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November 2nd

Limnologist Sets Record Straight

November 2, 2012

ST. MARYS — A limnologist who has been tasked with overseeing the alum applications at Grand Lake St. Marys the previous two years says comments attributed to him in a Columbus Dispatch article indicating the applications did not work were misinterpreted.

Update: Woman Pulled From River

November 2, 2012

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys woman was pulled from the St. Marys River Thursday afternoon by several local law enforcement officials.

At approximately 1:40 p.m. Thursday, a 911 call was placed reporting a woman was floating in the St. Marys River, between South and Spring streets. That call was placed by Auglaize County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Little — who was off duty at the time.

November 1st

Woman Pulled From River

November 1, 2012

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys woman was pulled from the St. Marys River Thursday afternoon by several local law enforcement officials.

At approximately 1:40 p.m. Thursday, a 911 call was placed reporting a woman was floating in the St. Marys River, between South and Spring streets. Several local law enforcement officials jumped into the river to help pull the woman to the bank of the river near the city administration office.

Local Couple Heads To NJ

November 1, 2012

ST. MARYS — Two Auglaize County residents are among a group from the Northwest Ohio Region of the American Red Cross who are traveling to New Jersey to help out in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Richard and Colleen Bekemeier, of Wapakoneta, Jean Schroeder, of Ottawa, and Rodney Knauss, of Van Wert, were deployed on Wednesday to Ocean, N.J., to help out with relief efforts in the wake of Sandy’s devastation earlier this week. Much of the region remains without power and towns, homes and businesses have been leveled because of the storm.

October 31st

MHS Memorialized In Book

October 31, 2012

ST. MARYS — For 86 years, Memorial High School stood at the center of St. Marys and was a gathering place for the community.

“The old school was the center of our community for generations — for 86 years to be exact,” Author Buz Howard read from his newest book, “The Life and Times of Memorial High School: A Pictorial History, 1924-2010” Tuesday night. “From 1924 to 2010, it stood majestically right in the center of our town.”

October 30th

Trip To Be Rescheduled

October 30, 2012

ST. MARYS — A school trip to Washington, D.C. that was canceled because of Hurricane Sandy is back on.

St. Marys Superintendent Shawn Brown told The Evening Leader he received notification from K&K Tours that the eighth-grade trip will be rescheduled for a later date. The trip was canceled on Monday because of the impending storm — which caused massive devastation along the eastern seaboard.

Sandy Forces Cancellation

October 30, 2012

ST. MARYS — As Hurricane Sandy smashed into the East Coast on Monday, the massive storm also forced the cancellation of St. Marys Middle School’s eighth-grade trip to Washington, D.C.

St. Marys Superintendent Shawn Brown said initially plans were to delay the trip 24 hours, and then reassess the situation. However, as Sandy continued to pound the eastern seaboard, Brown said it became more clear the trip was in jeopardy.

Rangers Pound Pavement

October 30, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — Elementary students at New Knoxville Local School sprinted out to the track Monday afternoon to begin their one or two laps around the track.

The students are members of the Ranger Recess Walking Club, which “promotes fitness, character and responsibility while rewarding positive behavior,” according to a note sent home to parents.

October 29th

Romney, Ryan Rally Crowd

October 29, 2012

CELINA — Greeted by a raucous crowd that packed the Celina Fieldhouse on Sunday, the Republican ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan energized their Republican base in this part of the state a mere nine days before the election.

“Celina, are you going to help us win this thing,” Ryan asked the crowd moments after being introduced by Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor. “As we think about what’s important to us ... Let’s remember this is the most important election in our lifetime, no matter what generation you come from. We have a lot at stake.”

October 26th

Duke Of Windsor To Visit St. Marys

October 26, 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 Oct. 23-29, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: St. Marys City Councilors heard the second reading of an ordinance regarding the approval of new traffic signals for the city.

The St. Marys Roughriders blanked Bluffton 20-0 in football action.

The Duke of Windsor, the former King Edward VIII, and his wife were scheduled to visit St. Mary as part of a tour of the United States.

  MINSTER — The Minster softball team scored five runs in the bottom of the first...
VERSAILLES  —  The St. Marys baseball team got a pair of complete games on the...
MINSTER — One run was enough in a game matching up the two best pitchers in the Midwest...

 

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