October 18th, 2012
Nearly $600 worth of jewelry was allegedly stolen from a booth at a downtown antique shop, according to a Wapakoneta Police Department report.
Maria B. Holloway, 54, reported at 10:53 a.m. Oct. 9 a theft of four rings with a total value of approximately $605 stolen between 5 p.m. Oct. 8 and 10:53 a.m. Oct. 9 from a booth at the Auglaize Antique Mall. The rings belong to Joyce L. Howell, 65, 13882 Spring St., St. Johns.
Ruth A. Hindenlang, 94, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:32 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Joint Twp. District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Patsy J. Foster, 82, of Wapakoneta, died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Carl W. Snethkamp, 96, formerly of 119 S. Main St., St. Marys, and a long-time resident of North Port, Fla., died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Fla.
He was born Sept. 13, 1916, in St. Marys, the son of Lola (Gallimore) and Henry Snethkamp, who preceded him in death. On Aug. 13, 1938, he married Virginia Dine, and she preceded him in death Dec. 27, 1981. On June 18, 1994, he married Dorothy Stroudt, and she survives in North Port, Fla.
A 62-year-old Texas woman died Monday evening from injuries suffered earlier that day in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 75.
Lorraine Harrison, of San Antonio, Texas, died Monday evening at Lima Memorial Hospital after a semitrailer and car collided Monday on I-75 near the U.S. 33 exit in Wapakoneta, Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) Commander Lt. Scott Carrico told the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Two other people involved in the collision are still in the hospital as of Tuesday afternoon.
CRIDERSVILLE — Residents who live along Main Street in Cridersville took advantage of an opportunity to voice their concerns about planting new trees in the tree lawn — an issue that has been in the works for more than a year.
Before the handful of residents discussed the issue with Cridersville Village Council members and Cridersville Tree Commission members, Tree Commission member Ken Dreitzler outlined the tree plan on Main Street — a plan that has been researched heavily over the past year.
The Auglaize County commissioners spent much of Tuesday afternoon checking out several county projects with Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart.
Reinhart showed the commissioners four projects in various stages of development and provided updates to the commissioners as they traveled along to get a visual understanding as the projects are completed.
“Sometimes its easier for them to take a look at the projects and see what is going on,” Reinhart said.
LIMA — In a game of giant momentum swings, and lengthy service streaks, Wapakoneta found itself on the wrong side of a 3-1 loss in the first round of sectionals.
At Lima Senior High School, Van Wert defeated the Redskins Tuesday night to move to the next round of sectionals.
Wapakoneta’s volleyball season is over.
With the set score tied at one, the Redskins had a demanding lead in set number three, flirting with a double digit lead the entire match.
Fans of the Wapakoneta boys soccer team lined the entrance to the field to form a tunnel, cheering on the team as they left the field.
They would have liked to have been celebrating a victory over Elida Monday night.
Instead, they were celebrating the end of a season.
The Redskins fell to the Bulldogs at Ryan Field Monday night. 2-1, in the first game of sectional play.
OTTAWA — Elizabeth Martin qualified for first-team all Western Buckeye League at the league meet Saturday in Ottawa.
Held in Ottawa’s Memorial Park, the Wapakoneta girls finished in 8th place at the meet, and the boys finished in 6th place.
The top 11 finishers in the race earn first-team honors, and Martin said she was happy to reach her season goal, finishing in 10th at 20:58.