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Soldier’s dream defending country

July 18, 2013

Staff Writer
The world has a way of twisting together the fates of people and sometimes those twists and turns can turn cruel, and even unbearable, especially to friends and family that lose a loved one.
Their paths crossed with 25-year-old Sonny Zimmerman, a 2005 graduate of Waynesfield-Goshen High School, who died Tuesday while serving in the U.S. Army over seas.
Shortly before noon Wednesday, U.S. Department of Defense officials announced Zimmerman died Tuesday, July 16, in Mushaka, Afghanistan, of wounds he suffered when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade.

County plans for fuel upgrade

July 18, 2013

Auglaize County officials are determining how they can recoup costs to fund upgrading a fuel complex used by multiple offices and agencies.
For the full story, see the Thursday, July 18 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Royal blush

July 18, 2013

As one of nine young women left, this 2013 Wapakoneta High School graduate could not believe she heard her name as Miss Summer Moon 2013.
For the full story, see the Thursday, July 18 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Garman headed to Arizona to rehab injury

July 18, 2013

Sports Editor

PHOENIX — Brian Garman arrived Wednesday in Arizona to begin rehab at the Milwaukee Brewers’ spring training facility in Phoenix, as the Wapakoneta native continues to be on the shelf with an injury.

Garman, a pitcher for the Huntsville Stars, a Double-A minor league baseball team of the Southern League based in Huntsville, Ala., is attempting to nurse himself back to health after suffering a torn labrum earlier this summer. He has been on the disabled list since June 24.

Debra Hague, 55

July 18, 2013

Debra K. Hague, 55, of St. Johns, died at 1:15 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman, 25

July 18, 2013

Staff Sergeant Sonny C. Zimmerman, 25, of Waynesfield, was killed in action Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Afghanistan.
Condolences can be expressed at armentroutfuneralhome.com.
Other arrangements are incomplete at Armentrout Funeral Home in Waynesfield.

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