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March 14th, 2012

Health Dept. projects cuts in 2013 budget

March 14, 2012

A projected budget for 2013, annual confidentiality statements for employees, and a less expensive copier lease proposal were all approved Tuesday by the Auglaize County Health Board members.

The local Health Board is required to submit a proposed budget for 2013 to the state by the first Monday in April.

“It’s a guessing game,” said Auglaize County Health Commissioner Charlotte Parsons, who based the projected budget on this year’s numbers.

BASKETBALL: Patton earns All-Ohio

March 14, 2012

Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers junior Kaylee Patton (20) earned Honorable Mention on the Division IV girls basketball All-Ohio teams announced Tuesday. Patton led the Tigers in several categories this season, averaging 24.1 points, 8.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.2 steals per game.

Associated Press Girls Division IV All-Ohio team

COLUMBUS (AP) — The 2011-12 Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio girls basketball team, based on the recommendations of a media panel:

DIVISION IV

March 13th

W-G super hired: Pfister can remove interim for top post title

March 13, 2012

Chris Pfister can remove interim from his title.

During their meeting Monday, Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education members officially hired Pfister officially as its superintendent.

“When I came to Waynesfield, I did not know what to expect,” Pfister said. “I knew there were community issues and obviously financial issues with the recent buy-out and reduction-in-force. I also knew that the board was very concerned with academic achievement and fiscal stability, their top two goals for 2011-12.

Grounds for camping: Generating sites eases campground demand

March 13, 2012

Demand for camping sites at the Auglaize County Fair continues to grow, and to ease the backlog fairgrounds crews are creating a private electric generator area.

Auglaize County Agricultural Society Secretary Fred Piehl informed Fair Board members the waiting list for fairgrounds’ 350 camping sites during the Auglaize County Fair has grown to 60, with demand growing each year.

Friends organize bingo benefit for fire victim

March 13, 2012

Friends of a Buckland woman who lost all her belongings and suffered injuries in a fire days before Christmas are hoping the community comes out to offer its support at a fundraiser this weekend.

From 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Buckland Fire Department a bingo benefit is being planned for Becky Krites. Her friends, Missy Johnson and Niki Oren, are planning the event with the help of a large number of supporters. Tickets for the event must be purchased by Friday to attend.

March 12th

PERI meeting

March 12, 2012

The PERI meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Easy Campground. They hold their meeting the first Tuesday of every month.

Moon City Magic: Steer, heifer show gives early chance to hone talents

March 12, 2012

Standing tall and straight, the 11-month-old youngster gets his hair trimmed, all the while quieted by Hannah Koch, as she prepares him to be judged.

The 952-pound youngster is Maverick, a steer born in April, and Koch is a junior at Botkins High School. The pair competed Saturday in the third annual Moon City Preview held in the Show Barn at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.

Wapak wins Scholastic Bowl

March 12, 2012

With seven wins in nine varsity matches, the Wapakoneta High School Scholastic Bowl team won the ninth annual Scholastic Bowl Tournament held Friday at The Ohio State University at Lima.

The Redskins team, under the direction of coach Adam Friemering, consists of Joey Jose, George Jose, Austin Klingler, Ross Kohler, Chris Schwartz and Cole Thrush.

Schwartz also earned recognition as being named to the WBL Scholastic Bowl All-Tournament Team, chosen by the coaches of the other teams.

Soccer sparks interest of student

March 12, 2012

Dressed as the late magician Harry Houdini, Kaleb Benny would rather slip the handcuffs of school work to be on a lined soccer field.

Benny, a sixth-grader at Wapakoneta Middle School, said he was no longer nervous about giving his presentation after having given his speech to two judges Friday during the annual Biography Fair.

While he likes schools, the 11-year-old son of Wendy and Steve Benny is quick to point out he would rather have given his presentation on a soccer player or be playing on the soccer field.

NCAA: Buckeyes try to bounce back vs. Loyola, Md.

March 12, 2012

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State won’t have far to travel to play in the NCAA tournament.

At the same time, though, the Buckeyes face a logistical nightmare.

The Buckeyes (27-7) will play 15th-seeded Loyola of Maryland in the second round in Pittsburgh on Thursday.

Since the game is just a half-day drive from campus for Ohio State’s mass of scarlet-clad fans, that’s good news.

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