Archive - Sep 2012
Gerald L. Seibert, 83, of Lima, formerly of Spencerville, died at 8:07 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.
Ralph Eugene “Gene” Purdy, 82, of Spencerville, died at 9:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, where friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Dale W. Miller, 78, formerly of Garfield St., Minster, died at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy.
He was born on Jan. 26, 1934, in Cincinnati, to Florence Miller. He was also raised by dear friend Florence Ballard.
On Nov. 3, 1956, in St. Johns Catholic Curch in Maria Stein, he married Marilyn C. Thobe, and she survives in Piqua.
He is also survived by his children, Kristine (Mike) Gorman of Piqua and Tony (Amy) Miller of Fort Wayne, Ind.; six grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren.
ST. MARYS — Celina’s players ran off the field 47-7 victors over St. Marys as the clocktower struck midnight. Many of the Bulldogs looked like they were freshly molded on a potter’s wheel, helmet-to-toe slathered in mud.
The Bulldogs scored 41 unanswered points after a two-hour weather wait — a post-lightning delay doggy paddling on the oozing field of Skip Baughman Stadium.
Photo Gallery: Celina at St. Marys football
Ottawa-Glandorf 52, Kenton 16
Celina 47, St. Marys 7
Delphos St. John’s 28, Anna 7
“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 Sept. 18-24, 1937, 1962 and 1987.
75 years ago: The St. Marys Roughriders defeated Liberty 6-0 in the first game at Memorial Stadium. The stadium opened with 1,200 seats.
Auglaize County Sheriff William Nieter threatened to arrest truck drivers for failing to follow specific routes. He said too many trucks were failing to follow the Ohio 32 detour.
ST. MARYS — During her time as a St. Marys student, Memorial High School senior Molly Albert has proven herself as a leader among her peers.
Albert, 17, is an active athlete who has demonstrated her leadership skills both on and off the field.
NEW BREMEN — Students at New Bremen Elementary got a hands-on experience with chemistry on Friday, as students enjoyed a visit from COSI on Wheels.
This year’s program, It’s Simply Chemistry, began with a morning assembly with the entire school.
“We started off the day with an assembly, and we had to find the missing slime ingredients because they were stolen,” COSI on Wheels Outreach Programs Manager Nicole Rife told The Evening Leader.
ST. MARYS — A fire that started Friday morning at a pet food facility kept area firefighters busy much of the day.
Shortly after 8 a.m. Friday, crews from the St. Marys Fire Department responded to a fire call at ProPet, located on McKinley Road. St. Marys Fire Chief Joey Weaver said it did firefighters a little time to determine the cause of the fire.
Treva I. Westerheide, 87, of 124 N. Frankfort St., Minster, died at 11:37 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born on July 19, 1925, in Fort Loramie, to the late Ralph and Irene (Walkup) Vogelsang. She married Allen F. Westerheide on June 16, 1945, in Florida. He preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 1984.