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December 9th

WBL Round-Up: Shawnee roars past Riders

December 9, 2011

St. Marys vs. Shawnee photo gallery (Link): http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157628346577747/show/

Shawnee 67, St. Marys 22

Shawnee  scored 22 of the game’s first 25 points and cruised to a 67-22 win over the St. Marys girls basketball team in a WBL opener on Thursday night at Murotech Court.

Library Collecting Toys

December 9, 2011

ST. MARYS — A local library is looking to get "showered" with toys this holiday season in hopes of enhancing its toy collection.

The St. Marys Community Public Library is hosting "Shower your Library with Toys" through Jan. 7. Youth Services Coordinator Paula Drummond said the drive will replace two sets of toys.

"Some of the toys will be used for circulation, and some of the toys will be kept in-house for our play area," she said.

Drummond said the library is working with a local toy store for the drive.

Group Names Scholarship Recipient

December 9, 2011

ST. MARYS — A local networking group presented its first scholarship during its monthly meeting on Thursday.

Members of the Auglaize/Mercer Women in Business Networking Association gathered at Wayne Street United Methodist Church in St. Marys to announce the recipient of their first-ever Auglaize/Mercer WiB Program for Continuing Education — a grant to provide financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to resume studies because of changing demands in their lives.

MAC Girls Hoops Round-Up: New Knoxville downs St. Henry

December 9, 2011

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville girls basketball team built up a lead early and held off the St. Henry Redskins 45-33 in a MAC contest on Thursday night at the Barn.

“We got out in front of them in the key part of the game at the beginning,” Rangers head coach Tim Hegemier said. “We started out strong and got a 10 or 12 point lead and it helps, but we have to be ready to play.”

Paige Lehman scored 21 points and had six rebounds in the game for New Knoxville.

No Primary Face-Offs In County

December 9, 2011

WAPAKONETA — With the March primary election field set, only one county official finds herself in a race.

Republican Auglaize County Recorder Christina "Chris" Lambert, who was appointed in September to succeed Ann Billings, is being challenged by Anne Hamilton, a Democrat from New Bremen, according to a news release Wednesday by Auglaize County Elections Board Director Carolyn Campbell.

Hey, I Remember That!: A look back at 10, 25 and 50 years ago in area sports

December 9, 2011

Hey I Remember That!

50 Years Ago This Week – 1961

December 8th

DECA Drive

December 8, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local students are doing their part to help others this holiday season through an annual community project.

DECA — or Distributive Education Clubs of America — students at Memorial High School are currently holding their Goodfellows drive, where the students put out decorated cans in local businesses to collect money to purchase toys for those in need.

Trustees Discuss New Options For Local Library

December 8, 2011

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Community Public Library Board of Trustees prepared for a new year at its regular meeting Wednesday afternoon.

Board members reviewed a staff wish list for 2012 and discussed the possibilities for several items.

“I meet with the staff at the end of the year and I ask them what their needs are for the coming year,” Library Director Sue Pittman said. “Paula, Beth and I got together and added some things based on what we learned at the conference.”

Board Talks New Facility

December 8, 2011

NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen Board of Education met Wednesday night to hear an update from Freytag and Associates about a possible layout for the building project in preparation for the community meeting next week.

Kenneth H. Ziegenbusch, 84

December 8, 2011

Dr. Kenneth H. Ziegenbusch, 84, of 7295 Oregon Road, Celina, died at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.

He was born on Dec. 18, 1926, in Jackson Township, to Henry W. and Emma (Bergman) Ziegenbusch, and they preceded him in death.

On June 2, 1956, at St. George Catholic Church in Cincinnati, he married Kitty Hunt Jones, and she survives him in Celina.

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