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Archive - 2014

September 17th

Miller Brothers celebrates 60 years

September 17, 2014

Miller Brothers Tire Service celebrated its 60th anniversary last week by holding a seven-day celebration that commemorated the milestone while giving back to the community at the same time.

The Uniopolis-based tire company offered its customers discounted prices, had raffle drawings for free brakes, tires and struts, and provided a rebate up to $750 for one lucky winner who purchased tires during the week-long event.

Village considers big move

September 17, 2014

A rigging and transportation company plans to make a move through the county with a vehicle that is 25-feet wide, 18-feet high and 300-feet long, and told Buckland Mayor Dan Lambert five trees in the village would need to be removed to make the turn on state Route 197.

During a visit, Project Manager Tim Boyd of Barnhart Crane and Rigging told Lambert the company would offer the village $1,000 in compensation for the trees.

“Well, I’m thinking more like $3,000 for you to take my trees,” Lambert said.

September 16th

City mourns first female councilor

September 16, 2014

As the first woman to ever sit on the Wapakoneta City Council, Ruth Carter paved the way for women in local government.

“She considered herself a pioneer who broke new barriers because it was all men for 50 years until she was elected,” her husband Joe Carter said.

On Sunday, Sept. 14, Ruth Carter died at Auglaize Acres of natural causes and complications from Alzheimer’s. She was 83 years old.

Bailey named airport manager

September 16, 2014

The Board of County Commissioners have selected interim airport manager Matthew Bailey as the new manager for the Neil Armstrong Airport.

Bailey’s appointment was effective Sept. 12.

Bailey replaces Sean Stroh, who managed the airport from 2007 until his resignation Aug. 22, to take a position in the Cincinnati area.

Upon Stroh’s resignation, Bailey took over as interim airport manager.

A St. Marys native, Bailey is a 2005 graduate of Memorial High School.

Courtyard gets a makeover

September 16, 2014

Located in the center of Wapakoneta Middle School sits a courtyard.

Equipped with cement sectionals for planting purposes and plenty of space, two teachers took it upon themselves to create a beautiful and educational environment for students to utilize.

Vickie Sawmiller, a fifth-grade math teacher at WMS, and Kim Mullen, a fifth-grade language arts teacher at WMS, decided making the courtyard look a little bit nicer would benefit everyone at the school.

Ruth C. Carter, 83

September 16, 2014

Ruth C. Carter, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Auglaize Acres. She was born June 21, 1931, in Celina, the daughter of Steve and Christine (Hemmelgarn) Bensman.  

Sharon K. Feikert, 73

September 16, 2014

Sharon K. Feikert, 73, of Waynesfield, died at 2:14 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, following an auto accident. She was born Nov. 28, 1940, in Lima, to the late Warren C. and Louisa Elizabeth Warner Shook. She married Bruce Feikert on March 1, 1964, and he survives in Waynesfield.

LaVern A. Menker, 81

September 16, 2014

LaVern A. Menker, 81, of 813 Briarcliff Dr., Saint Marys, and formerly of Springfield, died at 3:20 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Elmwood Assisted Living Center in New Bremen. He was born June 7, 1933, in Maria Stein, the son of Alvin and Anna (Heitbrink) Menker. He married Jane Tumbush on Sept. 17, 1955, in Saint Marys, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 27, 2001.

Norma S. Borjas, 71

September 16, 2014

Norma S. Borjas, 71, formerly of Cridersville, died peacefully in her residence in Maineville, Ohio on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. She was born June 10, 1943, in Kenton, to Morris and Freda (nee Gibson) Switzer. Both preceded her in death. On April 24, 1962, she was united in marriage to Frank Borjas, who survives in Maineville.

September 15th

Myron H. Opperman, 89

September 15, 2014

Myron H. Opperman, 89, of 505 West South St., New Knoxville, Ohio, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus.

He was born Feb. 13, 1925, in Shelby County, Ohio, the son of Herman and Anna (Nolte) Opperman. He married Henrietta Egbert on Aug. 28, 1948, and she preceded him in death in 1978. He married Wavalene Bradford on May 23, 1980, and she survives at the residence.

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