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April 23rd

Softball picks up key league victory

April 23, 2013

 

Monday’s make-up game between the Wapakoneta Redskins and the Elida Bulldogs was a victory on the scoreboard for the Redskins as well as a victory in varsity coach Bill Sammons’ book. 

“I really think that we actually won this game,” Sammons said after the 11-1, six-inning game. “We took a step today, even though the first inning was a little frustrating. We really took a step in the right direction in this game.”

Suspect found, no bomb found at Cridersville Elementary

April 23, 2013

No bomb was found and a suspect located as Cridersville Elementary School students returned to the building shortly before 10 a.m. Monday.

“We have a student who did it, we know who did it and are now going through the disciplinary process,” Wapakoneta City Schools Superintendent Keith Horner said.

A fourth-grade student at the school wrote the bomb threat on a note that staff members were alerted to by a student at 7:45 a.m., Horner said. The building was immediately evacuated and students arriving were rerouted.

Knox named to post

April 23, 2013

WAYNESFIELD — A Waynesfield resident who barely lost in her quest for a fourth term to village council has been reinstated to her post.

Ronda Knox, 68, 305 N. Westminster St., was the lone applicant after councilor Cheryl Jerew officially resigned her seat on April 5 after she moved out of the village.

“I am just happy to be of service to my community again,” Knox said.

Proposal allows teens to pre-register

April 23, 2013

A bill proposed this week, would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to preregister, although they still couldn’t vote until they turned 18.

Sen. Nina Turner, D-Cleveland, who co-sponsored the bill said she believes it is never too early to start engaging young people about their right and their responsibility to vote.

April 22nd

Marjorie Jones, 87

April 22, 2013

Marjorie Jones, 87, 902 Jackson St., St. Marys, died at 10:54 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Briarwood Manor Nursing Home in Coldwater.
She was born March 23, 1926, in Moulton, the daughter of Nora (Hines) and Grant Tester. On Sept. 1, 1946, she married Joseph Jones, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 1999.
She is survived by four children, Ron J. (Carol) Jones, of New Bremen, Gregory (Pam) Jones, of St. Marys, Debra (Rees) McKee, of St. Marys, and Corrine (Dennis) Craft, of St. Marys; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Vogel, of St. Marys.

Mary Wolfe, 70

April 22, 2013

Mary K. Wolfe, 70, 1905 Cheshire Drive, St. Marys, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 18, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 7, 1943, in St. Marys, to Mary (McClain) and Evert Adams, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 22, 1964, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, in St. Marys, she married Thomas I. Wolfe, who died Aug. 7, 2012.

Orin Roettger, 89

April 22, 2013

Orin J. Roettger, 89, of St. Marys, passed away peacefully at 12:15 a.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born Sept. 17, 1923, in New Bremen, the son of Luetta (Dammeyer) and Clarence Roettger, who preceded him in death. On Oct. 3, 1942, he married Lois Boroff, they were married for 69 years, she survives at the residence.

Bomb threat

April 22, 2013

Students and staff were rerouted and evacuated from Cridersville Elementary School this morning after a bomb threat.

Wapakoneta City Schools Superintendent Keith Horner said the threat was discovered at this school this morning shortly before 7:45 a.m., requiring that they make other plans for 37 staff members and 341 kindergarten through fourth-grade students, as well as preschoolers who attend class in the building each day.

“It happened at the time of day that as soon as we found out we started evacuations and rerouting kids,” Horner said.

Dairy Princess advises new royalty to seize the moment

April 22, 2013

One Wapakoneta High School junior this spring stepped down as a member of royalty.

Aprille Steinke, who served the last year as the Auglaize County Dairy Princess, says Kimberly Brown needs to cherish the position of helping promote the work of dairy farmers and dairy products in the county and the region.

Fourth-grade student wants to play football

April 22, 2013

Football, football and more football.

That is what is on the mind of one Cridersville Elementary School fourth-grader.

He plays it in the fall and practices his skills on video games and watches old game replays on ESPN the rest of the year.

Ten-year-old Connor McDonald is a running back for the Cridersville Rams and says his favorite thing about playing football is hitting people.

This spring he also is playing soccer. It’s his second year of using the sport to help with his running and other skills used in playing football.

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