November 18th, 2012
Approximately 20 cartons of cigarettes were stolen early Friday morning from the Clark gasoline station on Apollo Drive.
Wapakoneta Police Department officers responded to an alarm at the gasoline station and convenience store at 2:13 a.m. Friday at the Clark gasoline station, known as H&F Food Mart.
Dorothy Berg, 86, of Naples, Fla., died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012.
Arrangements are being handled by All Cremation Options in Naples, Fla.
Ruth L. Walther, 94, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:35 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at her residence.
She was born May 15, 1918, in Duchouquet Township, Auglaize County, the daughter of Edith (Mosler) and Isidor Schneider, who preceded her in death. On Dec. 14, 1941, she married F. Dean Walther, and he died Feb. 13, 1995.
Billy E. Bush, 87, of rural New Knoxville, died aat 1:12 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born June 22, 1925, in Lima, the son of Charlotte (Rosell) and Everett Bush, who preceded him in death. On Dec. 22, 1944, he married Rose Mary Siegel, and she died March 19, 2004.
Surviving are two sons, Richard (Chris) Bush, of Lima, and Thomas Bush, of Stacy, Minn.; a daughter, Susan (James) Manbeck, of New Bremen; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Congress and newly re-elected President Barack Obama must place a priority on finding common ground to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” the Republican U.S. senator from Ohio says, and just as important is to build the framework for the future to deal with the nation’s underlying budget problems.
His Democratic counter-part agrees with Portman that this is the time Congress needs to find common ground to develop a budget in an effort to deal with United States’ fiscal crisis and to stimulate the economy.
NEW KNOXVILLE — Neil Armstrong Airport Manager Sean Stroh met with the Auglaize County commissioners Thursday to discuss airport activities over the last several months and present a preliminary budget for 2013.
Local royalty, a figure skater and a professional baseball player are to be available for a meet-and-greet and autograph signing session during the Children’s Hometown Holiday in Wapakoneta scheduled for Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
From 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Dec. 1, six queens and a Double AA professional baseball player will be available to meet the public and sign autographs of pictures, baseball cards and other memorabilia. From noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 1, a local figure skater will join the other seven.
Billy E. Bush, 87, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:12 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Beatrice â€śBeaâ€ť Everhart Behr, 93, of Fryburg, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born March 28, 1919, in Green County, Tennessee, the daughter of Lillie P. (Stroud) and James F. Gillette, who preceded her in death. On Nov. 6, 1937, she married Paul T. Everhart, and he died Nov. 9, 1984. On May 1, 1999, she married Wilbur C. Behr, and he survives.