November 30th, 2011
The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity boys and girls bowling teams are off to matching 2-0 starts after posting wins Saturday at Community Lanes in Minster.
The boys team rolled to a 2,723-2,193 over Marion Local.
Zach Miller bowled a high round of 213 for the Redskins, the fifth-best round of the day in the 16-team event.
Chandler Kaeck turned in a 204. And Luke Manger notched a 186.
The Versailles Tigers are in first place in the West Ohio High School Bowling Conference standings with a 2-0 record and a 971 team average. Wapak is second with a 956 team average.
COLUMBUS (AP) â€” The 2011 Associated Press Division III All-Ohio high school football team, based on the recommendations of a state media panel:
COLUMBUS (AP) â€” The 2011 Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio high school football team, based on the recommendations of a state media panel:
Debbie Richeson, 58, of Spencerville, died at 8:59 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.
L. G. Carmean, 87, of St. Marys, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2011, at Golden Living Center â€“ Valley in St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Mike Alge, 57, formerly of St. Marys, died Sunday Nov. 28, 2011, at University Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller â€“ Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Katherine C. â€śKatieâ€ť Elsass, 85, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at her residence.
She was born April 7, 1926, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Matilda (Volbert) and Bernard Watercutter, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 15, 1947, she married Ralph G. Elsass, and he died Dec. 10, 1994.
The Auglaize County administrator position has been filled.
Michael Hensley, 53, who works as a quality improvement manager and ombudsman with Allen County Children Services, accepted the position Tuesday after being offered the job by the Auglaize County commissioners.
He described his hiring as an honor and it will be a privilege to work with the commissioners, elected officials and department heads, and for the residents of Auglaize County.
â€śIâ€™ve always wanted to serve the citizens and taxpayers,â€ť said Hensley, who lives in the Cridersville area. â€śI consider them my boss.
Walking away with a new toothbrush and toothpaste in hand and flashing a fresh, white smile, a young Cridersville Elementary School student who had never before been to the dentist got that chance Tuesday at school.
This is the last budget process for one Wapakoneta City Council member â€” and he offered some advice to his eventual successor.
Councilor-at-large Wilbur Wells, who serves as chair of the Finance Committee, reviewed the 2011 city expense report Tuesday with fellow committee members â€” 1st Ward Councilor Jim Neumeier and 3rd Ward Councilor Bonnie Wurst â€” and they started the process in crafting the proposed 2012 city budget.