Archive - 2013
Wapakoneta City Schools, St. Marys City Schools and Waynesfield-Goshen Local Schools are closed today, March 25, due to snow and hazardous road conditions.
Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon warned motorists that roadways are snow-covered and hazardous. He requests motorists to use extreme caution while driving.
Mary C. Moeller, 82, of Celina, died at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Celina Manor, due to natural causes.
She was born March 30, 1930, in Sharpsburg, the daughter of Louisa (Muhlenkamp) and Edward Feltz, who preceded her in death. On June 2, 1948, she married Louis Moeller, and he died Jan. 29, 1996.
Nichole Lyn Roether, 39, of Lima, died at 12:39 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center, in Lima, surrounded by her family.
She was born March 14, 1974, in Lima. Her parents Timothy and Sherrill Satterfield Williams survive in Lima.
Nichole was a graduate of Marimor School and attended the prevocational class at Marimor Industries. Her smile was like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. If you were lucky she might give you one of her special hugs.
Mary C. Suever, 90, of Delphos, died at 5:10 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Green Hills Center, in West Liberty.
She was born Sept. 17, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Louise (Ziegenfilder) and Albert F. Schneider, who preceded her in death. She married Roland E. Esser, who preceded her in death in 1970. She then married Merlin â€śLindyâ€ť Suever, and he preceded her in death in 1977.
Mary Jo Duckro, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:20 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born Oct. 24, 1928, the daughter of Lucille C. (Koch) and Henry C. Nipgen, who preceded her in death. On May 7, 1949, she married Harold G. Duckro, and he died Oct. 26, 2000.
The county medical director brought attention to a new virus originating in the Middle East.
Discovered last year, the â€śnovel coronavirusâ€ť â€” which is named after the virusâ€™s crown-like projections visible under a microscope â€” appears to be related to viruses in bats and goats, and presents itself as a severe case of the flu. In older people, it can develop into pneumonia.
â€śItâ€™s a new respiratory virus,â€ť Auglaize County Medical Director Dr. Juan Torres said. â€śWe still donâ€™t know how bad it is or how big of a problem it will be for public health.â€ť
A cut of a ribbon signified the grand opening of a retail store in Wapakoneta.
The Goodwill Easter Seals of Miami Valley opened its newest Goodwill store at 1240 Bellefontaine St., Wapakoneta, and an official says the business plans to bring more than just a retail store to the community.
â€śWe are more than retail stores,â€ť Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley Marketing and Communication Specialist Kim Bramlage said. â€śAll retail store proceeds support more than 40 programs and services.â€ť
These programs and services build on the
A new restaurant offering both Chinese-style foods and American favorites opens at 11 a.m. today.
Old Town Buffet, which also is to feature a Mongolian and barbecue grill, plans to open offering both its buffet or dinners available for dine-in or take out.
Old Town Buffet owner Neng Lin said Wapakoneta seemed the perfect place for him to open another restaurant. He currently also has restaurants in Bryan and Bowling Green.
â€śWe thought it was the perfect place with it being in the shopping center,â€ť Lin said.
Nichole Lyn Roether, 39, of Lima, died at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.
Mary Jo Duckro, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:20 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Long & Folk Chapel in Wapakoneta.