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Woman dies in collision

October 17, 2012

A 62-year-old Texas woman died Monday evening from injuries suffered earlier that day in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 75.

Lorraine Harrison, of San Antonio, Texas, died Monday evening at Lima Memorial Hospital after a semitrailer and car collided Monday on I-75 near the U.S. 33 exit in Wapakoneta, Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) Commander Lt. Scott Carrico told the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Two other people involved in the collision are still in the hospital as of Tuesday afternoon.

Cridersville talks trees

October 17, 2012

CRIDERSVILLE — Residents who live along Main Street in Cridersville took advantage of an opportunity to voice their concerns about planting new trees in the tree lawn — an issue that has been in the works for more than a year.

Before the handful of residents discussed the issue with Cridersville Village Council members and Cridersville Tree Commission members, Tree Commission member Ken Dreitzler outlined the tree plan on Main Street — a plan that has been researched heavily over the past year.

Reinhart reviews county projects

October 17, 2012

The Auglaize County commissioners spent much of Tuesday afternoon checking out several county projects with Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart.

Reinhart showed the commissioners four projects in various stages of development and provided updates to the commissioners as they traveled along to get a visual understanding as the projects are completed.

“Sometimes its easier for them to take a look at the projects and see what is going on,” Reinhart said.

VOLLEYBALL: Heartbreak in Lima, season over

October 17, 2012

 

LIMA —  In a game of giant momentum swings, and lengthy service streaks, Wapakoneta found itself on the wrong side of a 3-1 loss in the first round of sectionals.

At Lima Senior High School, Van Wert defeated the Redskins Tuesday night to move to the next round of sectionals.

Wapakoneta’s volleyball season is over.

With the set score tied at one, the Redskins had a demanding lead in set number three, flirting with a double digit lead the entire match.

SOCCER: Season over, a tough pill to swallow

October 17, 2012

 

Fans of the Wapakoneta boys soccer team lined the entrance to the field to form a tunnel, cheering on the team as they left the field.

They would have liked to have been celebrating a victory over Elida Monday night.

Instead, they were celebrating the end of a season.

The Redskins fell to the Bulldogs at Ryan Field Monday night. 2-1, in the first game of sectional play.

CROSS COUNTRY: Martin finishes first-team all league

October 17, 2012

 

OTTAWA —  Elizabeth Martin qualified for first-team all Western Buckeye League at the league meet Saturday in Ottawa.

Held in Ottawa’s Memorial Park, the Wapakoneta girls finished in 8th place at the meet, and the boys finished in 6th place.

The top 11 finishers in the race earn first-team honors, and Martin said she was happy to reach her season goal, finishing in 10th at 20:58.

CROSS COUNTRY: Middle school sweep

October 17, 2012

 

OTTAWA —  The Wapakoneta Junior High Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country teams both posted strong showings at the 2012 Western Buckeye League Championship meet on Saturday, including first place finishes in both the girls and boys race.

The meet, held at Ottawa-Glandorf Memorial Park, featured all teams from the WBL, and Wapakoneta took home fourth place in both divisions.

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