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Archive - Sep 2013

September 20th

Historian: Bloodbath saved U.S.

September 20, 2013

Managing Editor
If the Union Army had not prevailed militarily, a Civil War historian says the United States likely would have fractured into several republics much like Latin America.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Steven Hahn, who penned the 2004 book “A Nation Under our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration,” approached the Civil War from the counterfactual historical perspective — looking at the Civil War if any of a series of events occurred differently.

Extras added to Dec. event

September 20, 2013

Committee members for the annual Children’s Christmas Holiday in downtown Wapakoneta met at Cloud Nine Cafe on Thursday to begin fine-tuning the schedule of events for this year’s seventh annual celebration.
For the full story, see the Friday, Sept. 20 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

New roofs planned

September 20, 2013

The Auglaize County commissioners are paying half of the cost for a new roof on the Fruit Hall at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.
For thee full story, see the Friday, Sept. 20 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Loretta Farris, 84

September 20, 2013

Loretta J. Farris, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Joey Gallimore, 58

September 20, 2013

Joey L. “Joe” Gallimore, 58, of Celina, died Thursday afternoon, Sept. 19, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

September 19th

Carl Francis Thomas, 88

September 19, 2013

Carl Francis Thomas, 88, died at 4:25 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Wapak Manor.
He was born Dec. 12, 1924, in Spencer Township, Allen County, to Bertha M. (Burtchin) and Jesse J. Thomas, who preceded him in death. On Dec. 20, 1946, he married Betty M. (Lowe) Thomas, who died June 7, 2000.
Carl retired Jan. 1, 1990, after more than 43 years as a boiler maker and maintenance worker at SOHIO, BPA Refinery.

Brown: Health help on the way

September 19, 2013

Managing Editor
Nearly 1 million Ohioans should be eligible “for an historic opportunity” to receive financial help to afford “good health care coverage at a price they can afford,” a U.S. congressman and a non-profit organization director says, as the first enrollment period begins for President Obama’s Affordable Health Care for America Act.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown also says this should help poor and middle class Ohio residents concerned with health care coverage for their family and themselves.

Library welcomes ghost hunter

September 19, 2013

Locals can expect a history lesson at the Auglaize County Public Library during paranormal investigator and author John B. Kachuba’s upcoming presentation about his ghost encounters.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Sept. 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Former Wapak man’s poetry published

September 19, 2013

A former Wapakoneta man drew inspiration for his second published book from adventures he experienced on outings with his daughter and son.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Sept. 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Redskins to play 1st road game against winless Bath

September 19, 2013

Sports Editor

On Friday, the Wapakoneta Redskins will face a winless Bath Wildcats team that is constant in some ways and dynamic in others.

“Through the years, they’re a very physical, well-coached team. That has never changed,” Wapak varsity coach Doug Frye said. “Coach (Bill) Garland has done a great job with getting these kids on track. They’ve got a lot of youngsters out there. They continue to get better each week. They’re hard-nosed kids is what jumps out at me.”

The lightswitch turned back on for the Wapakoneta Redskins’ offense in the third quarter...
BATH TOWNSHIP — The Wapakoneta Redskins avenged one of their league losses from last season...
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