October 12th, 2012
Robert H. Potts, 88, 534 Armstrong St., St..Marys, formerly of Arlington Heights, Ill., died suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 13, 1924, in Noble Township, Auglaize County, the son of Inez (Springer) and Harry Potts.
He is survived by a son, Burdette (Debbie) Potts, of Algonquin, Ill.
Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys, with the Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens near Moulton.
Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Kathryn L. â€śKKâ€ť Kinnaman, 62, of Wapakoneta, formerly of Columbus, pass away Saturday Oct. 6, 2012, at her residence.
She was born July 3, 1950, the daughter of Pauline and John W. Kennedy, who preceded her in death. She was married to Gary Kinnaman for 27 years.
Harold E. Krites, 85, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born Jan. 2, 1927, in Auglaize County, the son of Cecilea (Taylor) and Virgil Krites, who preceded him in death. On Dec. 7, 1945, he married Margaret Roby, and she survives. They enjoyed over 66 years of marriage together.
Auglaize County residents will likely soon carry the burden of paying for four more monitoring wells — at a cost of approximately $20,000 more per year — at the former St. Marys landfill that now houses the Auglaize County Recycling Center.
Auglaize County Solid Waste Coordinator Dave Reichelderfer, discussed the likely scenario Thursday with the Auglaize County commissioners during a meeting at the commissioners office at Auglaize Acres.
CRIDERSVILLE — An area fire department is ready to sell a piece of equipment.
The Cridersville Fire Department is looking to auction off their 1994 Jeep, which has 112,973 miles, a 2.5L engine and 4-wheel drive. This unit was used as a grass fire truck.
“I think the Jeep will be worth some good money because people have shown interest in it,” Cridersville Village Council member Tony Zuppardo said this week at the village’s regular council meeting.
BUCKLAND — Buckland village residents will receive their first bill in December to pay for upgrades to the village’s sewer system.
Buckland Village Council members learned Thursday all residents will get their first assessment when they receive their bills scheduled to go out Dec. 1. The assessment, which will be charged at a rate of $20 per parcel, will help pay costs of the new wastewater treatment plant.
Harold Krites, 85, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:01 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Beatrice Caroline Cummings, 95, of Cridersville, formerly of Waynesfield, Wapakoneta and Winter Haven, Fla., died at 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Otterbein-Cridersville.
She was born May 16, 1917, in Lima, to John Bertha Caroline (Jones) and Thomas Cummings. On Jan. 15, 1939, she married Gordon Wilford Cummings, and he preceded her in death Feb. 9, 2003.
Surviving are a daughter, Roseann Couchenour, of Cleveland; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Two Dayton men were arrested Tuesday in Wapakoneta part of an undercover drug buy by the Auglaize-Mercer Grand Lake Drug Task Force.
Denisen Dancer, 27, and Tyran Gooch, 18, are being held in Auglaize County Jail after being arrested following a short-term investigation where undercover officers seized a substantial amount of heroin and cocaine, with a street value of approximately.
SIDNEY — After a host of local, state and federal officials spoke, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s tour bus pulled up to the stage at the Shelby County Fairgrounds in Sidney Wednesday at promptly 7 p.m., sending most in attendance into a frenzy and back into a chant of “Four more weeks.” This was a chant started earlier by state Rep. John Adams, R-Sidney, during his address to the crowd, referring to the 27 days left until the election.