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January 7th

YMCA Hosts Health Fair

January 7, 2013

CELINA — Local residents got the chance to get some health tips and screenings through a health fair sponsored by a local hospital.

January 4th

Rider Excels in Arts, Languages

January 4, 2013

ST. MARYS — For Memorial High School senior Rider Hannah Langsdon, life is art.

The school’s art club is Langsdon’s haven, and she said she takes her responsibility as a leader in it very seriously.

“The seniors are kind of like the presidents of the club,” Langsdon said. “So all the seniors are in charge, and they help out with the younger kids. We make sure that there’s no bad behavior in our club — we’re there to be ourselves, not make everybody else feel bad.”

Rangers Show Off Talents

January 4, 2013

NEW KNOXVILLE — Performers in the rescheduled New Knoxville talent show benefitted from several weeks of extra practice that allowed them to shine Friday afternoon in front of friends and family.

Family Turns Snow Into Art

January 4, 2013

ST. MARYS — Snow sculptures often involve building modest snow forts and snowmen — all of which take maybe a few hours’ hard work.

For the Hagan family of New Bremen, the recent blizzard was an opportunity to put their noses to the grindstone, pack snowball upon snowball, and end up with something spectacular at their home located at 134 St. Clair Place.

Peter Hagan and his family have done snow sculptures in the past, but not since moving to New Bremen from Carson City, Nev., eight years ago.

January 3rd

New Year's Baby Born

January 3, 2013

ST. MARYS — The New Year’s baby for St. Marys area is Atticus Logan Kinsey, born to Chelsie and Brandon Kinsey, of St. Marys at 7:33 a.m. Jan. 1. The newborn weighed in at 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.

Chelsie said she was playing Duck-Duck-Goose with her two children, Cashis, 3, and Mikayla, 7, about five minutes after watching the ball drop in New York City when she went into labor.

January 2nd

Suspect Arrested In Homicide

January 2, 2013

CELINA — The suspect wanted in connection with the Nov. 8 death of a Rockford woman was arrested Wednesday morning in Fort Wayne.

Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced law enforcement officials have taken Daniel Charles Martin, 40, of Fort Wayne, Ind., into custody. Martin was on the run for close to two months in connection with the death of Melinda Shinn, 26.

A day after the shooting, the Mercer County Sheriff's Office requested the assistance of the United States Marshal’s Service in locating Martin.

Santa Claus Delivers Toys

January 2, 2013

“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 Dec. 25-31, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: Santa Claus delivered Christmas gifts to 1,000 children at the Eagles Home.

Two men were killed in a collision on Ohio 219 southwest of Wapakoneta.

Employees at Star Beverage Company in Minster went on strike after protesting the discharge of a fellow employee.

Locals Mark 2013

January 2, 2013

ST. MARYS — Locals remembered 2012 and began 2013 by celebrating in  different ways.

In St. Marys, families celebrated at Woodland Roller Dome while others chose to stay in with movies and pizza.

Although the roller rink has hosted several lock-ins, this was the first for New Year’s Eve since Dan and Victoria Egbert took over last September.

Roller skaters had a lot of good memories from 2012. Misty Shaffer remembered 2012 as the year she changed jobs.

“The best thing was getting a good job at Honda,” she said.

  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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