Archive - 2013
As workers near the end of phase one of the East Auglaize Street reconstruction project, members of the Wapakoneta City Council Streets and Alleys Committee met Thursday with officials from the city engineerâ€™s office to view the progress.
â€śWe are pleased with the progress,â€ť said Dan Graf, committee chairman. â€śThe features included are time-tested and should last a long time. The architectural features that are being used are pleasing to the eye. We couldnâ€™t be happier.â€ť
The Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council (WAEDC) hosted attorney Scott Ziance from Columbus on Thursday for a special meeting with the Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education and members of the Wapakoneta City Council.
For the full story, see the Friday, Aug. 16 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News
CRIDERSVILLE â€” Getting a glimpse of pioneer life, the Cridersville community came to â€śRally Around the Cabinâ€ť for candle making and chicken dinners Thursday evening at the Daniel Bowsher Log Home.
For the full story, see the Friday, Aug. 16 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
On the same course for the second straight day, the Wapakoneta Redskins were the runner-up Wednesday with a team score of 335 in the Auglaize County Invitational, a six-team tournament played at Arrowhead Golf Course in Minster.
Wapak played at Arrowhead on Tuesday in the Cardinal Invitational and scored 340 as a team, while Redskins junior Drew Wayman was Tuesday’s tournament medalist.
Wayman tied for third overall Wednesday with an 18-hole round of 77.
From staff reports
The Botkins Trojans scored a 171-189 win over the Fort Recovery Indians on Wednesday in a non-league varsity boys golf match at Mercer County Elks Country Club in Celina.
The Trojans were led by Seth Hanna’s nine-hole score of 41. Nick Okuley and Roger Miller followed with a 42 each. Spencer Stutsman was Botkins’ fourth scorer at 46.
Fort Recovery was led by Kent Retz and Stewy Alig at 46 each. Derek Backs shot a 47, and Chase Bruns carded a 50.
The Trojans are now 3-0 in match play this season.
Robert I. Moyler, 60, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Margaret L. Kantner, 87, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 at, St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Funeral services are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, in Wapakoneta.
James A. â€śBig Dogâ€ť Deal, 52, of Wapakoneta, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 17, 1961, to the late Marjorie Faye (Worrell) and Rex Eugene Deal. On Sept. 14, 2002, he married Melissa Beth Tangeman, who survives.
Mr. Deal had been a chemical operator at the Potash Corporation and enjoyed camping, fishing, the Cleveland Browns and The OSU Buckeyes.
Larry Lee Shaffer, 71, of Wapakoneta, died the morning of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at his home.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1941, in Auglaize County, the son of the late Myrle (Weber) and Farren Shaffer. On Jan. 30, 1965, in Westminster, he married Joyce Cummings, who passed on Nov. 8, 2010.
Larry is survived by a son, Shannon Shaffer, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, April (Ron) Barnt, of Wapakoneta, and Amber (Denny) Moran, of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
BOTKINS â€“ New changes in school funding have Botkins school board members looking for a way to ask voters for a renewal levy, which will likely go on the ballot in a special election in February.