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May 1st, 2012

Home Invasion In Celina

May 1, 2012

CELINA — The Celina Police Department is investigating a report of a home invasion that occurred at 321 Leona St.  Officers responded to a call of an unknown male being in the home at 12:53 a.m. Tuesday.

The victim reported that she awoke to find a strange man standing in her bedroom.  He was partially undressed.  The suspect was approximately 6’-0”, 250 pounds, stocky build, dark hair and a partial beard.  She questioned why he was there and told him she wanted him to leave. 

State Revamps Warning System

May 1, 2012

ST. MARYS — Visitors to Ohio waterways will see a new warning system alerting them to the presence of harmful algal blooms this year.

Storm Socks St. Marys

May 1, 2012

ST. MARYS — Wind gusts of more than 50 mph downed tree limbs, picked up trampolines and toppled trees in the St. Marys area Monday night.

A gust front whipped through St. Marys, bringing strong winds and heavy rain. Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson said the storm pounded St. Marys and moved north toward Glynwood Road.

Margaret L. “Marge” Menchhofer, 91

May 1, 2012

Margaret L. “Marge” Menchhofer, 91, formerly of 706 Magnolia Drive, St. Marys, a resident of the St. Marys Living Center, died at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center.

She was born on March 15, 1921, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Charles and Matty Marie (Schlechty) Hay, and they preceded her in death.

On April 12, 1942, she married Martin E. Menchhofer, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 2011.

April 30th

Area baseball and softball teams get tourney draws

April 30, 2012

 

Division II Baseball

The St. Marys baseball team received the second seed and a first-round bye in the first round of the Division II sectional at Elida’s Ed Sandy Field.

St. Marys will play the winner of Celina and Shawnee on Wednesday, May 9 at 5 p.m.

Elida and Kenton open the sectional on Saturday, May 5 with 10 a.m. game. The winner of that game plays top-seeded Wapakoneta on Tuesday, May 8 at 5 p.m.

Celina plays Shawnee on Saturday, May 9 at 12:30 p.m. after the Elida-Kenton game.

YMCA Hosts Annual Event

April 30, 2012

CELINA — For more than two decades, the area’s YMCA has opened its doors to celebrate families.

“This is probably our 26th year,” Auglaize-Mercer Family YMCA CEO Allen Baskett said of Saturday’s Healthy Kids Day event. “We’ve been doing this since we opened.”

The event, Baskett noted, is a national event held at YMCAs all over the country.

“Today is National YMCA Healthy Kids Day,” he said. “YMCAs across the country are having events like this in their own communities.”

Students Strut Their Stuff

April 30, 2012

ST. MARYS — St. Marys Memorial High School students dressed to the nines along with their families and friends packed the high school on Saturday to participate in the chamber’s annual prom promenade.

“The chamber’s been doing it for about 16 or 17 years,” St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce Director Kelly Kill said. “It’s an opportunity for the kids to shine.”

She added prom promenade is an opportunity for the students to shine and show off all their effort.

April 27th

BASEBALL: St. Marys, Minster, New Bremen earn league wins

April 27, 2012

WAPAKONETA —  Sometimes it’s not the team that makes the most plays that comes out on top.  Sometimes it’s the one that makes the fewest mistakes.

Friday night, that team was the St. Marys Roughriders.

St. Marys took advantage of a slew of miscues in the first three innings to post a 5-1 win over the rival Wapakoneta Redskins in a Western Buckeye League varsity baseball game at Wapakoneta High School.

SOFTBALL: Wapak run-rules St. Marys

April 27, 2012

Courtney Knippen and the Wapakoneta softball team pounced on St. Marys pitching from the start to take any drama out of the game against its Auglaize County rivals.

The Redskins sent 15 batters to the plate and scored 10 runs in the top of the first inning en route to a 15-1 run-rule victory in five innings at K.C. Geiger Park on Friday.

Knippen started and finished the scoring outburst with a pair of extra-base hits.

TENNIS: Riders edge Wapak, 3-2

April 27, 2012

From Staff Reports

The St. Marys boys tennis team edged Wapakoneta 3-2 in a Western Buckeye League tennis match on Friday to earn positioning for the upcoming WBL tournament.

The Riders’ Cole Brooks won second singles over Wapak’s Joey Jose in three sets, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4.

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