Donald Niese 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Don was a proud parent to 9 children.  He served in the Korean War and drove an ammunition... read more

Paul "Sparky" King 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Paul was instrumental in the development of high school and American Legion basedball in the city... read more

Norm Roughton 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Norm Roughton, 56, was born on January 19, 1955 to Rex and Connie Roughton. Norm, or as most new... read more

Steve Hulbert August 2014

Steve was born November 26, 1946.  He and his wife Sandra raised three children:  Chris (... read more

Becky Grine 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Becky Grine is 47 years old.  She had a husband, Michael, son Drake (20) and daughter Courtney... read more

Rich Wood 2014

Rich was born March 4, 1947.  He was married to his wife, Phyllis, for 35 years. ... read more

John Karcher 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

On February 6, 1948, John Leonard Karcher was born to Richard and Lucinda (German) Karcher. ... read more

Matthew June 2014

Matt graduated in 1990 from Wintersville High School where he was an All-District baseball player.... read more

Tim Roettker August 2014

Tim was born November 11, 1957 in Columbus, Ohio.  After graduating from Gallia Academy High... read more

Scott Evers 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Scott has been living with ALS for 15 years.  A former athlete and avid sports fan, Scott now... read more

Patricia Westrick 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Patricia Westrick is a life-long resident of Henry County.  She graduated from Holgate Schools... read more

Bernard Wilker 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Bernard was a farmer, plumber and pipe fitter at Celina Lake Contracting.  He served his... read more

Tim Kahle 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Tim was born June 4, 1958 in Kalida.  Tim is the youngest of Herman and Imogene (Wyant) Kahle... read more

Robin Mower 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Robin is married to John and between them they have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.  Robin has... read more

Helen Unverferth 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Helen L. Unverferth was born on May 31, 1925 to Ray and Norma Berheide.  On April 17, 1948 she... read more

Dan "Orson" Mangas 2012 Hall of Fame Inductee

Dan “Orson” Mangas, 51, was born March 21, 1961 to Richard and Janet Mangas. ... read more

Eugene “Yogi” VonLehmden 2012 Hall of Fame Inductee

Eugene “Yogi” VonLehmden, 67, was born on November 27, 1944 to Alvin and Rita... read more

Melissa Belcher 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Melissa has been a vital member of the Central Catholic community.  Many people in the... read more

Carl Webken 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Carl was born on November 24,1925 to Martha and Joseph Webken.  Carl served his country in the... read more

Malcolm (Sonny) Helberg 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee

Malcolm was born December 26, 1932 and raised on a farm in Napoleon.  He graduated from... read more

William Croy 2013

Bill was a 1967 honor graduate of Ottawa-Glandorf High School where he played football, basketball... read more

David Schnipke August 2014

Dave was born August 5, 1953 to Ike and Bertha Schnipke.  He grew up on a farm where he shared... read more

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