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PERI meeting

March 12, 2012

The PERI meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Easy Campground. They hold their meeting the first Tuesday of every month.

Moon City Magic: Steer, heifer show gives early chance to hone talents

March 12, 2012

Standing tall and straight, the 11-month-old youngster gets his hair trimmed, all the while quieted by Hannah Koch, as she prepares him to be judged.

The 952-pound youngster is Maverick, a steer born in April, and Koch is a junior at Botkins High School. The pair competed Saturday in the third annual Moon City Preview held in the Show Barn at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.

Wapak wins Scholastic Bowl

March 12, 2012

With seven wins in nine varsity matches, the Wapakoneta High School Scholastic Bowl team won the ninth annual Scholastic Bowl Tournament held Friday at The Ohio State University at Lima.

The Redskins team, under the direction of coach Adam Friemering, consists of Joey Jose, George Jose, Austin Klingler, Ross Kohler, Chris Schwartz and Cole Thrush.

Schwartz also earned recognition as being named to the WBL Scholastic Bowl All-Tournament Team, chosen by the coaches of the other teams.

Soccer sparks interest of student

March 12, 2012

Dressed as the late magician Harry Houdini, Kaleb Benny would rather slip the handcuffs of school work to be on a lined soccer field.

Benny, a sixth-grader at Wapakoneta Middle School, said he was no longer nervous about giving his presentation after having given his speech to two judges Friday during the annual Biography Fair.

While he likes schools, the 11-year-old son of Wendy and Steve Benny is quick to point out he would rather have given his presentation on a soccer player or be playing on the soccer field.

NCAA: Buckeyes try to bounce back vs. Loyola, Md.

March 12, 2012

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State won’t have far to travel to play in the NCAA tournament.

At the same time, though, the Buckeyes face a logistical nightmare.

The Buckeyes (27-7) will play 15th-seeded Loyola of Maryland in the second round in Pittsburgh on Thursday.

Since the game is just a half-day drive from campus for Ohio State’s mass of scarlet-clad fans, that’s good news.

Pearl Walker, 82

March 12, 2012

Pearl Walker, 84, formerly of 319 S. Beech St., St. Marys, died at 8:40 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2012, at Golden Living Center – Valley in St. Marys.
She was born April 26, 1927, in Pruden, Tenn., to Elvin and Mary (Adkins) Orick.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens near Moulton.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at millerfuneralhomes.net.

Marie Arnett, 90

March 12, 2012

Marie M. Arnett, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:40 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2012, at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born May 6, 1921, in Fryburg, the daughter of Mary (Reier) and John Roth, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 26, 1944, she married Frederick “Fritz” Arnett, who died Jan. 17, 1992.

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