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Archive - 2014

October 21st

Councilors investigate tribal request

October 21, 2014

Changing language in a building ordinance, a tribal request and an update on two motel properties highlighted Monday night’s regular meeting of Wapakoneta City Council.

Classmates expand drive to aid Blevins

October 21, 2014

Last Tuesday, students in the Wapakoneta City School District wore white in support of Leo Blevins, an eighth-grader who has been battling life-threatening injuries at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus since he was struck by a vehicle while walking along a roadway in Cridersville on Oct. 11.

Massage therapist expands her practice to help cancer patients

October 21, 2014

Charlotte Schaub is a massage therapist at Kantner and West Chiropractic in Wapakoneta but there is something unique about Schaub’s occupation.

A graduate of Wapakoneta Senior High School, Dayton School of Medical Massage, and certifications in Reflexology and HotStone Massage, Schaub attended Owens Community College in Toledo, roughly two hours north of Wapakoneta, to learn more about massage therapy.

Robert “Bob” V. Feldwisch, 64

October 21, 2014

Robert “Bob” V. Feldwisch, 64, of 09443 Bay Road, New Knoxville, Ohio, died at 7:44 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Yorkshire, Ohio.

He was born Aug. 27, 1950, in Lima, the son of Vernon and Joann (Lammers) Feldwisch.

He is survived by his loving companion, Karen Bergman, of Yorkshire;  parents, Vernon and Joann (Lammers) Feldwisch, of New Knoxville; brother, David (Diane) Feldwisch, of Houston, Texas; and two nephews, Philip Feldwisch and Peter Feldwisch, both of Houston.

Dean A. Frederick, 58

October 21, 2014

Dean A. Frederick, 58, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:08 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 27, 1955, in St. Marys, the son of August A. and Lohoma M. (Young) Frederick. His mother survives in Eastover, S.C., and his father is deceased. On Aug. 5, 1989, he married Janet M. Coyle, and she survives.

Wavalene ‘Wavey’ Miller, 66

October 21, 2014

Wavalene ‘Wavey’ Miller, 66, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:38 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Lima Memorial Health System’s emergency room. She was born March 4, 1948, in Lima, to Robert Eugene and Annabelle Place Bowsher. Her father preceded her in death and her mother survives in Wapakoneta. On May 18, 1974, she married Richard Eugene Miller, who died Sept. 15, 2014. 

Mrs. Miller retired as a cook with Wapakoneta City Schools. She loved to crochet and read.

Celina handles Wapakoneta in district semifinal

October 21, 2014

ELIDA — The Celina Bulldogs had Wapakoneta’s number in 2014, as the Bulldogs prevented the Wapakoneta Redskins from winning the Western Buckeye League title outright and they ended Wapakoneta’s time in the postseason Monday.

During a game with a slight rain present to start, causing muddy field conditions, Celina was one step ahead of the Redskins all game long in a 5-2 victory in a high school boys soccer Division II district semifinal at Elida Middle School.

October 20th

VIDEO: Bengals, Browns, Chargers: Are they who we thought they were?

October 20, 2014

SI.com's Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler say if they're still high on Week 7 losers, the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cleveland Browns and the San Diego Chargers.

Stopping and selling the roses

October 20, 2014

During holidays, such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and what some may call a Hallmark Holiday in Sweetest Day, a van sits on the corner of Bellefontaine and Wagner Streets in Wapakoneta or in the parking lots of either O’Reilly Auto Parts or Miller’s Textile.

That van is there to sell flowers, and it has been going on for more than 18 years by Gloria Garber and her husband, both of Port Jefferson, a town just east of Anna.

Optimists hold craft show

October 20, 2014

The Noon Optimist Club of Wapakoneta held its 11th annual Arts & Craft Show on Saturday at Wapakoneta High School.

Noon Optimist Club member Bonnie Wurst said 90 percent of items available at the show were homemade and 10 percent were commercial items that vendors purchased.

At least 64 vendors signed up for the event. Vendors from all over Ohio and parts of Indiana traveled to Wapakoneta for the show.

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