MARIA STEIN - The Rev. Ken Schroeder selects a walnut plank from one of the neatly stacked piles of lumber in his workshop and smiles envisioning the rich beauty lurking beneath the rough surface.
Schroeder, who heads the Marion cluster comprised of Catholic churches in Maria Stein, St. Rose, Cassella, Chickasaw and St. Sebastian, certainly knows his way around a maze of power tools ranging from a table saw and router to a planer and oscillating sander. [More]
MINSTER - It's never dull when MAC teams go against each other.
Both Parkway and Minster shot well in the first half, but Mike Lee wasn't happy with the quick pace of the game.
Slowing it down a bit helped the Wildcats slow down the Panthers' triple threat of scorers. Clutch free throws at the end of the game allowed the Wildcats to open up Midwest Athletic Conference play with a 58-54 win at Wildcat Gymnasium. [More]