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June 21st

Helping hands

June 21, 2013

Hundreds of bicyclists converged Thursday on Wapakoneta during an excursion to the city as part of a two-day layover in New Bremen — and local people and businesses seized on the opportunity to show the riders the city residents’ best.
For the complete story, see the Friday, June 21 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak Country Club clubhouse face lift

June 21, 2013

The Wapakoneta Country Club Board of Trustees recently announced the completion of clubhouse and pro shop renovations and will hold an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday to give area residents their first glimpse at the new look.
For the complete story, see the Friday, June 21 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Collision on U.S. 33

June 21, 2013

ST. MARYS — Multiple injuries have been reported stemming from a two-vehicle collision on westbound U.S. 33, just east of St. Marys this morning.

Sources on the scene said the collision involved a bus and a vehicle that reportedly left the rest area going the wrong way on U.S. 33. No further details have been released. More information will be posted when available and check Saturday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News for an update.

ACME: Wapak handles 'Riders

June 21, 2013

Sports Editor

ST. MARYS — The Wapakoneta ACME team piled up 14 hits resulting in 11 runs over their final four at-bats to keep distance from the St. Marys ACME in a 16-8 win Thursday in summer baseball action at Geiger Park.

The win moved Wapak’s record to 7-4 overall this summer.

St. Marys opened the scoring with a single run in the bottom of the second.

The Redskins then manufactured at least two runs in each of their next five at-bats.

After three times at bats, Wapak had 10 baserunners, none of whom reached on a base hit.

Hep C test advised

June 21, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Baby boomers, who may have contracted hepatitis C before widespread testing for it was done, are being urged to get a free test now at the Auglaize County Health Department.
The testing is recommended to those with a variety of risk factors, including previous needle use, non-licensed tattoos, blood transfusions or blood exposure, living with or having sex with someone diagnosed with hepatitis C, U.S. military veterans, history of sexually transmitted diseases and unprotected sex.

Petition work can begin

June 21, 2013

Petitions to run for open seats in the November election may be picked up now for candidates to complete.

For the complete story, see the Thursday, June 20 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

June 19th

Relay for Life ready

June 19, 2013

Staff Writer
Organizers have set a goal to raise at least $50,000 this year as they prepare for this weekend’s Greater Auglaize County Relay for life.
“We are shooting for at least that much,” Relay for Life Public Relations Chair Kim Klingler said of the biggest fundraiser held annually in the county for the American Cancer Society. “The last two years we have been right at that number.”

Brown: System needs fix

June 19, 2013

As the Senate debates a fix for a broken immigration system, a bipartisan amendment to the bill would help ensure qualified American workers have a chance to be hired before foreign workers who are willing to be paid less.
For the complete story, see the Wednesday, July 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Troopers target distracted drivers

June 19, 2013

One of the major goals of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) each year is to reduce the number of traffic crashes.
For the complete story, see the Wednesday, June 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Doris Swallow, 96

June 19, 2013

Doris M. Swallow, 96, of Lima, died at 8:01 a.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
She was born June 1, 1917, in Lima, the daughter of Cecil M. (Copus) and Earl J. Cheney, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 26, 1942, she married Floyd D. Swallow, and he preceded her in death Feb. 24, 2008.

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