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June 27th, 2011

Kay Virgina Hume, 73

June 27, 2011

Kay Virgina Hume, 73, of 7431 Celina Mendon Road, Celina, died at 12:40 a.m. Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born on Nov. 30, 1937, in Delphos, to Fred and Rosemary (Langemeyer) Shipman, and they preceded her in death.

She married James Hume of Celina and he survives her.

Shirley A. Schaefer, 72

June 27, 2011

Shirley A. Schaefer, 72, of 04807 St. Rt. 274, New Bremen, died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Lima Memorial Hospital.

She was born on June 28, 1938, near Wapakoneta, the daughter of Aldo and Helen (Lunz) Elsass, and they preceded her in death.

On Sept. 8, 1962, she married Dale Schaefer, who survives her near New Bremen.

J. Gale Lutz, 70

June 27, 2011

J. Gale Lutz, 70, of 206 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died at 9:21 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2011, at her residence.

She was born on Oct. 20, 1940, in Printer, Ky., the daughter of Morton “Shikepoke” and Edy the “Lak“ (Hagans) McGlothen, and they preceded her in death.

On Sept. 9, 1960, she married Kenneth Lutz, and he survives her.

Bethel Slone, 73

June 27, 2011

Bethel Slone, 73, of rural Wapakoneta, died Friday evening June 24, 2011, at his residence.  

He was born on April 18, 1938, in Knott Co., Ky., the son of Sylvester and Phebie Slone, and they preceded him in death.  

On June 17, 1958, he married Ila Mae Craft, and she survives him.

June 24th

Weekend Leader Local Lookahead

June 24, 2011

Saturday, June 25

Local Sports

ACME

Sidney at New Bremen, doubleheader, 11 a.m.

JR. ACME

St. Marys at New Bremen, doubleheader, at junior high diamond, 11 a.m.

Legion

St. Marys at Pemberville Tournament

 

Sunday, June 26

GLSCL

Grand Lake Mariners at Licking County

Legion

Friday Local Scoreboard

June 24, 2011

Friday, June 24

Local Sports

ACME

St. Marys 7, New Bremen 2
St. Marys ACME starter Brad Sawmiller threw a one-hitter and struck out 10, as the Roughriders  won  7-2 against New Bremen on Friday night at K. C. Geiger Park.

Samuel Cassius Green, 52

June 24, 2011

Samuel Cassius Green, 52, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2011, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born on Jan. 5, 1959, in St. Marys to Murle E. and Berniece R. (Braun) Green. His mother preceded him in death, and his father survives in Celina. On April 21, 1979, he married Anita M. Steinke, who also survives.

Teen Organizes Food Drive

June 24, 2011

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys teen today is launching a campaign aimed at helping others in need.

“The Reach for Two: One for U.S. and One for You” food drive is the brainchild of St. Marys resident Robert Austin Riggs, a 16-year-old Memorial High School student. Riggs, the son of Robert and Barbara Riggs, said he decided to start the drive after lower-than-normal results of a recent post office food drive.

St. Marys Superintendent Resigns

June 24, 2011

ST. MARYS — A local district official announced her resignation during a special meeting of the board of education held Friday.

In a meeting that included districtwide cuts for every employee of the St. Marys City School District, Superintendent Mary Riepenhoff also said she will be leaving for another job this fall. Members of the St. Marys Board of Education approved the resignation of Riepenhoff as superintendent, effective Aug. 31.

Couple Falls In Love With Alpacas

June 24, 2011

CELINA — Mary and Norm Zahn began researching what they wanted to do for after their retirement 10 years ago. After talking, visiting farms and attending shows, they decided to invest in alpacas.

“We had been to several shows and farms that we had visited to see the different animals and we were just so impressed with their demeanor,” Mary Zahn said. “They’re very curious animals and they make a humming sound and they’re just real calming to be around. They’re not excitable hardly at all.”

 

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