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YMCA Goes Green

October 19, 2012

CELINA — A local organization is turning toward green energy to help with its power costs.

The Auglaize/Mercer Counties Family YMCA has teamed up with Solar Planet for the installation of solar panels on the facility’s property. The project, which has no cost to the YMCA for installation or maintenance, is expected to produce 521,680 kilowatts of energy per year for the YMCA.

Students Keeps Positive Outlook

October 19, 2012

ST. MARYS — Around Memorial High School, Steven Axe is known for his upbeat attitude and positive outlook.

“I’m considered to be a little outlandish,” the senior told The Evening Leader. “I don’t try to fit in. A lot of people think I’m weird, and it’s true.”

When he’s not in class or joking with his classmates, Axe is involved in golf and FCA. He is also heavily involved in DECA, a club that has brought Axe some of his favorite high school memories.

Riders Blank Coldwater

October 19, 2012

“Leader Look Back” is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week’s edition examines stories from Oct. 16-22, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: The St. Marys Roughriders blanked the Coldwater Cavaliers 20-0 in football action.

There were 18 births and 15 deaths recorded in Auglaize County in September.

Marcella J. Grim, 85

October 19, 2012

Marcella J. Grim, 85, died on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.

She was born on Oct. 4, 1927, in St. Marys, to Ed and Mary (Goodwin) Stoker, and they preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, John Grim of Ossian; her children, Carol (Alan) Hunter of Garrett, Michael (Ellie) Grim of Auburn, Susan (Roger) Boyd of Portland; six grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers; a sister.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Ossian.

Marie Dirksen, 89

October 19, 2012

Marie Dirksen, 89, formerly of Osgood, died at 8:19 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community. 

She was born on Jan. 8, 1923, in Yorkshire, to Walter and Anna (Martino) Lorton, and they preceded her in death.

On June 26, 1943, in Osgood, she married Joseph J.  Dirksen, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 23, 1996.

Betty Jean Belden, 77

October 19, 2012

Betty Jean Belden, 77, of 5456 Ada Drive, Celina, died at 2 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on May 19, 1935, in Pennington Gap, Va., to George and Laura (Smith) Thompson, and they preceded her in death.

Wine Seeks Emergency Motion

October 19, 2012

ST. MARYS — The attorney for Douglas Wine is seeking to have the Ohio Supreme Court halt a bond hearing scheduled for Monday in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court.

BOYS SOCCER: St. Marys holds off Elida to break postseason drought

October 19, 2012

WAPAKONETA — The St. Marys boys soccer team ended half a decade of postseason frustration with the help of a quick early strike.

Brennan Brown scored 18 seconds into the match, Zac Nelson added a goal on a direct kick and St. Marys held off Elida in a frantic final four minutes to earn a 2-1 win on Thursday in a Division II sectional final at Wapakoneta.


Photos: St. Marys vs. Elida boys sectional soccer

GIRLS SOCCER: St. Marys opens tournament with 5-1 win over Van Wert

October 19, 2012

CELINA — When a team scores a goal in the first 30 seconds, it’s a pretty good sign.

The St. Marys girls soccer team scored its first goal 29 seconds into the match and rode that momentum to a 5-1 victory over the Van Wert Cougars in the Division II sectional soccer tournament at Celina.

The Riders (13-3-1) will now play Celina next Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Celina in a district semifinal match.


Photos: St. Marys vs. Van Wert sectional girls soccer

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