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February 27th, 2013

BOE begins sale of land

February 27, 2013

The first steps to divest the local school district of a building on Pine Street took place Tuesday.

Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education agreed Tuesday to move forward and take the initial steps to place the former Board of Education building and bus garage at 3 N. Pine St. on the auction block. Board members authorized Operations Director Mike Watt to begin the process to auction the school building and property that location with a reserve price to be set.

Rosemary Klosterman, 93

February 27, 2013

Rosemary Klosterman, 93, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
She was born March 22, 1919, in St. Marys, the daughter of Alice (Davis) and Isadore Roth, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 8, 1938, she married James L. Klosterman Sr., and he died March 11, 2011.

February 26th

Four Redskin wrestlers move on to State Tournament

February 26, 2013

 

BOWLING GREEN —  The goal of four Redskin seniors when the high school wrestling season started was for all of them to qualify for the coveted state wrestling tournament. 

The tournament referred to as “State” by most wrestlers is a goal of many but only realized by the top 16 wrestlers in each weight class in the entire state of Ohio. 

Veteran helping others through county veterans agency

February 26, 2013

The director of Auglaize County Veterans Services knows first hand about the men and women she is serving.

Lynne Skaggs is a veteran.

So is her husband, as well as her father, her grandfather, her great-grandfather, her uncles, her brother and cousin. One of her uncles was killed in Vietnam.

Her husband Todd’s father, grandfather and brother also have served in the U.S. military and the couple is likely to have a future veteran growing up in their house.

Gas process OK’d

February 26, 2013

WAYNESFIELD — An attempt to bring natural gas to the village of Waynesfield moved even closer to reality when Waynesfield Village Council members approved Monday a resolution to conduct an assessment of the properties.

Interim officers set at library

February 26, 2013

Auglaize County Public District Library Director Beth Steiner will now serve as the library district’s fiscal officer and Youth Services Coordinator Karie Maurer-Enneking added the responsibilities of deputy fiscal officer on Monday.

February 25th

Leonard Hauser, 66

February 25, 2013

Leonard E. Hauser 66, of Wapakoneta, died at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

Richard Kennedy, 72

February 25, 2013

Richard D. Kennedy, 72, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Wapakoneta, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at his residence on Longboat Key, Fla.
He was born to Amelia C. (Dorsten) and Richard B. Kennedy.
He is survived by a son, Richard Scott.
He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Daryl Kennedy.
A celebration of life service will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Shawnee Country Club in Lima.

Lena Walker, 81

February 25, 2013

Lena Walker, 81 of Wapakoneta, died at 3:50 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Sept. 5, 1931, in Richland County, the daughter of the late Lucy and Thomas and D’Emilio. Her husband of 59 years, Dennis F. Walker, survives in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are two daughters, Denise (Joseph) Fischer, of Wapakoneta, and Danette (John) Addison, of Dayton; a grandson, Aaron Walker Addison, who is stationed in Japan with the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. George Washington; and a sister, Mary Switzer.

Honored by hall

February 25, 2013

By LANCE MIHM

Staff Writer

Three of four high school graduates returned to Wapakoneta this weekend as the guests of honor as the newest members of the Wapakoneta City Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.

Bruce Campbell, Elizabeth Madigan and Jack Earl attended a dinner ceremony Saturday as they were installed as the newest members of the school district’s Hall of Fame. Shawn Flarida could not be in attendance.

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