October 19th, 2012
Ruth A. Hindenlang, 94, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:32 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born April 24, 1918, in Hopewell Township, Mercer County, the daughter of Anna (Johns) and Otto Earl Wade, who preceded her in death. In 1937, she married William Howard Hindenlang, and he died July 29, 1966.
The Auglaize County Public District Library has partnered with the Wapakoneta Fire Department in an event to get the whole family involved in some Halloween fun.
On Halloween evening, county residents will have the opportunity to toss a pumpkin from the bucket of a fire truck and watch it smash on the ground below.
This is all part of Cash2Smash — smash a pumpkin, support the local library.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown took to the telephone lines Wed-nesday for a town hall teleconference to battle attacks made by his Republican opponent for a U.S. Senate seat and current state Treasurer Josh Mandel.
Brown, who talked with more than 6,000 Ohio residents Wednesday during his teleconference, discussed with Ohioans the reason for his auto manufacturing bailout and other pieces of legislation aimed at spurring the economy out of a recession.
Nearly $600 worth of jewelry was allegedly stolen from a booth at a downtown antique shop, according to a Wapakoneta Police Department report.
Maria B. Holloway, 54, reported at 10:53 a.m. Oct. 9 a theft of four rings with a total value of approximately $605 stolen between 5 p.m. Oct. 8 and 10:53 a.m. Oct. 9 from a booth at the Auglaize Antique Mall. The rings belong to Joyce L. Howell, 65, 13882 Spring St., St. Johns.
Ruth A. Hindenlang, 94, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:32 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Joint Twp. District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Patsy J. Foster, 82, of Wapakoneta, died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Carl W. Snethkamp, 96, formerly of 119 S. Main St., St. Marys, and a long-time resident of North Port, Fla., died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Fla.
He was born Sept. 13, 1916, in St. Marys, the son of Lola (Gallimore) and Henry Snethkamp, who preceded him in death. On Aug. 13, 1938, he married Virginia Dine, and she preceded him in death Dec. 27, 1981. On June 18, 1994, he married Dorothy Stroudt, and she survives in North Port, Fla.
A 62-year-old Texas woman died Monday evening from injuries suffered earlier that day in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 75.
Lorraine Harrison, of San Antonio, Texas, died Monday evening at Lima Memorial Hospital after a semitrailer and car collided Monday on I-75 near the U.S. 33 exit in Wapakoneta, Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) Commander Lt. Scott Carrico told the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Two other people involved in the collision are still in the hospital as of Tuesday afternoon.
CRIDERSVILLE — Residents who live along Main Street in Cridersville took advantage of an opportunity to voice their concerns about planting new trees in the tree lawn — an issue that has been in the works for more than a year.
Before the handful of residents discussed the issue with Cridersville Village Council members and Cridersville Tree Commission members, Tree Commission member Ken Dreitzler outlined the tree plan on Main Street — a plan that has been researched heavily over the past year.
The Auglaize County commissioners spent much of Tuesday afternoon checking out several county projects with Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart.
Reinhart showed the commissioners four projects in various stages of development and provided updates to the commissioners as they traveled along to get a visual understanding as the projects are completed.
“Sometimes its easier for them to take a look at the projects and see what is going on,” Reinhart said.