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September 18th, 2013

Local pair wins roof

September 18, 2013

Terri and Michael Fredericks, of Wapakoneta, had pinched and saved enough money to finally have their roof completely repaired several years ago.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept. 18 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 17th

C’ville draws U.S. rep

September 17, 2013

Staff Writer
CRIDERSVILLE — During a visit to meet with the mayor, Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan learned how an area facility is using community outreach is trying to improve the life of its residents during a tour of the recently renovated Cridersville Healthcare Center. 
“I was elated that he took the time to meet with people at the Healthcare Center and listen to our concerns,” Mayor Lorali Myers said.
Administrator Amy Kentner requested Jordan visit the center to see the accomplishments they have made throughout the past year.

Tricks, treats on Halloween

September 17, 2013

Every once in a blue moon, trick-or-treat in Wapakoneta actually falls on Halloween.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 17 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Truck pulls prompt crowd

September 17, 2013

CRIDERSVILLE — Approximately 20 residents crammed into the Cridersville Municipal Building Monday, most expressing concerns to Cridersville Village Council members about truck pulls being held Thursday through Sunday nights. 
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 17 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 16th

Servants of Christ

September 16, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Scraping, peeling, priming and painting a house on West Auglaize Street, volunteers from local churches put in the hard work to help someone else.
“You never know what anyone else’s situation is,” said Betty Wellman. “If I needed it, I hope they would do the same for me.”
Wellman has helped with the annual Servants Day, held Saturday, since it started four years ago.
“It is a good thing,” she said while peeling paint from a ladder Saturday.

Third-grader wants to be an inventor

September 16, 2013

An 8-year-old third-grader at Cridersville Elementary School has big aspirations for when he gets older.
For the full story, see the Monday, Sept. 16 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 13th

Mini horses help in a big way

September 13, 2013

Brushing the long white mane of Sunny, a rural Waynesfield woman talks about how her miniature horses are fulfilling her dream to help people through therapy and literacy programs she created.
Tava Ridenour, president of Mini Adventures Inc., a miniature horse therapy and literacy program which travels to nine Ohio counties to provide its non-profit services, said even though she dreamt that one day she would be able to offer something like this to help others, she never imagined how big it would become.

Save the roof

September 13, 2013

Melva Robinson says she has worked hard all of her life.
And at times, she felt she didn’t have a whole lot to show for it.
That was why Robinson got excited when she learned two of her neighbors, Cindy and Greg Warner, nominated her for the national No Roof Left Behind program in March. Later on, she was named one of four finalists to receive a free roof from Frost Roofing, of Wapakoneta.
For complete story see the Saturday, Sept. 14, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Man burned at factory

September 13, 2013

A man working second shift at a Wapakoneta factory Friday night was transported by Life Flight after receiving severe burns.
The 51-year-old employee was burnt by boiling water while working at General Aluminum, 13663 Short Road, Wapakoneta, shortly after 7 p.m., according to local scanner traffic from the Wapakoneta Police and Wapakoneta EMS.
The man, whose family had not yet been identified, suffered what was described as second-degree burns to between 50 and 60 percent of his body.

County to add charge

September 13, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
County offices and agencies using a fuel complex at the Auglaize County Engineer’s Office are to pay an additional 15 cents per gallon to help maintain the system.
The decision was made recently after Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart approached the county commissioners about a way to pay for upgrades needed to keep the fuel complex operational.
Fourteen agencies other than the Engineer’s Office use the fueling station ‘sfuels at cost. All 15 agencies would be charged the 15 cent per gallon fee.

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