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September 16th, 2011

Emily M. Gephart, 84

September 16, 2011

Emily M. Gephart, 84, of 3495 Elm St., Newport, died on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at Elmwood of New Bremen.

She was born on June 26, 1927, in Russia, to Felix and Margaret (Voisard) Monnin, and they preceeded her in death.

On Nov. 25, 1977,  at St. Peter and Paul Church in Newport, she married John A. Gephart Sr., and he preceded her in death on April 2, 2007.

September 15th

Officials Label Lake Illness as Probable

September 15, 2011

ST. MARYS — State officials have labeled the illness of a Montgomery County man earlier this year as probably caused by exposure to water in Grand Lake St. Marys.

Ohio Department of Health Spokesperson Tess Pollock told The Evening Leader health officials reviewed the case — which involved a man who was fishing on the lake earlier this year — and determined it as a probable case of an illness linked to the water. The state has four classifications for illnesses — not a case, suspected case, probable case and confirmed case.

Roughriders host Bath in a ground battle

September 15, 2011

From the city that builds tanks, there is Aaron Smith.

From the town that has manufactured rushing yards with assembly-line efficiency through the years, there is D.J. Manning.

For three weeks, the St. Marys football team has faced a barrage of throws from three spread teams.

Now for something completely different.

The two best rushing teams and the two best rushers in the Western Buckeye League should make for a hard-hitting league match-up at Skip Baughman Stadium on Friday night.

Around the WBL: Action outside of St. Marys

September 15, 2011

WBL Schedule

Friday, September 16

Bath at St. Marys
Celina at Wapakoneta
Defiance at Ottawa-Glandorf
Van Wert at Elida
Shawnee at Kenton
 

Last Week

Elida 42, St. Marys 23
Wapakoneta 14, Bath13
Defiance 42, Celina 34
Kenton 66, Van Wert 13
O-G 27, Shawnee 24

Celina at Wapakoneta
Last Season: Celina 22, Wapakoneta 13

MAC Football Previews: Minster with another MAC showdown ahead

September 15, 2011

MAC Schedule for Friday, Sept. 16
Coldwater at St. Henry


Delphos St. John's at Anna


Ft. Recovery at New Bremen


Marion Local at Minster


Parkway at Versailles

Last Week
Coldwater, 17, Anna 0


Versailles 46, Ft. Rec. 33


Mar. Local 55, New Bremen 8


St. Henry 42, Parkway 13


DSJ 7, Minster 0




 

This Week's Match-Ups
 

Attorney Seeks Evidence Suppression

September 15, 2011

ST. MARYS — The attorney for a St. Marys optometrist charged with rape filed a motion Wednesday to suppress evidence in his second criminal case.

Ritchey Hollenbaugh filed a motion to suppress evidence Wednesday on behalf of Douglas J. Wine, 52, 227 Candlewood Place, St. Marys. Wine was indicted in July on two counts each of rape, first-degree felonies, gross sexual imposition, third-degree felonies, and sexual battery, third-degree felonies. He entered a written plea of innocent to the charges.

Class Gifts Book

September 15, 2011

ST. MARYS — Attendees of the St. Marys Memorial High School Class of 1961 reunion will receive a special surprise this weekend.

September 14th

BOE Hosts Public Tour

September 14, 2011

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen residents gathered at the elementary building Tuesday night to take a tour of the building and to hear a presentation about the possibility of a renovation or constructing a new building.

New Bremen Board of Education members and administrators led residents through several stops throughout the elementary building, pointing out problems with the building.

“What we showed you tonight was the worst (of the building),” Board of Education President Keith Bornhorst said.

Wente Dashes Off With Cash

September 14, 2011

ST. MARYS — Seventy-two people walked into Easy Campground in St. Marys with an equal shot of walking away with $10,000 as part of a promotion hosted by two local newspapers.

The Evening Leader and the Wapakoneta Daily News crowned the winner of the Dash for  Cash promotion Tuesday night. One-by-one, the 72 participants walked across the stage until there was only one left standing. In the end, New Bremen resident Jon Wente walked away with the cash and a huge smile.

Shirley A. Baker, 77

September 14, 2011

Shirley A. Baker, 77, of 5312 U.S. Route 127, Celina, died at 5:14 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born on Feb. 5, 1934, in St. Henry, to Bertrand and Gertrude (Rafferty)Myers.

On Nov. 27, 1954, she married William Baker, and he preceded her in death on June 20, 2006.

She is survived by her son, Rick Baker of Grand Rapids, Mich.; a graddaughter; a sister.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

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