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Archive - 2012

February 24th

Cards Bleed For Other

February 24, 2012

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen High School students packed the gymnasium Thursday afternoon, all with one thing in mind — saving lives.

More than 60 students signed up to participate in the Future Farmers of America’s (FFA) annual Red Cross Blood Drive, with a goal to donate 42 units of blood. Red Cross Team Supervisor Tara Kleinhen said the drive ran smoothly and anticipated that the drive would meet the goal by the end of the day.

February 23rd

School Eyes Memorial Plaque

February 23, 2012

ST. MARYS — A group of St. Marys residents is working to bring a soldiers’ memorial to the newest St. Marys City Schools building.

Mike Makley, Buz Howard, Kathy Sampson and Mary Wilson, as part of a committee through the St. Marys Community Foundation, have been working on placing a soldiers’ memorial plaque that would be placed in the commons area at St. Marys Memorial High School.

HEY, I REMEMBER THAT!: New Knoxville won county hoops tourney in 1962

February 23, 2012

50 Yrs. Ago This Week – 1962

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Celina ousts Riders from tourney

February 23, 2012

Celina vs. St. Marys at Spencerville Photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157629072652148/show/

SPENCERVILLE —Celina topped the St. Marys girls basketball team for the second time this season with a 43-20 win in a Division II sectional semifinal at Spencerville High School on Wednesday night.

St. Marys ends its season at 3-18.

AREA ATHLETES: Schnelle and Meyer send ONU into OAC semis

February 23, 2012

MARIETTA — Scott Schnelle helped lift the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears into the Ohio Athletic Conference semifinals with a big second half on Tuesday night.

Schnelle, an Ohio Northern senior and New Bremen grad, either scored or got an assist on 23 straight ONU points in the second half at one point. Schnelle finished the game with a team-high 19 points with six rebounds and four assists.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: New Knoxville to face Marion Local, Minster gets Fort Recovery on Saturday

February 23, 2012

COLDWATER — The four teams left in the Division IV girls sectional bracket at Coldwater have a combined record of 64-18, and all four teams received votes at some point this season in the Associated Press’ state poll.

That makes for a fun Saturday night at The Palace.

New Knoxville jumped out to an early lead against New Bremen and maintained a double-digit distance in a 51-32 victory in the second game on Tuesday night.

Philip Harrington Herzing, 86

February 23, 2012

Philip Harrington Herzing, 86, died on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, of natural causes.

He was born on Feb. 7, 1926, in St. Marys.

Phil was the last surviving member of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Harrington, in 1971, his father, Philip, in 1983, his wife, Martha, in 1986 and his brother, Albert, in 1989.

Betty J. Ford, 77

February 23, 2012

Betty J. Ford, 77, of 515 Ruth St., Wapakoneta, died at 8:12 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born on March 2, 1934, in Bellevue, Mo., to William and Lillian (Winters) Reed.

She married Allen Ford, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 2001.

February 22nd

City Hires New SSD

February 22, 2012

ST. MARYS — The city of St. Marys has a new safety-service director.

St. Marys Mayor Pat McGowan confirmed to The Evening Leader this morning his intentions of hiring Jason Little to serve as the city's new safety-service director. Little, who lives in Washington Courthouse, takes over for interim Safety-Service Director Craig Moeller, who was appointed to the post when Tom Hitchcock resigned to take the same job for the city of Celina.

Harry Benjamin “Benny” Young Jr., 57

February 22, 2012

Harry Benjamin “Benny” Young Jr., 57, of Summerfield, Fla., formerly of Mendon, died on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

He was born on Dec. 7, 1954, in Celina, to Harry B. “Bennie” Young Sr. and Doris Henderson Young, and they survive in Mendon.

He is also survived by a son, Harry B. Young III of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Doris (Matthew) Crim of Mount Vernon and Crystal (Brent) Kline of Van Wert; four brothers; four sisters; three grandchildren; his girlfriend.

Eddie George talks about the 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes.
Old refrigerators, pieces of scrap metal from area farms, schools and homes along with the more...
Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...

 

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