WAPAKONETA — With the March primary election field set, only one county official finds herself in a race.
Republican Auglaize County Recorder Christina "Chris" Lambert, who was appointed in September to succeed Ann Billings, is being challenged by Anne Hamilton, a Democrat from New Bremen, according to a news release Wednesday by Auglaize County Elections Board Director Carolyn Campbell.
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50 Years Ago This Week – 1961
ST. MARYS — Local students are doing their part to help others this holiday season through an annual community project.
DECA — or Distributive Education Clubs of America — students at Memorial High School are currently holding their Goodfellows drive, where the students put out decorated cans in local businesses to collect money to purchase toys for those in need.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Community Public Library Board of Trustees prepared for a new year at its regular meeting Wednesday afternoon.
Board members reviewed a staff wish list for 2012 and discussed the possibilities for several items.
“I meet with the staff at the end of the year and I ask them what their needs are for the coming year,” Library Director Sue Pittman said. “Paula, Beth and I got together and added some things based on what we learned at the conference.”
NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen Board of Education met Wednesday night to hear an update from Freytag and Associates about a possible layout for the building project in preparation for the community meeting next week.
Dr. Kenneth H. Ziegenbusch, 84, of 7295 Oregon Road, Celina, died at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Dec. 18, 1926, in Jackson Township, to Henry W. and Emma (Bergman) Ziegenbusch, and they preceded him in death.
On June 2, 1956, at St. George Catholic Church in Cincinnati, he married Kitty Hunt Jones, and she survives him in Celina.
Gladys L. Kidd, 68, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:20 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on July 26, 1943, in Toledo, to Frederick and Florence (Mosher) Siglow, and they preceded her in death.
She married Lawrence Kidd, and he survives in Columbus.
Ned A. Glass, 72, of 710 Stoneybrook Drive, St. Marys, died at 6:37 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System, in the presence of his loving family.
He was born on March 11, 1939, in Noble Township, to Ivan “Mike” and Ruth (Rasneor) Glass, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 26, 1959, at St. Peter’s Evangelical & Reformed Church in New Bremen, he married the love of his life, Christine F. Richey, and she survives.
NEW BREMEN — Rob Messick resigned as head varsity football coach at New Bremen, the school’s board of education announced at its meeting on Thursday night.
Gary Jones, New Bremen athletic director, said on Thursday morning that Messick resigned "a couple weeks after the season."
Messick coached the Cardinals for five seasons, compiling a 12-38 record. His Cardinal teams went 8-31 in Midwest Athletic Conference play.
New Bremen finished the season 0-10, 0-8 in the Midwest Athletic Conference this season.
Erika Thornsberry - Lipscomb
NASHVILLE — Erika Thornsberry, a Lipscomb freshman and a St. Marys Memorial grad, scored four points and grabbed three rebounds for the Bison in a 95-53 loss to the 17th-ranked Tar Heels of North Carolina on Wednesday night.
Thornsberry has played in all 10 games, getting two starts. She averages 3.4 points and two rebounds per game.
Lipscomb is 2-8 on the season and hosts Ole Miss next Friday night.