July 22nd, 2011
ST. MARYS — An Ohio Senator says while he is hopeful a deal will get done regarding Congress’ impasse on raising the debt ceiling, any deal must include a cut in spending.
CRIDERSVILLE — Cridersville Police Chief John Drake is hoping the public can help in identifying two males that broke into a store early Thursday morning.
“We have a real good image on the video surveillance camera of the two suspects that broke into the Community Market store in Cridersville,” Drake said after the break-in at 12:25 a.m. Thursday. “I am hoping somebody can identify the suspects.”
ST. MARYS — An Auglaize County commissioner is the new athletic director at St. Marys.
WAPAKONETA — A St. Marys man will spend 25 years to life in prison as consecutive sentences were passed down during sentencing Wednesday.
Gordon W. Diggle III was sentenced to a 10-year prison term on a charge of aggravated robbery to be served consecutively with a 15-year to life term on a murder charge for the beating death of Steven Casad on Sept. 8 in the alley of the Friendly Tavern.
CELINA — Grand Lake entered a four-game home stretch this week hoping to make up ground on the playoff contenders in the GLSCL. Instead, the Mariners’ dimming playoff hopes flickered even more as they lost their eighth out of last 10 games on Wednesday night.
The Lima Locos methodically downed the Mariners 8-1 on another hot, hazy night at Jim Hoess Field in Celina.
Grand Lake (10-18) dropped to 1-2 on the current homestand — with only a make-up game tonight against South Division leader Southern Ohio left to make up ground.
Robert H. Hegemier, 88, of 1909 Kishler Drive, St. Marys, died at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on Jan. 12, 1923, in Ansonia, to Emil and Martha (Vogel) Hegemier, and they preceded him in death.
On May 27, 1944, at Walnut Grove Methodist Church in rural Auglaize County, he married Mary Lea Schamp, and she survives him.
Walter H. Stinebaugh, 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:40 p.m., Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Wapakoneta Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff and Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta, where the family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
Tim Siemer, 45, of St. Marys, died on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at the James Cancer Center of The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus.
Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Antionette K. Schoch, 89, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Celina, died on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis.
She was born on April 4, 1922, in St. Peter, to Frank and Cecelia (Brown) Link, and they preceded her in death.
On June 20, 1946, she married Leon D. Schoch, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 2005.
She is survived by two sons, Ken (Sandy) Schoch of Prescott Valley, Ariz., and Rick (Carla) Schoch of Columbus; a daughter, Pam Muhlenkamp of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
John J. Hinders, 86, of Celina, died at 1:52 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.
He was born on May 30, 1925, in Celina, to Judge Homer J. and Emma Louise (Pax) Hinders, and they preceded him in death.
On Sept. 16, 1950, he married Jean Elaine Reny, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 1964. On April 16, 1966, he married Virginia A. Gabriel, and she survives him.