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September 23rd

Harold J. Baumann, 75

September 23, 2013

Harold J. Baumann, 75, of Kenmore, N.Y., a retired Buffalo school teacher, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Hospice, at the Beechwood residence.
He was the first student from Regis High School to attend Canisius College. He began his career with Sears in the credit department and then decided teaching was the job for him.
He spent 30 years with the Buffalo Board of Education as a teacher and a truant (attendance) officer. He was a member of the school masters association and the Tuesday Morning Retired Attendance Teachers Breakfast Club.

Glenna Shirley, 63

September 23, 2013

Glenna Mae Shirley, 63, of Quincy, died at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Cridersville Healthcare Center in Cridersville.
She was born March 17, 1950, in Welch, W. Va., a daughter of the late Rebecca Jane (Shepherd) and William Eli Lester.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers; Okey and Osie Lester.
She was married to Roy Shirley and he died Oct. 12, 1997.

Carolyn McCreary, 93

September 23, 2013

Carolyn McCreary, 93, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:50 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 22, 1919, in Lima, to Carrie (Billiter) and Edward “Butch” Nebcour. On Sept. 21, 1956, she married Carl Thomas McCreary, who preceded her in death in 1994.
Mrs. McCreary had been a housekeeper and a waitress at the Delite Cafe in the 1960s.
Survivors include a grandson, Matthew (Ciera Carpenter) McCreary, of Wapakoneta; and four great-grandchildren, Destiny McCreary, Tiah McCreary, Ayden McCreary; and Landon Miller.

Volunteers key

September 23, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Auglaize County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) members continue to prepare for the possibility of a disaster and what might be needed.
New LEPC Secretary Don Jump said the volunteer Citizen Corps continues to work toward developing and tweaking a plan for a Volunteer Reception Center. The plan was tried out during a full-scale training exercise in June.
Jump said after that training, they are putting the final touches on the plan.

Cook-off winners gain ‘bragging rights’

September 23, 2013

WAYNESFIELD — Turkey Day came two months early in Waynesfield, where locals participated in their annual cook-off to see who makes the best Thanksgiving turkey.
For the full story, see the Monday, Sept. 23 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Jury returns guilty verdict

September 23, 2013

Defense attorney Gerald Siesel argued during closing arguments Friday that the state simply had not proven beyond a reasonable doubt that Robby Barnett was present and therefore responsible for the death of 53-year-old Jeffrey Aldrich.
For the full story, see the Monday, Sept. 23 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 21st

Redskins beat Bath, 21-0; record 2nd straight shutout

September 21, 2013

Sports Editor

Amid the rainy conditions and mud-soaked field, Wapakoneta Redskins senior running back Zach Schmerge ran for all three of his team’s touchdowns in the first half Friday.

The Redskins recorded a 21-0 victory over the Bath Wildcats in Western Buckeye League varsity football action in Lima.

Schmerge accounted for 177 yards on 34 carries Friday, leading the Redskins’ rushing attack, which sits atop the WBL.

W-G squanders chances against USV in 22-16 loss

September 21, 2013

Staff Writer

WAYNESFIELD — The first half seemed to be downhill as usual for the Waynesfield-Goshen football team. In the second half, however, it seemed like somebody finally flicked on the switch to the 2013 football season.

The Tigers had plenty of second half heroics but fell just short of producing their first win in a 22-16 loss to the Upper Scioto Valley Rams in a Northwest Central Conference varsity football game Friday, the NWCC opener for both teams.

Wapakoneta places 5th in WBL tournament

September 21, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins placed fifth overall in the Western Buckeye League boys golf tournament Friday at Shawnee Country Club in Lima.

With its fifth-place effort, combined with its second-place during the regular season in match play, Wapak finished fourth overall in the final WBL standings for the 2013 season.

September 20th

Cridersville PD adds two new officers to the force

September 20, 2013

The Cridersville Police Department gained two new police officers who will be going through training during the next few weeks.
Police Chief John Drake brought in the new officers to avoid staff overtime issues throughout the department.
“We lost a couple officers in the last six months,” Drake said. “I like to keep my numbers around 10 part-timers.”
Drake said the department has lost six officers in the past 18 months.
For more information on the new Cridersville officers, see the Saturday, Sept. 21 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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