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Taxes Down

December 28, 2011

ST. MARYS — Income tax receipts for November were off more than $40,000 from last year’s figures.

Last month, the city collected $262,863.34 in income taxes, down from $305,963.27 in 2010. The figure also is less than the totals collected in 2008 and 2009, which were $335,802.92 and $301,738.72, respectively.

Wednesday Local Sports Schedule

December 28, 2011

Wednesday, Dec. 28
Girls Basketball

Minster vs. Miller City at Elida, 6
 

Boys Bowling
St. Marys vs. New Bremen
(at Fort Recovery)
 

Wrestling
St. Marys at Marion Harding Invite
 

Jr. High Boys Basketball
Minster at Russia Tourney

 

December 27th

Tuesday Boys Basketball Round-Up: Rangers fall to Ada

December 27, 2011

 

Ada 56, New Knoxville 47

ADA — A big third quarter lifted the Bulldogs past the New Knoxville boys basketball team.

Ada outscored the Rangers 19-10 in the third quarter to lead 42-31 after three quarters and held off the Rangers.

Konner Baker scored 22 points to lead Ada. The Bulldogs improved to 6-1 on the season.

Lucas Leffel also scored 22 points to pace New Knoxville, which slipped to 3-2 on the season. Leffel drained four 3-pointers to lead the Rangers.

Tuesday Girls Basketball Round-Up: Riders win 2nd in a row

December 27, 2011

 
St. Marys 41, Piqua 26
 
Photo Gallery of the Piqua at St. Marys Game (Link):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157628605237015/show/

 

ST. MARYS — The Roughrider girls basketball team outscored Piqua 25-5 in the second half and the Riders pulled away for a come-from-behind 41-26 win.

Auglaize County Boys Basketball Leaders

December 27, 2011

Troopers Urge Safety

December 27, 2011

ST. MARYS — With local highways expected to be busy with holiday traffic, a local state trooper stressed safety as motorists hit the road.

“The biggest thing this time of year is weather related,” said Sgt. Brian Jordan of the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol. “I know we are supposed to get some snow this week.”

While driving in inclement weather, Jordan cautioned against tailgating.

“The biggest thing we see is assured cleared distance,” Jordan said.

Harold “Shep” Simon, 86

December 27, 2011

Harold “Shep” Simon, 86, of Russia, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011,  surrounded by his loving wife and eight children.

He was born on July 8, 1925,  in Russia, to Alfred L. and Christine (Monnier) Simon, and they preceded him in death.

On Nov. 20, 1948, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Fort Loramie, he married Martha Bollheimer, and she survives him in Russia.

Kay Guyer, 57

December 27, 2011

Kay Guyer, 57, of St. Marys, died on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Lola Brautigam, 83

December 27, 2011

Lola Brautigam, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:50 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. 

Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta.

Sue Gasson, 62

December 27, 2011

Sue Gasson, 62, of  909 Motz St., St. Marys, died at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on Nov. 26, 1949, the daughter of Leota (Keiber) Brincefield, and her mother preceded her in death.

On June 17, 1967, she married Paul Gasson, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 2011.

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Points Per Game Games Points Pts. Per Game
Travis Bertram, Wapak 6 120 20.0
Garet Fledderjohann, St. Marys 4 62 15.5