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James Lewis Schumann, 77

December 17, 2013

James Lewis Schumann, 77, of Wheelock Street, Keene, N.H. died at the Cheshire Medical Center-Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Keene on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, after a period of failing health.
Jim was a former resident of Wapakoneta and was a graduate of Blume High School. He was a member at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and was married in the church on July 27, 1958 to Wanda Lee Meyers and they have been married for fifty-five years.
A private memorial service and burial will be held at a later date in Keene, N.H.

Running for chocolate

December 17, 2013

Many local runners faced the snowy weather to participate in the first annual “Hot Chocolate 5K” on Saturday, and they were rewarded after they made it to the finish line.
“The Y has done other versions of 5Ks and runs,” Wapakoneta YMCA Director Josh Little said. “It’s a unique event — it’s exciting for Sertoma Club to partner with the Y.”
The Wapakoneta Sertoma Club is dedicated to community service for hearing and vision.
Little said the two organizations came
together to think of a fun, unique way for locals to enjoy a run in the winter.

No results on money ordinances

December 17, 2013

The inability to take action topped the action of Monday’s Wapakoneta City Council meeting.
Council faced two money ordinances tagged as emergencies – a temporary appropriations ordinance to start fiscal year 2014, totaling more than $10 million through more than three dozen funds; and a supplemental appropriations ordinance totaling $177,000 to adjust seven different funds.

Miracle Meal serves hundreds

December 17, 2013

The 18th annual Miracle Meal took place at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds Monday night. Hundreds gathered in the Junior Fair Building at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds for a free Christmas dinner complete with gifts for children, music and fellowship.
Miracle Meal Board President Rollie Kent says the event started 18 years ago when a handful of Christians got together to give back to the community.
“We decicded to do this and it started small,” Kent said. “Then it grew each year into what it is now.”

Waynesfield-Goshen handles banged up Botkins

December 17, 2013

Sports Editor

WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers did what they should have Monday in handling a banged up Botkins Trojans team.

On paper, W-G was the favorite entering Monday’s contest, and the result on the scoreboard matched what showed on paper by the game’s end, as the Tigers managed a 65-37 victory in a non-league varsity girls basketball contest.

The Tigers are now 5-1 overall after Monday’s win.  

The Trojans had only eight healthy players in the entire high school entering Monday’s game.

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