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November 16th, 2012
Local royalty, a figure skater and a professional baseball player are to be available for a meet-and-greet and autograph signing session during the Children’s Hometown Holiday in Wapakoneta scheduled for Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
From 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Dec. 1, six queens and a Double AA professional baseball player will be available to meet the public and sign autographs of pictures, baseball cards and other memorabilia. From noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 1, a local figure skater will join the other seven.
Ohio citizens should have a louder voice in elections than corporate America, a U.S. senator says, and to help ensure middle-class Americans are heard the legislator is reintroducing the DISCLOSE Act.
A local nurse says she felt honored, as well as a bit overwhelmed, after receiving a top nursing award in the state oh Ohio.
Connie Brincefield, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) at The Gardens of Wapakoneta, terms her career in nursing as a calling and could not imagine doing anything else. Brincefield recently attended the Ohio Assisted Living Association (OALA) Convention earlier this month and was honored with the award of “Nurse of the Year.”
Auglaize County Women Infants and Children (WIC) Director Cindy McFarland is not viewing her approaching retirement as the end. She is looking at it as a new beginning.
“First I am going to try and do some remodeling, and then I might do some traveling,” said McFarland, who lives in Lima with her husband, Mike. “My husband is still working, so we will have to work around that.” McFarland, 58, is retiring after nearly 31 years as
WAYNESFIELD — White Memorial Library Supervisor Pamela Kennon is relatively new to working in a library setting.
When Kennon decided to host an open house Tuesday at the library, she had two goals in mind.
“I wanted to use it as an opportunity to meet some of the patrons,” Kennon said. “We also wanted to give people the opportunity to stop by and see what we had to offer.”
A member of the University of Northwest Ohio (UNOH) Motorsport team is scheduled to be the featured speaker at a special Race Car Day breakfast during the Children’s Hometown Holiday at the beginning of December.
Festival of Trees start Wednesday at the Gardens in Wapakoneta.
Blaze is back home.
The 12-year-old Tennessee Walker burned out of his barn when it caught fire Thursday returned to his home at 15115 Ramga Road Monday and his makeshift stall.
In a steady rain, Lee and Ray Holbrook welcomed Blaze home and introduced him to his new living quarters until spring — an 18-foot square temporary structure made of scaffolding and 2- by 4-inch pieces of wood and a hot house canvas.
Wapakoneta Middle School students hosted its 12th annual Veterans Day Celebration Program Monday in the school’s gymnasium.
While there was no official count on the number of veterans attending the event, Alyissa Horn, a seventh-grader and Student Council president, said they typically have “a couple hundred veterans” and the turnout is growing each year.
“Most of the veterans attending are family members of the students, but not all of them,” Horn said. “We try to get the word out to everyone.”
CRIDERSVILLE — As a local village gets ready to fill an administrative position, its councilors have decided on at least a salary range.
The Cridersville village administrator position will soon be vacant, as Village Administrator John McDonald announced his retirement effective Dec. 31.
“We are hopeful to get it filled before John McDonald leaves,” Cridersville Mayor Lorali Myers said of the post.