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Archive - Oct 2012

October 11th

Drug Bust Nets 2

October 11, 2012

WAPAKONETA — Two Dayton residents were arrested on Tuesday as the result of an undercover drug bust by members of the Grand Lake Drug Task Force.

In a news release, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said the arrests took place in Wapakoneta following a short-term investigation. A substantial amount of heroin and cocaine were seized. More than 10 grams of drugs were seized with a street value of approximately $800.

New Bremen Tweaks Policies

October 11, 2012

NEW BREMEN — In an effort to separate discipline and academics, the New Bremen Board of Education approved a list of changes in the school’s policies Wednesday night at its monthly meeting.

Several policies were updated to reflect the goal of separating the two. The first changed the school suspension grade policy.

“We want that separation of discipline and academics,” Superintendent Howard Overman said. “In talking to the staff, a zero is almost impossible to bring it (a student’s overall grade) back up.”

Candidates Square Off

October 11, 2012

ST. MARYS — The two candidates facing off for the newly created Ohio House’s 82nd District seat stated their cases to voters of a local civic group on Wednesday.

The St. Marys Rotary Club hosted Nonpartisan candidate Pete Schlegel and Republican candidate Tony Burkley as part of its annual debate.

Burkley is a four-term Paulding County commissioner and Schlegel has an agriculture, law enforcement and business background.

Robert H. Potts, 88

October 11, 2012

Robert H. Potts, 88, of 534 Armstrong St., St. Marys, formerly of Arlington Heights, Ill., died suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at his residence.

He was born  on Feb. 13, 1924, in Noble Township, Auglaize County, the son of Harry and Inez (Springer) Potts, and they preceded him in death.

October 10th

Projects Begin To Wrap

October 10, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Councilors heard an update Tuesday night on several construction projects that are wrapping up around the village as the season comes to a close.

In his report to councilors, Village Administrator Wayne York reviewed the progress of the construction projects underway.

“Tumbusch Construction is working on the sanitary sewer in the alley on the south side of the Crown Education Center and continuing westward,” York told councilors at their meeting Tuesday night.

“That’s in progress.”

Updated: Shell Station Robbed

October 10, 2012

ST. MARYS — Officers continue to investigate the robbery of a local gas station Tuesday night.

At 5:52 p.m., officers from the St. Marys Police Department arrived at the Shell gas station, 1115 Celina Road, on a report of a robbery. The suspect — a medium build, dark-complected white male with facial hair standing 5’11” to 6 feet tall, who was wearing a blue and gold hooded sweatshirt and grey shorts — demanded money from the clerk and indicated he had a weapon.

Robert Potts, 88

October 10, 2012

Robert Potts, 88, of St. Marys, died on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Tracie Oleyar-Gonzalez, 38

October 10, 2012

Tracie Oleyar-Gonzalez, 38, formerly of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at her residence in Naples, Fla. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Beatrice Caroline Cummings, 95

October 10, 2012

Beatrice Caroline Cummings, 95, of Cridersville, formerly of Waynesfield, Wapakoneta and Winter Haven, died at 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Otterbein-Cridersville.

She was born on May 16, 1917, in Lima, to John Thomas and Bertha Caroline Jones Cummings, and they preceded her in death.

On Jan. 15, 1939, she married Gordon Wilford Cummings, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 9, 2003.

She is survived by a daughter, Roseann Couchenour of Cleveland; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

Shane E. Hardin, 39

October 10, 2012

Shane E. Hardin, 39, of Piqua, died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on Oct. 11, 1972, in Piqua, to Ronald L. and Patricia (Wagner) Hardin Sr., and they survive him.     

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