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May 5th, 2014

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May 5, 2014

May 5:  IT Services Coordinator Fred Miller will help you master Facebook Fundamentals at New Bremen Public Library today. Participants are welcome to bring their own devices. Call the library at 419-629-2158 to register. Class size is limited.

IT Services Coordinator Fred Miller will help you master Facebook Fundamentals at New Knoxville Library today. Participants are welcome to bring their own devices. Call the library at 419-753-2724 to register. Class size is limited.

May 2nd

St. Marys baseball upends Defiance 7-3

May 2, 2014

The St. Marys baseball team dusted itself off  and delivered one of the program’s biggest regular-season victories in years.

The Roughriders kept its Western Buckeye League title hopes alive with a 7-3 win over defending state champ Defiance on Friday night at K.C. Geiger Park.

Less than 24 hours after the Riders let a three-run lead slip away in the top of the seventh to Shawnee in a deflating loss, St. Marys knocked off the area’s baseball factory, which has won the last eight league crowns.

Local honored in business hall of fame

May 2, 2014

ST. MARYS — St. Marys Memorial High School graduate Bob Gill says the guiding principle he brings to building million dollar businesses is the idea that who a company hires matters.

While that person-to-person attitude may be a reflection of his small town Ohio upbringing, Gill said companies should seek out the best for every position. Gill said he tells companies great hiring permeates the company, and makes all standards higher. That encourages people to work harder.

Vera I. Nolan, 95

May 2, 2014

Vera I. Nolan, 95, of 1811 Kishler Drive, St. Marys, died at 1:45 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, at the St. Marys Living Center.

She was born on June 17, 1918, in Wells County, Ind., the daughter of Wilbert and Della (Zuercher) Beer.

She married Richard Nolan on Sept. 21, 1940, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 1983.

She is survived by her three daughters, Rita (Thomas) Wilson of Elida, Patti (Ken) Loughrige-Gelhaus, of Celina, Jean (Alan) Rohrbacher, of Elida.

Scott Holschbach, 59

May 2, 2014

Scott E. Holschbach,  59, of Minster, died at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center, in Lima.  

He was born on May 27, 1954, in Columbus.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  

George Binkley, 65

May 2, 2014

George Binkley, 65, of Spencerville, died in his sleep on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at his residence following a short illness.

He was born on Dec. 29, 1948, in Lima, a son of Keith H. and Virginia E. Schiffer Binkley, who are deceased. His stepfather Tom Gaskill survives in Spencerville.

He was previously married to Ruth Ann Jacks, who is deceased.

Ruby Althoff, 96

May 2, 2014

Ruby Howard Althoff, 96, of Vero Beach, Fla. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the VNA Hospice House.

Mrs. Althoff was born on Feb. 9, 1918, in Germantown.

She and her late husband, Gene, lived in Germantown for 25 years, before moving to Dayton.

They retired to Sarasota in 1977 and moved to Vero Beach in 2006.

Ruby enjoyed playing bridge and watching sports.

She was a member of Christ by the Sea Methodist Church and resided at Harbor Chase Assisted Living.

Daily Rundown

May 2, 2014

May 2: The St. Marys Community Garage Sales are today.

Friday Craft Circle at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be held from 10 a.m. to noon today. Crafters gather to work on their projects.

The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 9289 will host a fish fry, with a 21-piece shrimp dinner also available, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. Adults are $7, children 10 and younger are $5 and the shrimp dinner is $7.
 

Carolyn Taylor-Keesler, 57

May 2, 2014

Carolyn Taylor-Keesler, 57, of New Haven, Ind., and formerly of St. Marys, died suddenly at 4:42 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was born on Oct. 24, 1956, in Martin, Ky., the daughter of Bill “Pepsi” and Julia (Gibson) Taylor. They both preceded her in death.

She married Rick Keesler, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by her two brothers, Randy (Christine) Taylor of St. Marys, Bill (Marcie) Taylor of St. Marys and by numerous nieces and nephews.

May 1st

2nd Person Charged In Reineke Homicide

May 1, 2014

ST. MARYS — A Celina man is now the second person charged in connection with a decades old homicide.

Tracy W. Mabry, 51, 8673 U.S. 33, Celina, was arrested Thursday morning after he was indicted on one count of aggravated murder in connection with the 1981 death of Marcellus Reineke of St. Marys. He was ordered held on a $1 million cash bond.

Eddie George talks about the 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes.
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Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...

 

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