake St. Marys.
ST. MARYS — The newest addition to the city of St. Marys’ business portfolio recently opened its doors to area shoppers.
A steady stream of shoppers filled the parking lot in front of Tractor Supply Company on Friday and Saturday. The store, located in the former Chief’s building in St. Marys Square, boasts a wide selection of agricultural, outdoors and livestock supplies.
10 Years Ago This Week – 2001
As the girls’ state cross-country meet unfolded at Scioto Downs in Central Ohio this weekend in 2001, the area was once again well-represented.
The Western Buckeye League boys basketball season tips off in less than a month.
Friday night league games start at 6 p.m.
Non-league games are subject to the home team's starting time. Here's all the scheduled regular season games:
UPDATE: Sites announced.
Division VI - Saturday, 7 p.m.
Minster (8-3) vs. Fort Loramie (10-1) at Wapakoneta Harmon Field
Marion Local (9-2) vs. Ada (9-2) at Lima Stadium
Delphos St. John's (8-3) vs. Tiffin Calvert (9-2) at Bowling Green State University Doyt Perry Stadium
Division V - Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Versailles (9-2) vs. Coldwater (8-3) at Dayton Welcome Stadium
Division IV - Saturday, 7 p.m.
A photo slideshow of the OHSAA State Cross Country Meet is available here:
HEBRON -- Runners seemed to like the new course for the OHSAA state cross country championships on Saturday, with area teams and individual running at the event in Hebron.
Celina's Hannah Fleck shined in the girls Division II race. Fleck ran fourth with an 18:31 time as a senior.