Archive - Oct 2012
WAPAKONETA — Wapakoneta Police Department officers are still looking for male suspect who robbed a fuel tank driver at the Clark gas station in downtown Wapakoneta at 1:06 a.m. today.
A 38-year-old Willshire man was delivering fuel to the gasoline station when the suspect produced a knife and demanded the victim’s wallet, Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock said in a news release. The suspect then fled on foot from the scene.
CELINA — The match went all too familiarly for the St. Marys girls soccer team.
Celina scored early after a penalty, and the Roughriders were left playing catch-up against a tough Bulldog defense the rest of the evening.
Celina scored early in the first half via penalty kick in a 1-0 win over rival in a Division II district semifinal on Wednesday night.
The Bulldogs won the regular season match similarly on Sept. 13, when an early free kick goal was all the Bulldogs needed to earn the 1-0 win in a key Western Buckeye League match.
LIMA — New Knoxville’s record-setting season came to an end on Wednesday night, as Liberty-Benton edged out the Rangers 1-0 in a Division III district semifinal at Lima Stadium.
L-B’s Zach Garver scored at the 28:31 mark of the first half to score the match’s lone goal. The goal was Garver’s 30th of the season.
New Knoxville bows out of the tournament with an 11-5-1 record. The Rangers set records for team wins and goals scored in a season in 2012.
The Rangers were shut out for just the third time this season.
KALIDA — Ottawa-Glandorf earned a fifth set win to defeat New Bremen, 17-25, 27-25, 25-21, 20-25 and 15-11 in the Division III district semifinals held at Kalida High School on Wednesday.
The Titans (20-5) will go on and face the Coldwater Cavaliers (18-7) , who upset the Liberty-Benton Eagles in four games, 19-25, 25-16, 26-24 and 25-18. The Titans and Cavaliers will play Saturday in the district finals at 6 p.m. at Kalida High School.
The Cardinals finish their season at 13-12.
CELINA — The business world is like a jungle, according to Author Jane Hight McMurry, and area women have an opportunity to learn how to navigate the jungle at the Women’s Power Conference and Awards Luncheon next month.
ST. MARYS — An area Congressman visited with a local service group on Wednesday — answering a wide variety of questions 13 days before Election Day.
Vivian L. “Vi” Harmon, 84, of St. Marys, died at 7:13 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys.
Arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Marilyn J. Wallace, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:23 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Sept. 10, 1934, in Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, the daughter of Millard and Hilda (Schweitzer) Koenig, and they preceded her in death.
On June 11, 1955, she married Robert L. Wallace, and he preceded her in death on July 1, 1993.
NEW BREMEN — After serving 33 years as the Village of New Bremen police chief, Doug Harrod announced his retirement Tuesday night, effective March 31.
“After 33 years of working for the village, I’ve decided that it’s time to retire,” Harrod told councilors at their meeting Tuesday night. “I’ve given it a lot of thought and a lot of things have went into this decision, but I think it’s time that I move on and have another part of my life.”
ST. MARYS — Ghouls, goblins, princesses and even Pac-Man took over downtown St. Marys as part of an annual tradition.
The St. Marys Rotary Club Halloween Parade brought a variety of costumed children downtown. In addition to the annual parade, a costume contest allowed children to compete in categories ranging from prettiest and ugliest to most original and couples.
In year’s past, cold and blustery conditions greeted parade participants. However, this year, early morning showers gave way to a clear, warm night.