August 17th, 2011
LIMA â€” The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers varsity boys golf team picked up its first win of the season by defeating Northwest Central Conference foe Temple Christian on Tuesday at Hidden Creek golf course in Lima.
W-G compiled a team score of 217 to best the Pioneers, who turned in a 230.
Justus Ball and Garrett Hauenstein were co-medalists to lead the Tigers, each carding a 48.
Eric Shaner was just one stroke back at 49 strokes.
Ryan Agnew rounded out the W-G scoring with a 72.
Israel Whitman led Temple with a 49.
The Tigers are now 1-2 on the season.
William R. Carey, 78, of Lima, died at 8:08 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, 2011, at Triumph Hospital in Lima.
He was born June 3, 1933, in Champaign County, Ill., the son of Mary E. ((Marsh) and Lowell C. Carey. On Nov. 6, 1970, he married Helen L. Springer Erb Carey, who survives.
Also surviving is a son, Russell W. Carey, of Phoenix, Ariz.; and two daughters, Starlet D. Bowles, of Delphos, and Theresa Carey, of Phoenix, Ariz.
Graveside services are at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, in Lima, with the Rev. Ray Hadley officiating. Condolences may be shared at bayliffandson.com
The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity girls golf team defeated the Indian Lake Lakers 213-222 in its first dual match of the season Monday at Wapakoneta Country Club.
Shelby Kohler led the Redskins with a round of 45. Indian Lakeâ€™s Morgan Barnett turned in a 42 to edge Kohler for medalist honors.
â€śShelby hit the ball well, she just had a little trouble with her shots around the green,â€ť Wapak coach Dawn West said. â€śShe is making some changes with her pitching and chipping so it wonâ€™t be long before she is more comfortable around the greens. I was very pleased with her round.â€ť
LIMA â€” The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity boys golf team finished a disappointing fifth in the Rob Contini Memorial tournament Monday at Hawthorne Hills golf course in Lima.
Lima Central Catholic won the event with a team score of 306. Wapak turned in a 361.
â€śWe didnâ€™t play very well. We had a few mental errors that cost us a few strokes,â€ť Wapak coach Ken Wayman said.
Bobby Crow led the Redskins with a team-best 86. Josh Apple shot an 89. Aaron Johnson recorded a 92. Drew Wayman turned in a 94. And Marshall Gerlach carded a 99.
Wapakoneta councilors unanimously agreed Monday night to establish incentives to attract new businesses by designating a community reinvestment area.
The City of Wapakoneta Reinvestment Area was incorporated as the municipal corporation of the city in its entirety. The move allows the city to attract new businesses by offering additional incentives in the form of tax abatements. The investment area also is to allow for abatements for remodeling existing residential dwellings. However, councilor Tom Finkelmeier said the primary focus of the move was made to initiate jobs.
Jeff and Mary Monfort were operating McDonaldâ€™s restaurants out west for some time when a unique opportunity arose for them to open stores in Wapakoneta and Celina in 1995.
That chance has turned into opportunity for many others beyond the thriving business-owning pair that has since opened restaurants in Coldwater and St. Marys as well.
Perhaps the coupleâ€™s business motto has been what has led to their success.
After much discussion, Wapakoneta City Councilors voted to shift money to the Auglaize County Dog Warden during Mondayâ€™s council meeting.
The council agreed to forward $5,000 that had already been set aside in the budget for the purpose of addressing animals running loose in the city to Auglaize County Dog Warden Russ Bailey after the recommendation was made by Wapakoneta Health and Safety Committee Chairman Tom Finkelmeier and other members of the committee. The money allotted will assist with staffing.
Robert J. Bayham, 95, 04370 Poppe Road, St. Marys, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at his residence.
He was born March 14, 1916, in Dayton, the son of Flora (Hobler) and Frank Bayham. On Jan. 5, 1946, he married Cecilia M. Bochenek and she died Oct. 3, 2008.
Two homes on Auglaize Street were the center of attention Sunday as the Womenâ€™s Civic League of Wapakoneta held its first Showcase of Homes.
Until this year, the Auglaize County Junior Fair had not hosted an event showing the Meleagris gallopavo. A local poultry club decided to give tradition up â€ścold turkey.â€ť
While the junior fair had hosted an event for breeding turkeys in the past, market turkeys had never been shown at the fair. That is, until this year.
By the way, for those curious, Meleagris gallopavo is the scientific name for wild turkey, which domestic turkeys are descended.
Jim Nowicki, president of the Western Ohio Poultry Club (WOPC), said the event was overdue.