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Archive - Oct 24, 2012

WCS budget crunch

October 24, 2012

CRIDERSVILLE — Reviewing the school district’s finances, Wapakoneta City Schools top administrator told school board members they will have to make some “tough choices” in the next couple of years or the district will be in debt.

County looks into dog shelter

October 24, 2012

GREENVILLE — The Auglaize County Commissioners and county Dog Warden Russ Bailey traveled to Greenville Tuesday to check out the Darke County Dog Shelter facility as they explore options to construct a building in Auglaize County.

Darke County Dog Warden Duane Sanning took the group on a tour of the 8,200-square foot facility that includes approximately 1,000 foot of office space.

Troopers promote National School Bus Safety

October 24, 2012

Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) are in the midst of promoting school bus safety this week — which is a national effort.

OSHP Wapakoneta Post troopers are currently participating in the National School Bus Safety week, which runs until Friday.

The theme for this year is, “I see the driver. The driver sees me.” This theme reminds children to look both ways and wait for the go ahead from the bus driver before crossing the roadway.

Theresa Carnes, 90

October 24, 2012

Theresa Benny Carnes, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
She was born March 3, 1922, in Columbus, the daughter of Theresa (Farago) and Nicholas Benny, who both immigrated from Hungary in the early 1900s and preceded her in death. On Aug. 25, 1946, she married Emmett J. Carnes of rural Spencerville, and he died July 9, 1996.

Karen Gilliam, 50

October 24, 2012

Karen N. Gilliam, 50, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 at her residence.
She was born Oct. 10, 1962, in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of John and Priscilla (Ashlock) Reiboldt. She married Anthony R. Gilliam, who survives.

Robert Longsworth, 88

October 24, 2012

Robert Calvin Longsworth, 88, passed away from this life at 6:44 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the Gardens of Wapakoneta surrounded by his loving family.
Robert was born Oct. 23, 1924, in Moulton Township, in Auglaize County, the son of Esther (Badertscher) and Lloyd Longworth, who preceded him in death. On April 9, 1947, he married Bernice J. Nuss, who preceded him in death Aug. 5, 2006.

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