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September 12th

Memorialized

September 12, 2013

Managing Editor
Tears rolled down Sonny Zimmerman’s mother’s face as she placed a rose at the base of the Afghanistani and Iraqi War Memorial as Zimmerman’s parents revealed his name etched on the marble facing.
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman, 25, died Tuesday, July 16, in Mushaka, Afghanistan, of wounds he suffered when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade.

Ballots, training set for election

September 12, 2013

The Auglaize County Election Board meeting Wednesday, the 12th anniversary of 9/11, began with a moment of silence.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Sept. 12 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

HIPAA record concerns addressed by local officials

September 12, 2013

Auglaize County Health Department officials will be making changes regarding confidential patient records, in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
For the full story, see the Thursday, Sept. 12 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 11th

Author spreads message of a horse’s strength

September 11, 2013

The comeback story of a race horse proved to be an inspiration for its riders and eventually a book honoring his strength.
“The Horse Who Could Do Anything” is a child’s book based on a true story of a horse owned by author Laura Klein, who has ties to Wapakoneta. Written from the horse’s point of view, the horse starts out in the pasture when a little girl tells him he can do anything.

Plant clean-up underway

September 11, 2013

Even prior to being made aware of a complaint two weeks ago from a Wapakoneta resident, city administrators contacted the manager of Koneta Rubber about his plans to clean up the open storage area to the east and north of the plant on Park Street and installing a privacy fence.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept 11 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Land discrepancy to be resolved later

September 11, 2013

BOTKINS – Botkins Village Council members decided to put aside an issue causing a discrepancy regarding approximately 60 feet of land for when it may become a problem at a later date.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept. 11 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 10th

Virtual school offers alternative learning option

September 10, 2013

Staff Writer
For many students, back-to-school involves being assigned a locker and a homeroom.
For Ohio Virtual Academy students, this time of year they will be video chatting and messaging teachers through their computers about their new classes.
OHVA Lead Middle School teacher Lisa Jordan said OHVA is not traditional “home schooling.”
“Although this is at home, it’s not home school,” Jordan said. “This is a public school.”

W-G BOE OKs deals with staff, teachers

September 10, 2013

WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education members approved Wednesday three-year contracts with teachers and classified staff.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 10 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Plans needed

September 10, 2013

Wapakoneta city department supervisors have been instructed to complete five-year capital improvement plans for budget purposes, a city administrator says.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept 10 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 9th

Last one riding

September 9, 2013

Staff Writer
Sixty-four lawn mowers took to the ring in different heats — fighting to be the one is left standing — resulted in a record day.
The event set records in participants and money raised for the 13th annual K & R Lawnmower Derby held for local charities. The event raised $11,800 and 64 mowers participated in the event held at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.
“It just gets bigger and bigger every year,” said Jeremy Reser, one of the event’s organizers.

Wapakoneta sent six different pitchers to the mound, and, collectively, they shut down Crestview...
From staff reports A scholarship program has been created for future football players at...
TIFFIN — The Bryan Golden Bears had been on the verge of breaking through for a big inning...

 

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