June 5th, 2014
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys boys 4-by-200 meter relay team went into last Saturday’s Division II regional track meet at Welcome Stadium with one goal in mind: break the school record time.
A trip to Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium this week was simply a byproduct. A rather rewarding byproduct.
The Rider quartet of senior Will Walter, junior Cam Swanson, sophomore Austin Tester and freshman Eric Spicer will run in the preliminaries on Friday at 2:40 p.m. The top eight teams will advance to Saturday’s final at 1:25 p.m.
CELINA — Two Celina men were arrested on Wednesday on a slew of drug charges involving heroin.
At approximately 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, an Ohio Adult parole officer requested assistance checking on a parolee and ensuring his compliance with parole orders. When officers arrived at the residence, violations were observed. Officers then applied for a received a search warrant for the residence located at 751 Deford Street, Lot No. 100, Celina.
June 5: New Bremen Library will host a preschool story time at 10:30 a.m. today.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. at New Knoxville Public Library.
Summer Reading favorite, Comedy Juggler Matt Jergens, will perform at the New Knoxville Library at 1 p.m. today. Please bring a chair. The show will be outside if the weather permits. All ages are welcome.
A craft day will take place at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
David W. Hawkey, 58, of 01939 Feeder Road in St. Marys, died on Monday, June 2, 2014, at OSU/Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.
He was born on Sept. 20, 1955, in St. Marys, to Orville and Betty (Slemmons) Hawkey.
On July 16, 1988, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, he married Ann M. Jones, who survives.
Leo J. Tebbe, 85, of 00995 Southland Road in rural New Bremen, died at 6:40 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Aug. 20, 1928, in Glynwood, to William and Mary (Kramer) Tebbe.
On April 25, 1953, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, he married Mary A. Craft, who survives.
June 4: Story time at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be held at 11 a.m. today for 2 to 5-year-olds.
Stop by the New Knoxville Library from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today to make a DNA candy craft. All ages are welcome.
Mr. Puppet will be performing at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 6:30 p.m. today. All ages are welcome.
DAYTON — They represent all four classes and they’ll represent the Roughriders at state track and field championships this weekend.
The St. Marys boys 4-by-200 meter relay team of freshman Eric Spicer, senior Will Walter, sophomore Austin Tester and junior Cam Swanson advanced to the Division II state track and field championships with a fourth-place finish in the event final at the University of Dayton’s Welcome Stadium on Saturday.
The Rider quartet turned in a 1:31.02 time for the final state spot.
June 3: A Story Time will be held at the Paris Street Park at 10 a.m. today.
A book discussion for adults will take place at 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library in the meeting room. "The Chaperone" by Laura Moriarty will be discussed.
Sign up to be a part of some cool science experiments and activities at the New Bremen Library. Every Tuesday during the Summer Reading Program, three sessions will be held at 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Session size is limited. Call 419-629-2158 or stop by to register.
Wilfred J. Klenke, 91, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Briarwood Village.
He was born on June 2, 1922, in St. Henry to the late Norbert and Victoria (Thobe) Klenke.
He married Frances (Selhorst) on Sept. 4, 1948, in Carthagena and she survives in Coldwater.
ST. MARYS — Work on the High Street bridge replacement is on track to be finished on schedule.
Crews from Jutte Excavating — the lead contractor on the project — recently poured all the abutment walls, and 10 concrete box beams were put into place. A 21-inch sanitary sewer line under the bridge has also been finished and passed testing.
“They are on schedule and on budget,” St. Marys Safety-Service Director Greg Foxhoven told The Evening Leader.