Archive - Jun 23, 2011
When reflecting on the past couple of months, Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock offers this simple maxim about people intending to experiment with â€śbath saltsâ€ť â€” â€śdonâ€™t do it, donâ€™t do it, donâ€™t do it.â€ť
Bath salts, which are a product with no real practical use, are a synthetic hallucinative drug, which can be snorted, injected, ingested or smoked and are legal in Ohio â€” for now. An amendment to the stateâ€™s biennial operations budget bill would make them illegal with its passage.
A local dancing celebrity will be returning home to host a dance workshop to raise funds for his alma mater.
A â€śDance Worshop with Kent Boydâ€ť is scheduled be held at 6 p.m. July 12 at Botkins High School with the proceeds to benefit the Botkins Music Boosters.
â€śItâ€™s a good way to give back to the school,â€ť Kent Boydâ€™s mother, Lori Boyd said. â€śKent was very active in choir in high school.â€ť
Boyd said her son recently held a dance workshop in Fort Wayne, ind., around Easter and she attended the event to help him sell t-shirts. She thought the workshop was a neat idea.
The office of the Waynesfield Baptist Church was reportedly broken into overnight Monday.
The burglary is believed to have occurred between 9:15 p.m. Monday and 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at the church, located at 512 N. Westminster St., Waynesfield, according to a deputyâ€™s report from the Auglaize County Sheriffâ€™s Office.
Beth Hudson, 208 S. Westminster St., reported it.
No additional information was available on the incomplete report.
â€˘ A Wapakoneta woman reported problems with telecommunication harassment between 8:35 and 9:50 p.m. Tuesday.
Roger E. Mathews, 87, of Lima, died at 1:26 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
He was born April 12, 1924, in Lima, the son of Esther Foulke and Ross U. Mathews. On Nov. 19, 1942, he married Betty Bernadine Stoner, who died Jan. 14, 2007.
Surviving are two sons, Mike (Barbara) Mathews, of Harrod, Mark (Mary) Mathews, of Waynesfield; and a daughter, Sandra Dunlap, of Lima.
He was preceded in death by a son, Clark Mathews.
Celina sent 11 batters to the plate in a third inning pummeling to secure a 7-2 victory over Wapakoneta in ACME action Wednesday at Wapakoneta High School.