Archive - Jun 17, 2011
Wava R. Spradlin, 85, died at 12:05 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Armentrout Funeral Home in Waynesfield.
Nancy L. Greiwe, 62, of Wapakoneta, died suddenly at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Feb. 18, 1949, in Ada, the daughter of Pearl (Lamb) and Homer Maxson.
The lowest bid for box beams needed for a new bridge on National Road came in below the engineerâ€™s estimate.
Auglaize County Bridge Engineer Dan Bennett said United Precast, of Mount Vernon, at $45,825, submitted the lowest of two bids for the bridge box beams.
Also submitting a bid for the project was Prestress Services Industries, of Decatur, Ind., at $55,200.
The engineerâ€™s estimate was $52,000.
The new bridge, which is to span the Grassley-Link Ditch, is approximately 0.2 miles east of Eisley Road.
Funding cuts to the arts in schools and communities throughout the area prompted two local organizations to join forces in bringing to Wapa-koneta a program aimed at keeping youth active in drama and theater.
â€śTo be or not to be,â€ť a drama camp geared toward youth ages 8 to 18, is scheduled to begin July 18 and continue through July 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day at the St. Paul United Church of Christ, 101 S. Perry St.
A local partnership between an educational center and a Wapakoneta business has lead to the ultimate accomplishment for a program designed for children with autism.
The Auglaize County Educational Service Center (ESC) provides a program, Project Independence, which is a transitional program designed for children with autism to give them the skills they need to live on their own after high school.