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Memorial Stadium Sees First Game

September 21, 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 Sept. 18-24, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: The St. Marys Roughriders defeated Liberty 6-0 in the first game at Memorial Stadium. The stadium opened with 1,200 seats.

Auglaize County Sheriff William Nieter threatened to arrest truck drivers for failing to follow specific routes. He said too many trucks were failing to follow the Ohio 32 detour.

Rider Active On, Off Field

September 21, 2012

ST. MARYS — During her time as a St. Marys student, Memorial High School senior Molly Albert has proven herself as a leader among her peers.

Albert, 17, is an active athlete who has demonstrated her leadership skills both on and off the field.

COSI on Wheels Makes Stop in New Bremen

September 21, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Students at New Bremen Elementary got a hands-on experience with chemistry on Friday, as students enjoyed a visit from COSI on Wheels.

This year’s program, It’s Simply Chemistry, began with a morning assembly with the entire school.

“We started off the day with an assembly, and we had to find the missing slime ingredients because they were stolen,” COSI on Wheels Outreach Programs Manager Nicole Rife told The Evening Leader.

Fire Hits ProPet

September 21, 2012

ST. MARYS —  A fire that started Friday morning at a pet food facility kept area firefighters busy much of the day.

Shortly after 8 a.m. Friday, crews from the St. Marys Fire Department responded to a fire call at ProPet, located on McKinley Road. St. Marys Fire Chief Joey Weaver said it did firefighters a little time to determine the cause of the fire.

Portman Talks Retraining

September 21, 2012

ST. MARYS — An Ohio senator plans to introduce legislation that could help local manufacturing operations find skilled workers to fill open positions.

During a teleconference with regional media, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman revealed his intentions to introduce legislation that would tackle worker retraining efforts. The Republican said he also plans to work across the aisle to help get the measures through Congress.

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