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August 30th, 2012

Rita E. (Mersman) Gibbons, 89

August 30, 2012

Rita E. (Mersman) Gibbons, 89, of 630 N. Cherry St., Celina, died at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at the Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.

She was born on Sept. 6, 1922, in Celina, to Albert and Nora (Fortman) Mersman, and they preceded her in death.

On June 2, 1945, she married John C. Gibbons, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 2008.

Marie E. Killian, 92

August 30, 2012

Marie E. Killian, 92, of New Bremen, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa., died at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at the Elmwood Community of New Bremen.

She was born on Jan. 1, 1920, in Stara Lubovnia, Slovak Republic, the daughter of Joseph and Gizella (Raab) Kuckovsky.  

On March 2, 1946, she married Anthony J. Killian Sr., and he preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 1993.  

August 29th

Memorial Set For Armstrong

August 29, 2012

WAPAKONETA —A wink is just the closing and opening of one eye quickly. The simple gesture can be a sign of greeting or affection.

People can gather and give that sign of affection to honor Wapakoneta’s favored son, Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon, and to fulfill a request of the family during the “Wink at the Moon” ceremony at 8:30 p.m. today at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum.

VOLLEYBALL: New Knoxville defeats St. Marys, 3-0

August 29, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville volleyball team grabbed the early momentum and defeated St. Marys 25-13, 25-12 and 25-17 on Tuesday at The Barn in New Knoxville.


Photo Gallery: St. Marys at New Knoxville volleyball

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Drug Arrests Made

August 29, 2012

WAPAKONETA — Five Auglaize County residents were recently arrested following a four-month investigation by members of the Grand Lake Drug Task Force.

In a news release issued this morning, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said the arrests were made on Aug. 13 and Aug. 24.

Those arrested were:

• Samuel C. Jacobs, 25, of Wapakoneta, on four counts of trafficking in heroin and one count of trafficking in cocaine.

August 28th

VOLLEYBALL: New Bremen rolls past Botkins in three

August 28, 2012

 

NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen Cardinals volleyball team picked up their first victory of the season Monday evening as they defeated the Botkins Trojans in three games 25-11, 25-14 and 25-21.


Photo Gallery:  Botkins at New Bremen volleyball

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Amber Paul and Julie Brown led the serving with eight service points each.

BOYS SOCCER: New Knoxville tops Indian Lake, 4-2

August 28, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville soccer team finished off Monday’s win with a flourish.

Goncalo Branco’s three goals — including one in the final minutes — led the New Knoxville soccer team to a 4-2 win over Indian Lake on Monday.


Photo Gallery: Indian Lake at New Knoxville

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GOLF ROUND-UP: Area teams earn wins on the links

August 28, 2012


NEW BREMEN 161, PARKWAY 162

New Bremen pushed its record to 4-0 on the season in Midwest Athletic Conference play after narrowly defeating Parkway 161-162 at Deerfield on Monday afternoon. New Bremen overcame Parkway’s Jordan Bollenbacher’s medalist 35 and Brian Shatzer’s 38 with its depth. New Bremen’s Darin Bergman fired a 37 and Alex Britton and Travis Bertelsen each shot 40s. Tyler Hagen and Alex Feltz both had 44s.

Vets Gather For Reunion

August 28, 2012

ST. MARYS — Recently, Army veterans from the area reunited for the first time in seven years after fighting together in Baghdad — and for some, it was their first time being able to talk about their experience overseas.

Dorothea L. Teeters, 88

August 28, 2012

Dorothea L. Teeters, 88, of Celina, formerly of Quincy, died at 12:05 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on Nov. 24, 1923, in Shelby County, to Oscar and Olive (Kiser) Shroyer, and they preceded her in death.

She was married to Patrick Teeters, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Sharon (Paul) Palanzo of Danbury, Conn., and Steve (Pam) Schwartz of Fort Loramie; a stepson, Kevin (Karen) Teeters of Celina; a sister; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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