April 4th, 2012
MINSTER — Minster Village Councilors approved the hiring of Andy Kuenning as the newest member of the Minster-Jackson Township Fire Department during their meeting Tuesday night.
“We have interviewed him a couple times showing him how we operate and he is very anxious to come on board,” Minster Fire Chief Dale Dues said. “We think he will be a good fit and he will bring us to 34 firefighters now and we are looking to fill two more spots in the next year or so.”
NEW BREMEN — Area business professionals met for a luncheon Tuesday afternoon to recognize one of their own.
During the New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation’s annual luncheon, Stan Kuenning received the CIC’s 2012 Excellence in Business award.
CIC President Chris Fyock presented the award to Kuenning, who started what is now Western Ohio True Value Hardware.
ST. MARYS 5, VAN WERT 3
For the second time in two weeks the Roughriders downed the Cougars, emerging with a 5-3 win on Tuesday night at K.C. Geiger Park in the one that will count towards the WBL standings.
St. Marys' Nick Vogel came out of the bullpen to replace Rider starter Tyler Roby. Vogel threw five shutout innings to earn the victory for the Roughriders. He retired the side in order in the twice and struck out five.
ST. MARYS 9, VAN WERT 4
VAN WERT — The St. Marys softball team opened Western Buckeye league play with a 9-4 win over Van Wert on Tuesday night.
The Roughriders improved to 3-4 on the season, 1-0 in WBL play.
St. Marys travels to Shawnee on Thursday for another WBL match-up, with the first pitch scheduled for 5 p.m.
NEW BREMEN 19, SIDNEY LEHMAN 16
FORT RECOVERY – The New Bremen girls and boys track teams both won a tri-meet at Fort Recovery that also featured athletes from New Knoxville.
The New Bremen girls scored 79 points, Fort Recovery was second with 48 points and New Knoxville earned 26 points.
The Cardinal boys team piled up 102 points, New Knoxville was second with 40 points and Fort Recovery had 33 points in third.
VAN WERT — The St. Marys boys tennis team evened its record in Western Buckeye League play with a 5-0 sweep over Van Wert on Tuesday night.
The Roughriders are 3-2 on the season, 1-1 in the WBL.
Troy Newlove captured first singles with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 win over Nathan Knodel.
Cole Brooks defeated Jon Lisa in second singles, 6-4, 6-4.
Rider third singles player Jason Freewalt beat Alex Bair, 6-3, 6-3.
M. Parker McGlothen, 74, of 706 S. Main St., St. Marys, died at 12:48 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Aug. 2, 1937, in Martin, Ky., the son of Morton and Edythe (Hagans) McGlothen, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 6, 1956, he married Vivian Bevans, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 11, 1981. On April 11, 2003, he married Ruth Snyder, and she survives at the residence.
Jonathan M. Everage, 30, of Silver City, N.M., formerly of St. Marys, died on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Gila Regional Medical Center in Grant County, N.M.
He was born on Jan. 17, 1982, in St. Marys, the son of George and Kathy (Mabry) Everage, and they survive him in St. Marys.
On Oct. 1, 2004, he married Anastasia Dow, and she survives in Anaheim, Calif.
Edward McGillvary, 74, of Celina, died on Saturday, March 31, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on July 13, 1937, in Mendon, to Orville and Dorothy (Skinner) McGillvary, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 6, 1962, he married Judy Huwer, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 24, 2002.
He is survived by a son, Brett (Stacy) McGillvary of Celina; three daughters, Deborah McGillvary of Celina, Brenda (Jeff) Severns of Mendon and Susie (Dave) Staugler of Celina; a brother; a sister; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.