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November 26th, 2012

Fire strikes Perry Street home

November 26, 2012

Fifteen firefighters from two fire departments responded to a blaze in Wapakoneta early Saturday morning.

Eight firefighters and two engines from the Wapakoneta Fire Department responded to 611 Perry St. at 12:17 a.m. Saturday with two EMTs in back-up. Seven firefighters from the Buckland Volunteer Fire Department provided mutual aide on the fire.

Senior firefighter Eric Snapp reported the fire was confined to an upstairs bedroom. Capt. Jeff Orphal was in charge at the scene. No report on the amount of damage is known at this time.

Wapak Elementary student has passion for airplanes

November 26, 2012

A Wapakoneta Elementary School student says he is thankful for his family.

“I am thankful for my family,” kindergartener Henry Hoisington said.

His parents, Amber and Ryan, and his 3-year-old sister Brin got to eat “yummy” food on Thanksgiving Day.

The 6-year-old and his family recently moved to Wapakoneta from Kentucky.

“We moved here so we could be closer to family,” Henry said, as his grandparents are from the area. “I like this area.”

November 24th

GIRLS BASKETBALL: 'Skins start Tip-Off Tourney with loss

November 24, 2012

 

This basketball season for the Wapakoneta girls varsity squad began a little differently this year, hosting a Tip-Off Tournament. 

But the result Friday night was less than desired for a host school at their own event.

November 23rd

Black Friday, rosy outlook

November 24, 2012

If Black Friday is used as a measuring stick, local retailers will either meet or outdistance last year’s sales totals, according to reports from several stores.

Stores reported plenty of customers taking advantage of special deals on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving which is largely viewed was the kickoff to the holiday shopping season. Some reported normal traffic at minimum, while others thought shopping activity was up.

“We have had normal traffic with no spikes and no lows,” said a representative at Lowe’s.

Heart on sun power

November 24, 2012

One Wapakoneta city administrator pledges the city’s electric system will have a solar panel field providing power for the city’s power consumers in 2013.

“I believe in my heart we will have a 3 megawatt project on the Zink Farm providing the city’s electric system with green energy,” Safety-Service Director Bill Rains said.  “We are pretty close on finalizing our contract with Solar Planet and having it signed. This is the first time we have worked with them so we are making sure we are protected and they are protected.

Area man named to new post

November 24, 2012

An area man, who has a passion for farming and agriculture, has a new title in the field.

Ben Seibert was recently named regional credit officer of United Producers Inc. (UPI) Credit Services serving the northern and western Ohio regions. UPI Credit Services continues to offer a wide variety of livestock, crop input, operating expense, equipment, building and real estate loan products.

“I’m just excited to start a new position with a new company,” Seibert said. “I’ll be traveling and meeting new

David Garen, 54

November 23, 2012

David R. Garen, 74, of Leesburg, Fla., died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2012.
He was born Aug. 5, 1938, in Canton, the son of Hazel V. and David H. Garen, who preceded him in death. He married Cletah M. Dudgeon in 1959, and she preceded him in death in 2009.
Surviving are four daughters, Lisa (Jeff) Fowler, Darla (Ashraff) Rampersaud, Marcia Close, and Teresa (Herberth) Garen-Corrales; eight grandchildren; a sister, Joan (Jim)VanDeventer; a mother-in-law, Cameo Dudgeon; a brother-in-law, Arthur (Moneen) Dudgeon; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death was a sister, Linda Campbell.

James Barnett Jr., 58

November 23, 2012

James T. “Butch” Barnett Jr., 58, of Indiana, died at 12 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at his sister’s residence in Wapakoneta.
He was born Aug. 6, 1954, in Muncie, Ind., the son of Betty L. (Stanley) and James Barnett Sr. His father preceded him in death and his mother survives.
Also surviving are two sisters, Shirley (Thomas) Prater, of Wapakoneta, and Sue Hamilton, of Alexandria, Ind.; a brother, Keith (Angel) Barnett, of Elwood, Ind.; a step-grandmother, Esta-May Stanley; and several nieces and nephews.
He was an avid horse lover.

Kay Shulaw, 73

November 23, 2012

Kay I. Shulaw, 73, passed away at 8:51 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born Sept. 19, 1939, in Lima, to Theresa I. (Musser) and Closser K. Shulaw, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are a sister, Ma(Al) Drexler, of Wapakoneta; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Garry Shulaw.
She was a graduate of Lafayette Jackson High School. For 51 years, she worked at Lima Memorial Health System in the kitchen. Kay will be remembered for her love of animals.

Fellowship of the wing

November 23, 2012

For three hours Thursday, hundreds of people gathered inside the St. Joseph Parish Life Center for fellowship and traditional Thanksgiving Day fare.

This Thanksgiving Day, approximately 350 people took advantage of spending Thanksgiving Day together at the downtown Wapakoneta Catholic church — fulfilling the goal of the meal which is a community fellowship opportunity for area residents regardless of social status or income.

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