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Food drive honors late teacher

October 12, 2012

To honor a late Wapakoneta Middle School teacher, students and staff can wear sweats to school on Friday.

To honor her community service and to be able to wear those sweats, students need to donate a canned good while staff and administration have been challenged to donate five canned goods or $5 — all of which will be given to God’s Storehouse.

Injured kitten needs help

October 12, 2012

An injured kitten was brought to a local shelter in hopes to help it survive.

The Auglaize County Humane Society was recently brought a domestic medium-hair 10-week kitten by three young volunteers who found the animal near a home that had been burnt by a house fire on McBeth Rd.

The kitten, Ember, is a female, and needs a surgery to fix an infection in her eye from spreading.

Auglaize County Humane Society Office Manager Miranda Oden said Dr. Virgil Brown, of Mouton Veterinary Clinic, quoted the surgery to cost $300.

United Way sets fundraising goal

October 12, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Last year was a breakthrough year for the United Way of Auglaize County, which exceeded its campaign goal for the first time in more than a decade, and that success came when community members joined together to make Auglaize County a better place for everyone.

More wells needed

October 12, 2012

Auglaize County residents will likely soon carry the burden of paying for four more monitoring wells — at a cost of approximately $20,000 more per year — at the former St. Marys landfill that now houses the Auglaize County Recycling Center.

Auglaize County Solid Waste Coordinator Dave Reichelderfer, discussed the likely scenario Thursday with the Auglaize County commissioners during a meeting at the commissioners office  at Auglaize Acres.

Cridersville fire Jeep to be auctioned

October 12, 2012

CRIDERSVILLE — An area fire department is ready to sell a piece of equipment.

The Cridersville Fire Department is looking to auction off their 1994 Jeep, which has 112,973 miles, a 2.5L engine and 4-wheel drive. This unit was used as a grass fire truck.

“I think the Jeep will be worth some good money because people have shown interest in it,” Cridersville Village Council member Tony Zuppardo said this week at the village’s regular council meeting.

New sewer fee starts in Dec.

October 12, 2012

BUCKLAND — Buckland village residents will receive their first bill in December to pay for upgrades to the village’s sewer system.

Buckland Village Council members learned Thursday all residents will get their first assessment when they receive their bills scheduled to go out Dec. 1. The assessment, which will be charged at a rate of $20 per parcel, will help pay costs of the new wastewater treatment plant.

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