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Brown: New bill would help seniors

November 7, 2013

More than 19 percent of the Auglaize County population, a total of 8,765 seniors, received Social Security benefits in 2012 — but Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said they are not getting the benefits they deserve.
“Because of Social Security, Ohio’s poverty rate for seniors is 8 percent,” Brown said Wednesday during a media teleconference call. “It’s one of our nation’s best anti-poverty programs and has been for seven decades. It’s not a hand out, it’s an insurance mechanism.”

LEPC helps fund signs

November 7, 2013

Auglaize County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) members approved funding for emergency response agencies to purchase advance warning signs during a regular meeting Wednesday.
The 4-foot square, bright pink signs would warn motorists of emergency scenes ahead to prevent further problems at the location, explained Jim Williams, who chairs the Grants Committee tasked with determining whether or not to allocate funding for the signs.

Ohio: Great for FDI

November 7, 2013

Looking at the statistics and having talked with foreign companies investing in the Buckeye State, a JobsOhio manager can say with confidence — “Ohio is truly a great place to do business.”
JobsOhio Foreign Direct Investment Manager Mindy McLaughlin addressed more than 100 people at the Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council annual meeting Wednesday by examining the numbers and the philosophy behind retaining jobs in and attracting jobs to Ohio from foreign firms.
After explaining that

Shirley M. (Newland) Rasor, 85

November 7, 2013

Shirley M. (Newland) Rasor, 85, died at 6:43 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Hilty Memorial Home in Pandora, Ohio.
Rasor was born to Bassit and Edna (Rapp) Newland on March 9, 1928 in Waynesfield.
She married Charles “Ote” Rasor on Aug. 30, 1947, and he survives in Cairo. Rasor was a graduate of Blume High School in Wapakoneta, class of 1946. She had worked at ExCellO Corporation, retiring after 30 years of employment. She was a member of the Cairo United Methodist Church. Shirley loved sewing, cooking and traveling, and she was an avid photographer.

Inez Ford Niswonger Bovee, 90

November 7, 2013

Inez Ford Niswonger Bovee, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:07 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at her residence. Inez was born on Sept. 23, 1923, in Cleveland to Kenneth George and Lena (Ford) Niswonger, who preceded her in death. She was also the step-daughter of Isabelle Niswonger, who preceded her in death.
She was also the devoted granddaughter of Margaret Wample Niswonger who resided in Ansonia, Ohio and with whom she spent her early childhood in Ansonia.
On June 12, 1943, she married Lloyd Champlin Bovee, who died in 1992.

Redskins hosting speedy Shawnee in 1st round

November 7, 2013

Sports Editor

A feeling of excitement is flowing through the Wapakoneta schools’ football program right now, and that excited feeling is peaking as the varsity squad is set to begin the playoffs Friday with the Redskins’ first home playoff game ever.

Wapakoneta varsity coach Doug Frye said the excitement is evident in the fact that the line of people at the high school to purchase tickets for Friday’s game was 60 yards in length as he was leaving Tuesday’s practice.

By BRAD FRANK Sports Editor The Wapakoneta Redskins overcame a rocky start to their scrimmage...
RAWSON — The 2013 season was a big disappointment for the Waynesfield-Goshen varsity...
After being rained out for their first game of the season, the Wapakoneta Redskins’ boys...

 

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