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November 25th, 2011

Holiday show coming to Performing Arts Center

November 25, 2011

Local residents can join Charles Dickens in his study as history, humor and holiday come to life as he tells the story of “A Christmas Carol.”
Scrooge and all the characters of Charles Dickens’ holiday story will take the stage for the final show of the season at Wapakoneta Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in “The Night Before Christmas Carol,” a special take on the classic Christmas story written by Dickens in 1843.

Schools raising money with cards

November 25, 2011

For those wanting to support Wapakoneta City Schools, they need only to purchase groceries at Kroger with a special card.
To start, those interested purchase a gift card from the school district for $1. Money can be continuously reloaded onto the card.

Viola Thuman, 98

November 25, 2011

Viola L. Thuman, 98, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:09 p.m. Wed-nesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Auglaize Acres.
She was born May 11, 1913, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Anna (Leininger) and Jacob H. Zorn, who preceded her in death. On Jan. 26, 1933, she married Lloyd R. Thuman, and he died April 9, 1988.

Viola Thuman, 98

November 25, 2011

Viola L. Thuman, 98, of Wapakoneta, died 3:09 p.m., Wed. Nov. 23, 2011, at Auglaize Acres.
She was born May 11, 1913, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Anna (Leininger) and Jacob H. Zorn, who preceded her in death. On Jan. 26, 1933, she married Lloyd R. Thuman, and he died April 9, 1988.

Final tallies official: Two votes separate Uniopolis mayor’s race

November 25, 2011

Two votes ended up being the difference in the race for Uniopolis mayor.
By two votes, the incumbent Uniopolis mayor was re-elected to his fifth term, according to official results of the Nov. 8 general election released Wednesday by the Auglaize County Elections Board.
No final outcomes of other countywide races changed based on official election results after provisional ballots were added into totals.

Solid Waste District updates rules

November 25, 2011

Through an agreement with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Auglaize County Solid Waste District recently made changes and updates to its rules and regulations.
Auglaize County Solid Waste Coordinator Dave Reichelderfer said the update is part of a normal process but was something that was long overdue.
“When we submitted a plan to the EPA we said we would review some of the rules we have and update them,” Reichelderfer said. “We have finally done that. It’s something we should have done quite a while ago.”

BASKETBALL: Hoops season opens tonight

November 25, 2011

Area high school basketball starts up tonight when the Wapakoneta Redskins varsity girls team travels to Waynesfield to take on the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers.

Wapak is coming off a disappointing 2010-2011 season marred by numerous injuries. Seniors Tasha Helmstetter, Mallory McDevitt and Morgan Quellhorst all missed time due to injuries last year but are back for the 2011-2012 campaign.

Unfortunately for the Redskins, senior Ashley Knippen is out for the season after suffering a knee injury in the powder-puff football game a few weeks ago.

Two purchasing agents approved for district

November 25, 2011

In another move meant to help watch spending, Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education members appointed two administrators as purchasing agents and change order authorizers for the district.
Superintendent Keith Horner and Operations Director Mike Watt were approved this week to give the authorization for change orders up to 10 percent of the original contract award amount, not to exceed $25,000, with a follow-up report made to board members at the next regularly scheduled meeting.

Viola Thuman, 98

November 25, 2011

Viola L. Thuman, 98, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:09 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Auglaize Acres.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Charles May, 92

November 25, 2011

Charles M. “Bud” Hay, 92, 205 N. Jefferson St., New Bremen, died at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at the Elmwood of New Bremen.
He was born Feb. 25, 1919 in St. Marys, the son of Matty Marie (Schlechty) and Charles I. Hay. On Oct. 19, 1946, he married Louise Moeller who died on March 30, 2008.
Surviving are two sons, James Hay, of Celina, John Hay, of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and two daughters, Kathy Tontrup, of New Bremen, and Kris Imwalle, of New Bremen.

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