Skip to main content

Archive

January 25th, 2012

Women Create Comfort

January 25, 2012

ST. MARYS — A long friendship has spurred the partnership of two area residents who are trying to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients.

Debi Squire and Kim Strickland met in high school, when Strickland moved from South Korea to the United States. Squire took time to teach Strickland English and took her out to social events.

“I didn’t speak English when I first came,” Strickland said. “Debi just put me under her wing and said ‘OK.’ She taught me to speak and corrected my English all the time.”

Suspect Arrested In Break-ins

January 25, 2012

CELINA — A Mendon man faces multiple criminal charges stemming from a slew of break-ins in Mercer County.

In a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said investigators will be filing numerous charges against Douglas N. Fonner, 27, of 5922 Tama Road, Mendon, who is currently being held in the Mercer County Detention Center on charges of contempt of court for violating a condition of bond in a previous breaking and entering case. 

January 24th

Council Approves Temp Post

January 24, 2012

ST. MARYS — A familiar face will be helping oversee a million dollar project in the city of St. Marys.

During Monday night’s meeting, St. Marys City Councilors approved the first reading of an emergency resolution creating the temporary position of resident project representative for the southwest pump state project. The position, with a salary of $25 per hour, will be filled by Stan Davis.

Board Tours District

January 24, 2012

ST. MARYS — Local board members participated in an annual districtwide tour Monday morning.

Members of the St. Marys Board of Education, Lisa Tobin, Aaron Braun, Ralph Wiley, Brian Little and Ronda Shelby,  walked through the new high school-middle school complex, Dennings Vocational Building, St. Marys Primary School and St. Marys Intermediate School, as part of an annual board trip to see what their administration is requesting — which was submitted in December.

Evelyn E. Grimes, 88

January 24, 2012

Evelyn E. Grimes, 88, of 106 W. Spring St., New Knoxville, died at 12:42 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center, following a sudden illness.

She was born on Nov. 3, 1923, in New Knoxville, the daughter of William and Meta Rose (Hartung) Harmeyer, and they preceded her in death.

On Nov. 2, 1941, she married Dales Grimes Sr., and he survives in New Knoxville.

Glenn A. Figley, 90

January 24, 2012

Glenn A. Figley, 90, of Otterbein St. Marys, died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.

He was born on Dec. 19, 1921, in St. Marys, to Miles and Edna (Miller) Figley, and they preceded him in death.

On June 29, 1948, he married Ruth Evelyn Hight, and she survives him.

He is also survived by his children, Kim Figley of Ohio City, Kirk (Peg) Figley of Lobelville, Tenn., Mindy (Bruce) Hays of Celina and Kollin Figley of Convoy; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Helen Freeman and June Hanni of Celina.

Marilyn I. Smith, 80

January 24, 2012

Marilyn I. Smith, 80, of Celina, died on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at Mercer Community Hospital in Coldwater.

She was born on Feb. 8, 1931, in Coldwater, to Clarence and Gladys (Ellis) Crouch, and they preceded her in death.

She is survived by four sons, Paul W. Legg of Grover Hill, Ricky (Terry) Legg of Celina, Johnny Legg of Celina and Anthony M. Smith of Celina; two daughters, Vicky (Kenneth) Jones of Mendon and Vivian I. “Ivy” (Duane) Jutte of Mendon; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren.

Ursula M. Boise, 93

January 24, 2012

Ursula M. Boise, 93, of West Liberty, died on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at her residence.

She was born on Oct. 19, 1918, in Dayton, to Jesse C. and Lura E. (Moore) Poor, and they preceded her in death.

On Oct. 19, 1941, she married Dr. John F. Boise, and he preceded her in death on July 16, 1997.

She is survived by two sons, Rex Owen Boise of West Liberty and Bruce Allen Boise of Key West, Fla.; a brother; a sister; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law.

January 23rd

Driver Killed In Traffic Crash

January 23, 2012

CELINA — Deputies in Mercer County are investigating the county's first fatality of 2012.

In a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said his office is investigating a single-vehicle, fatal crash that occurred on Mercer-Darke County Line Road, just west of Cochran Road. At approximately 5:14 a.m. Monday, the Darke County Sheriff’s Office notified Mercer County Central Dispatch of a motor vehicle crash on the Mercer-Darke County Line Road. After Darke County deputies arrived, it was determined the crash occurred in Mercer County.

Top-ranked Ottoville at Minster GBB rescheduled for Feb. 18

January 23, 2012

The Ottoville at Minster girls basketball game, which was postponed on Saturday, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18 at 1 p.m.

Ottoville is the No. 1 -ranked team in the state of Ohio in Division IV.

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys football team gathered on the home sideline, their helmets held...
FT. LORAMIE – Last season the Minster Wildcats football team suffered a tough loss to the...
Friday Football Scores Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 WBL Celina 26, Versailles 3 Napoleon 49,...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes