June 13th, 2012
A plan to sell the rights to 40 beds could give Auglaize Acres the money needed to pay back the county for money borrowed several years ago.
That’s the hope, said Acres Administrator Connie Pierce, who would at least like to pay a portion of the money owed if proceeds from the sale are not enough to pay it all.
As contracts for a family planning pharmacist and school nursing services were renewed, plans were made to replace an administrative position with the Auglaize County Health Department.
During a regular monthly meeting Tuesday, the Auglaize County Health Board accepted the retirement of Kelli Roettger, accounts clerk III, effective Sept. 1.
Roettger, who has been employed with the Health Department for 33 1/2 years, said the decision to retire was a tough one.
BOTKINS — After discussing employees’ pay and hours for more than 60 minutes Thursday, Botkins Village Council members tabled closing a loophole in the way employees can claim work hours.
Councilors spent a large amount of time trying to come up with a solution to the way employee vacation and sick time can be used in conjunction with overtime hours that are received every three weeks. Currently, three village workers work a regular 40-hour week plus must work a mandatory two hours of overtime every third weekend.
Dorothy J. Tate, 66 died early Monday morning, June 11, 2012, at her residence.
Miss Tate was born April 10, 1946, in Lima, the daughter of Bernadine (Harrington) and Dean C. Tate, and they both preceded her in death.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Armentrout Funeral Home in Waynesfield.
Contributions may be given to the Delphos St. Johnâ€™s High School Spanish Club or the Delphos Jefferson High School Spanish Club.
Richard J. â€śDickâ€ť Jurosic, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:28 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born March 31, 1936, in Wapakoneta, the son of Louise A. (Schmith) and Ivan J. Jurosic, who preceded him in death. On Dec. 26, 1959, he married Marilyn A. Elsass, and she died May 6, 2009.
Lois V. Posey, 96, of Harrison, Mich., formerly of Saginaw, Mich., passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born Aug. 13, 1915, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Carolyn (Zerkle) and Lewis Bowersock. On Dec. 24, 1935, in Wapakoneta, she was united in marriage to Roy G. Posey in Wapakoneta.
Richard â€śDickâ€ť Eversman, 80, of Oregon, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
He was born March 29, 1932, in Wapakoneta, the son of Geraldine J. (Doering) and Leonard H. Eversman. On Nov. 22, 1952, he married Carol J. Jackson, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Jeff Eversman, of Oregon, Michael Eversman, of Lathrop, Mo., and Jerry Eversman, of Oregon; and a daughter, Lisa Schnell, of Oregon.
Services with full military rites were held June 8 at Heritage Christian Church in Oregon.
Friends called from 10 to 11 a.m. June 8 at the church.
Former Auglaize County Sheriff Larry R. Longsworth, 62, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 12:55 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at The Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University in Columbus, surrounded by his loving family.
Larry was born Feb. 18, 1950, in Mercer County, the son of Bernice (Nuss) and Robert Longsworth. His father survives in Wapakoneta, and his mother preceded him in death. He is also survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Janice (Haehn) Longsworth.
One Auglaize County official described the loss of a former sheriff quite simply and succinctly — “We’ve lost a really great man.”
Former Auglaize County Sheriff Larry R. Longsworth, 62, died early Monday morning at a Columbus hospital from esophageal cancer after battling the disease during the past few months of his life.
CRIDERSVILLE — Two new officers have joined the rolls of the Crid-ersville Police Department this week.
The hiring of Brian Parker, of St. Marys, and Cory Miller, of Wapakoneta, gained approval by Cridersville Village Council members as they join the village police force to serve as part-time officers.
Cridersville Police Chief John Drake and councilors recently held a Safety Committee meeting where they interviewed five people. They selected Parker and Miller to fill the open positions.