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‘Boys in Blue’

July 31, 2013

Staff Writer
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, “Boys in Blue” is an opportunity for visitors to the Auglaize County Fair to learn more about their local Civil War heroes.
The exhibit, located at the Gary Log House historical site at the fairgrounds, gives locals a chance to interact with historical artifacts and view photographs and biographies of people who lived during the Civil War.

OSHP targets criminal activity

July 31, 2013

Through effective traffic enforcement, the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is impacting the criminal element on public roadways and in communities.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, July 31 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Happy Daz may be coming

July 31, 2013

A new restaurant with area roots may be coming to Wapakoneta.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, July 31 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Pee Wee showmen sparkle in prelude

July 31, 2013

Staff Writer
If a person is too young or too old to compete in 4-H, the Auglaize County Fair still does not discriminate.
The Auglaize County Pork Producers held its annual Pee Wee and Adult Showmanship competition on Monday.
The competition has showmanship for the 5-, 6-, 7-, and 8-year-old classes as well as one for adults. A total of 81 youth and 10 adults participated in the contest and smiles could be seen everywhere.

New royal pair

July 31, 2013

A 2013 New Bremen High School graduate and 2013 Memorial High School graduate today rule over the 161st Auglaize County Fair after being crowned as the 2013 Junior Fair queen and king.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, July 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

3 vie for 1 SWCD position

July 31, 2013

Three people are running for one open seat on the Auglaize County Soil and Water Conservation Board of Superintendents.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, July 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

July 29th

Zimmerman laid to rest

July 29, 2013

Staff Writer
NEW HAMPSHIRE — An overcast sky with drizzles of rain on a chilly Saturday greeted approximately 500 people turn out for the service at Waynesfield-Goshen High School. Approximately 1,500 gathered at U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman’s final resting place at Walnut Hill Cemetery near New Hampshire.
Zimmerman was killed in action July 16 in Afghanistan while on mounted patrol by a rocket propelled grenade.

QRM exec: Full inquiry would show firm’s spill total lower

July 29, 2013

An area cement company executive contends fewer than 30 gallons and closer to 8 gallons of diesel fuel entered the city’s sewer system and the Auglaize River and he hopes the authorities conduct a thorough investigation which he believes will show other contributing factors to diesel fuel found in the river.
For the full story, see the Monday, July 29 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Good weather, additions proves Jamboree draw

July 29, 2013

An annual festival now in its 70th year serves as a homecoming for a small village in eastern Auglaize County.
For the full story, see the Monday, July 29 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

July 27th

Tied to teaching: Diane Dillman Elshire leaves her mark on students

July 27, 2013

 

A  retired English teacher who spent 39 years teaching at Wapakoneta City Schools said she felt a calling to teach.

“I knew I wanted to be an English teacher since I was in the eighth grade,” said Diane Dillman Elshire, who retired at the end of the school year. “It was always my favorite subject.”

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