Skip to main content

Archive

May 30th, 2014

Joan W. (Pronk) Dewyer, 89

May 30, 2014

Joan W. (Pronk) Dewyer, of Wapakoneta, died April 9, 2014, at Auglaize Acres. She was born Oct. 31, 1925, in Edgerton, Minn. to Lue and Wilhelmina Pronk, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her oldest daughter, LaLona. She is survived by three daughters, Margaret, Wanda and Billie Jean; one son, Ross; four sisters, Alice, Esther, Elsie and Leone; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Thank you to Auglaize Acres Nursing Home for caring for her the last several years. May you now be at peace.

May 29th

Richard Lyman Gossard, 73

May 29, 2014

Richard Lyman Gossard, 73, of Wapakoneta, died suddenly at his residence on Monday, May 26, 2014.

 He is survived by his wife, Carol (Walter) Gossard, son, Richard Gossard, Jr., and daughter, Barbara (John) Steger.

 Dick was a 1958 graduate of Sidney High School, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Education degree at Xavier.

O. Evelyn Schaub, 94

May 29, 2014

O. Evelyn Schaub, 94, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:03 a.m., Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at The Gardens in Wapakoneta.  She was born Aug. 31, 1919, in Allen County, the daughter of Warren and Edith (Hoaglin) Hall, who preceded her in death.

William J. “Bill” Camper, 80

May 29, 2014

William J. “Bill” Camper, 80, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:35 p.m., Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Auglaize Acres. He was born Dec. 11, 1933, in Lima, the son of Floyd I. and Alma (Feil) Camper, who preceded him in death. On Aug. 15, 1957, he married Joyce E. Lunceford, and she died Jan. 11, 2012.

Career choices discussed at WMS

May 29, 2014

A panel of two local students and three local professionals spoke about their school and job experiences Wednesday at a career forum for seventh-graders at Wapakoneta Middle School.

Morgan Dirr, a senior and soon-to-be graduate of Wapakoneta High School, talked to students about the transition from middle to high school. Megan Hayzlett, who recently finished her freshman year at Bowling Green State University, was able to discuss the transition from high school to college.

Wapak BOE recognizes retirees

May 29, 2014

The Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education recognized the retirements of six teachers and accepted the employment of six other regular staff members for the 2014-15 school year during a regular board meeting Tuesday night at Wapakoneta High School.

Linda Dailey, Mark Cook, Mary Ellen Fry, Jan Schlenker, Deb Shenk and Marlene Stedke will retire from WCS at the end of the 2013-14 school year.

Botkins Carousel to celebrate 50th year

May 29, 2014

BOTKINS — The Botkins Carousel will be celebrating its 50th year next week opening at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8.

The first event of the weekend festivities will be the much anticipated Carousel Queen Pageant starting a 7 p.m. on Friday, June 6 in the Junior High School Gymnasium.

May 28th

Commissioners discuss cost of jail repairs

May 28, 2014

Continued repair and funding for the Auglaize County Jail was discussed at a commissioners meeting held at the law enforcement center on Tuesday.

“We’ve expended over $58,000 on this project so far,” Commissioner Doug Spencer said, noting that they have already exceeded the $50,000 threshold for the emergency repair after a bad cast iron pipe damaged the facility’s minimum security cell block plumbing in January.

County hears tug noise concerns

May 28, 2014

The Auglaize County Commissioners heard comments Tuesday concerning the recent Tug-A-Truck event at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.

“We’ve been here for 12 years. We’ve done a two-day event for the last four years,” Tug-A-Truck Co-owner Julie Gossard said.

Commissioner Doug Spencer explained the recent complaints he has heard.

Cridersville fourth-graders moving on

May 28, 2014

CRIDERSVILLE — Sixty-six fourth graders are headed to middle school.

In a special recognition program last night, the fourth grade classes at Cridersville Elementary were honored for their work in safety patrol, academia and citizenship.

D.A.R.E Officer Sam Blank was on hand to lend his congratulations and advice on what to expect next year at Wapakoneta Middle School.

Wapakoneta sent six different pitchers to the mound, and, collectively, they shut down Crestview...
From staff reports A scholarship program has been created for future football players at...
TIFFIN — The Bryan Golden Bears had been on the verge of breaking through for a big inning...

 

Classified Ads

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes