Archive - Jun 7, 2011
During Mondayâ€™s meeting, Wapakoneta City Council president announced he is resigning from his post effective June 8.
Council President Don Jump informed his fellow councilors during Mondayâ€™s council meeting that he accepted the position of emergency response coordinator with the Auglaize County Health Department and must resign from the legislative body.
A Wapakoneta City Council member objected to a resolution to pave a section of Hamilton Street because it included the replacement of curbs which are being charged to the property owner.
A second councilor argued the assessments of individual property owners could be brought up later since an ordinance must be passed to assess the owners for the work actually completed, but he wanted the joint project with the Auglaize County Engineerâ€™s Office to repave Hamilton Street from Auglaize Street to Glynwood Road to proceed.
WAYNESFIELD â€” As a school district that has seemingly seen its share of dark clouds lately, a ray of sunshine came as welcome news.
Preliminary Ohio Graduation Test scores for the class of 2013 showed students met all indicators with double digit improvements in all categories.
â€śIt shows plans that we have put into effect lately are working,â€ť Superintendent Joanne Kerekes said. â€śThe improvement ensures the strategies we have been working on.â€ť
ST. MARYS â€” The St. Marys Post 323 American Legion baseball team puts its trio of Wapakoneta grads right in the heart of its order and at the center of its hopes for success this summer.
As it opens the 2011 season, the trio of Greg Stoll, Dustin Gerlach and Kaleb Coil anchors Bill Shoffnerâ€™s team.
â€śWe really donâ€™t know all of our teammates yet, so itâ€™s nice to have some teammates around,â€ť Coil said. â€śHaving two other guys who have big-game experience who played in a regional finals a couple years ago helps, too.â€ť