Archive - Jul 12, 2011
ST. HENRY â€” Wapakoneta and Van Wert will try again tonight.
After three lightning delays and the threat of ever-intensifying lightning, the decision was made just before 10 to suspend the loserâ€™s bracket final of the ACME baseball district tournament Monday night at the Wally Post Athletic Complex in St. Henry.
The game will resume tonight at 6 with the scored tied 6-6 in the top of the fifth inning. Wapak has runners on second and third with two outs.
ALLENTOWN â€” NASCAR star Kasey Kahne is among the drivers scheduled to drive in the 23rd annual Brad Doty Classic World of Outlaws Sprint Series race on Wednesday at Limaland Motorsports Park.
Kahne is a car owner in the Outlaws series.
Steve Kinser, a 20-time WoO champion and two-time Doty Classic winner, is also expected to compete. Kinser is off to a strong start in 2011 and is one of the favorites in this yearâ€™s race.
A Wapakoneta woman with concerns regarding the Humane Society of Auglaize County pleaded with Wapakoneta City Council members to visit the facility before approving any funding for the organization.
Lynn Schweitzer, of Wapakoneta, did work at the Humane Society of Auglaize County, often known as ACHS, and told councilors during Mondayâ€™s meeting of her concerns for the safety of the animals, workers and volunteers at the facility.
WAYNESFIELD â€” As hoped and anticipated, preliminary scores for the Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAA) came back with glowing results for the Waynesfield-Goshen School District.
â€śThe preliminary scores show we have made some significant progress,â€ť Waynesfield-Goshen Superintendent Joanne Kerekes said at the meeting.
A digital fire extinguisher training system recently purchased by the Auglaize County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) could be used to help people throughout the county learn how to use an extinguisher to battle a real fire.
Area emergency responders, industries, schools, nursing homes and others could take advantage of the new technology in training to fight fires. Special sessions also are being discussed for citizens interested in learning the proper technique for using fire extinguishers.