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August 13th

New Bremen defeats W-G

August 13, 2013

From staff reports

The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers were defeated by the New Bremen Cardinals, 171-186, on Monday in a non-league varsity boys golf match at Prairie View Golf Club in Waynesfield.

The loss was W-G’s first of the season, moving the Tigers to 1-1 overall.

Trey Crumrine led W-G with a 41. Also for the Tigers, Lake Turner and Gabe Wilcox each had a 47, while Drew Lament notched a 51.

New Bremen’s Alex Britton was the match medalist with a nine-hole score of 38.

Freda Randall, 88

August 13, 2013

Freda Pauline Randall, 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:40 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.
She was born June 8, 1925, in Lima to Carl and Ida Shroyer Walti, who preceded her in death. She married Carlton Wilson Randall Sept. 5, 1947 and he preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1995.
Mrs. Randall had been a homemaker and attended Voice of Victory Methodist Church.

Larry Shaffer, 71

August 13, 2013

Larry Lee Shaffer, 71, of Wapakoneta, died the morning of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at his home.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1941, in Auglaize County, the son of the late Myrle (Weber) and Farren Shaffer. On Jan. 30, 1965, in Westminster, he married Joyce Cummings, who passed on Nov. 8, 2010.
Larry is survived by a son, Shannon Shaffer, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, April (Ron) Barnt, of Wapakoneta, and Amber (Denny) Moran, of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Dogs now taken to Allen County

August 13, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
After the collapse of a building at the temporary rented facilities the Auglaize County dog warden was operating out of, all recovered dogs are now being cared for in Allen County.
“All dogs are going straight to Allen County now,” Auglaize County Dog Warden Russ Bailey told the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Botkins 3rd at league preview

August 13, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans took third place Monday at the Shelby County Athletic League preview in varsity boys golf action.

The Trojans tallied 357 as a team Monday.

Nick Okuley led Botkins with an 86 for 18 holes.

Seth Hanna carded an 89 to finish second for the Trojans. Spencer Stutsman and Josh Miller each scored 91 to complete Botkins’ scoring.

Russia was the preview winner at 331, followed by runner-up Anna at 342.

Russia’s Austin Tebbe was the low scorer in the preview at 74.

Rollback to end for taxes

August 13, 2013

New legislation regarding school funding could bring both positives and negatives to school district voters, depending on their willingness to continue existing property tax levies that have already been approved.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Cridersville discusses storm damage

August 13, 2013

Cridersville community and city council members gathered Monday evening to speak about recent storm damage during a regular village council meeting.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

August 12th

Wilbur Feltz, 84

August 12, 2013

Wilbur J. Feltz, 84, of St. Henry, died on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born April 8, 1929, in Cassella, to the late Anna (Heinrichs) and Oscar Feltz. On April 18, 1953, he married Alice J. (Schmitt), and she died May 8, 2006.

Mary Neumeier, 91

August 12, 2013

Mary Louise Neumeier, 91, died at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, after an extended illness at her Silver Street home with her children encircling her.
Mary’s wish to remain in her home was made possible through the care of her loving sons, Dick and Matt. She was eager to re-join Elmer (died May 14, 2012) with whom she raised 19 children to adulthood.
An infant daughter, Victoria, preceded the couple to heaven on Aug. 14, 1964. Their daughter Rebecca Mosler, who died Sept. 6, 2012, was also there to welcome her mother home.

Wilbur J. Feltz, 84

August 12, 2013

Wilbur J. Feltz, 84, of St. Henry, died on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born April 8, 1929, in Cassella, to the late Anna (Heinrichs) and Oscar Feltz. On April 18, 1953, he married Alice J. (Schmitt), and she died May 8, 2006.

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