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Music Key For Rider

August 30, 2013

ST. MARYS — “Stand out in life, but blend together in music” — this mantra was written on a poster that hung on the walls in the band room at Memorial High School ever since senior Evan Bader, 17, was a freshman.

Bader has been blending since fifth grade, when he decided to join band. Watching football games when he was younger and seeing the band out on the field pushed Bader to be a part of that group, which a lot of his friends were doing, too.

Joe Hudson, 75

August 30, 2013

Joe Hudson, 75, formerly of St. Marys passed away at 9 a.m. on Aug. 27, 2013 at Shawnee Manor in Lima.

His death was related to complications of a fall on Aug. 26, as he became increasingly weakened from advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and congestive heart failure. Joe had been in failing health since December 2012 and was becoming seriously ill in June.

Julian C. Koenig, 92

August 30, 2013

Julian C. Koenig, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:55 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. He was born on Feb. 6, 1921, in Wapakoneta, the son of William C. and Katherine (Frankenburg) Koenig, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include three brothers two sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and sisters-in-law, and two sisters, two infants, and a sister-in-law.

He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1942-1945.

Robert J. Meyer, 89

August 30, 2013

Robert J. Meyer, 89 of 409 N. Main St., Botkins, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 at his home. 

He was born on April 27, 1924 in Minster, the son of the late Frank and Mary (Schmitmeyer) Meyer.

New Teacher Feels At Home

August 30, 2013

ST. MARYS — Though Kimberli Glass has been involved in the St. Marys City Schools for several years now, this school year will be her first as a full-time teacher with her own classroom and her own set of students.

Glass is an intervention specialist for fourth graders at the intermediate school, and she said she is excited to be there. Glass has been a substitute teacher for the past five years and coached the JV Volleyball team for four years.

Local Girl Drawn To Acrobatic Show

August 30, 2013

ST. MARYS — Horses are a relatively new interest for the Kuenning family.

Options Unlimited For Pooches

August 30, 2013

ST. MARYS — Pam and Jim Schnarre take extra care when it comes to their dogs, Howie, Bailey and Sequoia.

While Sequoia was a wedding present puppy picked out during their honeymoon, Howie and Bailey are Maltese dogs rescued with handicaps, who are now receiving first class treatment.

“We take our dogs wherever we go on planes, on boats,” Pam Schnarre said. “We’re regular campers, and we take our cat camping with us, too.”

St. Marys and Sidney kick off season on Friday night

August 30, 2013

A Sidney program that made the leap from winless to  four victories last fall opens the season against a St. Marys football team looking to make a similar advance forward in 2013.

For St. Marys head coach Greg Phillips, the key to the Riders’ success is finding some consistency, especially on the offensive side of the ball.

Week 1 High School Football Schedule

August 30, 2013

Week 1
Friday, Aug. 30
Non-League

St. Marys knocks off last year's nemesis Shawnee, 2-1

August 30, 2013

The St. Marys boys soccer team cleared last year’s stumbling block and this season’s big opening Western Buckeye League hurdle.

The Roughriders knocked off defending WBL champ Shawnee 2-1 on Thursday evening a season after the Indians handed St. Marys their only two losses of the season.


Photo Gallery: Shawnee at St. Marys boys soccer http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157635302886572/show/

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