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June 25th

Animal law animus

June 25, 2013

Staff Writer
WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield residents crowded the Waynesfield Village Council chambers Monday, but the hot topic focused on animals.
Twenty-eight people attended Monday’s council meeting as councilors prepared to hear the first reading on an ordinance that would designate more clearly what animals are restricted from being within the village limits. After most of the residents voiced concern over the restrictions, councilors again tabled the issue and asked people attending to offer feedback to councilors before they begin steps to put restrictions in place.

Airport continues clean-up

June 25, 2013

Operations at the Neil Armstrong Airport east of New Knoxville ceased only for a few hours after a tornado caused damage to hangers, security systems and the terminal building recently.
For the complete story, see the Tuesday, June 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Barretts honored with Rotary award

June 25, 2013

For more than 35 years, Patricia and Chester Barrett spent the greater part of each week replacing shoe soles, reattaching luggage handles, sewing up the seams in backpacks and giving zippers back their zip.
For the complete story, see the Tuesday, June 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

ACME: Wapak outdone by Shawnee, 9-2

June 25, 2013

Sports Editor

SHAWNEE — Wapakoneta ACME did not have the type of start they wanted to have during an important week of baseball.

The Shawnee ACME team bested Wapakoneta, 9-2, on Monday, as they each prepare for tournament action this weekend.

Wapakoneta will host Minster at 6:30 p.m. today in a battle for the sectional tournament’s first seed, in the second of five straight games in as many days this week.

The loss on Monday drops Wapakoneta to 9-6 overall on the summer season, while the win moves Shawnee to 11-3 this summer.

June 24th

George Harris Jr., 85

June 24, 2013

George William “Bill” Harris Jr., 85, 02916 Greenville Road, St. Marys, died at 8:35 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 10, 1927, in Buckland, to Vera (Burden) and George William Harris Sr., who preceded her in death. On July 28, 1946, in Covington, Ky., he married Kathryn M. “Kate” Harris, who died Nov. 11, 2007.

Teaming up and fighting against cancer

June 24, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Sitting surrounded by family taking in all of the activities surrounding her at the Greater Auglaize County Relay for Life, a 67-year-old breast cancer survivor reflected on her life.
Having beaten cancer 17 years ago, there isn’t a day Carol Storer, of New Knoxville, takes for granted and she doesn’t miss a year of the event, now in its 16th year and held at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds this past Friday and Saturday.
Storer said the survivors’ lap is especially meaningful.
“I just want to cry,” Storer said. “It gets you in the heart.”

MARCS update planned

June 24, 2013

Updates are being made statewide to improve the network used for emergency communications.
For the complete story, see the Monday, June 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Hoods raffle to help pantry

June 24, 2013

Dale Earnhardt’s image is emblazoned on one hood. The other hood shows off the golden hue of Budweiser beer.
For the complete story, see the Monday, June 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Rachel Doseck, 21

June 24, 2013

Rachel A. Doseck, 21, of Botkins, died at 9:42 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the Cleveland Clinic when God took her home to be with him after her second heart transplant.
She was born Jan. 13, 1992, in Lima, to Teresa (Foster) and John Doseck, who survive in Botkins.

ACME: Wapak splits DH with Bath

June 24, 2013

Sports Correspondent

LIMA — The Wapakoneta ACME team flexed its muscles in the first game of a doubleheader as they run-ruled the Bath ACME team, but a seventh-inning rally in the second game fell short as the two teams split a doubleheader on Saturday.

The split left Wapak with a 9-5 record on the season, while the Wildcats moved to 8-2 on the summer schedule.

The Redskins wasted no time in taking control of the first game, sending 14 batters to the plate and scoring nine runs in the top of first inning.

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