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Archive - 2013

June 28th

Wind turbine leases to end

June 28, 2013

Executives with an international alternative energy company have decided against developing approximately 5,000 acres in Auglaize County and another 7,000 acres in Shelby County into a future wind farm.
For the full story, see the Thursday, June 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak school lunch prices increases, fees stay the same

June 28, 2013

Students will be paying more for school lunches next year, while student fees are to remain the same.
For the full story, see the Thursday, June 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

June 27th

ACME: Wapak blanks LCC

June 27, 2013

Sports Editor

Wapakoneta ACME starting pitcher Quinn Lotridge made quick work of the Lima Central Catholic ACME offense Wednesday, mixing hitting the corners with his fastball and throwing his curve late in counts.

The game lasted less than 90 minutes and was finished despite threats of rain in the forecast around the 6:30 p.m. start time.

In five innings pitched, Lotridge gave up one hit and allowed just three baserunners total Wednesday, making 71 pitches in the outing. Lotridge struck out seven hitters in his team’s 6-0 win in summer baseball action at Wapakoneta High School.

June 26th

Marian Smith, 89

June 26, 2013

Marian Smith, 89, of Wapakoneta, died Monday June 24, 2013, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller — Long & Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High Street Chapel, in St. Marys.

Magistrate hire OK’d

June 26, 2013

Staff Writer
WAYNESFIELD — Here comes the judge.
Waynesfield Village Council members approved a resolution hiring a magistrate Monday, paving the way for village officials to begin paperwork to reinstate mayor’s court in the village.
Police Chief Nathan Motter asked councilors to approve the hiring and to approve a fine schedule for traffic violations, a move councilors passed unanimously by a 6-0 vote.
The magistrate approved was attorney Robert Gryzbowski, who is also the magistrate for the village of Cridersville.

Course added to grad requirements

June 26, 2013

A new class was added to the list of graduation requirements for Wapakoneta High School seniors.
For the complete story, see the Wednesday, June 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Three retirees rehired

June 26, 2013

Despite concerns addressed by members of the public during a previous Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education meeting, school board members approved Tuesday rehiring three retirees.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, June 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Garman placed on 7-day disabled list

June 26, 2013

From staff reports

Brian Garman saw his time on the mound halted until next month, as the Wapakoneta native was placed on the 7-day disabled list Monday.

Garman is a pitcher for the Huntsville Stars, a Double-A minor league baseball team of the Southern League based in Huntsville, Ala.

Garman’s first win of the season came June 16 against the Chattanooga Lookouts in a 3-1 victory. He pitched one inning and did not allow a baserunner.

At the time he was placed on the DL, this season Garman had 1-0 record, a 4.25 ERA and 22 strikeouts.

ACME: Wapak avenges loss to Minster

June 26, 2013

Sports Editor

Wapakoneta ACME overcame a brief 3-0 deficit by scoring seven straight runs in a 7-4 win over Minster ACME on Tuesday in baseball action at Wapakoneta High School.

The two teams are battling for the top seed in the sectional tournament which starts Sunday.

Tuesday’s win gave Wapak a 10-6 record, while the loss put Minster at 9-3-1. Wapak’s first loss this summer came June 11 in a 5-2 defeat at Minster, so each team has a three-run victory over the other.

June 25th

Frieda Siegenthaler, 85

June 25, 2013

Frieda N. Siegenthaler, 85, of West Liberty, died at 8:33 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Mary Rutan Hospital, in Bellefontaine. Born Feb. 19, 1928, in Columbus, the daughter of the late Nelle (Hagans) and Herman Carl Kaestner. On Nov. 24, 1946, she married Vaughn Leland Siegenthaler and he preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1991.

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