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June 24th

George Harris Jr., 85

June 24, 2013

George William “Bill” Harris Jr., 85, 02916 Greenville Road, St. Marys, died at 8:35 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 10, 1927, in Buckland, to Vera (Burden) and George William Harris Sr., who preceded her in death. On July 28, 1946, in Covington, Ky., he married Kathryn M. “Kate” Harris, who died Nov. 11, 2007.

Teaming up and fighting against cancer

June 24, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Sitting surrounded by family taking in all of the activities surrounding her at the Greater Auglaize County Relay for Life, a 67-year-old breast cancer survivor reflected on her life.
Having beaten cancer 17 years ago, there isn’t a day Carol Storer, of New Knoxville, takes for granted and she doesn’t miss a year of the event, now in its 16th year and held at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds this past Friday and Saturday.
Storer said the survivors’ lap is especially meaningful.
“I just want to cry,” Storer said. “It gets you in the heart.”

MARCS update planned

June 24, 2013

Updates are being made statewide to improve the network used for emergency communications.
For the complete story, see the Monday, June 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Hoods raffle to help pantry

June 24, 2013

Dale Earnhardt’s image is emblazoned on one hood. The other hood shows off the golden hue of Budweiser beer.
For the complete story, see the Monday, June 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Rachel Doseck, 21

June 24, 2013

Rachel A. Doseck, 21, of Botkins, died at 9:42 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the Cleveland Clinic when God took her home to be with him after her second heart transplant.
She was born Jan. 13, 1992, in Lima, to Teresa (Foster) and John Doseck, who survive in Botkins.

ACME: Wapak splits DH with Bath

June 24, 2013

Sports Correspondent

LIMA — The Wapakoneta ACME team flexed its muscles in the first game of a doubleheader as they run-ruled the Bath ACME team, but a seventh-inning rally in the second game fell short as the two teams split a doubleheader on Saturday.

The split left Wapak with a 9-5 record on the season, while the Wildcats moved to 8-2 on the summer schedule.

The Redskins wasted no time in taking control of the first game, sending 14 batters to the plate and scoring nine runs in the top of first inning.

June 22nd

OHSAA unveils fall sports divisions

June 22, 2013

Sports Editor

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio High School Athletic Association unveiled the rest of the fall sports tournament divisions Wednesday after approval by OHSAA Board of Governors and the Wapakoneta Redskins moved down a division in football and moved up a division in girls cross country.

The divisions will apply to OHSAA postseason tournament competition for the next two school years, starting with the 2013-14 school year.

The OHSAA announced new divisions and regions for football June 13.

ACME: Wapak edges Coldwater

June 22, 2013

Sports Editor

COLDWATER — Kodi Morgan’s RBI double in the top of the seventh pushed Wapakoneta past Coldwater in a 7-5 win Friday in ACME summer baseball play at Memorial Field. The two teams played under the lights, with a scheduled start time of 7:30 p.m. and an actual start time of just after 8 p.m. due to a game on the field prior.

The game was knotted at 5-5 entering the seventh inning.

June 21st

Supply shortage — TB screening supplies in short supply

June 21, 2013

A manufacturing glitch caused a shortage in testing supplies used to screen for tuberculosis (TB).
“We don’t know what the problem was,” Auglaize County Nursing Supervisor Cindy Jones said.
For more information, see the Saturday, June 22, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak man hurt in wrong-way crash

June 21, 2013

ST. MARYS — A motorist traveling the wrong way from a rest area collided with a bus in the westbound lane of U.S. 33 near St. Marys on Friday morning, leaving six people injured.

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