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May 29th, 2012

Murlin Doseck, 78

May 29, 2012

Murlin Doseck, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:48 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Frances Bowling, 73

May 29, 2012

Frances “Frankie” Bowling, 73, 125 East Bank Road, St. Marys, died at 3:03 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born July 17, 1938, in Wayland, Ky., the daughter of Sarah (Banks) and Roy Lykins. On July 20, 1957, in Rockholds, Ky., she married Frank Bowling, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Mike Bowling, of Mendon, and Tim Bowling, of St. Marys; and a daughter, Cindy Gayer, of St. Marys.

Robert Nagel, 83

May 29, 2012

Robert S. Nagel, 83, of New Bremen, died at 1:02 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born July 23, 1928, in Minster, the son of Odillia (Schwieterman) and Charles Nagel. On April 7, 1951, he married Donna L. Donnerberg who survives in New Bremen.

WHS told make wise choices, not waste time

May 29, 2012

Making wise choices and the most of one’s time were reoccurring themes during Wapakoneta High School’s commencement on Saturday.

During the ceremony, 190 students met the necessary requirements to receive their diplomas, with 65 earning honors diplomas and 24 recognition as graduates of distinction.

Botkins graduates 48 students

May 29, 2012

BOTKINS — Smiles  beamed amid a few tears and hugs as 48 students closed one chapter in their lives and are preparing for the future that lies ahead of them.

The class of 2012 at Botkins Local Schools celebrated their graduation on Sunday at the 102nd commencement ceremony.

W-G completes chapter

May 29, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — Valedictorian Nathan Turner ordered a turning of the tassle, and with it 42 Waynesfield-Goshen High School senior completed a chapter of their lives and were announced the graduating class of 2012.

“I want you to look around and remember this moment, said Ivy Horn, another of three valedictorians. “Remember when we walked in in kindergarten and we were scared of the uncertainties — and now we leave with the same feeling.”

BASEBALL: Crawford, Culver give Wapak 1-2 punch

May 29, 2012

 

Every championship boxer needs a good 1-2 combination — that right-left combo that leaves opponents staggering.

As the Wapakoneta Redskins head to the state baseball final four on Thursday, junior Johnny Crawford and sophomore Chace Culver have proven to be that combination.

Through five tournament games, Crawford’s left arm and Culver’s right have held opponents to just three runs.

May 27th

Community grows with garden venture

May 27, 2012

Gardens recently located at the Wapakoneta Family YMCA are part of a community effort to produce fresh vegetables and get children and adults active and working outdoors.

Aligning with goals of the Wapakoneta Family YMCA to bring community members together for fun outdoor activities, promote physical activity and good nutrition, and introduce children to healthier living, a $3,000 grant from Lowe’s Never Stop Improving: Toolbox for Education program, allowed for raised and regular garden beds to be laid on the south end of the family activity center.

Aiming to educate people on antique guns

May 27, 2012

Collecting has become more of an obsession for Fryburg’s Paul Dudgeon rather than just a hobby.

“It’s like smoking cigarettes,” Dudgeon said. “Once you start, you can’t stop.”

Some of Dudgeon’s collection of antique guns are on display as one of many displays at this year’s Buckeye Farm Antique Show being held this weekend at the Auglaize County Fair Grounds.

Wapak office lends an ear

May 27, 2012

A Fort Wayne businessman decided to locate his third office in Wapakoneta to help people communicate with the people they love.

Ted Blanford, originally from Temperance, Mich. and a U.S. military veteran, opened Summit Hearing Solutions at 10 W. Main St. to test individual’s hearing as well as to test, clean, adjust and repair hearing instruments. They also have peripherals such as batteries and wax guards.

He said he opened an office in Wapakoneta for several reasons.

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