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Norma Jean Hunt-Smith, 75

August 16, 2013

Norma Jean Hunt-Smith, 75, of Wapakoneta, and Okemos, Mich., went to rest in the arms of the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.
She was born Feb. 19, 1938, in Detroit, Mich., to Lena and Sylvester Shanklin, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 5, 1960, she married B.W. Hunt, and they shared a long, happy life until his passing on Nov. 8, 2002. Norma once again found happiness when she married her long-time family friend, John M. Smith, on July 24, 2010, and he survives.

Robert Moyler, 60

August 16, 2013

Robert “Bob” L. Moyler Jr. 60, of Cridersville passed away at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 surrounded by his family at Lima Memorial Health System after a short battle with lung cancer.
He was born Feb. 8, 1953, to Frances (Van Over) and Robert L. Moyler Sr. His mother preceded him in death and his father survives in Wapakoneta. On Dec. 8, 1984, he married Dawn M. Laffin, who survives in Cridersville.

Utility rates to go up

August 16, 2013

Staff Writer
CRIDERSVILLE — Residents can expect an increase of $5 on water and sewer combined utility bills starting on September’s billing period.
The decision to increase the cost was made during a regular meeting of the Cridersville Village Council this week.
Cridersville Village Administrator Jarid Kohlrieser said residents will pay $30.23 with the increase, while anyone outside of the corporation who receives Cridersville water and sewer utilities will pay $43.79.

Drive Sober campaign under way

August 16, 2013

Local law enforcement agencies are again partnering for a national campaign, which starts this weekend, to promote sober driving.
For the full story, see the Saturday, Aug. 17 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Movie, supply night planned

August 16, 2013

CRIDERSVILLE — Cridersville Health Care Center, in conjunction with several other organizations, plans to hold a special movie night that also is aimed at helping children get ready for school.
For the full story, see the Saturday, Aug. 17 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Redskins to preview spread offense Saturday

August 16, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins’ football preview Saturday against Findlay and Tiffin Columbian will truly be a preview.

After all, Findlay and Columbian each run spread offenses, which Wapak will go against in each of its first three regular season games this season, against Bellefontaine, Kenton and Elida.

The Redskins will head to Donnell Stadium in Findlay on Saturday for a 10 a.m. scrimmage against the Findlay Trojans and the Columbian Tornadoes.

Kohler, Wapak place 4th at Defiance tournament

August 16, 2013

Sports Editor

Shelby Kohler and the Wapakoneta Redskins each placed fourth Thursday in the Defiance Lady Bulldog Golf Invitational in varsity girls golf play at Eagle Rock Golf Club in Defiance.

The Redskins totaled 423 shots Thursday.

After shooting an 88 for 18 holes, Kohler settled for fourth place overall after losing a tiebreaker for third-place medalist. She lost on the second playoff hole.

Wapak to run on state meet course

August 16, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins cross country teams will head to the site of the Ohio High School Athletic Association state championships Saturday to compete in the OHSAA Early Season Invitational at National Trail Raceway in Hebron.

The invitational is Wapak’s first regular season event of the 2013 season.
Wapak’s boys team will compete at 1:50 p.m. Saturday in Section F, one of four scored boys races, while the Redskins girls squad will race at 4:20 p.m. Saturday in Section H, one of four scored girls races.

W-G tops Ridgemont in conference play

August 16, 2013

From staff reports

The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers topped the Ridgemont Golden Gophers, 183-203, in a Northwest Central Conference varsity boys golf match Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park Golf Club in Kenton.

Trey Crumrine and Lake Turner each posted 44 on Thursday to lead W-G.

Gabe Wilcox (47) and Brandon Turner (48) finished the Tigers’ scoring. Caden Spencer (57) and Drew Lament (60) also played for W-G.

Tigers beat Riverside, win 2nd straight match

August 16, 2013

From staff reports

The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers grabbed their second straight win in match play Thursday with a 233-254 victory over the Riverside Pirates at Prairie View Golf Club in Waynesfield.

With the win, W-G moved to 2-0 overall this season.

The Tigers were led by match medalist Chelsea Spencer’s 51, a season-best.

Kennedy Rumer had a 58, Kiersten Wilcox notched a season-best 60 and Elva Anne Shephard tallied a 64 for W-G.

Destiny Jones was the low scorer for Riverside at 57.

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