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December 29th

Ermon Eldon Huston Sr., 82

December 29, 2011

Ermon Eldon Huston Sr., 82, of Mendon, died at 4:18 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

He was born on April 12, 1929, in Mercer County, to George Elmer and Della Beatrice (Gause) Huston.

On Feb. 14, 1997, he married Cindy Jones, and she survives him.

Kay I. Guyer, 57

December 29, 2011

Kay I. Guyer, 57, formerly of 00855 Noble Road, St. Marys, died at 7:27 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.

She was born on July 5, 1954, in Huntingdon, Pa., to J. Ralph and Irene (Rutherford) Bowser, and they preceded her in death.

She is survived by a son, Charles Guyer  of Huntingdon, Pa.; two grandsons.

Private family services will be held. Burial will take place in Huntingdon, Pa.

Online condolences may be expressed via Millerfuneralhomes.net.

December 28th

St. Marys Library To Host Crafters On Friday Mornings

December 28, 2011

ST. MARYS — Beginning in January, area crafters will have a meeting place to socialize with fellow crafters while working on their latest creation.

The St. Marys Community Public Library will host Friday Morning Handicraft Time starting Jan. 7. Adult Services Coordinator Beth Keuneke said the meeting will fill a void in the community.

“There are other places — not right in this community — that do have knitting circles and that kind of thing,” Keuneke said. “I thought I’d try it and see if it would work here.”

Local Teacher Wins Award, Moving On

December 28, 2011

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys teacher was named the top teacher for 2011 by a local organization.

St. Marys VFW Post 9289 recently named Kathy Jeffries its Teacher of the Year. Jeffries, a special education teacher, teaches at St. Marys Memorial High School.

“First they have a local winner, and then that winner goes on to the district level and could go on to the state and national level,” Jeffries said.

Taxes Down

December 28, 2011

ST. MARYS — Income tax receipts for November were off more than $40,000 from last year’s figures.

Last month, the city collected $262,863.34 in income taxes, down from $305,963.27 in 2010. The figure also is less than the totals collected in 2008 and 2009, which were $335,802.92 and $301,738.72, respectively.

Wednesday Local Sports Schedule

December 28, 2011

Wednesday, Dec. 28
Girls Basketball

Minster vs. Miller City at Elida, 6
 

Boys Bowling
St. Marys vs. New Bremen
(at Fort Recovery)
 

Wrestling
St. Marys at Marion Harding Invite
 

Jr. High Boys Basketball
Minster at Russia Tourney

 

December 27th

Tuesday Boys Basketball Round-Up: Rangers fall to Ada

December 27, 2011

 

Ada 56, New Knoxville 47

ADA — A big third quarter lifted the Bulldogs past the New Knoxville boys basketball team.

Ada outscored the Rangers 19-10 in the third quarter to lead 42-31 after three quarters and held off the Rangers.

Konner Baker scored 22 points to lead Ada. The Bulldogs improved to 6-1 on the season.

Lucas Leffel also scored 22 points to pace New Knoxville, which slipped to 3-2 on the season. Leffel drained four 3-pointers to lead the Rangers.

Tuesday Girls Basketball Round-Up: Riders win 2nd in a row

December 27, 2011

 
St. Marys 41, Piqua 26
 
Photo Gallery of the Piqua at St. Marys Game (Link):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157628605237015/show/

 

ST. MARYS — The Roughrider girls basketball team outscored Piqua 25-5 in the second half and the Riders pulled away for a come-from-behind 41-26 win.

Auglaize County Boys Basketball Leaders

December 27, 2011

Troopers Urge Safety

December 27, 2011

ST. MARYS — With local highways expected to be busy with holiday traffic, a local state trooper stressed safety as motorists hit the road.

“The biggest thing this time of year is weather related,” said Sgt. Brian Jordan of the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol. “I know we are supposed to get some snow this week.”

While driving in inclement weather, Jordan cautioned against tailgating.

“The biggest thing we see is assured cleared distance,” Jordan said.

ST. MARYS —  The St. Marys boys basketball team attacked the rim in the opening...
WBL Wapakoneta 74, Kenton 48 St. Marys 77, Shawnee 62 Celina 59, Bath 46 Defiance 37, Elida...
Friday, December 19 WBL Kenton at Wapakoneta Shawnee at St. Marys Celina at Bath Defiance at...

 

Points Per Game Games Points Pts. Per Game
Travis Bertram, Wapak 6 120 20.0
Garet Fledderjohann, St. Marys 4 62 15.5