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December 22nd

Hey, I Remember That!: A look back at local sports this week 10, 25 and 50 years ago

December 22, 2011

50 Years Ago This Week – 1961

Teens Learn Dangers Of 'TWD'

December 22, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local students listened to a recent graduate about the dangers of texting while driving during their health classes on Wednesday.

Shelby Core, a 2011 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School, visited the students in Monica VanderHorst’s health classes on Wednesday to discuss texting while driving, a topic she chose to cover during an advocacy project in one of her classes at Ohio Northern University.

McGowan Appoints Interim SSD

December 22, 2011

ST. MARYS — The city’s top engineer has been named interim safety-service director in St. Marys.

Mayor-elect Patrick McGowan confirmed to The Evening Leader he has appointed current Engineering Superintendent Craig Moeller to serve as the city’s interim safety-service director. Current Safety-Service Director Tom Hitchcock announced his resignation, effective Dec. 31, so that he could accept the same position with the city of Celina.

December 21st

Rea M. Bowersock, 95

December 21, 2011

Rea M. Bowersock, 95, of rural Spencerville, died at 11:03 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

She was born on April 25, 1916, in Union Township, the daughter of Isaac and Pearl Irelan Shank, and they preceded her in death.

On Oct. 5, 1932, she married G. Harold Bowersock, and he preceded her in death on July 2, 2008.

Irene P. Sommer, 84

December 21, 2011

Irene P. Sommer, 84, of East Fourth Street, Minster, died on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster. She had been a resident there for 13 years.

She was born on Feb. 2, 1927, in Coldwater, to William and Anna Schoenlein, and they preceded her in death.

On Oct. 19, 1946, in Minster, she married Fred F. Sommer, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 1996.

Rebecca May Dysert, 83

December 21, 2011

Rebecca May Dysert, 83, of 618 W. South St., St. Marys, died at 2:55 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.

She was born on Aug. 28, 1928, in Mercer County, to Leota (Keiber) Brincefield, and they preceded her in death.

Thursday's Boys and Girls Basketball Schedule

December 21, 2011

Thursday, Dec. 22
 

Boys Basketball

Shawnee at New Knoxville

Del. St. John’s at Celina

Elida at Coldwater

Sidney Lehman at Minster

 

Girls Basketball

Sidney Lehman at St. Marys

Allen East at Spencerville

Crestview at LCC

Anna at Russia

Jackson Center at Botkins

Fort Loramie at Houston

Whitmer at Lima Sr.

O-G at Fostoria

Tuesday Local Basketball Round-Up

December 21, 2011

Girls Basketball

New Knoxville 50, Spencerville 27

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville girls basketball team got out to a 10-0 lead against Spencerville and went on to nearly double-up the Bearcats in a 50-27 victory  on Tuesday night.

The Rangers had their offense going from the opening tip as they scored 10 straight points, including three layups, in the first three minutes of the game.

Paige Lehman led the Rangers with 12 points. Haley Horstman added 11 points.

Campaign Nears Milestone

December 21, 2011

WAPAKONETA — Since its campaign kick-off in October, the United Way of Auglaize County has raised more than $240,000 of its $300,000 goal this year to aid Auglaize County residents in need.

Though many have reported their results, United Way of Auglaize County Director Randy Fisher said approximately 18 workplace campaigns have yet to report.

“Some of our major donors out there have yet to contribute to this year’s campaign,” he said.

Unemployment Plunges

December 21, 2011

ST. MARYS — After edging up slightly in October, unemployment numbers in Auglaize County fell by 1 percent in November.

In data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Auglaize County’s unemployment rate settled in at 6.4 percent, down 1 percent from its October rate of 7.4 percent. A year ago, the unemployment rate for the county sat at 8.4 percent.

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  COLUMBUS — The Minster girls 4-by-400 meter relay team finished off the state...

 

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