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June 25th, 2013

Airport continues clean-up

June 25, 2013

Operations at the Neil Armstrong Airport east of New Knoxville ceased only for a few hours after a tornado caused damage to hangers, security systems and the terminal building recently.
For the complete story, see the Tuesday, June 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Barretts honored with Rotary award

June 25, 2013

For more than 35 years, Patricia and Chester Barrett spent the greater part of each week replacing shoe soles, reattaching luggage handles, sewing up the seams in backpacks and giving zippers back their zip.
For the complete story, see the Tuesday, June 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

June 24th

Teaming up and fighting against cancer

June 24, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Sitting surrounded by family taking in all of the activities surrounding her at the Greater Auglaize County Relay for Life, a 67-year-old breast cancer survivor reflected on her life.
Having beaten cancer 17 years ago, there isn’t a day Carol Storer, of New Knoxville, takes for granted and she doesn’t miss a year of the event, now in its 16th year and held at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds this past Friday and Saturday.
Storer said the survivors’ lap is especially meaningful.
“I just want to cry,” Storer said. “It gets you in the heart.”

MARCS update planned

June 24, 2013

Updates are being made statewide to improve the network used for emergency communications.
For the complete story, see the Monday, June 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Hoods raffle to help pantry

June 24, 2013

Dale Earnhardt’s image is emblazoned on one hood. The other hood shows off the golden hue of Budweiser beer.
For the complete story, see the Monday, June 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

June 21st

Supply shortage — TB screening supplies in short supply

June 21, 2013

A manufacturing glitch caused a shortage in testing supplies used to screen for tuberculosis (TB).
“We don’t know what the problem was,” Auglaize County Nursing Supervisor Cindy Jones said.
For more information, see the Saturday, June 22, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak man hurt in wrong-way crash

June 21, 2013

ST. MARYS — A motorist traveling the wrong way from a rest area collided with a bus in the westbound lane of U.S. 33 near St. Marys on Friday morning, leaving six people injured.

Retiree: Always wanted to be a teacher

June 21, 2013

As far back as she can remember, Deb Katterheinrich loved to play school.
“Many times it was with imaginary students, but even if I had real friends to play with, I was always the teacher,” said Katterheinrich, who retired at the end of the school year from teaching at Cridersville Elementary School.
For more on this story see the Saturday, June 22, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Riders: Wapak is ‘friendly’ to GOBA

June 21, 2013

Staff Writer
Wisconsin. Maryland. Kentucky. Georgia. Even Canada.
Riders from many different places echoed a common sentiment as the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) passed through Wapakoneta.
“What a friendly town.”
Cyclists had nearly all good things to say about the hospitality of Wapakoneta as many of the riders took the 100-mile loop Thursday that took them through the city. Riders are finishing up the week-long event by traveling from New Bremen to Sidney today and back to Urbana, the starting place, on Saturday. This year marks GOBA’s 25th anniversary.

Helping hands

June 21, 2013

Hundreds of bicyclists converged Thursday on Wapakoneta during an excursion to the city as part of a two-day layover in New Bremen — and local people and businesses seized on the opportunity to show the riders the city residents’ best.
For the complete story, see the Friday, June 21 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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