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March 15th

Rose Coil, 89

March 15, 2013

Rose M. Coil, 89, of Wapakoneta, formerly of Van Wert, died at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born Nov. 11, 1923, in Spencer Township, Allen County, the daughter of Rose M. (Krebs) and Edward Schwinnen, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 19, 1949, she married Carl R. Coil, and he died Feb. 8, 1984.

Kenneth Gossard, 77

March 15, 2013

Kenneth Klor Gossard, 77, of Harrod, died at 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
He was born May 3, 1945, in Wayne Township, Auglaize County, to Pansy Lucinda (Webb) and Charles Ercil Gossard. On June 29, 1957, he married Joan Beery, and she survives in Harrod.

March 14th

County responds to local TB case

March 14, 2013

A rare case of tuberculosis (TB) in Auglaize County is being investigated by local health officials to prevent its spread.

A man working at a Wapakoneta business was found to have contracted the disease and tests are being conducted on his co-workers and close personal contacts, Auglaize County Health Commissioner Charlotte Parsons said.

She said earlier this week nurses tested 90 percent of the man’s co-workers.

“We have no results yet,” Parsons said.  “All of his family contacts have been tested, also.”

Polling locations limited to one ballot box

March 14, 2013

Each polling location in the county is expected to have just one ballot box for the May primary.

Auglaize County Elections Board members discussed the option Wednesday during their regularly scheduled board meeting.

Auglaize County Elections Director Carolyn Campbell suggested they take one ballot box to each polling place except St. Marys.

March 13th

The smoke was white!

March 13, 2013

Pope Francis hails from Argentina.

Rose Coil, 89

March 13, 2013

Rose M. Coil, 89, of Wapakoneta, died at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Jane Hudnall, 50

March 13, 2013

Jane Ann Hudnall, 50, of Wapakoneta, formerly of Cedar Grove, went home to be with the Lord Monday, March 11, 2013, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
Surviving are her mother, Phyllis Hudnall, of Wapakoneta; a sister and brother-in-law, Rose and Mike Werling, of Wapakoneta; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Timothy and Renda Hudnall, of Ronda, and John Hudnall and his companion Kathy Davis, of Beckley; and several nieces and nephews.
Jane was preceded in death by her father, Robert Hudnall.
She was a member and Sunday school teacher at the Chelyan Church of the Nazarene.

Shooter prepares for Junior Olympics

March 13, 2013

 

After a successful finish to the 2012 shooting season, local Glenn Zimmerman is preparing for the Junior Olympics in Pistol Shooing in April.

The Junior Olympics competition are held at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Zimmerman finished off his shooting season at Ohio State, at the OSU Junior Olympic qualifying match on December 22. 

Zimmerman placed first in the .22 caliber sport pistol competition.

Challengers experience Zumba at YMCAs

March 13, 2013

MINSTER — After participants in the Grand Health Challenge learned about healthy food choices last month at Pantry Pride, they went on location again this month to learn about healthy fitness choices.

On Tuesday, people visited the Wapakoneta Family YMCA, Auglaize-Mercer YMCA North, in Celina, and Auglaize-Mercer YMCA South, in Minster, and participated in tours of the facilities, including the weight room, cardio room, aerobic track and the pool area, along with a YMCA employee explaining each portion of the tour in depth.

Health Commissioner’s contract renewed

March 13, 2013

The Auglaize County health commissioner’s contract was renewed for another two years during Tuesday’s meeting of the Auglaize County Health Board.

“It’s virtually the same contract I have had for 10 to 12 years,” Auglaize County Health Commissioner Charlotte Parsons said after the meeting.

Health Board members approved the renewal after an executive session Tuesday morning.

The contract, for an approximate $85,425 annual salary, has no changes, Parsons said.

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