It may be known as Southern Hospitality but people in Auglaize County also know a thing or two about taking care of their neighbors.

When the Wapakoneta community was devastated by a tragic car accident that took the life of 17-year-old Layla Yoakum and left 16-year-old Katelyn Rose in critical condition, their neighbors to the west in St. Marys — despite a strong athletic rivalry — stepped up to the plate to send condolences and offer financial help to the families.

To read the full story, pick up a copy of the Friday, Jan. 22 edition of The Evening Leader.

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