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August 13th

Dogs now taken to Allen County

August 13, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
After the collapse of a building at the temporary rented facilities the Auglaize County dog warden was operating out of, all recovered dogs are now being cared for in Allen County.
“All dogs are going straight to Allen County now,” Auglaize County Dog Warden Russ Bailey told the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Botkins 3rd at league preview

August 13, 2013

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans took third place Monday at the Shelby County Athletic League preview in varsity boys golf action.

The Trojans tallied 357 as a team Monday.

Nick Okuley led Botkins with an 86 for 18 holes.

Seth Hanna carded an 89 to finish second for the Trojans. Spencer Stutsman and Josh Miller each scored 91 to complete Botkins’ scoring.

Russia was the preview winner at 331, followed by runner-up Anna at 342.

Russia’s Austin Tebbe was the low scorer in the preview at 74.

Rollback to end for taxes

August 13, 2013

New legislation regarding school funding could bring both positives and negatives to school district voters, depending on their willingness to continue existing property tax levies that have already been approved.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Cridersville discusses storm damage

August 13, 2013

Cridersville community and city council members gathered Monday evening to speak about recent storm damage during a regular village council meeting.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

August 12th

Wilbur Feltz, 84

August 12, 2013

Wilbur J. Feltz, 84, of St. Henry, died on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born April 8, 1929, in Cassella, to the late Anna (Heinrichs) and Oscar Feltz. On April 18, 1953, he married Alice J. (Schmitt), and she died May 8, 2006.

Mary Neumeier, 91

August 12, 2013

Mary Louise Neumeier, 91, died at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, after an extended illness at her Silver Street home with her children encircling her.
Mary’s wish to remain in her home was made possible through the care of her loving sons, Dick and Matt. She was eager to re-join Elmer (died May 14, 2012) with whom she raised 19 children to adulthood.
An infant daughter, Victoria, preceded the couple to heaven on Aug. 14, 1964. Their daughter Rebecca Mosler, who died Sept. 6, 2012, was also there to welcome her mother home.

Wilbur J. Feltz, 84

August 12, 2013

Wilbur J. Feltz, 84, of St. Henry, died on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born April 8, 1929, in Cassella, to the late Anna (Heinrichs) and Oscar Feltz. On April 18, 1953, he married Alice J. (Schmitt), and she died May 8, 2006.

Mary Louise Neumeier, 91

August 12, 2013

Mary Louise Neumeier, 91, died at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, after an extended illness at her Silver Street home with her children encircling her.
Mary’s wish to remain in her home was made possible through the care of her loving sons, Dick and Matt. She was eager to re-join Elmer (died May 14, 2012) with whom she raised 19 children to adulthood.
An infant daughter, Victoria, preceded the couple to heaven on Aug. 14, 1964. Their daughter Rebecca Mosler, who died Sept. 6, 2012, was also there to welcome her mother home.

Loving it all — Wapak WaterPark tops area as best pool

August 12, 2013

Six years ago, only a small rectangular pool attracted on average approximately 30 patrons daily. Attendance numbers had fallen off from the hundreds that would crowd the pool during the 1950s and 1960s.
On July 4, 2008, the Wapakoneta WaterPark opened with a zero-entry pool, a three-loop water slide and two diving boards into a competition pool and the attendance numbers soared. The numbers climbed higher the next year as a speed slide was added.

Lasting shelter project — local Boy Scout builds shelter house to help park

August 12, 2013

A Wapakoneta High School sophomore works with a small crew of men Saturday at Breakfast Optimist Park, the former site of Centennial Elementary School, building a shelter house on the north edge of the property.
Dan Reichenbach, 15, who is a Boy Scout with Troop 14 under George Herman, lifts a preconstructed rafter for the roof of his Eagle Scout project. He is building a 16-foot by 24-foot shelter house for the park near playground equipment.
For complete story see the Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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