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Archive - Nov 27, 2012

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.

Judith Golden, 62

November 27, 2012

Judith Ann Pulfer Golden, 62, of Cridersville, died at 12:16 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at her residence.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church in Lima. Burial will follow in Shawnee Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.

Regina King, 98

November 27, 2012

Regina M. “Jean” King, 98, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Otterbein-Cridersville.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Doris Lee, 76

November 27, 2012

Doris A. Lee, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:43 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Gale Williams, 59

November 27, 2012

Gale Dianne Sager Williams, 59, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of New Knoxville, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Tampa, Fla., following an extended illness.
She was born Aug. 3, 1953, in Lima, the daughter of Ellen
Rose (Eichacker) and Henry Sager, who survive in New Knoxville.
Also surviving are a sister, Jane M. (James) Beatty, of Kettlersville; and a niece, Tessa Rose Beatty.
She graduated from New Knoxville High School in 1971 and has been a Florida resident for several years.
Private family graveside services will be held in Buckland Cemetery.
No visiting hours are planned.

BOWLING: Boys and girls roll to win in Minster

November 27, 2012

 

MINSTER —  The Wapakoneta boys and girls bowling teams cruised to victory Saturday in Minster.

The boys team played a head to head match against New Bremen, and took care of business, 2951-2287.

In the singles games, Austin Krites dominated the lanes, bowling 216 and 234 in the two games, for a total of 450 pins. 

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Waynesfield falls in tourney title game

November 27, 2012

 

Despite a 34-point performance from senior guard Kaylee Patton, the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers fell to the Bellefontaine Chieftains in the championship game of the Wapak Tip-Off Tournament, 69-62.

The Bellefontaine Chieftains jumped out to an early first quarter lead, and maintained it throughout the game. 

Bellefontaine’s Brenda Johnson scored 20 points for the Chieftains, leading them to victory in the game, and victory in the Tip-Off Tournament. 

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