Archive - Oct 2012 - News Article
ST. MARYS — Around Memorial High School, Steven Axe is known for his upbeat attitude and positive outlook.
“I’m considered to be a little outlandish,” the senior told The Evening Leader. “I don’t try to fit in. A lot of people think I’m weird, and it’s true.”
When he’s not in class or joking with his classmates, Axe is involved in golf and FCA. He is also heavily involved in DECA, a club that has brought Axe some of his favorite high school memories.
“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 Oct. 16-22, 1937, 1962 and 1987.
75 years ago: The St. Marys Roughriders blanked the Coldwater Cavaliers 20-0 in football action.
There were 18 births and 15 deaths recorded in Auglaize County in September.
ST. MARYS — The attorney for Douglas Wine is seeking to have the Ohio Supreme Court halt a bond hearing scheduled for Monday in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court.
ST. MARYS — A local baseball legend and OSU football standout regaled members of a local service club with tales from the diamond and field on Wednesday.
WAPAKONETA — A 62-year-old Texas woman died Monday evening from injuries suffered earlier that day in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 75.
Lorraine Harrison, of San Antonio, Texas, died Monday evening at Lima Memorial Hospital after a semitrailer and car collided Monday on I-75 near the U.S. 33 exit in Wapakoneta, Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) Commander Lt. Scott Carrico said.Two other people involved in the collision are still in the hospital as of Tuesday afternoon.
NEW BREMEN — After reviewing the results of an electric rate and cost of service study, the village of New Bremen Council is moving forward with several changes in the village’s electric rates, effective next year.
MINSTER — The Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the holiday season with a photo contest that will be added to this year’s German Family Christmas.
“We have a lot of folks in the area that are into photography,” Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce Director Scott Frey told The Evening Leader. “We thought this would be a great way to help get our photography-related chamber members involved in the holiday shopping event.”
WAPAKONETA – Two men and one woman are facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized marijuana-laced lollipops and cookies, crack cocaine and prescription pills, worth an estimated $8,000, following a traffic stop in Auglaize County.
ST. MARYS — Buckeye fans young and old packed a tent in the parking lot of the St. Marys Eagles Club on Saturday to enjoy football, food, fellowship — and to fight cancer.
The fourth annual St. Mary Tailgate for Cancer took over the corner of Spring and Spruce streets and greeted visitors with live music, food and the chance to help those fighting cancer. While the event officially got underway on Friday with a performance by McGuffey Lane, Saturday served as the main event.
CELINA — Celina Police and Fire departments responded to a call of a suspicious package at the Celina Wal-Mart Super Center on Friday afternoon.