Archive - May 10, 2013
Kathy L. Luma 76, of Wapakoneta died at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born June 22, 1936, in Lima, to Edna (Patterson) and William H. Miller who preceded her in death. On Dec. 7, 1953, she married Cletus M. Luma, and he died April 8, 2007.
Kelly B. Hennon, 53, of Botkins, died at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, following a sudden illness.
He was born Aug. 23, 1959, in Lima.
His mother and step-father, Letha and Donald Method, survive in New Knoxville. On March 14, 1981, he married Lorie A. Ott, and she survives.
As a part of the Engineering Projects and Community Service (EPICS) program, Ohio Northern University students delivered Thursday an interactive, 1/4-scale replica of the Mars rover Curiosity to the Armstrong Air and Space Museum.
The replica was designed by engineering students at the university and was offered as an actual 1-credit hour class for students.
Armstrong Air and Space Museum Executive Director Chris Burton said the display will be a valuable educational tool that should draw a lot of interest at the museum.
WAYNESFIELD — Several Waynesfield-Goshen Schools students got a big “bang” out of their education during class on Thursday.
Members of the school’s Civil War Brigade, as well as several other classes of students, were able to watch a cannon firing demonstration. Members of each class participated as team members that fired the 12-pound, mountain Howitzer, the most common gun of the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
The demonstration was presented by Taylor Batteries from Woodville, a Civil War historical preservation group.
Wapakoneta City Schools is celebrating its past successes, while preparing for future changes in how students and teachers are to be measured.
Superintendent Keith Horner highlighted Wapakoneta City Schools first excellent rating based on 2012 state report cards during his annual State of the Schools address Thursday before the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce.
“It’s a reflection of all the hard work the teachers are doing in the classroom every day,” Horner said.