July 14th, 2011
ST. MARYS — After receiving the recommendation from a committee to reject the bids to outsource second and third-shift custodial and cleaning services, members of the St. Marys Board of Education approved the motion during their meeting Wednesday evening.
The St. Marys Buildings and Grounds Committee recommended the board reject the bids and direct Business Manager Kurt Kuffner and Maintenance Supervisor Greg Adams to realign and restructure the Buildings and Grounds Department for future cost-saving measures.
Julie D. Schaub, 51, of Botkins, died at 9:26 p.m Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Ronny Lee Stienecker, 59, of 506 Oil St., St. Marys, was found dead at his residence on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.
He was born on Oct. 10, 1951, in Celina, the son of Virgil and Marjorie (Schmehl) Stienecker, and they survive him in St. Marys.
He is also survived by his son, Jason (Becky) Stienecker of Wapakoneta; three grandchildren, Jason Stienecker II, Nathaniel Stienecker and Lana Stienecker, all of Wapakoneta; two sisters, Kate (Ned) Lawler of St. Marys and Noreen Stienecker of St. Marys.
Hazel M. Goodwin, 89, of 1103 Indiana Ave., St. Marys, died at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at her son’s residence in Elida.
She was born on Nov. 22, 1921, in Montezuma, the daughter of Wilbur and Mary (Peggs) Ritchie, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 1, 1942, she married Forrest “Red” Goodwin, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 25, 2003.
CELINA — A Mercer County man was arrested Tuesday on drug charges.
According to a news release issued by Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey, Jeremy D. Mott, 27, 410 W. Market St., Celina, was arrested on drug trafficking and possession of drug paraphernalia charges during a traffic stop Tuesday. Officers allegedly witnessed a drug transaction involving Mott near a business on Grand Lake Road, near Havemann Road
Galen Cisco Award winner Derek Jay received his award from former St. Marys, Ohio State and Major League pitcher Galen Cisco. The award is handed out to the St. Marys Little League player who is the best player in the league and who displays sportsmanship as voted on by his peers.
Jay had 32 hits in 42 at-bats for a .762 avearge along with eight home runs this season. On the mound he went 4-1 with 60 strikeouts in 23 innings pitched.
ST. HENRY — Minster wanted to do more than just give itself a puncher’s chance at a district ACME title. By knocking Wapakoneta out of the tournament in one game instead of two, the Wildcats will be rested and ready when they square off with Coldwater on Thursday.
Minster’s sudden three-run fifth inning proved to be the difference in a 3-2 win over Wapakoneta in an ACME district semifinal game at St. Henry on Tuesday night.
Alan F. Kah, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:53 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Murle E. Green, 86, of Celina, died at 5:58 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on May 13, 1925, in Mercer County, to Cassius Ford and Gertrude (Moore) Green, and they preceded him in death.
On Sept. 25, 1946, he married Berniece Braun, and she preceded him in death on March 10, 2009.
ST. MARYS — After a local school committee met Tuesday afternoon to discuss outsourcing its second and third-shift custodians, board members will be seeing the recommendation to refuse the bids and to look at the realignment of one of the district’s departments at their meeting tonight.