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January 23rd, 2012

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January 23, 2012

CELINA — Area wedding and party planners gathered at the Galleria of Celina Saturday and Sunday afternoon for Perfect Party Events & Catering’s third annual showcase.

A Reception For All Seasons opened at 1 p.m. Saturday with a room full of table settings, decorations and samples of food, drinks and photography. Event Manager Shelby O’Neill said the event provides an opportunity to show area planners what Perfect Party Events & Catering has to offer.

January 20th

BOYS BASKETBALL: Third quarter run lifts Celina over St. Marys

January 21, 2012

 

Celina at St. Marys Photo Gallery:

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ST. MARYS — Celina caught fire from the field, and the Roughriders were left to reach for their hips in fatigue and for their heads in bewilderment at just how quickly things got away from them in the third quarter on Friday night.

BOYS BASKETBALL: New Bremen fends off St. Henry, 53-49

January 21, 2012

 

NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen Cardinals basketball team recovered from a poor third quarter and with the help of rebounds and just enough free throws  down the stretch they held on to defeat the St. Henry Redskins 53-49 Friday evening in a MAC contest at New Bremen.

“We made it a lot tougher than it needed to be down the stretch,” Cardinals head coach Adam Dougherty said.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Ft. Recovery too much for Minster

January 21, 2012

 

FT. RECOVERY — A dominant second half propelled Ft. Recovery to a 56-32 victory over fellow Midwest Athletic Conference foe Minster on Friday night.

“They’ve got a lot of weapons on the floor, but when we went dry, (things got bad),” said Minster head coach Mike Lee. “It’s a lot easier putting that thing up when you’re up 10, 12, 14 as opposed to a one, two possession game. They have an outstanding basketball team.”

BOYS BASKETBALL: New Knoxville pulls away from Parkway

January 21, 2012

 

ROCKFORD — The New Knoxville boys basketball team broke away from a feisty Parkway squad, 57-44, to earn its first Midwest Athletic Conference win of the season on Friday night.

The Rangers (6-6, 1-2 MAC) went to the half tied at 23-23 with the Panthers, who entered the night at 1-11 with a five-game losing streak in tow.

But a 21-point night from Derek Luth kept the Panthers close before the Rangers outscored Parkway 14-10 in the third quarter and 18-11 in the fourth quarter to pick up the double-digit win.

Around the WBL

January 21, 2012

 

DEFIANCE 44, WAPAKONETA 41

WAPAKONETA — For 32 minutes Friday night, the Wapakoneta Redskins gave the undefeated and state-ranked Defiance Bulldogs all they could handle and then some.

They held a team that had been averaging 64 points a game to a season-low 44.

They kept the Bulldogs from even scoring a field goal in the second quarter.

Look Back In History

January 20, 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 Jan. 17 to 22, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: Less than a day after 15 hams and shoulders were stolen from a smokehouse on the John Seewer farm, north of St. Marys, 14 of the hams were recovered by Sheriff William Nieter and his deputy Arthur Lawler. Three were arrested, including one juvenile. Roy Gorman and Gus Hilmer were charged with meat stealing.

Coast Guard Celebration

January 20, 2012

CELINA — Grand Lake St. Marys welcomed a new flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Friday morning with a chartering ceremony at the Celina Moose Lodge.

Butterflies To Add Personal Touch To Park

January 20, 2012

NEW BREMEN — An area organization is selling butterflies to adorn a unique park that is set to open in the region this summer.

The New Bremen-New Knoxville Rotary Club is currently raising funds to build the “Sunshine Playground” — a 100 percent handicapped-accessible playground, which would be the only one of its kind in West Central Ohio — that will be located in Bremenfest Park in New Bremen.

Ina A. Blakeley-Fisher, 88

January 20, 2012

Ina A. Blakeley-Fisher, 88, formerly of 05201 Lock 14 Road, rural Auglaize County, died at 5:42 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at Golden Living Center – Valley in St. Marys.

She was born on Jan. 15, 1924, in Shamrock, Okla., to Clyde and Vada (Ankney) Stauffer, and they preceded her in death.

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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