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August 30th

Lincoln exhibit kicks off with speaker

August 30, 2013

Locals took a trip back to the Civil War during a speech about Abraham Lincoln at St. Paul United Church of Christ after the opening reception of the Lincoln exhibit Thursday at the Auglaize County Public Library. 
For the full story, see the Friday, Aug. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Remodel shines new light on space museum

August 30, 2013

The Armstrong Air and Space Museum has been cleared for take-off for a new display, walkway and outdoor lighting remodeling project.
For the full story, see the Friday, Aug. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Julian Koenig, 92

August 30, 2013

Julian C. Koenig, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:55 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

August 29th

Tax levy on ballot

August 29, 2013

Staff Writer
During an emergency meeting Wednesday, Auglaize County Board of Elections members decided by vote to allow a revised tax resolution for the village of Uniopolis to appear on the ballot in November.
Board members decided to grant the village’s request after Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney Ed Pierce briefly addressed the board on the issue.

BOE creates new retiree fund

August 29, 2013

Under the advisement of the new treasurer, Wapakoneta City Schools is setting aside general fund money into a special line item for when school district employees retire.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Aug. 29 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Redskins to face made over Bellefontaine squad

August 29, 2013

Sports Editor

Wapakoneta varsity coach Doug Frye has labeled his team’s first three games as the toughest he has ever dealt with in 16 seasons associated with the Western Buckeye League.

The Redskins’ first of those three games will be played Friday, against the Bellefontaine Chieftains, in Wapak’s lone non-league regular season game of 2013, before the team opens WBL play with Kenton and Elida.

Bellefontaine went 1-8 last season and lost the 2012 opener to Wapak, 49-13.

Redskins still unbeaten after Bluffton win, 5-0

August 29, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins maintained their unbeaten record Wednesday after a 5-0 win over the Bluffton Pirates in a non-league varsity girls tennis match at the Wapakoneta Rotary Courts at Wapakoneta High School.

The Redskins improved to 6-0 overall this season.

Wapak’s win Wednesday was its third straight by a 5-0 score and fifth of the variety in six matches this season.

Wapakoneta crushes Parkway, 199-277

August 29, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins soundly defeated the Parkway Panthers, 199-277, in a varsity girls golf match Wednesday at the Wapakoneta Country Club.

Wapak senior Shelby Kohler was headed for a sub-40 round but took an eight on hole No. 8. Kohler finished with a par on the ninth hole.

Dog shelter

August 29, 2013

Once the new Auglaize County dog shelter is built, the dog warden is anticipating having to hire someone to staff it.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Aug. 29 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Betty Jordan, 88

August 29, 2013

Betty J. Jordan, 88, of Wapakoneta, formerly of Lima, died at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Lima, the daughter of Ollie (Price) and Julius Bates, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are two children, David Finley, of Pickerington, and Kathy Stanley, of Wapakoneta.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lima, with the Rev. Wanda Werking officiating.
There will be no public visitation.
Arrangements are being conducted by the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.

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