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January 17th

Jerome F. “Jerry” Zink, 79

January 17, 2014

Jerome F. “Jerry” Zink, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:25 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor. He was born on Sept. 5, 1934, in Duchouquet Township., Auglaize County, the son of Adolph and Anna (Bustetter) Zink, who preceded him in death.

Wapakoneta's Sutton breaks 2nd record in 6 days

January 17, 2014

From staff reports

For the second time within a week, Wapakoneta Redskins sophomore Charlie Sutton set a school record.

His second new record came Thursday in the 500-yard freestyle race, as Sutton’s time of 5 minutes, 3.35 seconds shattered the previous record of 5:08.49 set by Royce Kantner.

Sutton broke another Kantner record, the 200 free, on Saturday in Celina.

Wapakoneta's Mya Hager sets new school record

January 17, 2014

From staff reports

Mya Hager will have another three-plus seasons to break the school record she broke Thursday, as the Wapakoneta Redskins freshman set a new mark in the 100-yard breaststroke.

With a time of 1 minute, 12.79 seconds, Hager topped the previous mark of 1:13.40 set by Kimi Kentner in 2010.

Her new school record was set in Wapakoneta’s sweep of the St. Marys Roughriders and the Coldwater Cavaliers in a home tri-meet during girls high school swimming competition Thursday.

Tab donations help others

January 17, 2014

Two students at Wapakoneta Elementary School found out what it’s like to be principal and vice principal for a day.

First-grader Sam Mosler and fourth-grader Jillian Price were randomly selected to shadow Principal Mark Selvaggio and Vice Principal Carrie Knoch on Thursday as a reward for buying 25 cent tickets.

The students helped make the morning announcements, tried some new cafeteria food, helped create a powerpoint presentation, visited classrooms and even helped teach a class.

Possible pertussis reported

January 17, 2014

Auglaize County Health Department Director of Nursing, Cindy Jones, received word of a probable pertussis case Monday involving a four -month-old baby.

“I really commend this medical care provider on even testing this little one, and I’m so glad that they did,” Jones said. “The child presented with only a history of a three day cough.”

In her health care professionals newsletter she is going to encourage people to look for, test for and report any possible pertussis cases.

Leaders VALU health and human services

January 17, 2014

With a day dedicated to health care and human services, local business leaders in Auglaize County got a look into the operations of many crucial health providers.

Visioning Auglaize Leadership and Unity (VALU) class, which is co-sponsored by the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce, St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce and Southwest Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce, toured five of the county’s health care facilities.

January 16th

Jack Brincefield, 73

January 16, 2014

Jack Brincefield, 73, of Van Wert, passed away at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center at 1:45 a.m. on Jan. 14, 2014. Jack was born on Sept. 30, 1940, in Auglaize County, to the late Theodore A. and Leota E. (Keiber) Brincefield. He had been previously married to Sue Mohr and Jane Huston, who both survive.

Robert J. “Bob” Fritz, 89

January 16, 2014

Robert J. “Bob” Fritz, 89, of 2304 Kensington Drive, St. Marys, and a resident of the St. Marys Living Center, died at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at the St. Marys Living Center.

He was born March 29, 1924, in Wapakoneta, the son of Oliver and Minerva (Dresher) Fritz.

He married Dorothy L. Jurosic on May 25, 1950, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta and she survives at the residence.

Frye returns to St. Marys

January 16, 2014


ST. MARYS — Doug Frye will try to rebuild the St. Marys football program that he carefully tended for 11 seasons, the one he watched fall into disrepair in the five seasons since he left.

Frye was officially named head coach of the Roughriders at a St. Marys Board of Education meeting Wednesday night.

Frye returns to St. Marys

January 16, 2014

ST. MARYS — Doug Frye will try to rebuild the St. Marys football program that he carefully tended for 11 seasons, the one he watched fall into disrepair in the five seasons since he left.

Frye was officially named head coach of the Roughriders at a St. Marys Board of Education meeting Wednesday night.

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