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August 13th, 2014

Highway dedicated to hero

August 13, 2014

WAYNESFIELD — Speaking to a crowd of more than 50 people who gathered to honor his son’s life, Chris Zimmerman, father of the late Sonny Zimmerman, said Tuesday’s highway dedication ceremony was a happy day for him and his family.

“Three years ago today, almost to the hour, my son returned from his first tour,” Chris Zimmerman said. “It’s fitting we do this today because that was a happy day, just as this is.”

Airport manager resigns

August 13, 2014

Sean Stroh resigned Tuesday as manager of the Neil Armstrong Airport.

Stroh’s resignation is effective Aug. 22.

According his resignation letter submitted to the Board of County Commissioners of Auglaize County, Stroh is taking a position in the private sector.

Board mulls vaccine changes

August 13, 2014

The Auglaize County Board of Health discussed the restructuring of their immunization department during a regular board meeting Tuesday morning.

Director of Nursing Cindy Jones made board members aware that as of Jan. 1 the health department will begin billing insurers for the vaccine for children program. 

VIDEO: Is Peyton and Eli Manning’s Latest Attempt at Rapping a Touchdown?

August 13, 2014

VIDEO: Is Peyton and Eli Manning’s Latest Attempt at Rapping a Touchdown?

August 12th

VIDEO: Tributes Pour In For Robin Williams As Celebrities, Fans Mourn

August 12, 2014

VIDEO: Tributes Pour In For Robin Williams As Celebrities, Fans Mourn

Village reimbursed for storm

August 12, 2014

CRIDERSVILLE — Cridersville Village Council took time to approve resolutions during its August council meeting held Monday night.

Looking back to the storm, deemed by the state a microburst, that hit last summer the village was pleasantly surprised when a reimbursement check was received from the state of Ohio for the costs of damages to the village and emergency assistance from the fire department.

As explained by Candy Stevely, village clerk-treasurer, Resolution 2244 deals with the appropriations of funds received from the state.

W-G board hires 30 as two resign

August 12, 2014

WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education approved the employment of more than 30 classified substitutes and accepted the resignation of two staff members at a regular board meeting Monday night.

Bus driver Larry Beers will resign effective Jan. 1, 2015, due to his retirement. Upon accepting his resignation, the board offered a statement regarding Beers’ service to the district.

Man arrested at wedding for disorderly conduct

August 12, 2014

A man was arrested for disorderly conduct at a wedding reception at 9:20 p.m. Aug. 8, at SoSerene, 16000 block of Boundry Road, Wapakoneta.

The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office was alerted by the facility’s management of an altercation between guests. Arrested was Edward Crist, of Cridersville. Crist is suspected of using alcohol.

A man was injured in a 4-wheeler accident at 4:02 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, at Pusheta Creek MX, 10000 block of Winemiller Road, Wapakoneta.

August 11th

Botkins goes back to school

August 11, 2014

BOTKINS — As Botkins Local School students gather their bookbags and sharpen their pencils, they are preparing for the very last, first day of school in their current facility.

“It’s going to be a tough move,” Superintendent Connie Schneider said. “Kids’ parents went to school here. It’s right in the center of town. We’re going to try to recognize the importance of this building even though it’s going to be gone.”

Readers, dancers relax

August 11, 2014

This weekend was the weekend of the pool party.

As a way to celebrate, come together and have fun the Auglaize County Public District Library held its end of the summer reading program pool party Saturday evening at the Wapakoneta WaterPark and the Dance Centre held its party Sunday at the Botkins Memorial Pool, after the original pool party date was rained out.

Kristine Spyker, ACPDL youth services coordinator said the summer reading program drew more than 1,900 kids from across the county this year.

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