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Archive - May 2012

May 30th

Principal retires: Payne enjoyed teaching, coaching, staff

May 30, 2012

A man who has been in the education field for 39 years will be saying goodbye to the Wapakoneta City School District as he retires after this school year.

Wapakoneta Middle School Principal Ray Payne will soon be cleaning out his office and saying goodbye to fellow cohorts as he prepares for retirement. His last day is July 1.

Will powers and wires center

May 30, 2012

Wapakoneta Boy Scout Jacob Will of Wapakoneta Troop 4 received recognition Tuesday for completing his Eagle Scout project at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Faith Center.

For his project, Will wired the entire Faith Center for internet access. The building, which was remodeled in 1999, was originally built in 1900.

“I got a lot of pride from doing this project,” Will said. “I think it earned me faith from the community and from the St. Joe community that I can do a big project and get things done.”

Animal ban tabled

May 30, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield Village Council members Tuesday tabled an ordinance banning agricultural animals within the city limits after residents came and argued their case.

Last month, councilors discussed the ordinance after Police Chief Nathan Motter asked for them to clear up language in the former ordinance that made it difficult to be enforced in the past.

Motter had pointed out three properties in the town that were in violation of the ordinance.

May 29th

Alice Bowersock, 73

May 29, 2012

Alice M. Bowersock, 73, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:50 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Murlin Doseck, 78

May 29, 2012

Murlin Doseck, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:48 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Frances Bowling, 73

May 29, 2012

Frances “Frankie” Bowling, 73, 125 East Bank Road, St. Marys, died at 3:03 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born July 17, 1938, in Wayland, Ky., the daughter of Sarah (Banks) and Roy Lykins. On July 20, 1957, in Rockholds, Ky., she married Frank Bowling, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Mike Bowling, of Mendon, and Tim Bowling, of St. Marys; and a daughter, Cindy Gayer, of St. Marys.

Robert Nagel, 83

May 29, 2012

Robert S. Nagel, 83, of New Bremen, died at 1:02 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born July 23, 1928, in Minster, the son of Odillia (Schwieterman) and Charles Nagel. On April 7, 1951, he married Donna L. Donnerberg who survives in New Bremen.

WHS told make wise choices, not waste time

May 29, 2012

Making wise choices and the most of one’s time were reoccurring themes during Wapakoneta High School’s commencement on Saturday.

During the ceremony, 190 students met the necessary requirements to receive their diplomas, with 65 earning honors diplomas and 24 recognition as graduates of distinction.

Botkins graduates 48 students

May 29, 2012

BOTKINS — Smiles  beamed amid a few tears and hugs as 48 students closed one chapter in their lives and are preparing for the future that lies ahead of them.

The class of 2012 at Botkins Local Schools celebrated their graduation on Sunday at the 102nd commencement ceremony.

W-G completes chapter

May 29, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — Valedictorian Nathan Turner ordered a turning of the tassle, and with it 42 Waynesfield-Goshen High School senior completed a chapter of their lives and were announced the graduating class of 2012.

“I want you to look around and remember this moment, said Ivy Horn, another of three valedictorians. “Remember when we walked in in kindergarten and we were scared of the uncertainties — and now we leave with the same feeling.”

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