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October 12th, 2012

W-G loses homecoming match to Fairbanks

October 13, 2012

 

WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers entered Friday night's NWCC showdown with a perfect scenario, a chance to nail down a league title and a likely playoff berth, in front of a large homecoming crowd.

Instead, the Tiger laid an egg of epic proportions, suffering a relentless 42-14 pounding at the hands of the Panthers.

Senior night sweep, volleyball big win over Kenton

October 13, 2012

 

“It was senior night, so I’m sure the girls were a little amped,” said varsity head coach Keith Rambin. “If I’m being honest, we played one of our most flawless games of the year.”

And flawless is was.

Wapakoneta volleyball hosted Kenton in the regular season finale, and swept the Wildcats 3-0; 25-13, 25-16, 25-11.

Susan K. “Susie” Hardin, 63

October 12, 2012

Susan K. “Susie” Hardin, 63, of 11746 Bay Road, Wapakoneta, died 5:35 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at St. Ritas Medical Center, Lima, following a short battle with cancer.
She was born April 14, 1949, in Mercer County, the daughter of Carol (Lehman) and George  Whitehead.
She married Mickael Hardin on April 20, 1968, and he survives at the residence.

Food drive honors late teacher

October 12, 2012

To honor a late Wapakoneta Middle School teacher, students and staff can wear sweats to school on Friday.

To honor her community service and to be able to wear those sweats, students need to donate a canned good while staff and administration have been challenged to donate five canned goods or $5 — all of which will be given to God’s Storehouse.

Injured kitten needs help

October 12, 2012

An injured kitten was brought to a local shelter in hopes to help it survive.

The Auglaize County Humane Society was recently brought a domestic medium-hair 10-week kitten by three young volunteers who found the animal near a home that had been burnt by a house fire on McBeth Rd.

The kitten, Ember, is a female, and needs a surgery to fix an infection in her eye from spreading.

Auglaize County Humane Society Office Manager Miranda Oden said Dr. Virgil Brown, of Mouton Veterinary Clinic, quoted the surgery to cost $300.

United Way sets fundraising goal

October 12, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Last year was a breakthrough year for the United Way of Auglaize County, which exceeded its campaign goal for the first time in more than a decade, and that success came when community members joined together to make Auglaize County a better place for everyone.

Tom Emrick, 59

October 12, 2012

Tom Emrick, 59, of Kokomo, Ind., formerly of Cridersville, died at 1 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at the Marion Indiana Veterans Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete at Ellers Mortuary in Kokomo, Ind.

Susan Hardin, 63

October 12, 2012

Susan Hardin, 63, 11746 Bay Road, Wapakoneta, died Thursday Oct. 11, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Dorothy Akers, 90

October 12, 2012

Dorothy E. Akers, 90, of Columbus, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 1:44 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at the Ross Heart Hospital in Columbus.
She was born in Hardin County, the daughter of Daisy (Ferguson) and Harry Sheperd, who preceded her in death. On July 18, 1942, she married David M. Akers, and he died Oct. 31, 1997.
Surviving are a daughter, Janet (Lynn) Wilcox, of Pickerington; two grandchildren, Barbara (Kevin) Mullins and David (Cathy) Mincks; five great-grandchildren, Lindsey, Michael, Erica, Brian, and Mary; and a sister, Lucille (Edward) Post, of Bellefontaine.

Ilene Limbert, 79

October 12, 2012

Ilene M. Limbert, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:25 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born Dec. 11, 1932, in Mercer County, the daughter of Hilda (Linn) and Ferdinand Bollenbacher, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her step-parents, Melba and LeRoy Overman. On Oct. 30, 1954, she married Leroy W. Limbert, and he survives.

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