April 4th, 2012
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.
ST. MARYS — An Ohio Congressman says the Obama administration is hindering domestic energy development with unnecessary regulations and restrictions.
“We have to have energy,” 5th District U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, a Republican, told The Evening Leader during a visit to its office Monday. “Ohio gets 85 percent of its energy from coal. They put more regulations on it ... If the EPA and President Obama keep putting higher standards on that, it’s going to get to the point to where these companies won’t be able to keep meeting them.”
CELINA — Two barges, hundreds of loads from tanker trucks and 45-days are all key ingredients in a process aimed at locking up phosphorus in Grand Lake St. Marys to prevent algae blooms.
HAB Aquatic Solutions — the firm that handled last year’s application — started its lakewide alum application Monday from the west bank of Grand Lake St. Marys. John C. Holz, water quality specialist with HAB Aquatic Solutions, took state and local officials on a tour of the staging area as a barge refueled its tanks with alum.