Walter J. Overholser, 76, of Indian Lake, passed away peacefully Dec. 10, 2012, after a courageous 2 1/2-year battle with cancer.
He was born April 1, 1936, in Piqua, to the late Josephine (Lindsay) and Everette Overholser. On April 27, 1995, at Myrtle Beach, S.C., He married his loving wife of 17 years, Carol Jean Thrush Turner, who survives.
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The game wasn’t pretty, but it was win — and Wapakoneta Redskins varsity girls basketball coach Rusty Allen says he will take the win any way it is wrapped.
The Wapakoneta Redskins played well in the first half, but held only a 29-20 lead over the Allen East Mustangs. Then their level of intensity failed to match the Mustangs, who increased theirs, in the second half, but the Redskins played just well enough to never lose the lead as they pulled out a 49-45 victory at home.
An area village will be welcoming a familiar face to a new post come New Year’s Day.
Cridersville Village Council members selected Jarid Kohlrieser as their new village administrator. He will assume the responsibilities of the position starting Jan. 1.
Cridersville Mayor Lorali Myers, who announced his hiring at Monday’s village council meeting, noted that Kohlrieser has a passion and a dedication for the village.
“He knows the village and he will do a wonderful job,” Myers said.
Auglaize County Health Department employees can expect to see 3 percent pay increases in the new year.
“The cost of living gets more expensive each year,” county Health Commissioner Charlotte Parsons said. “We want our employees to be able to live substantially. They do good work and we want to be able to reward the work they do as much as the budget allows.
“We can never afford to pay them what they are worth,” she said.
Kevin M. Falor, 50, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:35 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at his residence, as a result of his battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was born May 14, 1962, in Wauseon, the son of Linda (Krauss) and Michael B. Falor, who survive in Delta. On March 20, 1982, he married his high school sweetheart, Kelly J. Warncke, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen girls basketball team swarmed Botkins with an array of defenses and ended the Trojan’s three-game winning streak with a 39-26 decision on Monday night.
Botkins shot 18 percent from the floor on 7-of-40 shooting and turned the ball over 21 times in the face of four different New Bremen defenses that included fullcourt and halfcourt presses and man-to-man defense.
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CRIDERSVILLE — A change in set-up led to what was likely the largest turnout for Cridersville’s “Christmas on Main Street,” which was held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the community.
“This year we wanted to concentrate more on the kids,” said Charisse Zuppardo, co-chair of the event.
A slew of events were scheduled for the day, and Main Street was busy as parents and their children lined the sidewalks as they ventured from business to business and other places sponsoring special events.
A love for cars and science may lead a local middle school student to his future career.
Wapakoneta Middle School sixth-grader Jenson Tabler said he enjoys learning in one class in particular.
“I just like learning it,” Tabler said of his science class.
He said they recently did an experiment with cars, while they were learning about heat energy.
“We were seeing how far it (the car) would go,” Tabler said. “We were learning about kinetic and potential energy.”