January 2nd, 2012
Lewis H. Metzger, 86, of Spencerville, died on Friday afternoon, Dec. 30, 2011, at the Cleveland Clinic following complications of surgery on Nov. 4.
He was born on April 6, 1925, in Spencerville, to Frederick and Carrie Stonehill Metzger, and they preceded him in death.
On June 21, 1947, he married LaDonna E. Good, and she survives him.
Frances Catherine Wagner, 92, died at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community in Sidney.
She was born on Aug. 20, 1919, in Fort Loramie, the daughter of Anthony B. and Josephine (DeBrosse) Barhorst, and they preceded him in death.
On Feb. 14, 1942, she married Edwin W. Wagner, and he preceded her in death in 1998.
Bernadine Potbury, 90, formerly of 1102 Neil Ave., St. Marys, died at 6:25 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born on May 3, 1921, in Brown City, Mich., to Roy and Cora Mae (Walker) Eastman, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 5, 1939, she married Robert E. Potbury, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 1993.
Virginia Mae Carter, 80, of 704 Devonshire Drive, Celina, died at 2:40 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital.
She was born on April 4, 1931, in Lima, the daughter of LeRoy and Golda May (Goodwin) Rupert, and they preceded her in death.
NEW KNOXVILLE — A service is now available to New Knoxville residents and businesses interested in looking into their security.
The New Knoxville Police Department is offering a security service to help village residents and businesses make their property safer. The police department offers security surveys, in which officers will walk through and evaluate the security of a property, based on a list of items.
Anderson Men's Basketball
Year: Freshman â€¨
High School: Minster
â€¨Statistics (Per Game)â€¨
Monday, Jan. 2
Minster (5-2) at Kalida (4-3), 6 p.m.: After winning the Vicki Mauk Holiday Tournament at Elida last week, Minster brings in the new year with a match-up at Kalida. Kayla Wuebker had a breakout 22-point game in the tourney title game against Elida. Minster has won three straight games after starting the season 2-2. Minster beat Kalida 51-27 last season. Kalida is 4-3 on the season with wins over St. Marys, O-G, Antwerp and Fort Jennings and losses to Coldwater, Delphos Jefferson and Columbus Grove.
December 30th, 2011
ROCKFORD — The St. Marys boys basketball team headed into the new year on a high note once again.
The Roughriders evened up their record for the season and won the Chatt Insurance Holiday Tournament at Parkway for the third straight year with a 71-62 victory over the host Panthers on Friday night.
“We’re 4-4 and it’s a good way to finish the end of the year,” St. Marys head coach Dan Hegemier said.
FT. LORAMIE — The New Bremen Cardinals basketball team used their speed and depth to pull away from the Ft. Loramie Redskins in the fourth quarter for a 58-39 victory Friday evening at Ft. Loramie.
“Our conditioning and ability to play a lot of kids put us over the hump in the second quarter tonight,” Cardinals head coach Adam Dougherty said. “Our depth was a big factor in the game tonight.”
New Knoxville at Spencerville Photo Gallery (Link):
SPENCERVILLE — Victories like the one his team put up on Friday night over New Knoxville thrilled Spencerville head coach Kevin Sensabaugh a year ago as he shepherded an inexperienced group of players from a five-win team two seasons ago to a squad that was a win away from the regional tournament in 2011.