Lockie Imogene Wheeler, 80, of Celina, died on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Jan. 21, 1931, in Braggadocia, Mo., to Robert and Nancy (Glidwell) Neal, and they preceded her in death.
She married Albert Hawkins, and he preceded her in death. On Aug. 4, 1982, she married Eugene Jerome “Jack” Wheeler, and he preceded her in death on July 24, 2006.
Ruth May Hubbard, 74, of Lafayette, passed away at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011.
She was born on Jan. 20, 1937, in St. Marys, to Howard and Ruth Boroff Thomas, and they preceded her in death.
On Jan. 6, 1956, in Lafayette, she married Elmer Hubbard, and he preceded her in death.
ST. MARYS — Santa will host a parade at 4 p.m. Sunday as part of Winterfest. The parade, as usual, will travel along Spring Street from Front Street to Chestnut Street. The parade will end with watching the Live Nativity, then taking his seat in his house at Memorial Park where he will have special hours during the Christmas season. Each child will receive a bag of goodies to take home when they visit Santa at the Santa House during the holiday season. Santa and the gift bags are courtesy of the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce and the St. Marys Kiwanis Club and the St.
Dec. 19: The New Knoxville Community Library will host a storytime from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. today for ages 3-5.
The New Bremen Public Library will host an after school snack at 3:30 p.m. today.
The FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster will host a bingo event from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. today.
A Zumba class will be held from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. today at Woodland Rollerdome in St. Marys.
The Minster Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. today.
Friday, December 16
Kenton at St. Marys
ST. MARYS — Local high school students received information on what exactly they can be punished for when it comes to alcohol — whether it’s having someone purchase it for them, drinking it with their parents or drinking with their friends.
Agent John Burton with the Ohio Investigative Unit spoke to the students in Monica VanderHorst’s health classes on Thursday about the “Sober Truth.”
ST. MARYS — An Ohio senator says he is confident a deal will get done to prevent what he called a tax hike on working Americans.
Irvine Triplett, 82, of Pippa Passes, Ky., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at the VA Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.
He was born on Oct. 28, 1929, in Hollybush, to Sylvester Triplett and Clarinda Jacobs Triplett.
Pamela Sue Fink, 61, of 607 Beech St., St. Marys, died at 12:15 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on April 11, 1950, in Mercer County, to Donald and Ruth (Kelley) Fink, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives her in St. Marys.
Kenton 61, St. Marys 46
KENTON — The Kenton Wildcats jumped out to a 10-point halftime lead and went on to defeat the St. Marys girls basketball team, 61-46, on Thursday night. Kelly Heitkamp, Ashleigh Falk and Molly Albert scored 10 points apiece to lead the Roughriders. St. Marys fell to 0-5 on the season and 0-2 in the Western Buckeye League. The Riders host Sidney Lehman Catholic next Thursday at 6 p.m. Kenton improved to 3-1 on the season and 1-1 in the WBL.