Archive - 2014
Do ghosts exist, and if they do, what do they look like?
That question was answered Tuesday night when the Auglaize County Public Library hosted its first event during WapaWeen with the presentation from John Kachuba, the “Ghost Professor.”
Kachuba, a paranormal author, travels to haunted places around the state. Many people contact him and tell him to come out to their place to see if it is indeed haunted.
BUCKLAND — Money concerns continue to plague the Village of Buckland, where spending has been cut and council has taken on a watch-every-dollar attitude.
That’s why they’re back with a levy proposal in front of voters in the Nov. 4 election.
In previous months, the village has gone to a new accounting system and authorized line items to get better control of costs and expenses.
A local conservation organization that has raised more than $500,000 for the protection and development of wildlife is now committing a large portion of its funds to sponsor youth-oriented activities.
Auglaize County Pheasants Forever, the local chapter of a national organization, has been dedicating funds raised at its annual banquet in March to saving the habitat of pheasants and other types of wildlife in the area since the late 1980s.
ELIDA — As the game wore on, the Wapakoneta Redskins held down Bekah Carr and Alyssa Cisco long enough to score a tying goal in regulation.
But the Celina Bulldogs duo began to gain steam again at the start of overtime, enough to start getting scoring opportunities.
Changing language in a building ordinance, a tribal request and an update on two motel properties highlighted Monday night’s regular meeting of Wapakoneta City Council.
Last Tuesday, students in the Wapakoneta City School District wore white in support of Leo Blevins, an eighth-grader who has been battling life-threatening injuries at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus since he was struck by a vehicle while walking along a roadway in Cridersville on Oct. 11.
Charlotte Schaub is a massage therapist at Kantner and West Chiropractic in Wapakoneta but there is something unique about Schaub’s occupation.
A graduate of Wapakoneta Senior High School, Dayton School of Medical Massage, and certifications in Reflexology and HotStone Massage, Schaub attended Owens Community College in Toledo, roughly two hours north of Wapakoneta, to learn more about massage therapy.
Robert “Bob” V. Feldwisch, 64, of 09443 Bay Road, New Knoxville, Ohio, died at 7:44 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Yorkshire, Ohio.
He was born Aug. 27, 1950, in Lima, the son of Vernon and Joann (Lammers) Feldwisch.
He is survived by his loving companion, Karen Bergman, of Yorkshire; parents, Vernon and Joann (Lammers) Feldwisch, of New Knoxville; brother, David (Diane) Feldwisch, of Houston, Texas; and two nephews, Philip Feldwisch and Peter Feldwisch, both of Houston.
Dean A. Frederick, 58, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:08 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 27, 1955, in St. Marys, the son of August A. and Lohoma M. (Young) Frederick. His mother survives in Eastover, S.C., and his father is deceased. On Aug. 5, 1989, he married Janet M. Coyle, and she survives.
Wavalene ‘Wavey’ Miller, 66, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:38 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Lima Memorial Health System’s emergency room. She was born March 4, 1948, in Lima, to Robert Eugene and Annabelle Place Bowsher. Her father preceded her in death and her mother survives in Wapakoneta. On May 18, 1974, she married Richard Eugene Miller, who died Sept. 15, 2014.
Mrs. Miller retired as a cook with Wapakoneta City Schools. She loved to crochet and read.