August 30th, 2011
NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville Local School has acquired new technology to aide students that have difficulty taking notes.
The district purchased two Echo Smartpens, which record a lecture while the student is taking notes. Principal Linda Tebbe said she saw a demonstration for the smartpen at a workshop.
Daniel “Dale” Leonard Sr., 85, of Celina, died at 12:15 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on June 20, 1926, in Celina, to Charles C. and Bessie P. (Ketcham) Leonard, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 10, 1951, he married Mary Joan Whited, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 1, 2008.
Mary Gallimore, 88, of St. Marys, died on Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at Otterbein Retirement Community.
Arrangements are being completed with Miller – Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys, where visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Richard Virgil Cedric Bartlett, 77, of Westerville, formerly of St. Marys, died on Saturday, Aug., 27, 2011.
He was born on Jan. 23, 1934, in Deshler, to Harold T. and Velma A. (Colvin) Bartlett, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by five children, Deborah (Raymond) Karbowiak, Bradley (Marie) Bartlett, Shirley (Douglas) Dosky, Jeffrey (Erin) Bartlett and Stanley Bartlett; two nephews, Jon Woodward and Daniel Opperman; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by two sisters.
Jack Willard Bayman, 75, of Luverne, Ala., formerly of St. Marys, died at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, following an extended illness.
He was born on Dec. 7, 1935, to Lucille (Cowhick) and George Bayman, and they preceded him in death.
Roland P. Otting, 64, of Golden Valley Nursing Home in St. Marys, died at 2:40 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011.
He was born on Aug. 15, 1947, in Piqua, to Paul and Mary Ann (Schlosser) Otting, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by his siblings, Linda and Larry Powers, of New Bremen, Rhonda and Gary Coverstone of Anna, Gerald and Joan Otting of East Alton, Ill., and sister-in-law Sandy Fritz of Mason.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Daniel, Richard and Steven Otting.
St. Marys Boys 4th at Celina Rotary invite
CELINA — Runners from St. Marys and New Knoxville competed at the Celina Rotary Cross Country invitational on Saturday at the Wright State Lake Campus.
The St. Marys boys cross country team finished fourth in the boys green division race with 110 points. Findlay won with 25 points, Bryan took second with 72 points, Celina was third with 86 points.
CELINA — Both driver Dan Kanfoush and the Celina Governor’s Cup Regatta returned in top form after a year hiatus.
Kanfoush of Niagra Falls, New York, won his second straight Ohio Governor’s Cup on Sunday, becoming the first driver to win the inboard boat racing event three times.
After a tumultuous year in news about Grand Lake St. Marys and its clean-up, the weekend was all about the boat racing.
CELINA — Thousands of spectators lined Lake Shore Drive in Celina over the weekend for a view of the 2011 World Championships and Governor’s Cup Regatta on Grand Lake St. Marys.
CELINA — The 2011 Governor’s Cup Regatta capped off a summer of successful events held at Grand Lake St. Marys, adding to the recovery of tourism at Grand Lake St. Marys.
The annual event, which was canceled last year because of water quality issues at the lake, was a success this year, bringing excited racers and spectators alike to the area. Co-chair Allen Baskett said the success of the event showed the enthusiasm of the committee and the community for the race.