Tuesday, May 26th, 2009
Victim's boat strikes fishing boat with 2 aboard
By Shelley Grieshop
Authorities continue to investigate a boating accident late Saturday night on Grand Lake that killed a 33-year-old Celina man and caused minor injuries to two others.
Shane Frey was pronounced dead at 6 a.m. Sunday at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, following the accident at 11:45 p.m. Saturday. After his boat crashed into another boat, his body was ejected and found about 30 minutes later floating face down in the water. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - Before the running finals began at the Division III district track meet in Minster on Saturday, two final field events were contested.
These events set the tone for the day, as the New Bremen boys finished first and second in the high jump while the Minster girls did the same in the pole vault. Both teams went on from there to capture their respective team district titles. [More]
Obituaries on May 26th, 2009
Former St. Marys resident Virginia DeMora, 71, 100 E. 216 St., Euclid, died May 22, 2009, at her residence following an extended illness. [More]
Shane Frey, 33, Celina, died May 24, 2009 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima [More]
Virgil Hirschfeld, 93, formerly of 403 W. Monroe St., New Bremen, died at 6:30 p.m. May 22, 2009, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Margaret Ann Norbut, 70, of Dayton, died Oct. 23, 2008, at Bethany Lutheran Village. [More]
Charles W. "Mustache Charlie" Schrolucke, 78, of Brookville, died at 12:57 a.m. May 24, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Cinda C. Simindinger, 42, 02588 Lock Two Road, New Bremen, died at 2:08 p.m. Ma [More]
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Sgt. 1st Class Brian Naseman, a former New Bremen resident and father of two sons, died Friday of injuries received in a noncombat-related incident in Iraq, where he was serving with the Wisconsin Army National Guard.
ST. MARYS - Coin collecting is the hobby of kings and the king of hobbies, says Gordon Coffin, 68, of New Bremen.
Depending on how much time and mo
Ninety-two St. Henry High School students graduated Sunday afternoon during a ceremony in the middle school gym.
Earning valedictorian status was Gwen Fullenkamp, daughter of Kevin and Shirley Fullenkamp. This year's salutatorian is Amanda Geier, daughter of Thomas and Diane Geier.
ELIDA - The first three innings of the Division III district baseball final had the makings of a classic battle between Midwest Athletic Conference rivals Coldwater and Marion Local.
ROSSBURG - In racing vernacular the "slide job" is defined as a driver diving below the driver ahead of him entering a turn and sliding his car up in
The Western Buckeye League All-Star baseball team scored six runs in the seventh inning to rally and beat the Northwest Ohio Athletic League All-Star squad, 11-8 on Monday at Montgomery Field in Eastview Park.