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Archive - Jul 22, 2013

Local youths show off singing, dancing routines, talents

July 22, 2013

Managing Editor
The crowd and other participants at the 2013 Summer Moon Festival’s Youth Talent Show spurred on the acts and made them feel really welcomed, one of the returning performer says.
Ten acts, comprised of 15 youths aged 8 through 18, participated in the show on Saturday afternoon before a crowd of approximately 150 people gathered in the Festival Tent.
“I really liked the fact that most people were cheering you on this time — the crowd and the other competitors,” said 12-year-old Jenna Dodds, who sang “Our Song” by Taylor Swift with her best friend Elora Freistuhler.

Rain impacts street sales

July 22, 2013

Thunderstorms and rain showers may have dampened business Saturday morning at the street sales held during the Summer Moon Festival, but as the skies cleared the afternoon attendance definitely picked up.
For the full story, see the Monday, July 22 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wiener King crowned champ

July 22, 2013

Twenty-one dogs. Twenty nail-biting races. Just One goal.
For the full story, see the Monday, July 22 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Nancy Denney, 70

July 22, 2013

Nancy L. Denney, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:05 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013 at Shawnee Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

Betty Stolzenburg, 81

July 22, 2013

Betty L. Stolzenburg, 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Local diving club taking form

July 22, 2013

Sports Editor

A local diving club is taking shape at the Wapakoneta WaterPark in an effort to increase interest in the event among youth.

The twice-per-week diving instruction sessions are being led by Dylon Webb, who works at the waterpark. Webb, 20, from Wapakoneta, is a graduate of Wapakoneta High School. He will be a junior at the University of Findlay starting next school year.

Webb dove all four years of high school and dove competitively for a brief time during his freshman year at UF. He also coached in Celina the past two years.

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