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May 7th, 2012

TENNIS: St. Marys' Parker and Dammeyer finish fourth at WBL

May 7, 2012

LIMA — The St. Marys first doubles team of Josh Parker and Kevin Dammeyer finished fourth at the Western Buckeye League tournament on Saturday.

After advancing to Saturday’s action with a win on Thursday, Dammeyer and Parker fell to Shawnee’s Derek Smith and Garrett Diltz in a semifinal match, 1-6, 1-6.

Parker and Dammeyer lost to Rex Axbell and Anthony Kennard of Wapakoneta in a third-place match, 1-6, 1-6.

TCU Nabs Honor

May 7, 2012

ST. MARYS — Grand Lake Health System’s Transitional Care Unit (TCU) at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital was recently named in the top four in the state in resident satisfaction.

LIA Eyes Membership

May 7, 2012

CELINA — The Lake Improvement Association’s membership drive is in full swing, as the group is working to expand to 2,012 members this year.

“I am very happy to report that the membership is running well ahead of last year’s pace, so the effort that everyone is putting forward is working,” LIA Trustee Dave Eyink said. “We’ve got a lofty goal this year, we want to get 2,012 members this year, which is substantially more than we had last year.”

17 Pounds Of Pot Seized

May 7, 2012

WAPAKONETA — More than $112,390 worth of drugs — 17.6 pounds of marijuana — was seized during a traffic stop on Interstate 75.

Troopers from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol seized the hydroponic marijuana, which was grown in a basement or closet, following a traffic stop near the County Road 29 exit north of Sidney.

May 4th

BASEBALL: Minster pulls out MAC win over St. Henry in 11 innings on Friday

May 4, 2012

ST. HENRY — Minster’s foray into Friday night extra innings  produced a happier ending this time thanks to a pair of home runs and a relief appearance from Austin Knapke that had the length of a start.

A week after losing in 15 innings in a Midwest Athletic Conference contest at Coldwater, Minster emerged with a win from a double-digit inning affair against another Mercer County MAC foe.

On a day Minster (19-5, 6-2 MAC) otherwise struggled to hit the ball, it was a pair of home runs that got the job done.

BASEBALL: Huber's homers lead Riders to win on Thursday night

May 4, 2012

MARIA STEIN — As the clean-up hitter in the St. Marys line-up, Michael Huber looked out at the flag in center field whipping directly out and saw the opportunity for a big day.

“As a hitter, I was definitely excited,” he said.

Huber said the wind helped him on the hill, too.

The Rider senior hit two home runs — including a seventh-inning grand slam — and pitched six strong innings in St. Marys’ 8-2 win over Marion Local on Thursday.

County Collects License Fees

May 4, 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 May 1 to 7, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

75 years ago: Auglaize County collected $25,488 from license fees from a pool of $6.5 million collected by the state. Allen County received $62,352.

Slot machines were confiscated from Westerheide Restaurant and City Service Station in Minster.

Schools Host Believe In Yourself Week

May 4, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Cardinals will be participating in a slew of self-esteem building events next week as the schools kick off an annual weeklong event.

New Bremen Elementary and Middle schools will host Believe in Yourself Week starting Monday, a week that Middle School Principal Howard Overman noted was originally started to help raise the self-esteem of the students.

4 Locals Place In Art Contest

May 4, 2012

ST. MARYS — During an annual art contest that nabs participation throughout the United States and Canada, four local students placed in the competition.

As part of the 2012 Fraternal Order of Eagles Children’s Art Contest, Holy Rosary sixth-grade student Sam Young received first place in the sixth grade division of the contest.

“I drew a picture of a guy holding a flag,” Sam said. “He was a soldier.”

Sam said he used graphite pencil for the black and white drawing.

Alfrieda L. Wessel, 103

May 4, 2012

Alfrieda L. Wessel, 103, formerly of 307 N. Chestnut St., St. Marys, died at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Golden Living Center – Valley in St. Marys.

She was born on May 7, 1908, in St. Marys, to Henry and Emma (Wierwille) Quellhorst, and they preceded her in death.

On June 20, 1929, in Auglaize County, she married Earl “Heinie” Wessel, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 1980.

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