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November 15th, 2012

Billy Bush, 87

November 15, 2012

Billy E. Bush, 87, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:12 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Beatrice Behr, 93

November 15, 2012

Beatrice “Bea” Everhart Behr, 93, of Fryburg, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born March 28, 1919, in Green County, Tennessee, the daughter of Lillie P. (Stroud) and James F. Gillette, who preceded her in death. On Nov. 6, 1937, she married Paul T. Everhart, and he died Nov. 9, 1984. On May 1, 1999, she married Wilbur C. Behr, and he survives.

DISCLOSE actions: Brown wants to give voice back to Americans in elections

November 15, 2012

Ohio citizens should have a louder voice in elections than corporate America, a U.S. senator says, and to help ensure middle-class Americans are heard the legislator is reintroducing the DISCLOSE Act.

Local wins ‘Nurse of the Year’

November 15, 2012

A local nurse says she felt honored, as well as a bit overwhelmed, after receiving a top nursing award in the state oh Ohio.

Connie Brincefield, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) at The Gardens of Wapakoneta, terms her career in nursing as a calling and could not imagine doing anything else. Brincefield recently attended the Ohio Assisted Living Association (OALA) Convention earlier this month and was honored with the award of “Nurse of the Year.”

WIC leader retires

November 15, 2012

Auglaize County Women Infants and Children (WIC) Director Cindy McFarland is not viewing her approaching retirement as the end. She is looking at it as a new beginning.

“First I am going to try and do some remodeling, and then I might do some traveling,” said McFarland, who lives in Lima with her husband, Mike. “My husband is still working, so we will have to work around that.” McFarland, 58, is retiring after nearly 31 years as

November 14th

Open house a success

November 14, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — White Memorial Library Supervisor Pamela Kennon is relatively new to working in a library setting.

When Kennon decided to host an open house Tuesday at the library, she had two goals in mind.

“I wanted to use it as an opportunity to meet some of the patrons,” Kennon said. “We also wanted to give people the opportunity to stop by and see what we had to offer.”

UNOH driver, NASCAR pit crew member to speak at Children’s Hometown Holiday: Register today and Thursday to attend breakfast

November 14, 2012

 

A member of the University of Northwest Ohio (UNOH) Motorsport team is scheduled to be the featured speaker at a special Race Car Day breakfast during the Children’s Hometown Holiday at the beginning of December.

November 13th

Festival of Trees

November 13, 2012

Festival of Trees start Wednesday at the Gardens in Wapakoneta.

Dorothy Berg, 86

November 13, 2012

Dorothy Berg, 86, of Naples, Fla., died on Oct. 25, 2012. Arrangements provided by All Cremation Options.

Karen Sue Ashbaugh-Piredda, 65

November 13, 2012

Karen Sue Ashbaugh-Piredda, , 65, of Pittsfield, beloved wife of Robert R. Piredda, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at their home.
Karen was born in Lima, on June 1, 1947, the daughter of the late Melba C. (Young) and James E. Wolfe. She was a graduate of Wapakoneta Senior High School in Wapakoneta, and moved to the Berkshires in 1997 to watch her grandchildren grow up.
Having various employers in her lifetime, the most significant was her administrative employment at Hospice Care in the Berkshires where she thoroughly enjoyed being part of a bigger cause.

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