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November 28th

Rex E. Wallace, 80

November 28, 2011

Rex E. Wallace, 80, of Celina, died at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys.

He was born on June 1, 1931, in Toledo, the son of Vern and Sadie Gleason Wallace, and they preceded him in death.

On Aug. 22, 1952, he married Delores “Jean” Brackman, and she survives him in Celina.

Group Hauls In Shoes

November 28, 2011

ST. MARYS — A local organization held a drive along Spring Street during Small Business Saturday.

The Family Life Center of Auglaize County hosted a community drop-off for its shoe drive on Saturday. The center is hosting the Barney the Shoeman Program, in conjunction with the Hands Across the Sea Foundation, through Wednesday.

Equipment To Help Students

November 28, 2011

ST. MARYS — Students in a local medical program recently received donations of various types of medical equipment that they can use in their classroom.

Mitch Eiting, of Midmark, made more than $19,000 in donations to Tri Star’s Med Prep program. Those donations included a new autoclave, a new portable EKG, a dental chair with accessories and a hi-lo table. The equipment will be used as part of exercises throughout the year, Med Prep instructor Janet Nelson said.

November 25th

Coldwater headed to state, Elida stunned in second half

November 26, 2011

Coldwater is headed back to familiar territory — Northeast Ohio — in search of the school’s third state championship and a measure of atonement for last year’s loss in the championship game.

The Midwest Athletic Conference’s Coldwater Cavaliers are headed back to the state title game for the second straight season and the sixth time in the past 14 seasons after the Cavs drubbed Hicksville 41-21 in a Division V state semifinal at Lima Stadium on Friday night.

New Bremen wins, Rangers fall in Tip-Off openers

November 26, 2011

Photo slideshow of Friday Night's Action:

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NEW BREMEN — For two and a half quarters the New Knoxville Rangers managed to stay with the Anna Rockets, but in the last four minutes of the third quarter the Rockets outscored New Knoxville 12-5 and defeated the Rangers 56-37 in the first game of the annual New Bremen Tip-Off Classic held at New Bremen.

Exhibit Offers Colorful Kid Works

November 25, 2011

ST. MARYS — A local arts center is hosting works by a Fort Wayne-based author and illustrator through an exhibit that runs through next year.

“Lynn Rowe Reed: Roscoe and the Pelican Rescue” opened at Arts Place’s Collective Center on Nov. 16. The exhibit, which is on loan from the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, will run through Jan. 3, 2012.

The exhibit features a series of reproductions created from the children’s book, “Roscoe and the Pelican Rescue.”

Unemployment Hits Slight Rise In October

November 25, 2011

ST. MARYS — After a two-month drop of almost 1 percent, unemployment rates in Auglaize County edged up slightly in October.

In data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Auglaize County's unemployment ticked up 0.2 percent to settle in at 7.4 percent last month. The unemployment rate at the same time last year was 8.6 percent.

Shoppers Head Out For Black Friday

November 25, 2011

ST. MARYS — Area businesses opened their doors early this morning to crowds of deal-seekers eager to make a dent in their holiday shopping lists.

“We’ve been very steady,” Kohl’s Assistant Manager Julia Dornick said. “The customers have been friendly, and we’ve been doing well.”

Dornick said the store, which opened at midnight, opened its doors to a slew of customers.

Irma A. Wendeln, 76

November 25, 2011

Irma A. Wendeln, 76, of 1776 St. Johns Road, Maria Stein, died at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster, where she had been a patient for seven weeks.

She was born on Sept. 7, 1935, in Minster, to John and Mary (Dwenger) Sturwold, and they preceded her in death.

On Jan. 21, 1956, she married Charles U. Wendeln, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 2009.

Viola L. 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 being completed at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

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