February 21st, 2013
WAYNESFIELD — Approximately 50 people attended a public meeting Wednesday hosted by Waynesfield Village Council members regarding the potential of bringing natural gas to the village.
Craig Mescher, of Fanning-Howey and Associates, who facilitated the meeting held at the Waynesfield-Goshen Local School auditeria, gave an overview of the project, ranging from funding to an overall estimated cost breakdown for the project.
SPENCERVILLE — If you were to ask any coach when he wants a player’s best performance of the season, the answer would always be the same.
For sophomore guard Megan Watt, Tuesday night was her time.
The Wapakoneta Redskins easily defeated cross-county rivals St. Marys in the first round of Sectional play at Spencerville High School. 53-31.
When the 2013 Auglaize County Beef queen heard her name read as the next to serve as a representative for the Auglaize County Cattlemen’s Association, she said she thought for a second they read someone’s else’s name — then the realization of the moment struck her.
The Wapakoneta Theatre Guild is getting ready for their annual spring performance by scheduling a casting call.
Audition dates for the spring production of “A Night in the Theatre” are scheduled to be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday on the second floor of the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce building, 30 E. Auglaize St.
The play calls for two couples of indeterminate age, with the possibility of extras with non-speaking roles.
Entries are being accepted for several displays and competitions to be held during this year’s Waynesfield-Goshen Muchinippi WinterFest.
Scheduled for March 8 and 9, in the Waynesfield-Goshen School auditeria, the annual event features a wide array of activities for all ages.
WinterFest, which is a revival of an old community tradition, is the only fundraiser for the Waynesfield-Goshen Muchinippi Community Theatre and is become a fundraising forum for other community groups as well.
Mary M. Jolly, 85, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:56 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health Care System.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.
Iva D. Eder 68, of Wapakoneta, died at 4 a.m. today, Feb. 20, 2013, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Mildred A. â€śMillieâ€ť Swaidner, 96, died Jan. 27, 2013.
Services are at 3 p.m. Friday at Green Hills Care Center in West Liberty, with the Revs. Cheryl Siegenthaler and Rob Fulton officiating. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mary Lou Schumann, 82, of Botkins, died at 1:08 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born July 26, 1930, in Celina, the daughter of Mary (Rupert) and Ralph McElroy, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 29, 1971, she married Melvin Schumann, and he survives in Botkins.
Preliminary plans for the reconstruction of West Auglaize Street are to be completed so city legislators, a city board and residents can review them before they are sent to the state for approval, Wapakoneta’s mayor said during and after Monday’s Wapakoneta City Council meeting.