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Natural gas on the way?

October 23, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — Natural gas is coming to Waynesfield.

Waynesfield Village Council members approved an ordinance Monday allowing the mayor to enter an agreement with Fanning/Howey & Associates to move forward with design plans to bring natural gas to the community.

The ordinance did not pass unanimously, as councilor Bill Motter voted against the natural gas initiative. When a resident questioned his vote, Motter sited financial reasons.

“I am for natural gas,” Motter said, “if it is affordable.”

Experiencing homelessness

October 23, 2012

Natural disasters left approximately 42 million people homeless last year.

This past weekend, local high school seniors had the opportunity to face homelessness themselves, and now understand what it is like to live outside the comfort of their homes.

A dozen Wapakoneta High School seniors, who are taking a senior art class, studio portfolio, with teacher Suzanne Temple, designed and hand-crafted temporary shelters, which were made of cardboard, tarp, tape, paint, etc.

Pepple denies Wine request

October 23, 2012

Auglaize County Common Pleas Judge Fred Pepple decided to deny a request to sentence Douglas Wine during a bond hearing on Monday, but he did open the door to consider interstate and international travel for employment purposes.

Lorin Zaner, Wine’s attorney, requested the court sentence Wine on his third-degree misdemeanor sexual imposition charge, since he had served more than the maximum penalty on the charge.

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