November 13th, 2012
Wapakoneta Middle School students hosted its 12th annual Veterans Day Celebration Program Monday in the school’s gymnasium.
While there was no official count on the number of veterans attending the event, Alyissa Horn, a seventh-grader and Student Council president, said they typically have “a couple hundred veterans” and the turnout is growing each year.
“Most of the veterans attending are family members of the students, but not all of them,” Horn said. “We try to get the word out to everyone.”
CRIDERSVILLE — As a local village gets ready to fill an administrative position, its councilors have decided on at least a salary range.
The Cridersville village administrator position will soon be vacant, as Village Administrator John McDonald announced his retirement effective Dec. 31.
“We are hopeful to get it filled before John McDonald leaves,” Cridersville Mayor Lorali Myers said of the post.
I think people are forgetting what is still to come.
The schedule for OSU football up to this point has been cake.
Easy, weak, laughable.
You can pick your own word.
The best win was a road win at a struggling Penn State. A Penn State team that, like Ohio State is shining while the Big Ten is the worst it has been in a long time.
Can Ohio State boast an overtime home-win against Purdue?
Parked in the warm sun, cars lined the side of road Sunday as hundreds of people throughout the day walked up the drive of Jana and Jim Ashba’s home at 11835 Canning Factory Road.
Linda Blosser, a member of the Women’s Civic League of Wapakoneta, greeted people at the front door as they toured one of three homes during the annual Showcase of Homes.
The popular “The Book of Wapakoneta” is to enter a third printing for this holiday and purchasers can stipulate the proceeds from the purchase to benefit three local charities.
Rachel Barber, who chaired Wapako-
Long-time business owners Linda and Scott Kuenning, of New Bremen, have enjoyed success running the family business, True Value Western Ohio Hardware, for 25 years from their stores in Minster and St. Henry.
The couple now plans to extend their services to the Wapakoneta area.
The Kuennings plan to open a third store at 811 Defiance St. in the Grandview Plaza in the former location of Coast to Coast in March.
Ohio State and Marquette were set to square off on the U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Until tipoff. When the floor started to accumulate condensation. After an hour delay, the game was called due to excessive condensation, and the safety of the players was in serious jeopardy.
I guess that’s the risk of playing a game on a boat. Parked in the ocean. In the middle of November.
David M. McCool, 71, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 4:35 a.m., Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at the Springview Manor in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Nadine D. Frese, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:55 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center in Lima.
Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville, with Rev. Cathlene Hayes officiating.
Other arrangements are incomplete at the funeral home.
Doyle R. âButchâ Yost 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:48 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at his residence.
He was born April 24, 1937, in Stillwater, Pa., to Lois B. (Hess) and Frank D. Yost, who preceded him in death. He was married to Elizabeth A. (Miller) Scott for 23 years, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are a son, Jeff (Rhonda) Yost, of Cridersville; a daughter, Diane (Gerald) Miller, of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren, Angela, Jeffrey, Elizabeth, and Catherine; two great-grandsons, Aaron and Gabriel; a brother, Frank Yost; and a sister, Lois Gierhart.