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October 3rd, 2013

City officials look to merge building codes

October 3, 2013

In an effort to assist Wapakoneta’s code enforcement officer and to help area residents, Wapakoneta elected officials intend to make the city’s property maintenance code reflect the building code in an attempt to make the rules more consistent.

Wapakoneta City Council Lands and Buildings Committee members met Wednesday with the city’s Code Enforcement Officer Paul Eisert to discuss current cases including the process of warning and citing property owners and in what ways committee members and councilors could help.

Airport officials plan for future

October 3, 2013

The authority charged with overseeing operations at the Neil Armstrong Airport is reviewing plans for capital improvements to be made in the future.

Airport Manager Sean Stroh said the Neil Armstrong Airport Authority Board is reviewing its capital improvement plan, which addresses long range goals, due by Dec. 15 to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as well as a program application, to cover anticipated projects for 2014, which is due Dec. 1 to the FAA.

October 2nd

Molding Ohio

October 2, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Using their fingers to mold salt clay into hills and flatten it into plains, gave Wapakoneta Elementary School fourth-graders a 3-D look at their home state.
“They can actually see what it looks like,” their social studies teacher Connie Ferenbaugh said.
While students had seen a lot of different representations of Ohio in pictures and books and online, she said this project lets them actually see the state and understand its terrain up close.

Kickin’ grass for a cure

October 2, 2013

It is time for “Kickin’ Some Grass” for breast cancer awareness.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Oct. 2 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Barnett gets sentenced for manslaughter

October 2, 2013

A 54-year-old Auglaize County man with a history of drug abuse since he was in his teens received his sentence in the death of a friend who died in a trailer fire while they were making a drug.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Oct. 2 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

‘Side by Side’ affair

October 2, 2013

Staff Writer
Photography and watercolors do not typically coincide in a piece of artwork, however, at Riverside Art Center, the two will be hanging “Side by Side.”
Watercolor painter Barb Sailor, of Jackson Center, and photographer Pamela Baker, of Spencerville, are collaborating in Riverside Art Center’s upcoming exhibit, “Side by Side.”
The two artists met in 2010 via fineartamerica.com, a website where anyone can browse through other artists’ work. 

Visits help justice formulate her rulings

October 2, 2013

While one Ohio Supreme Court justice admits she brings her own personal experiences and educational background to her office, she uses only her strict understanding of the Ohio Constitution and state law when ruling on a case.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Oct. 1 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Knife found at game

October 2, 2013

An incident involving a student with a knife at Wapakoneta High School’s football game Friday remains under investigation.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Oct. 1 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

October 1st

Montezuma man arrested for sex crimes

October 1, 2013

A Montezuma man was arrested late Monday as part of an investigation into sexually oriented offenses involving minors which occurred in Wapakoneta.

Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock said Timothy S. Workman, 43, of Montezuma, was arrested at 10:30 p.m. in St. Marys in connection with the case. Workman is being held at the Auglaize County Jail.

September 30th

Propane practice

September 30, 2013

Managing Editor
Behind a cone of water, a group of firefighters push forward approaching a flame, which climbs to 30 or more feet in the air. The flame jumps and whips in the breeze.
In unison, the firefighters move closer and closer to the source as the fire curls back around the “fog spray” of water and hovers a few feet above their heads. This is a propane fire, which requires a different approach than a typical house fire.

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