Archive - Jun 25, 2012 - News Article
The white paper bags lining the track of the Greater Auglaize County Relay for Life this weekend each represented a life.
Some were in honor of cancer survivors, while others were in memory of those who lost their battles with the disease. They recognized grandparents, children, brothers, sisters, parents, prom dates, and friends from all walks of life.
With themed laps all through the night, visits from Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, games, contests and a wide array of food, including Twinkie Dogs and Krispy Kreme Burgers, organizers of the Greater Auglaize County Relay for Life deemed it a success.
“We had a really good turnout,” Relay for Life Chair Tiffany Fullenkamp said. “We really got the word out and had a great line up of events.”
The Wapakoneta Fire Department received a number of calls Saturday evening regarding a fire near a woods south of U.S. 33 between County Road 25A and Interstate 75.
Motorists passing the woods saw flames climbing more than 20 feet in the air near a woods on the northern end of Progress Drive near a woods before the drive becomes part of a small section of Canning Factory Road which leads back to a couple of houses close to I-75.