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March 7th, 2014

Marion Local defends its way to first district title since 2004

March 8, 2014

WAPAKONETA – The Marion Local Flyers won their first district title in a decade with a dominating defensive effort in a 44-34 win over the  Arlington Red Devils in a Division IV district title game at Wapakoneta High School on Friday night.

Marion Local held Arlington to seven or fewer points in three of the four quarters en route to the district championship.

Area Grad Updates: Fleagle named First Team All Big Ten

March 8, 2014

Josh Fleagle, Ohio State

New OVI Sanctions Debated By Officials

March 7, 2014

ST. MARYS — A local law enforcement official says a proposal that would require ignition interlock devices for first-time OVI offenders in order to drive strips oversight from county judges.

Ohio State Reps. Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) and Gary Scherer (R-Circleville) introduced House Bill 469, also known as Annie’s Law, on Thursday. The bill would require first-time OVI offenders to use an ignition interlock device in order to operate a motor vehicle. Annie’s Law is named for Annie Rooney, who was killed by a drunk driver in July.

Area boys hoops players named to AP all-district lists

March 7, 2014

The Grand Lake St. Marys area and the area’s leagues had numerous players named to the Associated Press Northwest All-District lists released on Thursday night.

Division II

St. Marys junior Isaac Fitzgerald and Roughrider sophomore Nathan Wilker both received special mention all-district honors.

Celina’s Ryan Hoyng, a 6-3 junior who averaged 20.3 points per game, was named Second Team all-district. Logan Delong and Mason Ross of Celina were both special mention.

Fort Loramie ends Ranger run in tourney, 50-44, in regional semi

March 7, 2014

TIPP CITY — New  Knoxville senior Haley Horstman walked slowly to the bench after fouling out in the final half minute of Thursday night’s regional semifinal. Fans from both sides  in the filled-to-the-brim gymnasium at Tippecanoe High School stood and gave a curtain call ovation for the finish of a record-setting four seasons and one last tournament run for the New Knoxville girls basketball team she helped stoke.

Constance “Connie’ L. Arblaster, 60

March 7, 2014

Constance “Connie’ L. Arblaster, 60, of New Bremen, died at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

She was born on Aug. 7, 1953, in Cleveland.

She was the daughter of Dolores Blankenship, who preceded her in death.  

On Sept. 1, 1979, she married Roy Arblaster, who survives in New Bremen.  

March 6th

Alleged Abuse Investigated

March 6, 2014

WAPAKONETA — Law enforcement officials discovered a case of alleged animal neglect and abandonment at a Wapakoneta residence on Wednesday.

Wapakoneta Police Lieutenant Calvin Schneider said an officer responded to 706 Park St. after receiving a call about an open door at the residence. On arrival, the officer went into the residence and found two animals, a deceased dog and another dog who appeared aggressive.

March 5th

John W. Schultz Sr., 92

March 5, 2014

John W. Schultz Sr., 92, of 02700 Greenville Road, St. Marys, died at 5:20 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in St. Marys.

He was born on Jan. 8, 1922, in Noble Township, Auglaize County, the son of Albert and Hilda (Elshoff) Schultz.

He married Gladys L. Stoner on Feb. 19, 1944, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 16, 2007.

He is survived by his four children, John Schultz Jr. of St. Marys; Jerry (Judy) Schultz of St. Marys; JoAnn (Keith) Hodges of Overland Park, Kansas; and Jan (Gary) Ouellete of Barre, Vt.

Irella C. Wente, 97

March 5, 2014

Irella C. Wente, 97, of New Bremen, died on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Elmwood Assisted Living in New Bremen.

She was born on Feb. 26, 1917, in Cranberry Prairie, to the late John and Loretta (Reier) Brockman.  

She married Raymond J. Wente on Nov. 8, 1941, in Cranberry Prairie, and he preceded her in death on June 14, 1996.  

March 4th

Competitive Balance Set For Vote

March 4, 2014

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has unanimously approved a Competitive Balance proposal that makes modifications on how schools are placed in tournaments in team sports. The plan, recommended to the Board from the 27-member OHSAA Competitive Balance Committee, is similar to the proposal that member schools voted upon last spring.

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VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...
MINSTER — One run was enough in a game matching up the two best pitchers in the Midwest...

 

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