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October 24th, 2012

Karen Gilliam, 50

October 24, 2012

Karen N. Gilliam, 50, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 at her residence.
She was born Oct. 10, 1962, in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of John and Priscilla (Ashlock) Reiboldt. She married Anthony R. Gilliam, who survives.

Robert Longsworth, 88

October 24, 2012

Robert Calvin Longsworth, 88, passed away from this life at 6:44 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the Gardens of Wapakoneta surrounded by his loving family.
Robert was born Oct. 23, 1924, in Moulton Township, in Auglaize County, the son of Esther (Badertscher) and Lloyd Longworth, who preceded him in death. On April 9, 1947, he married Bernice J. Nuss, who preceded him in death Aug. 5, 2006.

October 23rd

Karen Gilliam, 50

October 23, 2012

Karen Gillum, 50, of Wapakoneta, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Theresa Carnes, 90

October 23, 2012

Theresa Carnes, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Robert Longsworth, 88

October 23, 2012

Robert C. Longsworth, 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:44 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at The Gardens of Wapakoneta.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Victoria Rohrbach, 85

October 23, 2012

Victoria M. Rohrbach, 85, of St. Marys, died at 5:05 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born May 17, 1927 in Rhine, the daughter of Hulda (Steinke) and Edward Greve. Both parents preceded her in death. On June 21, 1947, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta, she married Virgil Rohrbach, who died April 13, 1999.

William C. ‘Bill’ Berg, 72

October 23, 2012

William C. (Bill) Berg, 71 of Wapakoneta, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Bill died as a result of extensive farm accident injuries occurring one week earlier. He was born in Lima, Nov. 25, 1940. Bill was the son of Egon Jr. and Dorothy (Knierim) Berg.
Bill graduated from Blume High School in the class of 1958. Youth activities included 4H and FFA where he served as chapter president. After graduation, he attended The Ohio State University. On Nov. 28, 1963, he married Judith Truitt Berg.

Natural gas on the way?

October 23, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — Natural gas is coming to Waynesfield.

Waynesfield Village Council members approved an ordinance Monday allowing the mayor to enter an agreement with Fanning/Howey & Associates to move forward with design plans to bring natural gas to the community.

The ordinance did not pass unanimously, as councilor Bill Motter voted against the natural gas initiative. When a resident questioned his vote, Motter sited financial reasons.

“I am for natural gas,” Motter said, “if it is affordable.”

Experiencing homelessness

October 23, 2012

Natural disasters left approximately 42 million people homeless last year.

This past weekend, local high school seniors had the opportunity to face homelessness themselves, and now understand what it is like to live outside the comfort of their homes.

A dozen Wapakoneta High School seniors, who are taking a senior art class, studio portfolio, with teacher Suzanne Temple, designed and hand-crafted temporary shelters, which were made of cardboard, tarp, tape, paint, etc.

Pepple denies Wine request

October 23, 2012

Auglaize County Common Pleas Judge Fred Pepple decided to deny a request to sentence Douglas Wine during a bond hearing on Monday, but he did open the door to consider interstate and international travel for employment purposes.

Lorin Zaner, Wine’s attorney, requested the court sentence Wine on his third-degree misdemeanor sexual imposition charge, since he had served more than the maximum penalty on the charge.

 

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