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November 30th

Herschel Ray Arthur, 90

November 30, 2012

Herschel Ray Arthur, 90, died at 11:35 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta, Auglaize County.
Herschel was born March 18, 1922, in Stokes Township, Logan County, to Ethel (Naylor) and Howard Ray Arthur, who proceeded him in death. On Feb. 6, 1944, at the New Hampshire Methodist Church, he married Suzanne Gillam, who died on June 27, 1971. On May 2, 1992, at the Waynesfield Baptist Church, he married Hazel Caudill Banks, who passed away on April 3, 2009.

Clara R. “Clarie” Kohler, 85

November 30, 2012

Clara R. “Clarie” Kohler, 85, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 3:42 p.m. Nov. 29, 2012 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
She was born Feb. 24, 1927 in Auglaize County to Albert & Lorena (Schaub) Kreitzer who preceded her in death.
On April 17, 1948 she married Paul A. Kohler.
She is survived by a daughter, Barb (Jim) Price, a sister, Linda Oen, both of Wapakoneta, and a brother, John Kreitzer, of Florida, and numerous nieces and nephews.

William A. ‘Bill’ Davis, 77

November 30, 2012

William A. ‘Bill’ Davis, 77, formerly of Florida, formerly of Dayton and Wapakoneta, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.
He was born Sept. 30, 1935, in Dayton, the son of Martha aand Carl J. Davis. He married Barbara J. Davis, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, William A Davis Jr.
A private service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the Halifax Humane Society.
Arrrangements are being handled by Volusia Memorial Funeral Home in Ormond Beach, Fla.
Condolences may be shared at volusiamemorialfunerals.com.

Budget reviewed

November 30, 2012

Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart met with Auglaize County commissioners to review budget needs for the sewer, geographical information systems, tax map department and highway budgets for the upcoming year.

The sewer district budget is to increase by 10 percent to approximately $204,000, primarily due to employment changes within the department.

Showing emotion

November 30, 2012

Books are great for academic study, and many schools have focused on certain classics such as “Moby Dick” by Herman Melville and “Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain, just to name a couple.

However, sometimes the creator’s heart and feeling can be lost in the translation on pages.

Garden club spreads holiday cheer

November 30, 2012

Carols and crafts and a special visit by Sadie helped bring smiles to faces of residents at Auglaize Acres.

Roots and Shoots of Auglaize County garden club members visited with Acres residents, passed out baskets as gifts and sang Christmas carols.

November 27th

All the best for the holidays!

November 27, 2012

Missy Bartlett and all of us at the WDN wish you the best Christmas season ever!

Wishes for Santa

November 27, 2012

With bows in her hair and wearing a pretty dress, 5-year-old Sophie Braun slides red-and-white beads on a red pipe cleaner to make a candy cane.

The youngster from Botkins concentrates on her craft as she waits for her chance to visit Santa Claus, who visited the Wapakoneta branch of the Auglaize County Public District Library on Monday.

“I want an American Doll and a Barbie,” Sophie says, peering through her glasses. “I want Carolyn, she’s the American Doll, and I want Barbie and Pop Star.”

New post created

November 27, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield Village Council members unanimously voted Monday to create a new village position.

Officially the position will be a new class of general laborer. The person hired to the position will have the responsibility of general village maintenance.

Gas line law read

November 27, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield Village Council members continue to move forward with bringing natural gas to the northeast Auglaize County community.

Councilors heard the second reading of an ordinance Monday allowing the mayor to enter an agreement with Fanning/Howey & Associates to move forward with design plans to bring natural gas to the community.

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