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March 11th

W-G OKs supplemental contracts

March 11, 2014

WAYNESFIELD — At its regular board meeting Monday night, the Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education accepted the supplemental contracts of two assistant coaches, as well as the employment of four tutors.

The contracts of assistant softball coach Damien Dyer and assistant baseball coach Stuart Spencer were approved at the appropriate level of the adopted supplemental salary schedule for the 2013-14 school year.

Village tackles handful of ordinances

March 11, 2014

The Village of Cridersville addressed many ordinances and resolutions at the monthly meeting for March 2014.

One of those ordinances was, number 1657 which was presented to council last month as an amendment to the previous ordinance number 1652.

Mayor Lorali Myers said this ordinance pertained to amending the ordinance that was previously passed regarding the pay package for non-elected employees of the village.

March 10th

WinterFest ends with a fairy tale

March 10, 2014

A community performance concluded Waynesfield’s WinterFest, and to many area locals, it was the highlight of the weekend.

“This is our community festival,” WinterFest chair and theatre producer Pat Noykos said, noting how this year’s Winterfest crowd has been the largest to date. “We try to diversify to try to get something for everybody.”

This year’s theatre play, “Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective,” presented by WG Muchinippi Community Theatre, captured the attention of children and adults, alike.

Students, teachers enjoy being books

March 10, 2014

While wandering the halls of Cridersville Elementary School Friday morning it could have easily been mistaken for Halloween.

Instead, CES was having their annual Be a Book Day, a celebration in which students and teachers are invited to dress as their favorite book characters. During the morning students rotate through different classrooms and hear a variety of stories read to them by teachers and volunteers throughout the school.

WG stages day of fun

March 10, 2014

WAYNESFIELD— The Muchinippi WinterFest took place on Saturday, March 8, and for the first time, all events were held on the same day, with the exception of an encore performance of the community play “Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective” on Sunday.

WinterFest, which has been a two-day event in the past, is a community activity that raises funds to support W-G organizations such as the Muchinippi Community Theater, academic boosters, music boosters, the cross country team, the W-G sophomore class and the Deb Boday Memorial Scholarship Fund.

March 7th

Spring in to action

March 7, 2014

Spring may not seem like it is right around the corner, but believe it or not it is quickly approaching. With the weather hopefully taking a turn toward warmer temperatures soon the community is prepping to offer many events to help entertain and excite.

One of those events happens to be marshmallow themed. The Auglaize County Public District Library will be running an art "Marshmallow Peepshow". The idea is to make a diorama depicting a favorite scene from film, literature, television or art using Peeps as the stars of the creation.

Spring toward school events

March 7, 2014

Spring is right around the corner, and with that will come several events at Wapakoneta City Schools. Below is a list that details many of these events, broken down by school.

Look forward to faith

March 7, 2014

With the holidays long past and the winter season still hovering, church-goers may be looking forward to the many faith-centered activities that start in the spring.

Pastor Kim Pope-Seiberling, of First United Methodist in Wapakoneta, said there are exciting changes at her church this year.

"We just really want to reach out to the community and let people know that they are welcome here, and their kids are welcome here," Pope-Seiberling said.  "We're becoming very child and family oriented."

Scout earns Eagle award

March 7, 2014

Wapakoneta High School senior Austin Klingler was initially unsure of what he wanted to do his Eagle Scout project on.

After speaking with his scout master, George Herman, he came to find out about an organization that he didn’t even know existed—the Auglaize County Crisis Center.

The crisis center, whose mission is “to provide a coordinated family intervention program to ensure the safety, dignity and self-determination of those involved in a violent family relationship,” felt like the right organization for Klingler to help.

Wapak native trooper of the year

March 7, 2014

A Wapakoneta native was awarded the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s 2013 “Trooper of the Year” in the annual state-wide leadership awards.

Trooper Christian “C.J.” Niemeyer, of the Columbus Metro Post, was selected from eight district troopers of the year.

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