September 12th, 2012
NEW KNOXVILLE — The village of New Knoxville will be working to improve its streets next year with help from grant funds from the county.
Kirby C. Cummins, 66, of Spencerville, formerly of the Lakeview area, died at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center following a sudden illness.
He was born on Aug. 20, 1946, in Bellefontaine, the son of Norman V. and Eleanore J. Fay Cummins, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 2, 1970, he married Lynn D. Brown, and she survives.
WAPAKONETA — Two people have been charged in connection with a string of burglaries in eastern Auglaize County.
In a news release, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon announced the arrests following an investigation by detectives from the Wapakoneta Police Department and sheriff’s deputies.
The case centered on a number of residential burglaries in the Wapakoneta, Uniopolis and Waynesfield areas.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the first weekly Associated Press poll of 2012, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys girls soccer team’s pivotal week in Western Buckeye League play began with a bit of a non-starter.
The Roughriders and Bath played to a scoreless tie in a rematch of last season’s district final match and a key game in the WBL season.
Photo Gallery: Bath at St. Marys girls soccer
ST. MARYS — Carter Bowman asked his teammates if they wanted to play another nine after the St. Marys golf team’s match against Wapakoneta.
After tying a season-best 34, the St. Marys sophomore wanted to keep the round going.
Bowman shot a 34 and the Riders’ second-position player Colin Burke fired a one-over par 37 to lead the Roughriders.
NEW BREMEN — Clients being transferred through the Auglaize County Department of Developmental Disabilities will soon be receiving cameras in their transportation vehicles.
Superintendent Al Willis noted Transportation Superintendent Barack Wells will be presenting further on the addition of cameras on the school buses at the board’s November meeting, but Willis said he met with Barack, along with representatives from the bus company Peterman, a few months ago to start talks.
ST. MARYS — The next phase in St. Marys Mayor Pat McGowan’s search for a new safety-service director started this week.
The deadline for applications for the position was Friday. Now, McGowan is tasked with finding the city’s second safety-service director in less than a year, after Jason Little announced his resignation in August, which is effective Oct. 26.
Saturday's area sports action:
ST. MARYS 5, BOTKINS 0: The St. Marys boys soccer team stayed unbeaten with a 5-0 win over Botkins on Saturday evening to hand the Trojans their first loss. Zac Nelson, Zack Wilker, Brennan Brown, Patrizio Martinez Rodriguez and Nathan Wilker each scored a goal apiece for the Roughriders, who improved to 3-0-1 on the season. St. Marys keeper Luke Leffel, who has 10 saves this season, helped St. Marys to its second shutout of the season.
MINSTER — The Minster Wildcats and New Bremen Cardinals returned on Saturday to finish what they started on Friday. Minster running back Korey Schultz and the Wildcats dominated both nights in Minster’s 51-19 win.
Schultz rushed for 239 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries.
“He averaged about 10 yards a carry and that was pretty good,” said Minster head coach Nate Moore.
Minster led 21-0 early in the second quarter when play resumed on Saturday.
Western Buckeye League
Elida 35, Bath 7
Kenton 24, Celina 22
Shawnee 32, Defiance 29...
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