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Archive - Jul 2012

July 3rd

Street issue in Uniopolis

July 3, 2012

UNIOPOLIS —  A street issue involving a small 30-foot stretch of land is no longer a dead issue in Uniopolis.

A dead end sign posted on South East Street in Uniopolis notifies motorists there is no outlet. The 30-foot stretch of grassy area at the end of the paving goes into the Trupointe Cooperative site where farmers take produce to be weighed.

Residents on the street said farmers should not be using the road as a short cut to get to Trupointe and that its use by farmers poses a safety risk to kids who play in the area.

July 2nd

Handling the tag: Wapak deals with being sectional top seed

July 2, 2012

MINSTER — The Wapakoneta Redskins ACME baseball team put together enough key hits at the right time Sunday afternoon the top-seeded Redskins opened the 2012 Auglaize County ACME sectional tournament with a 5-0 victory over New Bremen.

“Brandon Miller did a good job and only had to throw about 85 pitches,” Wapakoneta ACME head coach Willie Sammetinger said. “After the first inning you could tell he was in command.”

Country Concert Ticket Giveway

July 2, 2012

On Monday, July 2 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., the Wapakoneta Daily News will be accepting non perishable food items in exchange for entries into a drawing for 2 Stage Front 3 Day passes and Preferred Parking to Country Concert.
One entry per canned good or non perishable item donated, limit 10 entries per person, must be 18 to enter, employees and immediate family of Horizon Publication are not eligible to win, need not be present to win and drawing will take place at 5:01 p.m. today.
All items will go to God's Storehouse.

Return to normalcy: Wapak restores power, ready for clean-up

July 2, 2012

Electric power should be restored to Wapakoneta city consumers as crews worked throughout the weekend, the mayor says, after straight-line winds Friday downed power lines, felled trees and caused extensive property damage.

He also noted additional services should be forthcoming to help deal with the aftermath.

Basics about roping

July 2, 2012

With a few weeks left until the Auglaize County Fair, a local 4-H group held a roping clinic to get some practice before the big event.

The Horse and Pony Pioneers 4-H Club hosted a roping seminar at the fairgrounds on Sunday, and a certified roping judge and a county roping program organizer helped demonstrate the basics of roping for the participants in attendance.

“I try to teach them that a rope is their friend,” Auglaize County roping competition judge Tom Baldwin said, “and not their enemy.”

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