Archive - May 25, 2013
After 10 laps back and forth the length of the Wapakoneta Family YMCA pool, two Wapakoneta High School students decided to scuttle their boat.
Freshman Jarrett Koch and sophomore Keaton Metz had traversed the pool one more length than their nearest competitor, freshman Judy Schaub and sophomore Dakota Stammen, whose cardboard started to deteriorate from being in the water.
Soon after the tornados tore through Oklahoma earlier this week, Freedom Train owner Gary Katterheinrich had a hard time getting to sleep.
“After not getting any sleep, Katterheinrich said. “I told my wife (Sylvia) that we had to do something.”
Katterheinrich and his wife came up with a good plan.
For more on the Freedom Train helping Oklahoma tornado victims,, see Saturday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
A love of art that started when he was just a boy, is translating into a future career for one Wapakoneta High School senior.
“When I was little, I loved to draw,” Ross Kohler said.
It wasn’t until his junior year of high school that Kohler could fit art classes back into his schedule, but when he could, he took as many art classes as possible.
For more on Ross Kohler, see Saturday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Marcille A. Sailor, 86, of Jackson Center, died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Miami Valley Medical Center, in Dayton.
She was born Nov. 3, 1926, in Shelby County, the daughter of Matilda Kempfer and George F. Wildermuth, who preceded her in death.
To see Marcille A. Sailor's complete obituary, see Saturday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.