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Water line replaced

April 10, 2013

The Wapakoneta Daily News received several inquiries about a possible water line break at the intersection of East Auglaize and Brighthorn streets early Wednesday. The situation turned out to be general maintenance as a 3/4-inch line to a home was being replaced at about 9:30 a.m. Wapakoneta Public Works Department crews then worked on lines near the intersection of East Auglaize and Water streets. This is part of the $2.3 million East Auglaize Street reconstruction project.

Hand grenade discovered, authorities detonate

April 10, 2013

The Allen County Regional Bomb Squad safely removed a hand grenade from an alley in Wapakoneta Tuesday evening and detonated the explosive device at the Wapakoneta Police Department shooting range near the city composting facility on Wapak-Cridersville Road.

Carol Bogart, 408 Court St., was cleaning yard debris from under an evergreen tree along an east-west alley between Logan and Court streets in the 300 block of West Benton Street when she discovered what appeared to be a hand grenade under the tree.

Baker takes helm at C’ville

April 10, 2013

A familiar face will be taking the helm of Cridersville Elementary School beginning in August.

Misty Baker, who currently teaches second grade there, was named the new principal of the school Tuesday during a meeting of the Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education.

“We feel awfully happy to have Misty join our administrative team,” Superintendent Keith Horner said. “She did a good job preparing herself for this experience.”

He said she knows the school and the district and has been working toward this goal.

Village to allow crews to use land

April 10, 2013

CRIDERSVILLE — Cridersville elected officials agreed to allow a contracting company to use their land to store their equipment and use as a warehouse during a project.

With an upgrade of power poles stretching from Wapakoneta to Shawnee along Shawnee Road, contractors have pitched the idea of having a storage site on location at Delong Pioneer Park in Cridersville at a joint committees meeting last month — which is the halfway point of the 10-mile project.

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