October 14th, 2011
A silent auction is to benefit Mercy Unlimited while also highlighting some of the donations the thrift store receives each year.
âWeâll be auctioning close to 75 items â housewares, glassware, furniture, lamps and artwork,â said Mercy volunteer Linda Johns, who is coordinating the project.
Everything to be auctioned has been donated.
âWe receive some beautiful stuff,â Johns said. âWeâll be auctioning vintage items and antiques, plus some newer items, some of which have never been used or are still in the original box.â
One of every four women will experience the loss of a baby at some point in their lives, says the leader of a national organization.
With today marking the National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, a local mother is sharing her story, in hope to break the silence and taboo surrounding pregnancy and infant loss.
Leslie Phillips and her husband, Dave Phillips, Jr., moved to Wapakoneta in 2001, when Phillips was pregnant with twin boys. On Dec. 20 of that year, her sons were diagnosed with Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) during a routine check up.
The impact a section written into the Ohio budget bill will have depends on how well the governing agencies were already complying with existing law, an Ohio Newspaper Association (ONA) official says.
Rumors are swirling around about the potential impact of the changes on smaller communities, but the law already required government entities to post their ordinances prior to the new budget bill taking effect.
According to an existing section in
Clifford F. Rison, 87, of Lima, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel.
Twila M. Evans Graham Dineen, 86, of Otterbein Cridersville, formerly of Spencerville, died at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center, in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.
Gale Elaine Miller, 65, of Lima, died at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at Cleveland Clinic.
She was born July 31, 1946, in Coldwater, Mich., the daughter of Mary Lou and Dr. George Richardson.
Survivors are a daughter, Jennie (Jason) Hefner, of Wapakoneta; three grandchildren, Joshua, Jonathan Michael and Natalie; a brother, David âDocâ Richardson; and her dog, Matilda.
Elrea C. Terflinger, 85, of Wapakoneta, died 4:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at her daughterâs residence.
She was born July 21, 1926, in Breathitt County, Ky., the daughter of Christena (Russell) and Blake Centers, who preceded her in death. She married William C. Terflinger, and he died July 21, 1995.
Twila M. Evans Graham Dineen, 86, of Otterbein-Cridersville, formerly of Spencerville, died at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center, in Lima.
She was born Oct. 7, 1925, in Allen County, the daughter of Hazel (Strayer) and Lowell Evans, who preceded her in death.
On March 6, 1943, she married Robert E. âGeneâ Graham, and he died Oct. 4, 1983.. Then on Feb. 14, 1985, she married Lawrence W. âLarryâ Dineen, and he died Dec. 24, 2010.
Survivors include, a son, Douglas Graham, of Wapakoneta.
Clifford Fairfield âCliffâ Rison, 87, of Lima, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at his residence in Lima, and joined the love of his life.
He was born June 1, 1924, to Chloe Evick Rison Rohrbacher and Clifford Gaylord Rison, in Lima.
He married Laura M. Reineke on Aug. 19, 1947, in Lima, and she died Aug. 3, 2011, after more than 65 years of everlasting love.
He attended South High School until his family moved and then attended Cridersville High School, graduating in 1942. He attended Ohio University, in Athens.
After missing half of his senior season with a knee injury, Wapakoneta Redskinsâ Colin Mankin was eager to get back on the pitch for Seniors Night.
It only took him 27 second to reacclimate himself.
Mankinâs heel-kick goal in the opening minute proved to be the only offense the Redskins would need as they rolled to a 5-0 shutout win over the Kenton Wildcats in a Western Buckeye League varsity boys soccer match Thursday at Ryan Field.