HERE IS ST. JACOB TRIVIA ABOUT OUR PEOPLE
--Darleen Payne is recovering at Sycamore Health
Care facility but people around here remember her
and the fact she has over 300 humorous t-shirts!!!
--Jason Bruns was the top runner on the Wright State
Cross Country team and has qualified for the Boston
marathon. Cheer for him in a couple of days.
--The Plaza Theatre recently had a sold out crowd for
the movie musical “The Showman”. Our very own
Lawrence Benner was a clown for the Ringling
Brothers/Barnum and Bailey Circus and traveled the
equivalent of circling the globe seven times with the
circus. The shaker bells in our sanctuary come from
--Mayor Dick Church has led this city for seven terms.
Can you believe that this is the most in Miamisburg
history? Every day he goes in the office he sets a new
record for the longest serving mayor.
--Shannon Quinn led the nation in “digs per set” her
senior season of volleyball at Capital University. Her
plaque is now proudly on display in the trophy case
outside her home gym at C.U.
--Jim Bustillo recently was inducted into the Miamisburg
hall of fame for gymnastics. He joins fellow state
champion Tom Schultz. Pastor Hout is not in his high
school hall of fame but he did make Capital
University’s hall of fame in track and field.
--Did you know a number of people in our parish have
patents? Jim DeYoung has one! Steve Schultz has
two!! Kim Izor has plaques on the wall of his house
from his four patents!!!!
--Four people from our parish worked on the "Manhattan
project" (for the first nuclear bomb). Mary Alice Greb,
Art Vollmer, Bob Greb and Bob Shiffer. Some have
said Bob worked on the "switch" but others more
accurately have called it "a proximity fuse".
--Matt Muncy holds the Miamisburg High School record
for rushing yards in one game and for a career. He
played four years as a linebacker at Ohio University
where he was named on the All American team at the
linebacker postion. He also played in the pros for the
Bengals and the Titans.
--After nearly five decades, Steve Schultz still holds the
Miamisburg school record for interceptions in one
--Betty Daily once won the poetry prize in a local
magazine for 14 months in a row.
--Dale Schram was in the Miamisburg High School band
--Sidney Wagner once played the pipe organ in worship
for 25 years without missing a Sunday.
--Mary Ellen Wagner and Sidney Wagner had perfect
attendance in Sunday School for over 40 years.
--Stephen Steingass holds the school record at
Miamisburg for the 2,000 meter steeplechase.
--Randy Hardin won his town yo-yo competition in
Iowa. He then went to three other towns and won
those battles before barely losing a fifth competition.