March 9th, 2013
Bob Hope shared a joke about determining when a person is getting old.
Juliette Gordon Lowe shared how when she ran low on money that she sold a string of pearls to continue funding an all girls organization in its infancy.
Vincent Van Gogh shared he had an older brother who died at a young — his brother had the same birthday and the same name as he.
William Shakespeare shared he was born on April 23 and died on his birthday 52 years later in 1616.
Hazard risk analysis information is going electronic.
Auglaize County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Troy Anderson said they are making plans to combine inspection forms and make them accessible to emergency responders online.
“It’s something new and we want to make sure we have it right, before we send it out to everyone,” Anderson said of plans to start the change with one business serving as a pilot and then to expand it from there.
Deputies with the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office and investigators with the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI&I) responded to a Fryburg home where a 60-year-old male was found dead early Friday morning.
Abby L. Thuman, 25, of Wapakoneta, died Wednesday evening, March 6, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 18, 1987, in Lima, the daughter of Cheryl (Walker) and Gene Thuman, who survive in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are a son, Parker J. Thuman, at home; four siblings, Tina Barnard, of Wapakoneta, Molly (Jason) Place, of Wapakoneta, Jodi (Gary) Schleter, of Wapakoneta, and Pete Thuman, of Wapakoneta; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Ralph A. King, 69, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Riverside Hospital.
He was born Nov. 29, 1943, to Agnes (Farmer) and Ralph King.
He is survived by two daughters, Cathy (Dave) Ferguson and Andrea (Mark) Engle; four siblings, Martha King, Mary Tomlinson, Carol (Wayne) Harmon and Dan King; three grandchildren, Emily (Sam) Durrett, Sara (Daniel) Ferguson and Hannah Engle; a great-granddaughter, Piper Durrett; friends Mac McKitrick and Bob Stokes; the Scioto Downs crew; and poker buds.
He was retired from Abbott Laboratories.
Addressing the fact President Obama met with rank-and-file Republican leaders Wednesday regarding dealing with ‘the sequester,’ a U.S. Congressman says he just hopes the president is serious about working with Republicans on eliminating the budget deficit, reducing the federal deficit and spurring the sluggish U.S. economy.
With the calls finalized and the pledges tallied, the Wapakoneta Family YMCA’s annual support campaign raised more than $100,000 in five weeks to assist families and individuals become a part of the Y community.
During the victory luncheon Thursday, Wapakoneta Family YMCA Executive Director Josh Little revealed the 35 volunteers working on the annual campaign secured $112,220 for the support campaign which is used to help subsidize the child care program, youth programming and memberships for families and individuals who cannot afford that cost on their own.
The former president of the Buckeye Institute addressed members of the Auglaize County Patriots Thursday at RJ’s Coffey Cup concerning Ohio’s sliding status economically.
WAYNESFIELD — In the Northwest Central Conference girls basketball league, one family should stick out to everyone involved.
The Patton family.
Senior point guard Kaylee Patton is every teams’ worst nightmare, and her father Ted Patton, the head coach of the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers, draws up offensive and defensive schemes to cause headaches on the other side of the scorer’s table.
During Wednesday’s presentations at the 21st annual Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference held at Ohio Northern University in Ada, a Purdue University professor addressed farmers on improving drought tolerance for crops.
Tony Vyn, who specializes in agronomy at Purdue University, along with a group of other researchers, conducts research on developing drought-resistant crops in the United States.