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February 22nd, 2013
Wapakoneta City Schools are closed today Friday, Feb. 22
Waynesfield-Goshen Local Schools are closed today Friday Feb. 22
St. Marys City Schools are closed today Friday Feb. 22
For the first time in school history, the Wapakoneta Redskins wrestling team will be competing in the state tournament this weekend in Columbus.
The following week six Redskin wrestlers, which includes two district champions, and an alternate will compete as individuals at the state tournament after qualifying at districts last weekend.
Tap-in fees for the seven county-owned sewage treatment facilities are increasing.
The facilities service unincorporated subdivisions throughout Auglaize County.
Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart said individual treatment plants are designed for a specific maximum flow and single-family homes within the limits of each subdivision’s sewage area, creating a sewer district. As individual subdivisions are developed, some homes are built on multiple lots, not reaching maximum capacity of the treatment plant.
WAYNESFIELD — Approximately 50 people attended a public meeting Wednesday hosted by Waynesfield Village Council members regarding the potential of bringing natural gas to the village.
Craig Mescher, of Fanning-Howey and Associates, who facilitated the meeting held at the Waynesfield-Goshen Local School auditeria, gave an overview of the project, ranging from funding to an overall estimated cost breakdown for the project.
When the 2013 Auglaize County Beef queen heard her name read as the next to serve as a representative for the Auglaize County Cattlemen’s Association, she said she thought for a second they read someone’s else’s name — then the realization of the moment struck her.
The Wapakoneta Theatre Guild is getting ready for their annual spring performance by scheduling a casting call.
Audition dates for the spring production of “A Night in the Theatre” are scheduled to be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday on the second floor of the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce building, 30 E. Auglaize St.
The play calls for two couples of indeterminate age, with the possibility of extras with non-speaking roles.
Entries are being accepted for several displays and competitions to be held during this year’s Waynesfield-Goshen Muchinippi WinterFest.
Scheduled for March 8 and 9, in the Waynesfield-Goshen School auditeria, the annual event features a wide array of activities for all ages.
WinterFest, which is a revival of an old community tradition, is the only fundraiser for the Waynesfield-Goshen Muchinippi Community Theatre and is become a fundraising forum for other community groups as well.
Preliminary plans for the reconstruction of West Auglaize Street are to be completed so city legislators, a city board and residents can review them before they are sent to the state for approval, Wapakoneta’s mayor said during and after Monday’s Wapakoneta City Council meeting.
Auglaize County Public District Library Board members met in special session Monday to begin laying out the process for replacing a long-time employee.
Dana Webb, a 15-year employee for the board, announced she is leaving her position as fiscal officer for the library district. Webb accepted a position with Wapakoneta City Schools, where she will process payroll for the school district. Her last official day will be March 15, but her last day of work due to vacation days will be March 8. She is scheduled to start her new position with the schools on March 11.
The Wapakoneta Sertoma Club is hosting its 38th annual Chili Day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
“Hopefully the weather will be cooperative,” event chair Ralph Miller said. “Its for a great cause. It is for a great cause and the people of Wapakoneta have always been supportive of the event.”