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Archive - Jul 6, 2012

Junior ACME pounds Parkway after pelted by rain

July 6, 2012

CRESTVIEW — A rain delay failed to derail the Wapakoneta Redskins Junior ACME team from winning a pivotal game against the Parkway Panthers Junior ACME team in the opening round of the state tournament.

Needing a win to stay alive, the Redskins, now 14-6, jumped out to a 6-2 lead after five innings, before a 90-minute rain delay halted to play.

Experts advise people to take care with trees

July 6, 2012

Last Friday’s storm stirred memories of other devastating storms to hit the region — the Ice Storm of 2005, the Blizzard of 1978.

Chainsaws again could be heard throughout the county at many times during the day as people cleaned up trees that fell on their yards, homes, sheds and automobiles. However many trees, while the “wounds” may look fatal,  have an amazing ability to recover, experts say.

Lunch menu fees increasing

July 6, 2012

Students eating lunch provided by the Wapakoneta City Schools cafeteria will be paying more for those meals beginning next school year.

Prices for lunches at the elementary school are increasing by 5 cents to $2.40 for kindergarten through fourth-grade students for the 2012-13 school year.

There are to be no other meal price increases planned at this time.

“Pretty much every year from now on we can expect those prices to increase,” Wapakoneta City Schools Food Supervisor Lori McKean said.

Sheriff: Cruisers needed

July 6, 2012

With miles continuing to rack up, repairs costing more on older vehicles and with one cruiser taken out of the rotation after a recent crash, the Auglaize County sheriff is asking for another cruiser.

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