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Archive - Feb 2013

February 20th

'Watt' a performance: Redskins cruise past St. Marys

February 20, 2013

 

SPENCERVILLE — If you were to ask any coach when he wants a player’s best performance of the season, the answer would always be the same.

Tournament time.

For sophomore guard Megan Watt, Tuesday night was her time.

The Wapakoneta Redskins easily defeated cross-county rivals St. Marys in the first round of Sectional play at Spencerville High School. 53-31.

Beef queen crowned

February 20, 2013

When the 2013 Auglaize County Beef queen heard her name read as the next to serve as a representative for the Auglaize County Cattlemen’s Association, she said she thought for a second they read someone’s else’s name — then the realization of the moment struck her.

Guild gears up for play

February 20, 2013

The Wapakoneta Theatre Guild is getting ready for their annual spring performance by scheduling a casting call.

Audition dates for the spring production of “A Night in the Theatre” are scheduled to be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday on the second floor of the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce building, 30 E. Auglaize St.

The play calls for two couples of indeterminate age, with the possibility of extras with non-speaking roles.

Entries accepted for Muchinippi WinterFest

February 20, 2013

Entries are being accepted for several displays and competitions to be held during this year’s Waynesfield-Goshen Muchinippi WinterFest.

Scheduled for March 8 and 9, in the Waynesfield-Goshen School auditeria, the annual event features a wide array of activities for all ages.

WinterFest, which is a revival of an old community tradition, is the only fundraiser for the Waynesfield-Goshen Muchinippi Community Theatre and is become a fundraising forum for other community groups as well.

Mary Jolly, 85

February 20, 2013

Mary M. Jolly, 85, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:56 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health Care System.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.

Iva Eder, 68

February 20, 2013

Iva D. Eder 68, of Wapakoneta, died at 4 a.m. today, Feb. 20, 2013, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

Mildred Swaidner, 96

February 20, 2013

Mildred A. “Millie” Swaidner, 96, died Jan. 27, 2013.
Services are at 3 p.m. Friday at Green Hills Care Center in West Liberty, with the Revs. Cheryl Siegenthaler and Rob Fulton officiating. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mary Lou Schumann, 82

February 20, 2013

Mary Lou Schumann, 82, of Botkins, died at 1:08 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born July 26, 1930, in Celina, the daughter of Mary (Rupert) and Ralph McElroy, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 29, 1971, she married Melvin Schumann, and he survives in Botkins.

February 19th

Street sparks remarks

February 19, 2013

Preliminary plans for the reconstruction of West Auglaize Street are to be completed so city legislators, a city board and residents can review them before they are sent to the state for approval, Wapakoneta’s mayor said during and after Monday’s Wapakoneta City Council meeting.

Fiscal officer leaves library

February 19, 2013

Auglaize County Public District Library Board members met in special session Monday to begin laying out the process for replacing a long-time employee.

Dana Webb, a 15-year employee for the board, announced she is leaving her position as fiscal officer for the library district. Webb accepted a position with Wapakoneta  City Schools, where she will process payroll for the school district. Her last official day will be March 15, but her last day of work due to vacation days will be March 8. She is scheduled to start her new position with the schools on March 11.

BOTKINS — Ending a streak of 11 straight scoreless innings, the Botkins Trojans scored...
NEW BREMEN — Wapakoneta’s junior Adam Henderson ran in from the field between innings...
The Wapakoneta Redskins sent all nine batters in their lineup to the plate in the first inning...

 

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