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February 21st

Housing options abound

February 21, 2014

The Wapakoneta area offers many options for seniors looking for senior housing, ranging from independent homes to full-time assisted living care.

Otterbein located at 100 Red Oak Drive in Cridersville offers a variety of levels of care, and is considered a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), meaning you can entire into the facility in an independent home and as seniors graduate into needing more assistance there are different levels of care options available.

Chili today, help all year

February 21, 2014

With Thursday marking the 39th annual Sertoma Chili Day, those who work the event seemed to have gotten the process down to a science.

“It’s pretty much a well-oiled machine at this point,” Sertoma Club member Brian Schlosser said. “Everyone knows what to do and how to do it.”

Schlosser noted that some club members have been working the event for more than 25 years.

“These members enjoy what they do or else they wouldn’t have stayed around as long as they have,” he said.

Wapakoneta recognizes progress

February 21, 2014

Six local businesses were recognized for their improvement throughout the past year during the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce 2014 Progress Awards breakfast on Thursday.

Three roads closed due to floods, repair

February 21, 2014

River Road between state Route 65 and Greely Chapel is closed due to high water, as well as Townline Kossuth between St. Marys Kossuth and Rapp Road.
Greenville Road between state Route 364 and Tri-Township Road will be closed until further notice for road repair

February 20th

Manufacturers lament worker shortage

February 20, 2014

Many local manufacturing professionals met for breakfast Wednesday morning to discuss making connections with students, parents, underemployed and unemployed people locally to help fill jobs in the manufacturing field.

In an open floor discussion with United State Representative Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, these leaders  had an opportunity to share their thoughts and concerns in hopes of planting a bug in the government’s ear to send some funding help where it can be used.

Students sink their teeth into hygiene

February 20, 2014

As part of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Wapakoneta Elementary School brought in a dental hygienist to teach second-graders about the importance of oral health.

Dental Hygienist Rita Anderson, who works in Dr. Barry Aab’s Office at Auglaize Dental Associates LLC, spoke to four classrooms of second-graders about what foods they should and shouldn’t eat, how to properly brush their teeth, and took them through the process of a dental appointment.

Advisory: Flash flood watch

February 20, 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Auglaize Co from 3 p.m. today through late tonight.

Strong thunderstorms with up to an inch of rain is possible with these storms.

A weather watch indicates the potential for severe or damaging weather conditions.

February 19th

Cattlemen celebrate banner year

February 19, 2014

At the 2014 Auglaize County Cattlemen’s Association Banquet, Jay Clutter announced that he will be stepping down as president of the organization.

“I’ve enjoyed being your president for the past three years, but I think it’s time for somebody else to have the pleasure to do so,” Clutter said.

Auglaize County Cattlemen’s Association Treasurer Vicki Winkler applauded Clutter’s efforts and asked if he would reconsider.

Tea time in downtown Wapakoneta

February 19, 2014

Those traveling past Casa Chic in downtown Wapakoneta over the weekend may have witnessed the scene of a little girls’ tea party in the storefront window. 

New rules on the way for health board

February 19, 2014

The Auglaize County Health Department Board of Health met Tuesday morning for their monthly meeting.

Curt Anderson, the director of the environmental health department opened the meeting up with offering the board members an idea of new regulations regarding sewage systems.

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