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Rider Keeps Active

February 1, 2013

ST. MARYS — Senior Roughrider Katie Peterson, 17, has had an active and successful high school career in all areas.

She is a member of the tennis team, of FCA, Relay For Life, the all-brass band, and outside of Memorial High School is involved in 4-H.

This is Peterson’s sixth year playing tennis, where she plays first singles.

“When I’m playing I just kind of zone everything out and it’s only just me and the other person playing,” she said.

Locals Bleed For Others

February 1, 2013

NEW KNOXVILLE — Richard Egbert has been saving people’s lives after car crashes, surgeries and severe wounds for more than 20 years.

He’s not an EMT, doctor or a nurse. He’s a blood donor. On Friday, Egbert was one donation away from having given 19 gallons of blood to the American Red Cross, meaning that people all over this part of the state are walking around with Egbert’s blood connecting them to the donor without even knowing it.

Big Game Means Big Dough

February 1, 2013

ST. MARYS — Keith Ley, manager at Villa Nova in St. Marys, says Super Bowl Sunday provides a little economic boost for businesses that make pizza and other foods popular with sports fans.

“It’s a little perk,” Ley said. “There’s a slow down after Christmas and before spring. It’s nice to know you’ll get that February Super Bowl money.”

Jordan Talks Issues

February 1, 2013

ST. MARYS — Members of two local chambers of commerce got the opportunity to pepper an Ohio Congressman with questions ranging from the current fiscal crisis in Washington, D.C., to immigration reform.

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