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January 10th, 2012

W-G to expand policy on open enrollment

January 10, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen School District will soon expand its policy on accepting open-enrollment students.

Superintendent Chris Pfister recommended Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Educationmembers accept open-enrollment students statewide. Board members seemed to be unanimous with the recommendation.

Pfister, who formerly had been superintendent at Apollo in Lima, told the board members while there the school managed to attract finances to the district without experiencing any increased costs.

Myriam Rhodes, 72

January 10, 2012

Myriam S. “Mimi” Rhodes, 72, of Lima, died at 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at her residence in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Dennis Chesbrough, 68

January 10, 2012

Dennis “Denny” Chesbrough, 68, of Celina, died at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at Celina Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Jean Ackley, 78

January 10, 2012

Jean Ackley, 78, of 225 N. Chestnut St., St. Marys, and a resident of the Gardens of Celina, died at 5:10 p.m. Monday, January 9, 2012, at the Gardens of Celina.
She was born Aug.21, 1933, in St. Marys, the daughter of Harry and Elizabeth (Moeller) Boltz. She married Cloyd Ackley, and he preceded her in death on March 10, 1967.
She is survived three sons, Spike (Brenda) Ackley, of St. Marys; David Ackley, of St. Marys, and Shawn (Kerri) Ackley, of St. Marys; and two daughters, Laura (Dan) Leonard, of Celina, and Becky Ernst, of Coldwater.

January 9th

BASKETBALL: 'Skins strike early

January 9, 2012

Like a boxer, the Wapakoneta Redskins hit with a flurry early to draw first blood and then landed stunning blows in the second half to dispatch of the Kalida Wildcats.

Wapakoneta hit with three quick jabs in the opening stanza en route to a 16-1 first quarter lead as they exchanged landing shots the rest of the way in a 50-39 victory in varsity girls action.

BASKETBALL: Horstman powers New Knoxville past Tigers

January 9, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — Behind the 26 points from Haley Horstman the New Knoxville Rangers girl’s basketball team was able to pull away from the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers for a 61-53 victory Saturday afternoon at New Knoxville.

“New Knoxville has a very good team,” Tigers varsity coach Ted Patton said. “Our kids played hard and didn’t quit and I am very happy with that.”

BASKETBALL: Trojans thump Fairlawn

January 9, 2012

BOTKINS — The Botkins girls came to within one game of evening out their record with a convincing 47-20 win over Fairlawn on Saturday.

The Trojans survived a slow start and held only a 4 point lead after the first eight minutes of play. They dominated from that point and outrebounded the Jets 47-12 to ease their way to the win.

“We were a little slow getting started and you could tell we hadn’t played in a while,” varsity coach Don Mack said. “We had some time off. An ugly win is still a win.”

BASKETBALL: Rangers escape Trojans

January 9, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — Six of 11 free throws in the final two minutes allowed the New Knoxville Rangers to escape with a 63-59 victory Saturday evening against the Botkins Trojans in a non-league game at New Knoxville.

"I think we hit just enough free throws to win the game,” Rangers varsity coach Kort Fledderjohann said. “We had the front end of two one and the bonus opportunities and only hit one each time.”

All’s well that ends for Wells

January 9, 2012

For the first time in nearly 15 years, Wapakoneta City Council Clerk Carlene Koch will not read Wilbur Wells name during roll call at the beginning of  tonight’s council meeting.

He no longer is a public servant after deciding early last year that 2011 would be the last of his 14 years serving as a councilor-at-large, the last decade as chair of council’s Finance Committee.

Extension could share more posts

January 9, 2012

With one shared educator position already in the works for the Auglaize County OSU Extension Office, the possibility of others in the future are being discussed.

“Looking down the road, there is the possibility of sharing an ag agent,” Auglaize County Commissioner John Bergman said.

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