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September 6th, 2012

WBL Football Preview Capsules

September 6, 2012

The Western Buckeye League features key match-ups when Ottawa-Glandorf travels to Shawnee, Wapakoneta hosts Bath and Celina goes to Defiance.

St. Marys (0-2, 0-1 WBL) at Elida (2-0, 1-0 WBL)

Elida is looking to go to 3-0 for the first time under head coach Jason Carpenter.

Park To Host Annual Festival

September 6, 2012

MINSTER — A local state park is putting the finishing touches on an annual festival.

Lake Loramie State Park will host its annual Fall Harvest Festival Sept. 14-16. Park Manager Brian Miller said the event typically draws a large crowd.

“There are just so many great offerings,” Miller told The Evening Leader. “It’s crazy down there — we will pack the campground and do overflow at some of our beach areas. We get a lot of campers for it.”

Therapist Gives Tips

September 6, 2012

MINSTER — A local speech language pathologist reviewed some tips and treatments available for swallowing issues during a program on Wednesday.

Swallowing issues, or dysphagia, include “any difficulty in the passage of solids or liquids from the mouth to the stomach,” P.T. Services Speech Language Pathologist Denise Bergman told a crowd gathered at the F.J. Stallo Memorial Library for her presentation.

Donald L. “Donnie” Fisher, 66

September 6, 2012

Donald L. “Donnie” Fisher, 66, of Wapakoneta, died on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, from complications following  a stroke on May 27.

He was born on Dec. 31, 1945, in Lima, the son of Clem and Hilda (Eisert) Fisher, and they preceded him in death.  

On Nov. 23, 1968, he married Pam Opperman, and she survives.

Hey, I Remember That!: A Look Back at Area Sports 10, 25 and 50 Years Ago

September 6, 2012

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

September 5th

Semi Overturns

September 5, 2012

 

CRIDERSVILLE — Area law enforcement and safety services responded to a rollover Wednesday morning on Interstate 75 near Cridersville of a vehicle which contained the pyrotechnic equipment of two nationally known rock bands.

Crews Respond To Fire

September 5, 2012

ST. MARYS — A quick response from local residents helped reduce damage from a fire Tuesday afternoon at a downtown St. Marys business.

At approximately 4:13 p.m. Tuesday, members of the St. Marys Fire Department arrived at Sketcherz Ink, 229 E. Spring St., on a report of smoke and fire coming from the building. As crews arrived, employees of the tattoo and piercing shop already pulled back some of the building’s fascia to expose the source of the fire.

CIC Talks Development

September 5, 2012

NEW BREMEN — An area economic development director gave an update on workforce development initiatives, as well as one that will be soon taking place locally.

During her report to the members of the New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation, New Bremen Economic Development Director Angela Hamberg noted her recent trip to Traverse City, Mich., in early August with members of the Auglaize County Economic Development Coalition.

Ernest J. Street, 58

September 5, 2012

Ernest J. Street, 58, of 225 S. Pear St., St. Marys, died at 10:25 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

He was born on April 26, 1954, in Sidney, to Ernest and Hilda (Marshall) Street, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives him in St. Marys.

September 4th

Weekend Round-Up: Minster CC, boys golf win invitationals

September 4, 2012

COLUMBUS GROVE — The Minster girls cross country team easily won the girls gray division title at the Columbus Grove Invitational on Saturday morning, while the Wildcat boys team  finished second.

Minster's Julia Slonkosky continued the strong start to her freshman season with a win in the gray division race with a 19:46.34 time.

ST. MARYS —  The St. Marys boys basketball team attacked the rim in the opening...
WBL Wapakoneta 74, Kenton 48 St. Marys 77, Shawnee 62 Celina 59, Bath 46 Defiance 37, Elida...
Friday, December 19 WBL Kenton at Wapakoneta Shawnee at St. Marys Celina at Bath Defiance at...

 

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