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February 1st, 2012

Nancy Horner, 71

February 1, 2012

Nancy Horner, 71, of St. Marys, died Monday January 30, 2012, at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Bessie R. Oellerman, 82

February 1, 2012

Bessie R. Oellerman, 82, 206 E. State St. in Botkins, OH died 1:20 a.m. Monday Jan. 30, 2012, at her residence.
She was born June 19, 1929, in Salem Township. in rural Auglaize County, to Bessie Mae (Toler) and John Francis.
On April 14, 1956, she married Warren “Gene” Oellerman, who died Jan. 11, 2002.

Judy Kay Gross, 62

February 1, 2012

Judy Kay Gross, 62, of 15140 Valley Road, Wapakoneta, Ohio, died 5:44 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima.
She was born Dec. 24, 1949, in Lima, the daughter of the late Onolee (Miller) and Woodrow Piehl.

Beverly June Farmer, 75

February 1, 2012

Beverly June Farmer, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:40 a.m., Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at her son’s residence in Pres-cott, Ariz. She was born June 17, 1936, in Lima. She is the daughter of Kumah (Koneta Fast) and James E. Anspach. Both parents are deceased.
Ms. Farmer was a retired key punch operator with Lima Memorial Hospital. She was a former member of the Forest Park United Methodist Church and had belonged to the Shawnee Nation — United Remnant Band. She loved to travel and was an avid card player. She had a real zest for life and enjoyed spending her time with her family and friends.

January 31st

BOWLING: Redskins still unbeaten

January 31, 2012

Call it lucky No. 13.

The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity boys bowling team rolled to its 13th victory of the season in as many tries by defeating a good St. Henry Redskins squad 2,951-2,810 on Saturday at McBo’s Lanes in Versailles.

The win kept alive the possibility of a battle of unbeatens in the final contest of the regular season Saturday, Feb. 11 at 20th Century Lanes in Lima.

Wapak and the Versailles Tigers are both 13-0 in West Ohio High School Bowling Conference play with just one match standing in the way of the pairing.

SWIMMING: Wapak fifth at WBL

January 31, 2012

The excitement could be heard in Wapakoneta Redskins swimming coach Mark Law’s voice as he talked about his boys and girls swim teams taking fifth-place finishes at the Western Buckeye League swim championships.

“We had an outstanding day,” Law told the Wapakoneta Daily News on Saturday. “Our top boys had an outstanding day. For our girls, last year we were ninth and we moved up to fifth this year and we have some really good swimmers coming up. I am really happy with the outcome.”

BASKETBALL: Trojans rally in fourth

January 31, 2012

ROCKFORD — As the old cliché goes, better late than never.

It took a little while for the Botkins Trojans varsity girls basketball team to get going Monday night, but once it did, it broke out in a big way.

After scoring just 27 points in the first three quarters, the Trojans put 22 points on the board in the fourth quarter to erase a 30-27 deficit and roll to a 49-36 win over the Parkway Panthers.

Botkins held the Panthers to just six points in the final quarter.

Tackling projects: C’ville evaluates top projects for 2012

January 31, 2012

CRIDERSVILLE — Children walking to school should notice additional sidewalks in the village as the Safe Routes to Schools project tops the list of projects in the village, the Cridersville administrator says.

Cridersville Mayor Lorali Myers said the Safe Routes to Schools project calls for installing sidewalks along Reichelderfer and Carlisle streets.

“We are looking forward to the direct connection from Main (Street) to the school,” Myers said.

ACCA moves to new spot

January 31, 2012

New month, new location.

Startng  Wednesday, area senior citizens will gather at the Wapakoneta Family YMCA, having outgrown their current site in the basement of the Wapakoneta Heritage Center located downtown.

Police investigate panic report

January 31, 2012

Wapakoneta police officers are investigating an incident of inducing panic.

A police officer made contact with employees at the NAPA store, 8 Pearl St., at 10 a.m. Saturday about a complaint they received early Thursday morning from a female informing store employees that they may be in some sort of danger from a male possessing firearms.

According to the report, later in the day, it was learned that the allegations were false and there was no danger.

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