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Pee Wee showmen sparkle in prelude

July 31, 2013

Staff Writer
If a person is too young or too old to compete in 4-H, the Auglaize County Fair still does not discriminate.
The Auglaize County Pork Producers held its annual Pee Wee and Adult Showmanship competition on Monday.
The competition has showmanship for the 5-, 6-, 7-, and 8-year-old classes as well as one for adults. A total of 81 youth and 10 adults participated in the contest and smiles could be seen everywhere.

New royal pair

July 31, 2013

A 2013 New Bremen High School graduate and 2013 Memorial High School graduate today rule over the 161st Auglaize County Fair after being crowned as the 2013 Junior Fair queen and king.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, July 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

3 vie for 1 SWCD position

July 31, 2013

Three people are running for one open seat on the Auglaize County Soil and Water Conservation Board of Superintendents.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, July 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

July 30th

Garman dealing with injury in Arizona

July 30, 2013

Sports Editor

PHOENIX — Wapakoneta native Brian Garman is essentially sitting idle in Arizona.

Garman was sent to the Milwaukee Brewers’ spring training facility in Phoenix on July 17 to receive further treatment on his injured shoulder, diagnosed as a torn labrum.

Garman is a relief pitcher for the Huntsville Stars, a Double-A team in the Southern League based in Huntsville, Ala. He has been on the disabled list since June 24.

Drew Lament places 5th at national decathlon meet

July 30, 2013

Sports Editor

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Drew Lament took fifth place in a national decathlon championship meet recently, competing in the Intermediate boys division (ages 15-16) in the USA Track & Field Junior Olympic Outdoor Championships on July 22-23 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Lament, who was competing unattached at the national meet, will be a sophomore at Waynesfield-Goshen High School for the 2013-14 school year.

His final points total was 5,481, just four points behind the fourth-place finisher and fewer than 200 points behind the champion in the Intermediate standings.

July 29th

Zimmerman laid to rest

July 29, 2013

Staff Writer
NEW HAMPSHIRE — An overcast sky with drizzles of rain on a chilly Saturday greeted approximately 500 people turn out for the service at Waynesfield-Goshen High School. Approximately 1,500 gathered at U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman’s final resting place at Walnut Hill Cemetery near New Hampshire.
Zimmerman was killed in action July 16 in Afghanistan while on mounted patrol by a rocket propelled grenade.

QRM exec: Full inquiry would show firm’s spill total lower

July 29, 2013

An area cement company executive contends fewer than 30 gallons and closer to 8 gallons of diesel fuel entered the city’s sewer system and the Auglaize River and he hopes the authorities conduct a thorough investigation which he believes will show other contributing factors to diesel fuel found in the river.
For the full story, see the Monday, July 29 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Good weather, additions proves Jamboree draw

July 29, 2013

An annual festival now in its 70th year serves as a homecoming for a small village in eastern Auglaize County.
For the full story, see the Monday, July 29 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

R. W. ‘Wes’ Orphal, 66

July 29, 2013

R. W. “Wes” Orphal, 66, of Cape Coral, Fla., formerly of Wapakoneta, and Fort Wayne, Ind., died at 7:40 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Hope Hospice, Cape Coral, Fla.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Kenneth Kramer, 69

July 29, 2013

Kenneth Kramer, 69, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 12:31 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, in Wapakoneta.

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