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April 19th

Roughrider Keeps Her Plate Full

April 19, 2013

ST. MARYS — Senior Sarah Mabry, 17, is and has always been involved in just about every kind of activity Memorial High School has to offer.

Up until this year, she was a member of FCA, FCCLA, Relay for Life and Friends for Rachel. That’s not counting varsity volleyball and softball, in which she still participates. Sports are fun for Mabry, and a good way to stay busy, but FCA was easily her favorite activity, and probably her favorite thing about high school.

Shoppers Hit Garage Sales

April 19, 2013

NEW BREMEN — It could have been called “garage sailing” Friday in New Bremen as customers were blown from house to house by a bout of blustery winds cool weather, but that didn’t stop them from turning out en masse to catch a deal.

Jodi Trego said she had bought Cinderella dresses for her daughter Ali, but was looking for outdoor patio furniture this year.

“It looks like anything I want everyone else wants, too,” she said.

Lori This was selling in her garage, mostly toys that her children had outgrown.

Shoppers Hit Garage Sales

April 19, 2013

NEW BREMEN — It could have been called “garage sailing” Friday in New Bremen as customers were blown from house to house by a bout of blustery winds cool weather, but that didn’t stop them from turning out en masse to catch a deal.

Jodi Trego said she had bought Cinderella dresses for her daughter Ali, but was looking for outdoor patio furniture this year.

“It looks like anything I want everyone else wants, too,” she said.

Lori This was selling in her garage, mostly toys that her children had outgrown.

Details Released In Celina Shooting

April 19, 2013

CELINA — A Celina police officer was determined to have shot in defense of himself and two civilians when discharging his weapon in an act that led to the death of Robert Hensley, 39, of St. Marys, who drew his weapon and turned to confront the officer in Celina.

April 18th

Rocket Club Set For Launch

April 18, 2013

MINSTER — After a canceled test launch and two rescheduled launches, the Minster Rocket Club has passed every requirement and qualified to present its rocket to NASA engineers in Huntsville, Ala., on Saturday.

The club left Wednesday for a four to five day intensive session with engineers, culminating in a Saturday or Sunday launch, weather permitting.

Suspect Makes Initial Appearance

April 18, 2013

CELINA —  The alleged gunman in the Grube double homicide made his initial appearance in a Mercer County courtroom Wednesday.

Flanked by his attorney Donna Post, Trevin M. Sanders, 19, looked down at the defense table for much of the approximately hourlong hearing in Mercer County Juvenile Court as Judge Mary Pat Zitter read the complaint against him. Sanders is accused of shooting and killing Robert Grube, 70, and daughter his Colleen Grube, 47, in November 2011.

April 17th

Officer Cleared

April 17, 2013

ST. MARYS —  A St. Marys police officer who was involved in a shooting on Derrick Street in March has been cleared of any wrongdoing.

St. Marys Interim Police Chief Tim Eberle told The Evening Leader he received word that Patrolman Luke Turpin was cleared of any wrongdoing associated with the shooting. Brad Lee Scheer, 62, 601 Derrick St., was shot by officers who responded to Scheer's residence following a 911 call on March 13. Scheer made a 911 call and threatened to shoot any officers who responded to his home.

Local Store Going Strong

April 17, 2013

MINSTER — Stanley Kuenning, founder and previous owner of Western Ohio True Value Hardware in Minster, turned 85 this year and is still going strong at the hardware store.

Kuenning and his wife, Dona Mae, both originally from New Bremen, opened the store in 1953, when it was originally named Western Ohio Hardware.

Kuenning got his start in the hardware business in 1939. He was 11 when he asked his mother for a pair of long, black pants, to replace the “knickers” boys had been wearing since the 1920s.

Cards Learn Culture

April 17, 2013

NEW BREMEN — He can be called flat, but his adventures are anything but one-dimensional.

Third-graders at New Bremen Elementary are receiving letters from around the world from their globe-trotting friend Flat Stanley, part of a project teacher Jenny Perryman said teaches letter writing, map skills and cultural understanding.

April 16th

Local Recounts Boston Marathon Bombing

April 16, 2013

BOSTON — A local runner who took part in the Boston Marathon on Monday missed the bombing by 15 minutes.

Celina resident Bill Roy took to the streets of Boston to compete in the marathon — a major goal for those who run marathons. Roy crossed the finish line, found his family, went through the post race photo shoot and was retrieving his personal items when a few minutes later he heard a sound that shook the nation.

VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...
MINSTER — One run was enough in a game matching up the two best pitchers in the Midwest...
CELINA —  Celina swept its six-team invitational on Saturday, with the St. Marys girls...

 

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