Archive - 2013
Evelyn I. Oakley, 90, of Jackson Center, passed away at 4:26 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
She was born, in Jackson Center, on Sept. 20, 1922, to the late Kathryn (Brann) and Walter E. Leininger. She married Emmett E. Oakley 70 years ago on May 15, 1943, and he survives.
Margaret L. Kantner 87, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Sept. 19, 1925, in Lima, to Edith (Hoaglin) and Alvie Warren Hall, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 10, 1943, she married Emmet L. Kantner, and he passed away on July 31, 2003.
La Donna J. Hoel, 79, of Waynesfield, died at 3:35 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 at her residence in Waynesfield.
She was born April, 27, 1934, in Preble County, to the late Clara (Hornbeck) and Russell Guenther. On Jan. 20, 1951, in New Paris, she married Kenneth W. Hoel, and he preceded her in death on May 20, 1986.
Gary L. â€śGizmoâ€ť Gossard Sr., 62, of Celina, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 in St. Rita Hospital in Lima.
Earl Vorhees led a full and varied life. Always curious and with a keen intellect, he loved the journey of exploring new things. His friends half-jokingly called him â€śthe most interesting man in the world.â€ť Husband, father, thespian, teacher, writer, factory manager, labor organizer, timber-framer, yacht and barn restorationist, skier and sailor â€” he was passionate about them all.
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.