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October 3rd

Thursday's Area Sports Schedule

October 3, 2013

Thursday, Oct. 3
Boys Soccer

  • St. Marys at O-G
  • Elida at Bath
  • Shawnee at Defiance
  • Wapakoneta at Van Wert


Girls Soccer

  • St. Marys at LCC
  • Coldwater at Shawnee


Cross Country

  • Coldwater Lions Invitational


Volleyball

A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago

October 3, 2013

Linda J. Burd, 63

October 3, 2013

Linda J. Burd, 63, of 1730 Celina Road, Lot 24, died at 11:13 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at St. Ritas Medical Center, Lima.

She was born on Jan. 23, 1950, in Celina, the daughter of Robert Shoe and Jane Chilcoat Kiefer.

She married Harry “Butch” Burd Jr.  on Nov. 21, 1970. He survives at the residence.

She is also survived by her daughter, Karen (Tim) Bowling of St. Marys; by two grandsons, Matthew Bowling of St. Marys; Ryan (and friend Shanen Craft) Bowling of St. Marys.

Lewis G. Meeker, 57

October 3, 2013

Lewis G. Meeker, 57, of 127 W. Madison St. in St. Marys, died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at his residence.

He was born on Dec. 3, 1956, in Lima, to Lewis B. and Thelma (Figley) Meeker.

Survivors include a   son, Joshua Meeker  of St. Marys; two granddaughters, Reanna Meeker and Tayla Meeker; two brothers, Shane Meeker  of Tulsa, Okla. and Shawn (Peg) Meeker  of St. Marys; a sister, Kay (Bruce) Menchofer  of St. Marys; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Thelma Meeker.

Owner Reunited With Blind Dog

October 3, 2013

WAPAKONETA — Lost in the dark, his owner thousands of miles away, one worthy dog found his way home thanks to a caring community and social media.

Gently bumping his nose against the people closest to him, Diezel, the 11-year-old blind husky, makes his way around by his sense of smell and the helpful guidance of those who care for him.

After accidentally leaving the gate open in the back yard, Diezel was lost to his family.

October 2nd

Lake Project Touted

October 2, 2013

CELINA — The public and private partnership to help heal Grand Lake St. Marys was highlighted Tuesday morning as one of the tools in the lake’s tool box was on display.

October 1st

The latest Associated Press High School Football Poll

October 1, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the third weekly Associated Press poll of 2013, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

Tuesday's Area Sports Schedule

October 1, 2013

Area schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 1:

Girls Soccer

  • O-G at St. Marys
  • Bath at Elida
  • Celina at Kenton
  • Defiance at Shawnee
  • Bath at Elida
  • Van Wert at Wapakoneta
  • Crestview at Coldwater

Volleyball

Monday Sports Round-Up

October 1, 2013

WAPAKONETA — The top four teams in the Western Buckeye League boys soccer race all had a chance to take a big step towards a league title with a win on Monday night when St. Marys played at Wapakoneta and Celina faced off with Shawnee.

Instead a pair of ties has St. Marys still in control of its own destiny.

St. Marys and Wapakoneta played to a 0-0 tie at Ryan Field on Monday night, leaving St. Marys in the driver’s seat for its first-ever outright championship.

Daily Rundown

October 1, 2013

Oct. 1: A book discussion for adults will be held at 10:30 a.m. today in the St. Marys Community Public Library Meeting Room. "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neal Hurston will be discussed.

Asian Pop Culture Club will meet at 3:15 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Grades 9-12 only.

The Lego Club will be meeting from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster. Children in Kindergarten and older are invited to come to the library to create with Legos.

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