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September 17th

Truck pulls prompt crowd

September 17, 2013

CRIDERSVILLE — Approximately 20 residents crammed into the Cridersville Municipal Building Monday, most expressing concerns to Cridersville Village Council members about truck pulls being held Thursday through Sunday nights. 
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 17 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 16th

Servants of Christ

September 16, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Scraping, peeling, priming and painting a house on West Auglaize Street, volunteers from local churches put in the hard work to help someone else.
“You never know what anyone else’s situation is,” said Betty Wellman. “If I needed it, I hope they would do the same for me.”
Wellman has helped with the annual Servants Day, held Saturday, since it started four years ago.
“It is a good thing,” she said while peeling paint from a ladder Saturday.

Third-grader wants to be an inventor

September 16, 2013

An 8-year-old third-grader at Cridersville Elementary School has big aspirations for when he gets older.
For the full story, see the Monday, Sept. 16 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 13th

Mini horses help in a big way

September 13, 2013

Brushing the long white mane of Sunny, a rural Waynesfield woman talks about how her miniature horses are fulfilling her dream to help people through therapy and literacy programs she created.
Tava Ridenour, president of Mini Adventures Inc., a miniature horse therapy and literacy program which travels to nine Ohio counties to provide its non-profit services, said even though she dreamt that one day she would be able to offer something like this to help others, she never imagined how big it would become.

Save the roof

September 13, 2013

Melva Robinson says she has worked hard all of her life.
And at times, she felt she didn’t have a whole lot to show for it.
That was why Robinson got excited when she learned two of her neighbors, Cindy and Greg Warner, nominated her for the national No Roof Left Behind program in March. Later on, she was named one of four finalists to receive a free roof from Frost Roofing, of Wapakoneta.
For complete story see the Saturday, Sept. 14, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Man burned at factory

September 13, 2013

A man working second shift at a Wapakoneta factory Friday night was transported by Life Flight after receiving severe burns.
The 51-year-old employee was burnt by boiling water while working at General Aluminum, 13663 Short Road, Wapakoneta, shortly after 7 p.m., according to local scanner traffic from the Wapakoneta Police and Wapakoneta EMS.
The man, whose family had not yet been identified, suffered what was described as second-degree burns to between 50 and 60 percent of his body.

County to add charge

September 13, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
County offices and agencies using a fuel complex at the Auglaize County Engineer’s Office are to pay an additional 15 cents per gallon to help maintain the system.
The decision was made recently after Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart approached the county commissioners about a way to pay for upgrades needed to keep the fuel complex operational.
Fourteen agencies other than the Engineer’s Office use the fueling station ‘sfuels at cost. All 15 agencies would be charged the 15 cent per gallon fee.

Mom enters arena

September 13, 2013

BOTKINS — With three school-aged children and one preschooler, Casey Deitz never pictured herself as a politician.
For the full story, see the Friday, Sept. 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak fire truck sale moot, must be advertised for bids

September 13, 2013

A local village took steps to move forward this week with the purchase of a fire truck from the city of Wapakoneta, but the sale may have hit a snag.
For the full story, see the Friday, Sept. 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 12th

Teen runaway sought

September 12, 2013

The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity football team is really starting to enter the grind that is the...
McGUFFEY — With non-conference competition out of the way, the Waynesfield-Goshen varsity...
A long-awaited event debuted this past weekend, and it was very successful in its inaugural year...