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July 27th

Flagman visits W'field to help with Zimmerman memorial

July 27, 2013

 

WAYNESFIELD — Many people know him simply as the “Flag Man.”

Larry Eckhardt, of Little York, Ill., has spent the last seven years traveling from town to town across the United States helping people honor their fallen soldiers. 

Eckhardt was in the village of Waynesfield Friday with 2,380 flags to place along the path from Waynesfield-Goshen High School where the viewing for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman was held Friday and services are to be held today at 11 a.m.

Breastfeeding Week starts with mobile unit at fair

July 27, 2013

 

A mobile breastfeeding unit is to be at the Auglaize County Fair to help promote World Breastfeeding Week, Thursday through Aug. 7.

The Ohio Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) unit is essentially a clinic on wheels with a waiting room that accommodates six clients and room for four to five staff members. The unit is to be placed at the fairgrounds Sunday through Wednesday.

July 26th

Waynesfield fallen U.S. soldier makes final trip home

July 26, 2013

Staff Writer
WAYNESFIELD — Hundreds of people turned out and lined the roadways leading into Waynesfield to pay final tribute to a fallen soldier who was killed in action in Afghanistan.
Sonny Zimmerman, of Waynesfield, died on July 16 in Mushaka, Afghanistan, from wounds he suffered when the vehicle he was in was struck by a rocket propelled grenade.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Campbell, Ky. The unit is better known as the Band of Brothers.

Building permit fee proposal presented

July 26, 2013

CRIDERSVILLE — Building permit fees will likely increase in the next couple of weeks for residents of the village of Cridersville planning on putting up a new structure.
For the full story, see the Friday, July 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Safety tips to avoid top risks

July 26, 2013

Car crashes, bicycle accidents and drownings are the top three safety issues affecting people across the country each summer.
For the full story, see the Friday, July 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

July 25th

Cessation order

July 25, 2013

Wapakoneta city legislators have opted for an executive order instead of recommending passage of legislation regarding a smoking ban at city parks.

Members of two Wapakoneta City Council committees — Health and Safety and Parks and Recreation — decided this week an ordinance regarding a ban on smoking at all city parks is unnecessary as long as signs are posted telling people to refrain from the activity, Councilor-at-large Randy Fisher told the Wapakoneta Daily News on Wednesday.

Brown seeks more oversight of banks

July 25, 2013

In light of Wall Street banks allegedly manipulating the costs of commodities paid by manufacturers and ultimately consumers, a U.S. legislator from Ohio wants the Federal Reserve to flex its regulatory muscle to help eliminate these anti-competitive practices.

Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, of Ohio, says he and other Congressional members will call for additional hearings in the future and they intend to pressure federal officials to use their influence to make the marketplace more competitive.

Two teachers resign, two hired

July 25, 2013

Two teachers were hired and the resignations of two teachers accepted during a regular meeting of the Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education this week.

July 24th

Classified contract OK’d

July 24, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education members approved Tuesday a two-year contract between the school district and its classified staff.
The contract with the Wapakoneta Classified Association (WCA) is in effect from July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2015, and implements seven changes from the previous contract. The district employs approximately 120 classified employees.
The contract was approved 4-to-0, with board member Ron Mertz abstaining, during Tuesday’s board meeting.

Buckland readies levy for ballot

July 24, 2013

BUCKLAND — During a second special meeting in as many weeks, Buckland Village Council members had the final reading of an ordinance to place a 5-year, 3-mill property levy for fire and emergency services put on the November ballot.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, July 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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