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GOLF: Wapak Country Club season underway

June 17, 2011

After two months of rainy and cold weather, the Wapakoneta Country Club is now going strong.
Carol Jackson had her first hole-in-one on No. 5 using an 8-iron.
Eagles carded included Scott Nawman on No. 7, Cory Market on No. 9 and Denny Tenwalde on No. 12.
Twenty-two golfers in two brackets competed in a two-man shamble.
The ladies’ Monday evening, senior men’s Tuesday morning and men’s Tuesday evening leagues are all underway.
Coming events are the Two-Man Patsome tourney on June 26 and the Chamber of Commerce outing on June 30.

Wava R. Spradlin, 85

June 17, 2011

Wava R. Spradlin, 85, died at 12:05 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Armentrout Funeral Home in Waynesfield.

Nancy L. Greiwe, 62

June 17, 2011

Nancy L. Greiwe, 62, of Wapakoneta, died suddenly at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Feb. 18, 1949, in Ada, the daughter of Pearl (Lamb) and Homer Maxson.

Bridge beam below

June 17, 2011

The lowest bid for box beams needed for a new bridge on National Road came in below the engineer’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 engineer’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.

Drama camp set for July

June 17, 2011

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.
“To be or not to be,” 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.

Sweet success: Student completes program, first to attain full-time employment

June 17, 2011

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.

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