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September 30th

Wingin’ it for veterans

September 30, 2013

Wapak WingFest Co-Chair Kris Ewald said this year’s annual event, the 12th year, was again a success.
For the full story, see the Monday, Sept. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Shooting for higher interest at gun club

September 30, 2013

MOULTON — The Moulton Gun Club, which hosted its third annual Fish Fry and Shoot Saturday, is watching its numbers climb.
For the full story, see the Monday, Sept. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Lending a hand

September 30, 2013

As clouds of dust dotted the sky along Townline Lima Road, a Clay Township farmer’s heart ached as he watched friends and neighbors harvest his soybeans.
“This is true love here,” Don Regula said with a smile as tears formed in his eyes.
“It’s neighbors helping neighbors,” he said as he talked about the 30 people who came to help, taking a day off school or work, and in many cases a perfect day off from harvesting their own beans to help another farmer in need. “These guys have all got acres and acres at home and they gave up their fuel, equipment and time to help me.”

Joyful Journey set to help

September 30, 2013

Sisters Bonnie Berry and Nancy Truesdale had always dreamed of opening a health and wellness business.
For the full story, see the Saturday, Sept. 28 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

New leader ushers in new changes

September 30, 2013

As a first-time senior pastor, the new leader in two local United Methodist churches is hoping to be paving the way for change.
For the full story, see the Saturday, Sept. 28 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 28th

Wapakoneta edges Celina with late go-ahead TD

September 28, 2013

Sports Editor

Faced with a 4th-and-32, the Wapakoneta Redskins needed a miracle to keep their drive and Homecoming victory hopes alive, and they got one.

On the long fourth down conversion, Wapak senior running back Zach Schmerge made a 42-yard catch and run on a screen pass from quarterback Kodi Morgan, weaving his way through Celina defenders behind a wall of Wapak offensive linemen.

The conversion led to a go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter Friday in their 29-26 win over the previously unbeaten Celina Bulldogs.

Fort Loramie offense throttles Waynesfield-Goshen

September 28, 2013

Staff Writer

WAYNESFIELD — It was a homecoming game that many Waynesfield-Goshen fans just as soon forget, as the Fort Loramie Redskins dominated the W-G Tigers, 63-7, in a Northwest Central Conference varsity football contest Friday.

Perhaps the only mercy shown was the reduction in time to eight minutes for the final two quarters.

September 27th

Roger Strauser, 86

September 28, 2013

Roger “Dean” Strauser, 86, of Otterbein-Cridersville, formerly of Waynesfield, died at 7:56 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
He was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Wayne Township, Auglaize County, to Leah (Cook) and Reed Strawser. On June 1, 1948, in Spencerville, he married Grace Keeling, and she survives at Otterbein-Cridersville.

Roland Truesdale, 77

September 27, 2013

Roland R. Truesdale, 77, of rural Elida, died Thursday evening, Sept. 19, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 28, 1935, in Lima, the son of Gladys B. (Brentlinger) and Russell A. Truesdale, who preceded him in death. On July 1, 1956, he married Alice J. Ramga, and she died Feb. 9, 2011.

Shelter on target

September 27, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Masons and laborers with Heyne Construction, of Minster, were at work Thursday throughout the new dog shelter.
“We’re getting ready to start the exterior wall panels and get windows installed, once that is done we’ll do the roof,” Bob Koch, of Heyne Construction, said.
He said once the roof is on, they can get interior work going.
“There is a lot of masonry to do,” Koch said. “The masonry and interior work, roof and exterior shell will take time.”
Koch said it is it a pretty simple building overall.

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