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August 20th, 2012

Cooks Serve Chili For Charity

August 20, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Teams of friends and families pulled out their best chili recipes to serve to festival-goers Saturday morning for an annual fundraiser.

The New Bremen EMS Chili Cook-Off kicked off at 8 a.m. Saturday at Crown Pavilion. The event, which raises money for the New Bremen EMS, is held during Bremenfest and brings crowds of people out to make and taste chili.  

Jon Moore, Matt Opperman, Crag Nelson, Steve Greber, Matt Tontrep and Josh Ziggy come to compete in the chili cook-off every year, traveling from across the country to attend the event.

August 17th

Football: Chicken Bowl photos

August 17, 2012

Roughrider fans got a sneak peek at the squad Greg Phillips will put out on the field next week for the season opener on a mild, sunny Friday night in the annual Chicken Bowl scrimmage at Skip Baughman Stadium.


Photo Gallery: Chicken Bowl

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

August 17, 2012

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

Esta Mae Colwell, 92

August 17, 2012

Esta Mae Colwell, 92, of Mendon, died on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at her daughter’s residence.

She was born on Oct. 3, 1919, in Yerkes, Ky., to Sam and Para Lee (Caldwell) Colwell, and they preceded her in death.

On Sept. 25, 1936, she married Hershel Colwell, and he preceded her in death on May 22, 1997.

Mary L. Herzog, 41

August 17, 2012

Mary L. Herzog, 41, of 220 Beech St., St. Marys, died at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical center in Lima.

She was born on May 22, 1971, in Defiance, to John Henry and Arbutis Mary (Gayheart) Walter.

Thieves Nabbed In Wheat Case

August 17, 2012

“Leader Look Back” is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week’s edition examines stories from Aug. 14-20, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: New speed limits were implemented around the city. New 25 mph limits were implemented outside of businesses and in closely built sections of town. The new 25 mph limit also was in effect around schools and during periods when students were walking to and from school.

Board Talks Plans

August 17, 2012

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Community Public Library Building Committee met Friday afternoon to address a list of concerns and prioritize its projects.

As discussed in the August Board of Trustees meeting, the air conditioning bearing above St. Marys Community Public Library Director Sue Pittman’s office was recommended to be replaced.

Primary School Boasts New iPad Lab

August 17, 2012

ST. MARYS — At St. Marys Primary School this year,  local students will have the opportunity to use some new technology in the form of tablet computers.

Located in a locked, mobile case are 30 iPad2s with cases that teachers at the school will be able to utilize in their classrooms.

Boys Golf: Minster 2nd at Celina Invite, Wapak's Acheson takes 2nd

August 17, 2012

 

CELINA — Wapakoneta's Caleb Acheson never appeared to be in control on any of the four sudden death playoff holes to decide second place at the Celina Bulldog Invitational at Fox's Den on Friday.

He was the last of the four players standing four playoff holes later thanks to his stellar short game and scrambling ability, however.

Girls Tennis: Greenville hands Riders first loss

August 17, 2012

ST. MARYS — Greenville downed the St. Marys girls tennis team 5-0 on Friday morning.

"I told the girls that top to bottom this is probably the best team we'd face this year," St. Marys head coach Brice Brenneman said. "I knew they were good, but they were even a little better than I thought."

Greenville's Sophia Navas-Davis defeated St. Marys' Katie Peterson, 6-2, 6-0 at first singles.

Michelle Borgerding beat St. Marys' Emily Brown at second singles, 6-2, 6-1.

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