Archive - Feb 2014
The Wapakoneta Redskins managed a comeback win Tuesday over the state-ranked Minster Wildcats in their final home game of the regular season on Senior Night at Wapakoneta High School.
Wapak trailed by 10 points, 34-24, in the third period but outscored Minster 26-12 the rest of the way to notch a 50-46 win Tuesday in a non-league varsity girls basketball game, giving Minster its first loss in 2014.
The Wildcats’ last loss was Dec. 27 against the against Wadsworth in the Bath Holiday Tournament.
WAYNESFIELD — The supplemental contracts for three coaches and one music director were approved during a regular meeting of the Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education on Monday evening.
Head boys track and field coach Jim Epperly, volunteer assistant girls basketball coach Janet Patton, pit orchestra director Klayton Hilleary and assistant track coach Brian Shaw were all approved by the board based on the adopted supplemental salary schedule for the 2013-14 school year.
A Michigan man is in custody after he allegedly robbed a Wapakoneta Subway restaurant Monday night.
At approximately 5:07 p.m. Monday, the Wapakoneta Police Department received a phone call from employees at the Subway at 1401 Bellefontaine St., regarding a robbery. A male subject reportedly entered the store, produced a weapon and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene heading east on Bellefontaine Street in a mini-van with Michigan license plates. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the store.
Steinke Family Chiropractic is hosting its second annual Have a Heart dinner at 7 p.m. tonight at the Wapakoneta VFW.
The dinner is free, but donations are welcomed.
Emily Ailes, head chiropractic assistant at Steinke Family Chiropractic, said the event is open to the public and donations will go to Oklahaven Children’s Chiropractic Hospital in Oklahoma City.
“We do a campaign, so if they come to dinner they can donate,” Ailes said. “We also bless our guests by inviting them into our office.”
Robin Emrick, 48 years of age, passed away Feb. 8, 2014, from Parkinsonism, a degenerative brain condition for which, at present, there is no known cause or cure.
Robin was born in Washington, District of Columbia, Oct. 5, 1965. She attended Holy Cross High School in Kennsington, Md. (Class of 1983) and was a graduate of Denison University (Class of 1987). At Denison, Robin was an active member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and many other campus organizations.
Virginia Kantner, 89, of Wapakoneta died at 12:44 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima. She was born on April 12, 1924 in Shelby County, Ohioto Theodore L. & Eva L. (Barns) Kaufman who preceded her in death.¬† On Aug. 9, 1942 she married Aldo D. Kantner and he passed away on March 13, 1981.
Survivors include two sons; Dennis & Jeffry both of Wapakoneta, a sister Vera Hall of Sidney and a brother Robert Kaufman of Jackson Center.
She was preceded in death by a son Gary Kantner, two sisters Ethel Kempfer and Peg Schmoll and a brother Charles Kaufman.
Carol Dunlap-Reis, 70, of 09138 Burr Oak Road in Wapakoneta, OH died Thursday Feb. 6, 2014, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima, Ohio.
She was born March 4, 1943, in Celina to Hubert Byron and Margaret Alice (Burd) Davenport.
Survivors include:¬†¬† daughter Lisa Byers¬† of St. Marys, daughter Theresa Dunlap¬† of Lima,¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬† son Ed Dunlap¬† of Wapakoneta; 11 grandchildren;¬†¬†¬† 13 great-grandchildren; sister Nina (Howard) Barnhart¬† of Cloverdale.
Paul Adrian Helmlinger, 91, of Botkins, passed away at 1:25 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. He was born in Shelby County, Ohio to the late Adam Ernest and Anna Louise (Ambos) Helmlinger. He was also preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law Esta E. (Alexander) Gies; his brother and sister-in-law Kirby A. (Bonnie) Helmlinger; and a nephew Paul F. ‚ÄúFritz‚ÄĚ Gies.
Students at Cridersville Elementary School will be celebrating their valentines a little bit differently this week, with a focus on heart health and awareness.
Jump Rope for Heart is a fundraising program that schools throughout the country are getting involved in to help educate youth about the importance of exercise and heart health.
“It’s heart month. It’s Valentine’s Day, so it all kind of goes together,” Physical education teacher and guidance counselor Jill Stubbs said.
Wapakoneta City Schools has created a new faculty position in order to better meet the educational needs of their students.
The title of the position is “differentiated instruction coach,” and is unique in that there has never been a position like this before at WCS.