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April 18th, 2012

Christopher L. Joseph, 30

April 18, 2012

Christopher L. Joseph of Lima died Tuesday night, April 10, 2012, in Lima. He was born Jan. 22, 1982, in Lima. He is the son of Lynn Edward Joseph and the late Darlinda Mae Ream Joseph. His father survives in Indiana.
He also is survived by a daughter, Serenity VestaAnn Joseph of Lima.
Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m., Monday, at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville, with the Rev. Eric Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Shawnee Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.

John Wistner, 78

April 18, 2012

John Robert Wistner, 78, of Haviland, passed gently into the arms of Jesus Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Richland Manor in Bluffton.
He was born Sept. 21, 1933, in Grover Hill, the son of Marcile and John Wistner. On Sept. 3, 1960, he married Cora Moore, who survives.

Mary Lou Reynolds, 81

April 18, 2012

Mary Lou Reynolds, 81, of Cridersville, died at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health Care System.
She was born May 28, 1930, in Jackson, the daughter of the late Anna Graham (Shepherd) and Charles Roy Yinger. On June 19, 1948, she married Elliott Reynolds, and he preceded her in death May 23, 1999.

April 17th

Preparing for ‘The Sound of Music’

April 17, 2012

With scenes larger than ever before and a cast the most numerous its been for many years, Wapakoneta High School students are putting the final touches on their production of “The Sound of Music” this week.

Including crew, costuming and lighting, more than 60 students are involved with the musical to be presented Thursday through Sunday at the Wapakoneta Performing Arts Center.

City power deal: City, AEP reach agreement for industrial park

April 17, 2012

A new deal makes marketing the Job Ready Sites (JRS)-certified West Central Ohio Industrial Center even more powerful.

Mayor Rodney Metz announced Monday city administrators have reached a deal with American Electric Power (AEP) for an additional 30 megawatts of power should a large end-user locate in the industrial park.

Local physician receives award

April 17, 2012

A local physician, who has been practicing medicine in the Wapakoneta area for 31 years, has recently received a prestigious award from the state of Ohio.

Dr. Thomas Freytag, the medical director at Occupational Health within Lima Memorial System, was recently named the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association (OATA) Team Physician Award.

Freytag, who was the family physician with Lincoln Family Practice for year, serves as the team physician in Wapakoneta and has been doing this for 32 years.

April 16th

OPWC awards grant

April 16, 2012

While Dominion Gas has started replacing natural gas lines and laterals, Wapakoneta administrators received official notice the city was awarded $330,028 for the East Benton Street reconstruction project.

The Ohio Public Works Commission notified the city of the award late last week.

Volunteers give back for day of caring

April 16, 2012

Running paint brushes over walls and dressing room fixtures of Mercy Unlimited, Wapakoneta Electric Department and Public Works Department employees donated their time Saturday to a national Day of Caring effort by the United Way.

The group donated their time last year as well. Last year, they found themselves working at the downtown Wapakoneta thrift store but repairing flood damage then.

Fourth-grader designing own business

April 16, 2012

An interest in a career in fashion design has led a Wapakoneta Elementary School fourth-grader to create her own business.

Emma Nolte, 10, enjoys sketching designs for clothes in her spare time. She watches wedding dress shows on TV for inspiration and then puts her ideas together for her own fashions.

After sketching her ideas for clothing for several years, Emma said she wants to be a fashion designer when she grows up.

April 13th

BASEBALL: Wildcats rally past Redskins

April 14, 2012

 

BATH TOWNSHIP — It’s the little things that add up.

An error here.  A walk there.

They caught up with the Wapakoneta Redskins on Friday night.

The Redskins didn’t make a lot of mistakes.  But the Bath Wildcats pounced on the ones they did for a 5-4 win in a Western Buckeye League varsity baseball game at Bath High School.

Bath took advantage of a lead-off walk in the bottom of the seventh inning, scoring two runs to rally from a 4-3 deficit for the win.

The Wapakoneta Redskins clinched a share of the Western Buckeye League title after they posted 42...
WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers varsity football team celebrated “Cheer...
ELIDA — As the game wore on, the Wapakoneta Redskins held down Bekah Carr and Alyssa Cisco...

 

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