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Archive - Jul 2012

July 13th

Board plans to replace data server

July 13, 2012

Recent storms struck a server at the Auglaize County Elections Board causing concern that it may need to be replaced soon.

During a regular meeting this week, members of the Elections Board approved funds — approximately $3,800 — to purchase a new system and get it installed, however since the meeting, continued monitoring has suggested that the Elections Board may be able to get by with what they have until its maintenance contract expires in April.

July 12th

Darrell Binkley, 92

July 12, 2012

Darrell W. Binkley, 92, of Okeechobee, Fla., formerly of Auglaize County, died Monday, July 9, 2012, at the Hospice of Okeechobee on Okeechobee, Fla.
He was born Dec. 16, 1919, in Auglaize County, the son of Leona (Craft) and Fred Binkley. He married his English war bride, Olive Lillian Davies Binkley, and she died in October of 1999.

Jill Dougall, 52

July 12, 2012

Jill Louise Dougall, 52, 2301 Lexington Ave., Building 108, Apt. 1B, Elkhart, Ind., died suddenly at 10:54 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2012, at Elkhart General Hospital in Elkhart, Ind.
She was born Dec. 17,1959, in Elkhart, the daughter of Shirley (Miller) and Charles Sumpter. On July 18, 1997, she married Scott Dougall, and he survives at the residence.
Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday, at the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, with the Rev. David Williams officiating. Private family burial rites are to be held.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Anthony Raesky, 91

July 12, 2012

Anthony T. Raesky, 91 of Lima, died at 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at Cridersville Health Care.
He was born March 19, 1921, in Montezuma, the son of the late Flora (Yantze) and Jacob Raesky. On Oct. 4, 1958, he married Dorothy J. Parker, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Laura (John) Gabel, of Wapakoneta, Anne (Terry) Johnson, of Texas, and Mary (Jim) Pohlabel, of Hamilton; eight grandchildren, Luke Gabel, Grant Gabel, Phillip Gabel, Sarah Johnson, Mary Johnson, Adam Pohlabel, Hannah Pohlabel, and Jacob Pohlabel.

Memorial dedicated

July 12, 2012

Cynthia Hooker, the mother of fallen soldier Jon Michael Schoolcraft III, recalled one of the last communications she had with her son prior to his death Jan. 18 in Taji, Iraq.

“One of the last texts to me was, ‘Mom, if something happens, just don’t ever forget me,’” Hooker said with tears falling down her face.

Pride in her son’s sacrifice mixed with the conflicting pain of losing a child as she spoke. It was obvious he would never be forgotten.

After the wind: County officials working through problems

July 12, 2012

More than a week after a substantial windstorm blew through Auglaize County, officials are putting their heads together to address concerns.

“We are looking at what worked and going in and revising our game plan,” said Auglaize County Emergency Management Agency Director Troy Anderson.

Countywide emergency response agencies plan to meet within the next week to discuss further areas still in need of improvement.

“Each weather event, every time, I think you’ve got something different,” Anderson said.

19th century Wapak brew on tap for festival

July 12, 2012

A traditional German beer first brewed in Wapakoneta during the 19th century is to be on tap during this year’s Summer Moon Festival.

An authentic recipe from the same European region which inspired the original beer made by the City Brewing Company is being brewed special for the festival, which extends from Thursday, July 19, through Saturday, July 21, by Thirsty Dog Brewery, of Akron.

July 11th

Kayleen McElfresh, 68

July 11, 2012

Kayleen McElfresh, 68, of Belle Center, died at 2:24 p.m. Monday at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete at Armentrout Funeral Home in Waynesfield.

Redskins run-rule Minster in ACME districts

July 11, 2012

MINSTER —  The Wapakoneta ACME baseball team spit on the knuckleballs dancing out of the strike zone and waited on the fastball.

The Redskins know what to do with fastballs over the plate.

Wapakoneta had 13 hits and scored in every inning to run-rule Minster 12-2 on Tuesday in ACME district action at Hanover Street Park.

Policy change: Schools soon to address cyber bullying

July 11, 2012

A new policy, expected to take affect later this year, would give schools power to address cyber bullying as it relates to their students.

“It’s rather impactful, a big change,” said Wapakoneta City Schools Superintendent Keith Horner.

The kindergarten through 12th-grade policy is expected to significantly change how the district handles bullying of its students and is being mandated at the state level. Primarily it addresses cyber bullying and bullying that occurs outside of school, but involves its students.

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