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Health budget OK’d: 2013 budget includes pay increase

January 16, 2013

Estimated resources and permanent appropriations for 2013 were approved Tuesday by Auglaize County Health Board members.

Auglaize County Health Commissioner Charlotte Parsons said the department’s overall budget of more than $1.8 million, plus more than $324,390 for Families and Children First, is a decrease of $100,000 from 2012.

“It’s a difference in grants,” Parsons said. “The general fund is about identical.”

Artist hosts class for locals

January 16, 2013

A profound artist will soon visit the area to teach about painting.

Steven Walker will lead the 2013 Painting Workshop at Botkins Local School, and this event will be open to the public.

“I’ve taken a class with Steven and can promise you’ll not only leave a better painter, but you’ll enjoy the learning,” Botkins High School art teacher Dan Knepper said.

Any artist is eligible to attend the workshop, as Walker specializes in helping all ability levels.

Health challenge kicks off

January 16, 2013

ST. MARYS — The latest edition of a local weight-loss challenge kicked off Tuesday night.

The Grand Lake Health Challenge began its orientation meeting at St. Marys Memorial High School. Wapakoneta Daily News Publisher Deb Zwez spoke first and introduced the rules of the challenge.

Frederick Howe, 95

January 16, 2013

Frederick Howe, 95, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Cridersville Healthcare Center.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Robert Bowsher, 98

January 16, 2013

Robert Louis Bowsher, 98, died peacefully Dec. 29, 2012, at St. James Place.
He was born May 21, 1914 in Wapakoneta, the son of Louise (Fisher) and Francis Jacob Bowsher, who both preceded him in death. In 1940, he married his wife of 59 years, Gene Lois Troxel and she preceded him in death.

Jesse Daniels, 56

January 16, 2013

Jesse G. Daniels, 56, of Lima, died at 3:05 p.m. Jan. 14, 2013, at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

Robert Bowsher, 98

January 16, 2013

Robert Louis Bowsher, 98, died peacefully Dec. 29, 2012, at St. James Place.
He was born May 21, 1914 in Wapakoneta, the son of Louise (Fisher) and Francis Jacob Bowsher, who both preceded him in death. In 1940, he married his wife of 59 years, Gene Lois Troxel and she preceded him in death.

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