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November 18th, 2011

Collection Rates Edge Up In Oct.

November 18, 2011

ST. MARYS — Despite an increase in income tax collections in October, the city of St. Marys still lags behind last year’s totals.

For the month of October, the city collected $374,039.37 in income taxes — approximately $11,000 more than the $362,461.17 it collected during the same period in 2010. The figure also surpassed the $294,590.60 it collected in 2009 and the $297,333.48 it collected in 2008.

Friday Night Playoff Football Scoreboard (UPDATED)

November 18, 2011

Friday Night's Local Games

Division III

Elida 37, Eastmoor Academy 10

WAPAKONETA — Elida sacked Eastmoor Academy nine times and a fumble recovery in the final 30 seconds of the first half helped lift the Bulldogs to a 37-10 win over Archie Griffin's alma mater in a Division III Regional Championship game at Harmon Field in Wapakoneta on Friday night.

Preseason WBL Basketball Glance: Defiance

November 18, 2011

With the high school basketball season just two weeks away, every day before the season starts we'll take a glance at a WBL squad. (Yesterday, Celina: http://theeveningleader.com/content/preseason-wbl-basketball-glance-celina )

Today, a look at the Defiance Bulldogs, who look to win 14 or more games for the sixth straight season.
 

St. Marys lands a pair on 1st Team D3 All-District list

November 18, 2011

A pair of Roughrider football players were named to the Associated Press’ northwest Ohio all-district first teams in Division III.

St. Marys’ D.J. Manning, a senior tailback for the Roughriders was named first team all-district. Manning a 6-foot, 180-pound senior, rushed for a school-record 2,070 yards and 25 touchdowns for the Roughriders. He set single-game rushing records for yards in a game and carries in a game for St. Marys.

Minster's Gusching NW District D6 Defensive POY, Moore COY

November 18, 2011

The Minster Wildcats took the top defensive and coaching awards in Division VI in northwest Ohio in the Associated Press’ all-district teams.

Seniors Get Healthy Tips

November 18, 2011

ST. MARYS — Seniors from the county area received a lesson in how to read food labels as part of a presentation at the Auglaize County Council on Aging on Thursday.

Debbie Brown, a Family Nutrition Program assistant with The Ohio State University-Extention Office, helped the group of seniors at the ACCA dissect nutrition labels and what they can do to help their diets.

“Today, we’re going to talk about food labels,” Brown said.

Hall To Host Thanksgiving Meal

November 18, 2011

MINSTER — Area residents will again have the opportunity to enjoy an afternoon of fellowship and food at the sixth annual Thanksgiving Fellowship.

Doors open at 11 a.m., and lunch will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Knights of Columbus Hall in Minster. The Thanksgiving Fellowship meal includes several Thanksgiving classics, prepared by a veteran of the event.

November 17th

Preseason WBL Basketball Glance: Celina

November 17, 2011

With the high school basketball season just two weeks away, every day before the season starts we'll take a glance at a WBL squad.

The Evening Leader's Winter Sports Preview will be inserted in the newspaper on Tuesday, Nov. 29, featuring winter sports team pictures, schedules, rosters and previews from teams from St. Marys, Minster, New Bremen and New Knoxville.

Celina Bulldogs

New Knoxville Unveils Banner

November 17, 2011

NEW KNOXVILLE — In honor of the village’s 175th anniversary, a new record of the history of New Knoxville has been created.

A timeline, now on display in the village administration building, tracks the history of the village of New Knoxville, with a focus on the past 25 years.

Zehringer To Lead ODNR

November 17, 2011

ST. MARYS — The new director of the department tasked with helping to heal Grand Lake St. Marys has first-hand experience with the issues surrounding the waterway.

Gov. John Kasich appointed current Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Jim Zehringer to serve as the new director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Zehringer, who previously served in the Ohio House, now leads a department that will be on the front lines in developing ways to restore the water quality of Grand Lake St. Marys.

 

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