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Archive - Jan 19, 2012

Sheriff's Office investigates burglary in Buckland

January 19, 2012

Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office law enforcement officers are investigating a burglary that took place at about 3:03 a.m. this morning in Buckland after law enforcement officers were alerted to a possible crime by a passer-by.
Information available at press time said that a suspect had broken into Trupointe Cooperative Inc., 101 N. Main St..
Deputies responded to the agricultural complex along with Wapakoneta police Lt. Joe Welker and the K-9 and troopers with the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Deal in reach?: Sides may be closing in on an agreement

January 19, 2012

The Wapakoneta Education Association (WEA) and the Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education may be closer to reaching a contract agreement after a non-binding meeting Wednesday with the federal mediator overseeing their case.

“Informal discussion has led to a conceptual agreement that may lead to a resolution,” Wapakoneta City Schools Superintendent Keith Horner told the Wapakoneta Daily News this morning.

Events held for last chance dog tag sales

January 19, 2012

On the last two Saturdays of January the Auglaize County dog warden is hosting last chance dog tag sale events.

The first is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Wapakoneta Police Department, and the second is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 28 at Dogs-R-Us Styling Boutique and Barkery, in St. Marys.

State law requires that all dogs, 3-months-old and older, have a dog tag from the county where they reside.

Students selected for honors band

January 19, 2012

Four Wapakoneta teenagers had the opportunity to showcase their talent on the big stage and took it.

Four Wapakoneta High School band members participated in the 2012 Ohio Music Educators Association’s District 3 High School Honors Festival at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio, in Van Wert, on Sunday.

Wapakoneta High School students Mutsuo Sasaki, Kimberly Kohler, Antonio Anderson and Julia Pepple were among a large number of area high school musicians who were selected to perform at this prestigious event.

BASKETBALL: Wapak faces unbeaten, state-ranked Defiance

January 19, 2012

The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity boys basketball team has already faced four state-ranked opponents this season.

Add one more to the list.

Wapak will face perhaps its stiffest test of the season Friday night when the undefeated and state-ranked Defiance Bulldogs come to town.

Defiance is 9-0 overall and 3-0 in the Western Buckeye League. The Bulldogs are No. 8 in Division II and received one first-place vote.

They are outscoring their opponents by an average of 18 points per game and have won all but one of their games — a 60-51 win over the Bath Wildcats — by double digits.

Joyce Camper, 79

January 19, 2012

Joyce E. Camper, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:02 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born June 29, 1932, in Peerless, Texas, the daughter of Velvia India (Kincaid) and Jasper Kaufman Lunceford, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 15, 1957, she married William J. “Bill” Camper, and he survives.

Dorothy Helmlinger, 96

January 19, 2012

Dorothy J. Helmlinger, 96, of Quincy, passed away at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at The Pavilion in Sidney.
She was born July 16, 1915, in Shelby County, the daughter of the late Nina R. (Davis) and William C. Lawhead.
On Aug. 31, 1936, she married Walter Helmlinger and he preceded her in death on June 20, 1991.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Ann (Ralph) Marshall, of New Carlisle, and Sara (Lee) Harbour, of DeGraff; a son, Ron (Judy) Helmlinger, of DeGraff; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Frances Neal, 91

January 19, 2012

Frances L. Neal, 91, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, formerly of Mansfield and Lexington, died at 11:37 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born April 12, 1920, in Mansfield, the daughter of Verna (Collier) and Edgar Case. On July 20, 1940, she married Glenn A. Neal, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 2007.
She is also survived by a daughter, Patricia McDermott of Vonore, Tenn.; and a son, Thomas (Janice) Neal, of Pinckney, Mich.

Pamela Frazier, 59

January 19, 2012

Pamela Kaye Frazier, 59, of Perrysburg, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, in her home after a long battle with cancer.
She was born July 6, 1952, in Lima, the daughter of Evelyn (Walls) and John Wehner, who preceded her in death. She married Randall Frazier, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Heidi Frazier Paprocki; three grandchildren, Megan Crispen, Morgan Crispen and Nicolas Paprocki; a special friend, Andy Jankowski; two sisters, Sheila Hutt, and Tammy Hegemier; two brothers-in-law Jody (Janelle) Frazier and Greg (Kathy) Frazier; and many nieces and nephews.

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