Archive - 2013
Mary M. Jolly, 85, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:56 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health Care System. She was born Feb. 3, 1928, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of the late Effie Elizabeth (Krause) and Cloyd Fleming. On Nov. 23, 1945, she married Allen Trenton Jolly, who died Feb. 6, 2002.
Surviving are three sons, Vincent Lee Jolly ,of Wapakoneta, Gregory Allen Jolly, of Wapakoneta, and John Thomas Jolly ,of Wapakoneta; and a daughter, JoAnn Keneipp, of Wapakoneta.
She was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Jolly.
Iva D. Eder, 68, of Wapakoneta, died at 4 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 25, 1944, in Hamlin, W. Va., to Madge (Cooper) and Frank Walls, who preceded her in death. On July 27, 1992, she married Fred Eder, and he survives in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are four children, James Hall, of Elida, Sharon McCarty, of Columbus, Mikel Hall of St. Cloud, Fla., and Bobby Hall of Lima.
Barbara L. (Kiser) Overman,82, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at the Pella Regional Health Center in Pella, Iowa following a very brief illness.
She was born Nov. 2, 1930, in Anna, to Esther (Katterhenry) and Walter Steinkemper. In 1984, she married Dr. Frank H. Overman, a high school classmate, and moved to Pella, Iowa, where they enjoyed 25 years of marriage together until Dr. Overmanâ€™s death in 2010.
Wapakoneta City Schools are closed today Friday, Feb. 22
Waynesfield-Goshen Local Schools are closed today Friday Feb. 22
St. Marys City Schools are closed today Friday Feb. 22
Josie Miller, seeded 13th in state swim meet, places 5th in the prelims. She qualifies for state finals Friday. Way to go Josie!
For the first time in school history, the Wapakoneta Redskins wrestling team will be competing in the state tournament this weekend in Columbus.
The following week six Redskin wrestlers, which includes two district champions, and an alternate will compete as individuals at the state tournament after qualifying at districts last weekend.
Tap-in fees for the seven county-owned sewage treatment facilities are increasing.
The facilities service unincorporated subdivisions throughout Auglaize County.
Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart said individual treatment plants are designed for a specific maximum flow and single-family homes within the limits of each subdivision’s sewage area, creating a sewer district. As individual subdivisions are developed, some homes are built on multiple lots, not reaching maximum capacity of the treatment plant.
WAYNESFIELD — Approximately 50 people attended a public meeting Wednesday hosted by Waynesfield Village Council members regarding the potential of bringing natural gas to the village.
Craig Mescher, of Fanning-Howey and Associates, who facilitated the meeting held at the Waynesfield-Goshen Local School auditeria, gave an overview of the project, ranging from funding to an overall estimated cost breakdown for the project.
SPENCERVILLE — If you were to ask any coach when he wants a player’s best performance of the season, the answer would always be the same.
For sophomore guard Megan Watt, Tuesday night was her time.
The Wapakoneta Redskins easily defeated cross-county rivals St. Marys in the first round of Sectional play at Spencerville High School. 53-31.
When the 2013 Auglaize County Beef queen heard her name read as the next to serve as a representative for the Auglaize County Cattlemen’s Association, she said she thought for a second they read someone’s else’s name — then the realization of the moment struck her.