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July 12th, 2013

Board discusses poll books

July 12, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
The purchase of poll manager books to be used at polling locations to confirm addresses and where residents need to vote was tabled Wednesday by the Auglaize County Elections Board members.
Elections Board Director Carolyn Campbell said the idea to implement the tablets came from the state conference, but they come with a hefty price tag — $389 per unit if 16 or less are rented and a $1,000 set up fee per election.

Song, biography based on local

July 12, 2013

The work of Jim Tulley, who penned novels in the 1920s and 1930s, rivals the work of Upton Sinclair, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Willa Cather, but he is now described as “the most famous writer you’ve never heard of.”
For the full story, see the Saturday, July 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Acres welcomes marketing head

July 12, 2013

The Auglaize Acres has a new marketing and admissions director.
For the full story, see the Saturday, July 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Emergency state lifted

July 12, 2013

Managing Editor
CRIDERSVILLE — The state of emergency for the village of Cridersville has been lifted.
Mayor Lorali Myers announced shortly after noon on Thursday she was lifting the state of emergency for the village — placed in effect after high winds in excess of 85 mph and a possible tornado hit the center of the village.

Jamboree goes on

July 12, 2013

CRIDERSVILLE — Despite Wednesday’s storm causing extensive damage in the village, Cridersville village administrators continue to move forward with plans for this weekend’s 49th annual Firemen’s Jamboree today and Saturday.
For the full story, see the Friday, July 12 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak teen remembered as sweet, caring

July 12, 2013

A Wapakoneta High School junior, who died in a single-car crash Thursday, was described by friends and fellow students as caring and a sweetheart.
For the full story, see the Friday, July 12 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

July 11th

STRUCK AGAIN

July 11, 2013

Managing Editor
CRIDERSVILLE — With tree limbs and branches strewn throughout yards, roofs torn off of buildings and broken shards of glass on the sidewalk, Cridersville Mayor Lorali Myers walks down the center of the street conversing with residents as she makes her way to the Cridersville Fire Department — the command center after a unconfirmed tornado ripped through the village.
“We will be OK just as long as nobody is hurt,” Myers says assuring one resident along West Main Street as she walks with a quickened pace. “Everyone seems to be OK and that is good.”

2nd high wind storm hits Wapakoneta

July 11, 2013

Downed trees and power poles seemed to be the worst of damage caused by a powerful storm that hit Wapakoneta on Wednesday afternoon.
For the full story, see the Thursday, July 11 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Parsons concerned with provisions

July 11, 2013

A push toward health department regionalization due to provisions of the state’s biennial budget leaves a local health official concerned.
For the full story, see the Thursday, July 11 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

July 10th

Breaking ground

July 10, 2013

Managing Editor
CRIDERSVILLE — Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices executives and donors moved the first shovels of dirt Tuesday to start a 9-month, $1 million project to construct a life enrichment center at Otterbein-Cridersville.
The senior citizen facility held a special groundbreaking ceremony at the retirement community in Cridersville with corporate executives, village administrators and donors present.

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