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Archive - 2013

July 11th

Parsons concerned with provisions

July 11, 2013

A push toward health department regionalization due to provisions of the state’s biennial budget leaves a local health official concerned.
For the full story, see the Thursday, July 11 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Five changes made to prep softball rules

July 11, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Two new rules regarding the use of electronic devices in high school softball were among the five changes approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Softball Rules Committee at its June 10‐12 meeting in Indianapolis. All rules changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.

The Ohio High School Athletic Association abides by NFHS rules.

Rev. Donald Hurley, 86

July 11, 2013

Rev. Donald E. Hurley, 86, of Cridersville and formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 4:07 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Otterbein-Cridersville Retirement Community.
He was born March 20, 1927, in Spencerville, the son of the late Della (Orchid) and Roy Hurley. On May 14, 1947, he married Betty June Richardson, who died Oct. 31, 2011.

Wapak swimmers seek league title

July 11, 2013

Sports Editor

BLUFFTON — The Wapakoneta Waves will be headed to Bluffton Community Pool on Friday and Saturday to compete in the two-day Elks Invitational and Western Ohio Aquatic League (WOAL) Championships.

Approximately 600 youth, from kindergarten through graduation high school seniors, will be participating, from area pools including Sherwood Park Community Club, Westside, Shawnee Country Club, Wapakoneta, Bluffton, Ada, Lost Creek and Kenton.

With upward of 100 swimmers, Wapak’s depth has translated into success historically.

July 10th

Breaking ground

July 10, 2013

Managing Editor
CRIDERSVILLE — Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices executives and donors moved the first shovels of dirt Tuesday to start a 9-month, $1 million project to construct a life enrichment center at Otterbein-Cridersville.
The senior citizen facility held a special groundbreaking ceremony at the retirement community in Cridersville with corporate executives, village administrators and donors present.

Ticket prices remain same

July 10, 2013

Athletic ticket prices for Wapakoneta City Schools are staying the same for the 2013-14 school year.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, July 10 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

State finds village PERS error

July 10, 2013

BOTKINS — A technicality in how the village of Botkins pays elected officials could result in the village losing thousands of dollars paid into the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (PERS).
For the full story, see the Wednesday, July 10 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Sam Swartz, 74

July 10, 2013

Sam Swartz, 74, 690 Hillcrest Drive, St. Marys, died at 10:20 p.m. Monday July 8, 2013 at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born July 11, 1938 in St. Marys, to Cynthia (Davis) and Samuel Swartz, who preceded him in death. On April 25, 1965, he married Kathryn Katterhenry, who died Feb. 18, 1990.
Surviving are a son Paul (Sue) Swartz, of St. Marys; three grandchildren: Chelsey, Corey and Nick; a brother, Charlie (Sue Ellen) Swartz, of St. Marys; a sister, Melody Thrush, of St. Johns; a sister-in-law, Janet Swartz of St. Marys; and several nieces and nephews.

July 9th

BWC issues rebates

July 9, 2013

Staff Writer
Representatives from the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC) visited Wapakoneta Monday to alert Auglaize and neighboring counties of rebate checks that will start coming in the mail to businesses and municipalities paying into the system.

Johnson, Lanni highlight Run to the Moon

July 9, 2013

Each year, the number of competitors for the Run to the Moon continues to grow and this year organizer Amy Kentner says she hopes to attract even more to the one-day running event.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, July 9 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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