Archive - 2013 - News Article
With courthouse renovations complete, two Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) are back in operation in Auglaize County.
Having two such facilities makes Auglaize County a rarity in the state, but local emergency officials say they feel it is necessary.
Rather than designating a primary and a secondary EOC, as previously discussed, Auglaize County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Troy Anderson said they will be referred to by the designations east and west.
ST. MARYS — The New Year’s baby for Auglaize County is Atticus Logan Kinsey, born to Chelsie, 23, and Brandon, 30, Kinsey, of St. Marys at 7:33 a.m. Jan. 1. The newborn weighed in at 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. Atticus Logan was born at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
Chelsie Kinsey said she was playing “Duck-Duck-Goose” with her two children, Cashis, 3, and Mikayla, 7, about five minutes after watching the ball drop in New York City when she went into labor.
A local man was recently named to a state committee which will help make recommendations in awarding funds to local and state history projects.
Greg Myers has been named a member to the History Fund Review Committee, as well as part of a panel to help recommend recipients of grant funds for history projects in Ohio.
“I was very honored,” Myers said of the position. “It’s a pleasure to be asked for the first round.”
Reflecting on the rewards a law enforcement officer retiring from the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office took from the job, the deputy says he always wanted to help somebody.
Rusty Krugh started on the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office auxiliary in 1985 and plans to return to serving on the auxiliary upon his retirement.
Kim Lee, co-owner of LouAnn’s Tea sPot & Gifts, received her inspiration to open the business from a much younger family member.
Lee promised her young niece, Jana Metz, a tea party for her birthday. Lee took her niece and her mother to Eleanor’s Tea Cottage in Troy. The idea for a similar-type business immediately began to form with Lee after the trip.
Lee asked her husband’s aunt, LouAnn Egbert, if she wanted to form a partnership. As a result, the pair opened LuAnn’s on Dec. 4.