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December 27th

Eva Kimmel, 74

December 27, 2011

Eva M. Kimmel 74, of Lima died at 8:48 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 at Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born March 1, 1937, in Lima, the daughter of Mamie (Obshawn) and Thomas Jennings in Lima, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are two sons, Paul (Melissa) Kimmel, and Larry T. (Danielle) Kimmel; and two daughters, Robin (Dave) Bambaloff, Patricia (Dave) Trusty; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Contributions may be directed to the family.

December 26th

Snow plow plan: Wapak council chair favors new approach to battle snow on streets

December 26, 2011

One city elected official says he believes the best scenario is never having to utilize the equipment purchased for an emergency or for inclement weather, but he also realizes that thought is unrealistic.
Wapakoneta City Council 4th Ward Councilor Dan Graf said while the saying is often used by fire chiefs regarding fire trucks, he believes the adage can be applied to the harsh road conditions battled by members of the Public Works Department and local motorists.
He also thinks a new plan developed this year should help in fighting the war against ice and snow.

Final note: Local retires from music lessons after 60 years

December 26, 2011

A local woman who has a passion for music has retired from giving music lessons, but will never retire from her love for music.
Mary Margaret Barlage has studied music all of her life, and has been teaching music lessons at her home, including piano, organ, guitar, vocal and accordion, for the past 60 years.
Last Tuesday marked Barlage’s last music lesson, after 60 years, and she said she felt it was time to retire.
“I have studied music all of my life,” Barlage said. “Music has always been easy to me. It’s a gift.”

Gymnastics, sports, job keeps student jumping

December 26, 2011

A Wapakoneta Middle School student has a busy schedule each day of the week, but she would not like it any other way.
Between sports, dance and her paper route, Wapakoneta Middle School sixth-grader Kayla Crawford has something to do every day, but she is not complaining.
“I live being active and staying busy,” Crawford said. “I always have something to do.”
Along with doing what most 12-year-olds do, Crawford takes on sports, extra-curriculars and a job.
The dancer has picked up tumbling and lyrical lessons at The Dance Centre, and in her first year back, after a short hiatus.

WRESTLING: 'Skins ready for Brecksville tourney

December 26, 2011

Even though the state wrestling tournament is still in the distant future, Wapakoneta wrestlers will get a glimpse of what might await them in March when the Redskins compete in the 51st annual Brecksville Holiday Invitational Tournament on Thursday and Friday.

This year’s edition of the long-standing tournament boasts 37 of some of the best teams in the state of Ohio and one squad from Georgia. Individually 98 of the grapplers entered have state tournament experience with a little more than half of those placing at state in 2011.

Verlin Hirschfeld, 93

December 26, 2011

Verlin W. Hirschfeld, 93, of New Bremen, died at 10:20 p.m. Dec. 24, 2011, at the Convalarium at Indian Run in Dublin.
He was born Jan. 6, 1918, in New Bremen, the son of Emma A. (Oberwitte) and Edward G. Hirschfeld. On July 5, 1942, he married Enola Luedeke and she survives in Dublin.
Also surviving are two sons, Gary Hirschfeld, of Findlay, Craig Hirschfeld, of New Bremen; and a daughter, Christine Hirschfeld Kelser of Dublin.

Eva Kimmel, 74

December 26, 2011

Eva M. Kimmel 74, of Lima, died at 8:48 a.m. Dec. 22, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born March 1, 1937, in Lima, to Mamie (Obshawn) and Thomas Jennings, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons, Paul (Melissa) Kimmel, and Larry T. (Danielle) Kimmel; two daughters, Robin (Dave) Bambaloff, and Patricia (Dave) Trusty, and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Contributions may be directed to the family.
Arrangements are being handled by Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

December 23rd

BASKETBALL: Tigers topple Trojans

December 24, 2011

BOTKINS — The Botkins Trojans came ready to play in their 57-43 Shelby County League varsity boys basketball loss to Jackson Center on Friday night at Botkins High School.
The effort was there. The Trojans had a great game plan.
Simply put, the Tigers are just that good.
Botkins stayed close on the boards, losing them by only a 28-27 tote, and only turned the ball over nine times, but it wasn’t enough.
The Tigers answered by converting 14 of their 19 field goals with an assist and only turned the ball over eight times in the win.

Family tradition: Waynesfield family carries on legacy

December 23, 2011

WAYNESFIELD — A Waynesfield couple focused on instilling a strong work ethic in their children and always stressed the importance of education and service to church and the community.
However, Thelma and Lott Turner could not have envisioned the impact that their descendants would have in the small town.
The couple that operated a small farm in the community had five children, all graduates of Waynesfield-Goshen High School.
The couple’s 15 grandchildren all excelled both academically and athletically, and littered the school’s athletic record books along the way.

Wisconsin artist restores history at courthouse

December 23, 2011

As county administrators walk through the Auglaize County Courthouse, they mention how pleased they are with the renovations to the century-old building.
The Auglaize County commissioners and Administrator Joe Lenhart toured the courthouse on Thursday during their monthly walk-through, expressing to representatives from Garmann-Miller & Associates of how happy they are with the way things are going.
“The most interesting thing of this project are the different stages,” Auglaize County Administrator Joe Lenhart said. “It’s interesting to see the phases of work in the same building.”

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