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Roger Strauser, 86

September 27, 2013

Roger “Dean” Strauser, 86, of Otterbein-Cridersville, formerly of Waynesfield, died at 7:56 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
He was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Wayne Township, Auglaize County, to Leah (Cook) and Reed Strawser. On June 1, 1948, in Spencerville, he married Grace Keeling, and she survives at Otterbein-Cridersville.

Roland Truesdale, 77

September 27, 2013

Roland R. Truesdale, 77, of rural Elida, died Thursday evening, Sept. 19, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 28, 1935, in Lima, the son of Gladys B. (Brentlinger) and Russell A. Truesdale, who preceded him in death. On July 1, 1956, he married Alice J. Ramga, and she died Feb. 9, 2011.

Shelter on target

September 27, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Masons and laborers with Heyne Construction, of Minster, were at work Thursday throughout the new dog shelter.
“We’re getting ready to start the exterior wall panels and get windows installed, once that is done we’ll do the roof,” Bob Koch, of Heyne Construction, said.
He said once the roof is on, they can get interior work going.
“There is a lot of masonry to do,” Koch said. “The masonry and interior work, roof and exterior shell will take time.”
Koch said it is it a pretty simple building overall.

Portman: SSDI waste needs cut

September 27, 2013

Controlling spending is one part of the simple math equation of the getting a handle on federal budget, a U.S. senator says, but getting a handle on wasteful spending should be another area Congress to consider.
For the full story, see the Friday, Sept. 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Unemployment trends downward

September 27, 2013

Unemployment rates throughout the region continued their downward trend in August.
For the full story, see the Friday, Sept. 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Redskins stung early in loss to Yellow Jackets

September 27, 2013

Sports Editor

A less than ideal start put the Wapakoneta Redskins in what proved to be too big of a hole Thursday against the visiting Sidney Yellow Jackets.

The host Redskins trailed 3-0 with 17:27 before halftime and did not recover in their 3-1 loss Thursday in a non-league varsity boys soccer match at Ryan Field.

The loss came in Wapak’s final match before its big Western Buckeye League showdown Monday against the St. Marys Roughriders.

Roland Truesdale, 77

September 27, 2013

Roland R. Truesdale, 77, of rural Elida, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Contracts OK’d

September 27, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Salaries were set Tuesday for three administrators, an operations building secretary was hired part-time, and supplemental contracts were approved during a regular meeting of the Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education.
Steve Heitz, Lori McKean and Dave Tangeman, who respectively supervise maintenance, food services and transportation for the district, were shifted to a salary-based schedule rather than the hourly pay they received previously during a meeting in August. Their new salaries were adjusted beginning Monday.

Battle over e-cigarettes hits Capitol

September 27, 2013

With one in every five Ohio deaths linked to tobacco use and the industry’s attempt to replace as many as 500,000 customers who die from tobacco-related deaths each year, an effort on Capitol Hill is being spearheaded to keep electronic cigarettes out of the hands of today’s youth and eliminate advertising aimed at children to get them to start smoking.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Sept. 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Local Marine throws first pitch

September 27, 2013

A Wapakoneta native was spotted on the Chicago Cubs baseball field in his U.S. Marines uniform.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Sept. 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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