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Archive - Jan 12, 2013

Giving 'Kash for Kibera'

January 12, 2013

Eighth-graders at Wapakoneta High School are working together to make a change in how students 8,000 miles away are learning.

“We’re trying to raise money to make a school,” Kacey Gerlach said.

She and a friend, Lacey Hayes, said they were touched by seeing all the pictures of young children in Africa who need their help.

The girls, who are helping to advertise for a drive to raise money to build a school in Africa, said they want to bring in as much money as possible.

Buckland considers income tax

January 12, 2013

BUCKLAND — A new tax will soon be coming to Buckland residents. And village leaders would like to have another tax generating income.

Buckland Village Council members approved Thursday the first reading of an ordinance establishing a 1 percent income tax to residents.

Betty Verneil Shepperd Keim, 86

January 12, 2013

Betty Vernell Shepperd Keim, 86, of Bellefontaine, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 10, 2013, at Logan Acres Care Center, in Bellefontaine.

Betty was born on April 18, 1926, in Gas City, Ind., the daughter of the late Nellie Hewitt and Cloyd “Happy” Clark. On Sept. 18, 1945, she married Keith A. Keim, in Gas City, and he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Ronald Shepperd, and brother-in-law, Glenn Keim.

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