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BLAST FROM THE PAST - St. Paul hires new coach

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:48 PM

JULY 9, 1957

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 50 years ago:

New coach for Flyers

Msgr. H.R. Weger has announced the employment of Anthony R. Paris of Akron as the new coach of St. Paul High School.

A graduate of the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education, Mr. Paris will coach football, basketball and baseball varsity and reserve squads.

Msgr. Weger also announced that the Rev. Michael Ricker will assume the duties of athletic manager and that the Rev. Arthur A. Badger will continue as principal of the high school.

Adventist pastor returns to duties

Pastor Floyd Smith of the Local Seventh Day Adventist Church returned home this week with 97 members of his congregation after spending 10 days at the 93rd annual Bible Conference of Adventists in Mt. Vernon.

Lions hear talk on importance of gas controls

The dependence of industrial and domestic gas consumers upon pressure regulating devices for receiving fuel at the pressures which they require was described to members of the Norwalk Lions Club at their meeting this noon in the Hotel Avalon.

The speaker, Joseph A. Pommersheim, chief engineer of the Regulator Division of Rockwell Manufacturing Co., was introduced by Ralph Locke, vice president.

Edmund Roman, Lions president, announced that the club has completed arrangements to sponsor an appearance of the Birch Show, a well-known company of magicians and illusionists at Norwalk high School.

Local drivers do well at Ashland oval

Norwalk area drivers who worked well Saturday night at the Ashland Fairgrounds were George Friend with a fourth in a heat race and a fourth in the feature; Bob Jenkins had a fifth place in the second consolation; Ray Coffman and Gail Lentz of Ashland and Mansfield were injured in crackups but not seriously.

Compiled by Andy Prutsok

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