Archive - Dec 1, 2011
FINDLAY â€” The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity boys and girls swim teams opened their seasons with losses in the season-opening meet Tuesday night at Findlay.
Taylor Law posted three wins for the Redskins girls team in a 108-75 loss to the Trojans.
The Wapak boys suffered a 127-52 defeat.
Law won in the 200 IM, 500 freestyle and the 400 free relay.
Joining Law in the 400 free relay were Josie Miller, Stephanie Kessen and Haley Buchanan. The foursome also finished second in the 200 medley relay.
Miller won the 100 freestyle and took second in the 200 IM.
COLUMBUS (AP) â€” When Kenton varsity coach Mike Mauk discusses his son Matyâ€™s record-setting career, he mentions the trip to the Ohio championship game this week, an unprecedented for the school four straight Western Buckeye League titles as well as the program mark of 21 consecutive home wins.
Left unsaid was the litany of national passing records that helped make senior quarterback Maty Mauk a unanimous winner of the 25th annual Associated Press Ohio Mr. Football award.
Division V All-Ohio
COLUMBUS (AP) â€” The 2011 Associated Press Division V All-Ohio high school football team, based on the recommendations of a state media panel:
Extending a middle class tax break would put more than $1,000 in the average American familyâ€™s pockets for the next year and should help to continue to fuel a U.S. economic recovery, a U.S. Congressman says. The proposed legislation also would help small business owners with payroll taxes.
The biggest battle in Congress will be offsetting the cuts by raising taxes on those making more than $1 million per year. The act would tax income in excess of $1 million by an additional 3.25 percent.
An international renewable energy company is considering Auglaize County as a site for a wind farm.
U.S. Mainstream Renewable Power Inc. has completed preliminary studies for a proposed 100-megawatt project in portions of Duchouquet, Logan and Moulton townships, said Greg Myers, president of the Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council.
â€śThe company plans to continue to conduct in depth analysis throughout 2012 to further determine the wind speeds and the overall feasibility for the development of a wind generation project,â€ť Myers said.
Before Christmas, at least one possible source of an irritating odor is expected to be eradicated at Cridersville Elementary School.
Crews are working this week to put sealer down on floors in affected rooms where carpet had been laid.
â€śItâ€™s designed to seal in any off-gasing odors coming from the concrete,â€ť Wapakoneta City Schools Superintendent Keith Horner said.
He said with the carpet and adhesive in several rooms, including the music room, office and library, the smell seems to have disappeared.
Patricia R. â€śPatâ€ť Wagner, 80, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:53 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Franklin R. Rostorfer, 76, of rural Wapakoneta, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 30, 2011, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Michael Dean Alge, 58, of Brighton, Mich., and formerly of St. Marys, died at 3:27 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich.
He was born Aug. 19, 1953, in Bluffton, the son of Doris Riegle and Jack Alge. On March 31, 1976, in St. Marys, he married Diana Lynn Hawkey, who survives.
Also surviving is a son, Ryan Michael Alge, of Columbus, and two daughters, Amanda Lynn Bales, of Beavercreek, and Christina Sue Alge, of Brighton, Mich.
Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Miller Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys.
L. G. â€śSonnyâ€ť Carmean, 87, 14888 Ohio 66 North, St. Marys, died at 1:06 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at Golden Living Center â€“ Valley in St. Marys.
He was born September 24, 1924, in St. Marys, to Cina (Bowman) and Stephen Carmean. On April 10, 1948, in Wapakoneta, he married Evelyn Clara Koenig, who died August 30, 2003.
Surviving is a son, Terry Carmean, of St. Marys; and a daughter, Diane (David) Blackburn, of Wapakoneta.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Carmean; and a daughter Christine Marie Woods.