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Archive - Sep 2013

September 17th

Exchange Student Enjoys Experience

September 17, 2013

ST. MARYS — It’s Florian Hau’s first time in the United States and the teen is soaking up his experience in America.

The 15-year-old German exchange student has been learning English since he was 8. Ever since his older sister, Julia, returned from her exchange trip to St. Marys, Hau said he knew he wanted his own American experience.

Hau is from a small town outside Essen, in western Germany. It is a lot like St. Marys in size, he said, but the people are different.

September 16th

Manhunt In D.C.

September 16, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as three gunmen opened fire Monday inside the Washington Navy Yard, attacking office workers at a heavily guarded military facility in the heart of the nation's capital. At least 12 people were killed.

Weekend Sports Round-Up

September 16, 2013

LIMA — The St. Marys boys soccer team turned things around in the second half to salvage a 1-1 tie with Lima Central Catholic on the quick field turf at Lima Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


St. Marys at LCC boys soccer photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157635562267085/show/

Helen Jean Meyer, 90

September 16, 2013

Helen Jean Meyer, 90, of 1921 Knapke Court in Celina, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.

She was born on Aug. 13, 1923, in Geneva, Ind., to the late George and Elma (Miller) Shanebarger.

On Nov. 23, 1957, she married Paul William Meyer, who died on July 1, 2006.

Survivors include her son, Jerry Andrew of Celina.

Helen was preceded in death by her first husband, Glenn Andrew, who died in 1951.

Stanley Lafe Topp, 66

September 16, 2013

Stanley Lafe Topp, 66, New Bremen, passed away at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Dayton VA Medical Center, Hospice and Palliative Care Unit, Dayton.

He was born on Nov. 13, 1946, in New Bremen, the son of Lafe William and Marie Otte Topp, both of whom preceded him in death. 

On April 18, 1970, he married Jane E. Muter; she survives at the residence in New Bremen.

Locals Battle Cancer

September 16, 2013

ST. MARYS —  Hundreds of local residents came together to help battle cancer as part of an annual fundraiser.

The St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer took over the Eagles parking lot this weekend. There was a stage set up for the event’s live entertainment, and TSC in St. Marys provided a large TV screen featuring the OSU football game versus California.

Shortly after the event started Saturday afternoon, several people were already there sporting their red OSU gear and watching the Akron/Michigan football game.

September 13th

Kenton too much for Roughriders

September 14, 2013

 

KENTON — With 66 points lighting up Kenton’s side of the scoreboard by the end of the night, it was hard to fathom that there was a point on Friday that Kenton’s offense looked a bit frazzled.

Kenton quarterback Grant Sherman shook off a slow start and then threw for 460 yards and seven touchdowns while wideout Justin Sawmiller had a monster day receiving and in the return game in Kenton’s runaway 66-14 win over St. Marys at Robinson Field.

Week 3 High School Football Round-Up

September 14, 2013

MINSTER 41, NEW BREMEN 20

NEW BREMEN — It was lightning that struck at New Bremen Friday night but it wasn’t the kind that would delay a game. It was the running and passing of the Minster Wildcats as they defeated the Cardinals 41-20 in a Midwest Athletic Conference opener.
The Wildcats used the running of Sam Dues and Jacob Stechschulte and the passing of Josh Nixon to get up early.

Week 3 Football Scoreboard around the area, Ohio

September 14, 2013

Week 3's high school football scores from around  the area and Ohio:

Tailgate Returns

September 13, 2013

ST. MARYS —  An annual fundraiser to help combat cancer swings into full gear today.

The St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer kicked off Friday night with a preview show in the St. Marys Eagles parking lot. Today’s festivities start with a 5K at 9 a.m., and will feature entertainment throughout the course, said Traci Lauth, co-owner of TLC and St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer committee member.

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