Archive - Jun 12, 2012
Lois V. Posey, 96, of Harrison, Mich., formerly of Saginaw, Mich., passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born Aug. 13, 1915, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Carolyn (Zerkle) and Lewis Bowersock. On Dec. 24, 1935, in Wapakoneta, she was united in marriage to Roy G. Posey in Wapakoneta.
Richard â€śDickâ€ť Eversman, 80, of Oregon, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
He was born March 29, 1932, in Wapakoneta, the son of Geraldine J. (Doering) and Leonard H. Eversman. On Nov. 22, 1952, he married Carol J. Jackson, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Jeff Eversman, of Oregon, Michael Eversman, of Lathrop, Mo., and Jerry Eversman, of Oregon; and a daughter, Lisa Schnell, of Oregon.
Services with full military rites were held June 8 at Heritage Christian Church in Oregon.
Friends called from 10 to 11 a.m. June 8 at the church.
Former Auglaize County Sheriff Larry R. Longsworth, 62, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 12:55 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at The Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University in Columbus, surrounded by his loving family.
Larry was born Feb. 18, 1950, in Mercer County, the son of Bernice (Nuss) and Robert Longsworth. His father survives in Wapakoneta, and his mother preceded him in death. He is also survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Janice (Haehn) Longsworth.
One Auglaize County official described the loss of a former sheriff quite simply and succinctly — “We’ve lost a really great man.”
Former Auglaize County Sheriff Larry R. Longsworth, 62, died early Monday morning at a Columbus hospital from esophageal cancer after battling the disease during the past few months of his life.
CRIDERSVILLE — Two new officers have joined the rolls of the Crid-ersville Police Department this week.
The hiring of Brian Parker, of St. Marys, and Cory Miller, of Wapakoneta, gained approval by Cridersville Village Council members as they join the village police force to serve as part-time officers.
Cridersville Police Chief John Drake and councilors recently held a Safety Committee meeting where they interviewed five people. They selected Parker and Miller to fill the open positions.
WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education members heard an hour-long presentation Monday on a new system that may be used to assess teacher’s ability to teach.
Ohio will soon become a member of the national assessment consortium, which is making broad changes to how teachers are assessed across the state. Student improvement in core subjects will be a large part of teacher assessments with the new system.