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February 2nd, 2012

HEY, I REMEMBER THAT!: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago this week

February 2, 2012

 

AREA ATHLETES: Women's basketball players past midway point in conference play

February 2, 2012

Stacy Timmerman, Capital

COLUMBUS — Stacy Timmerman, a Capital junior and New Bremen grad, scored 15 points and had five rebounds and an assist in the Crusaders’ 66-57 loss to Mount Union on Saturday. Capital slipped to 13-6, 8-4 in the OAC. Timmerman averages 9.6 points per game and 5.2 rebounds per game.

Erika Thornsberry, Lipscomb

Logan County Man Killed In Collision

February 2, 2012

WAPAKONETA — A Logan County man died from injuries he suffered in a two-car collision Wednesday night near Waynesfield.

Mildred A. Botkin, 93

February 2, 2012

Mildred A. Botkin, 93, formerly of 1033 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, died at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at her daughter’s residence in Xenia, where she had resided for the past two years.

She was born on Aug. 5, 1918, in Rockford, the daughter of John and Frances (Witter) Alspaugh, and they preceded her in death.

On June 11, 1946, she married Charles Botkin, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2010.

Dean J. Strawn, 66

February 2, 2012

Dean J. Strawn, 66, of 1310 State Route 29, Celina, died at 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

He was born on Nov. 10, 1945, in Van Wert County, to Harley and Erma (Harp) Strawn, and they preceded him in death.

On April 23, 1993, he married Carel Snyder, and she survives in Celina.

He is also survived by a sister-in-law; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two bothers.

Lillian G. Kline, 87

February 2, 2012

Lillian G. Kline, 87, of rural Rockford, died at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at the Laurels of Shane Hill.

She was born on Sept. 1, 1924, in Wren, to Ralph Lonice Royer and Mamie Dale Swartz, and they preceded her in death.

On June 29, 1946, in Ohio City, she married D. Wayne Kline, and he survives.

She is also survived by two sons, Ron (Cheryl) Kline of St. Marys and Keith (Karen) Kline of Ohio City; a daughter, Barb Baker of Rockford; a brother; 11 grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 15 great-stepgrandchildren.

Jody M. Heppeard Hughes, 47

February 2, 2012

Jody M. Heppeard Hughes, 47, of Celina, died on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on Dec. 18, 1964, in Celina, to Mary Heppeard Massengill, and she survives.

She married Bill R. Hughes, and he survives.

She is also survived by three sons, Richard Kupper of Wapakoneta, William Brown of Celina and Randy (Tara) Hughes of Washington; two daughters, Kaylea (Tim) Beougher of Celina and Sherri Kupper of Wapakoneta; two brothers; a sister; five grandchildren.

Celina Man Charged In Theft

February 2, 2012

CELINA — Formal charges have been filed against a Celina man in connection with the theft of construction supplies from Shinn Brothers Construction on Summit Street.

In a news release, Celina Police Chief Dave Slusser said the construction company filed a theft report on Jan. 4 after discovering a large number of I-beams were missing from their storage lot. The beams are used for constructing seawalls.  

February 1st

BOY BASKETBALL: New Knoxville picks apart Marion Local in MAC play

February 1, 2012

 

NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville head coach Kort Fledderjohann can’t remember seeing his team run its offense any more smoothly this season than it did for large patches of Tuesday night’s game against Marion Local.

The Rangers pulled away from Marion Local in the second half for a 46-28 Midwest Athletic Conference win in a make-up game at The Barn, as New Knoxville scored the first 10 points of the second half and held Marion Local to only eight second-half points.

Board To Get Timeline

February 1, 2012

ST. MARYS — Members of a local board of education’s committee will be presenting a tentative hiring timeline to the full board at its next meeting to search for its next head official.

Members of the St. Marys Board of Education Personnel Committee took the first step in beginning the hiring process for the district’s next superintendent — setting to put up the job posting later this week.

Eddie George talks about the 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes.
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Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...

 

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