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Archive - Feb 2014

February 20th

School board to vote on new football coach

February 20, 2014

Travis Moyer will be recommended for approval to be hired as the new head varsity football coach at Wapakoneta High School, it was announced Thursday afternoon in an email from Wapakoneta City Schools Athletic Director Brad Rex.

Members of the Wapakoneta City Schools board of education will vote on the recommendation Tuesday at their monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Cridersville Elementary School in Cridersville.

Rex said Thursday night Moyer plans to attend the board meeting.

Wapakoneta's Culver commits to play at Northern Ky.

February 20, 2014

From staff reports

Wapakoneta High School senior Chace Culver made a verbal commitment to play college baseball at Northern Kentucky University, according to WHS varsity coach Jason Brandt.

Culver is a right-handed pitcher listed at 6 feet, 3 inches, 180 pounds.

He was a third-team All-Western Buckeye League selection in 2013.

Brandt said Culver has yet to sign a National Letter of Intent, which would formalize Culver’s commitment to the college.

Manufacturers lament worker shortage

February 20, 2014

Many local manufacturing professionals met for breakfast Wednesday morning to discuss making connections with students, parents, underemployed and unemployed people locally to help fill jobs in the manufacturing field.

In an open floor discussion with United State Representative Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, these leaders  had an opportunity to share their thoughts and concerns in hopes of planting a bug in the government’s ear to send some funding help where it can be used.

Students sink their teeth into hygiene

February 20, 2014

As part of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Wapakoneta Elementary School brought in a dental hygienist to teach second-graders about the importance of oral health.

Dental Hygienist Rita Anderson, who works in Dr. Barry Aab’s Office at Auglaize Dental Associates LLC, spoke to four classrooms of second-graders about what foods they should and shouldn’t eat, how to properly brush their teeth, and took them through the process of a dental appointment.

Advisory: Flash flood watch

February 20, 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Auglaize Co from 3 p.m. today through late tonight.

Strong thunderstorms with up to an inch of rain is possible with these storms.

A weather watch indicates the potential for severe or damaging weather conditions.

February 19th

W-G rolls Ridgemont to open tournament

February 19, 2014

KENTON — A fast-paced, energized start by the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers helped them cruise to a 70-27 win Tuesday over the Ridgemont Golden Gophers in a Division IV girls basketball sectional semifinal at Kenton High School.

In a matchup of two Northwest Central Conference teams, the Tigers shot out to a 21-1 lead after the first period, as Kenzie Jarnagin hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer for her seventh point in the opening period.

St. Henry owns 2nd half, beats Wapakoneta

February 19, 2014

ST. HENRY — The Wapakoneta Redskins had been playing their best ball of late, winning four of their last six contests as the postseason is just around the corner.

The Redskins were on a hot streak of sorts, until Tuesday night.

Wapak ran into another Midwest Athletic Conference team, in the St. Henry Redskins, who dominated the second half Tuesday in their 57-38 win in a non-league varsity boys basketball game.

H. Jeffrey Harrod, 44

February 19, 2014

H. Jeffrey Harrod, 44, died Monday morning, Feb. 17, 2014, at his residence. He was born Feb. 17, 1970, in Lima, the son of Harold “Barney” and Julie (Setser) Harrod. His parents survive in Wapakoneta. On April 21, 1990, he married Barbara J. Horman, and she survives.

Donald Hinegardner, 72

February 19, 2014

Donald Hinegardner, 72, died at 7:07 a.m., Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Lima Memorial Health Care System. He was born Nov. 26, 1941, in Lima, to William and Opal Laing Hinegardner. His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Lima. On June 26, 1960, he married Karen Sue Gossard, who survives in Wapakoneta.

Cattlemen celebrate banner year

February 19, 2014

At the 2014 Auglaize County Cattlemen’s Association Banquet, Jay Clutter announced that he will be stepping down as president of the organization.

“I’ve enjoyed being your president for the past three years, but I think it’s time for somebody else to have the pleasure to do so,” Clutter said.

Auglaize County Cattlemen’s Association Treasurer Vicki Winkler applauded Clutter’s efforts and asked if he would reconsider.

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