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November 13th

Donald Shade, 83

November 13, 2012

Donald Franklin Shade, 83, of Lima, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Wyngate Senior Living Community in Lima.
He was born May 15, 1929, in Waynesfield, the son of Lawuire (Hardin) and Walter Dean Shade, who preceded him in death. On Aug. 15, 1948, he married Gladys L. (Rex) Shade, and she preceded him in death Oct. 25, 2007.

David McCool, 71

November 13, 2012

David M. McCool, 71, of Lima, formerly of Delphos and Wapakoneta, died at 4:35 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Springview Manor in Lima.
He was born March 30, 1941, in Detroit, the son of Lena (Kepley) and Delmar McCool, who preceded him in death. On Sept. 14, 1963, he married Lorene Bayes, and they were happily married until her death on Jan. 12, 1983.

Horse that escapes fire back at home

November 13, 2012

Blaze is back home.

The 12-year-old Tennessee Walker burned out of his barn when it caught fire Thursday returned to his home at 15115 Ramga Road Monday and his makeshift stall.

In a steady rain, Lee and Ray Holbrook welcomed Blaze home and introduced him to his new living quarters until spring — an 18-foot square temporary structure made of scaffolding and 2- by 4-inch pieces of wood and a hot house canvas.

Students host annual Veterans Day program

November 13, 2012

Wapakoneta Middle School students hosted its 12th annual Veterans Day Celebration Program Monday in the school’s gymnasium.

While there was no official count on the number of veterans attending the event, Alyissa Horn, a seventh-grader and Student Council president, said they typically have “a couple hundred veterans” and the turnout is growing each year.

“Most of the veterans attending are family members of the students, but not all of them,” Horn said. “We try to get the word out to everyone.”

Cridersville talks pay

November 13, 2012

CRIDERSVILLE — As a local village gets ready to fill an administrative position, its councilors have decided on at least a salary range.

The Cridersville village administrator position will soon be vacant, as Village Administrator John McDonald announced his retirement effective Dec. 31.

“We are hopeful to get it filled before John McDonald leaves,” Cridersville Mayor Lorali Myers said of the post.

OSU football could struggle down the stretch

November 13, 2012

 

I think people are forgetting what is still to come. 

The schedule for OSU football up to this point has been cake.

Easy, weak, laughable.

You can pick your own word. 

The best win was a road win at a struggling Penn State. A Penn State team that, like Ohio State is shining while the Big Ten is the worst it has been in a long time.

Can Ohio State boast an overtime home-win against Purdue? 

November 12th

‘Marvelous’ views: Tour of Homes attracts hundreds

November 12, 2012

Parked in the warm sun, cars lined the side of road Sunday as hundreds of people throughout the day walked up the drive of Jana and Jim Ashba’s home at 11835 Canning Factory Road.

Linda Blosser, a member of the Women’s Civic League of Wapakoneta, greeted people at the front door as they toured one of three homes during the annual Showcase of Homes.

Book benefits charities

November 12, 2012

The popular “The Book of Wapakoneta” is to enter a third printing for this holiday and purchasers can stipulate the proceeds from the purchase to benefit three local charities.

Rachel Barber, who chaired Wapako-

True Value opens in area

November 12, 2012

Long-time business owners Linda and Scott Kuenning, of New Bremen, have enjoyed success running the family business, True Value Western Ohio Hardware, for 25 years from their stores in Minster and St. Henry.

The couple now plans to extend their services to the Wapakoneta area.

The Kuennings plan to open a third store at 811 Defiance St. in the Grandview Plaza in the former location of Coast to Coast in March.

Column: Carrier classic means so much more than basketball

November 12, 2012

 

Ohio State and Marquette were set to square off on the U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

Until tipoff. When the floor started to accumulate condensation. After an hour delay, the game was called due to excessive condensation, and the safety of the players was in serious jeopardy. 

I guess that’s the risk of playing a game on a boat. Parked in the ocean. In the middle of November.

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