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September 12th, 2012

Christian rock to take the stage in Wapakoneta

September 12, 2012

Christian rock is taking the stage next week at the Wapakoneta Performing Arts Center.

The concert, which features three bands, is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 22, at the Wapakoneta Performing Arts Center. A portion of the proceeds are to go toward Fellowship for Christian Athletes (FCA).

Opening the show is local band, WiFive, followed by Slawdog, of Lancaster, and then the featured act, Messenger.

“We are excited about this show,” said Pam Egbert, of ProDuctions, of Wapakoneta.

September 11th

Stepping down: Two long-time village officials set to retire

September 11, 2012

CRIDERSVILLE — Two Cridersville officials, who have served village residents for decades, announced their plans of retirement.

At Monday Cridersville Village Council meeting,  Village Administrator John McDonald and Fire Chief Ron Mertz made public their decisions  to retire from their respective positions.

On Monday, Mayor Lorali Myers released McDonald’s letter of intent to retire to the councilors.

Parks progress proceeds

September 11, 2012

Work on one new park should start yet this year, while improvements to a second new park will likely wait until next spring.

Wapakoneta Breakfast Optimist members intend to start working  this fall with city crews to develop the park at the site of the former Centennial Elementary School, a city administrator said.

Elderly may be target of scam

September 11, 2012

A report from an elderly Wapakoneta woman has prompted police to warn other area residents of a possible scam.

Wapakoneta Police Clerk Denise Kohler said a woman living on East Pearl Street reported Sunday morning that a man claiming to have been her paper boy years ago came to her home. After presenting himself as a former paper boy, the man, who was described as being in his 40s, walked inside the house.

September 10th

Riders after the storm

September 10, 2012

Perhaps competitor Thomas Karbowiak said it best.

“Where else can I go and drink some beer, have some fun and smash something, all for a good cause?”

Karbowiak was one of 58 drivers in the 16th annual K & R Lawn Mower Derby that attracted a huge crowd Saturday behind the Knights of Columbus Hall in Wapakoneta.

Approximately 700 people attended the event, which is hosted by Jeremy Resor and Chad Kantner. Proceeds from the event are used to help fund various local charitable needs in the community throughout the year.

Pins fall for PBA event

September 10, 2012

Local bowling lanes owner Denny Borgert had always hoped to bring a Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) event to Wapakoneta. That hope has now officially became a repeat event.

Sixty-four professional bowlers turned out for the event and provided plenty of excitement that included a perfect game, a double playoff for the final spot to advance to the final eight, and threats for 300 again in the final match and the $25,000 challenge at the end of the second consecutive G. A. Wintzer & Son Classic held Friday through Sunday.

Equestrian program welcomes volunteers

September 10, 2012

CRIDERSVILLE — At the Equestrian Therapy Program at Fassett Farm, a child with autism can learn confidence and a woman with multiple sclerosis can regain her ability to walk, and volunteers drive the farm’s ability to serve riders in a more than 10-county radius.

September 7th

Fire Fighters hired

September 7, 2012

While the two newest members of the Wapakoneta Fire Department have similar personalities, they started their lives in different towns, attended rival high schools and arrived at their decision to be a firefighter in different manners.
But Kevin Bellman and Cody Wycuff also have one other thing in common — they just want to help people and make a difference in their community. Their divergent paths crossed this summer when these two men, with similar personalities, were hired by Wapakoneta Fire Chief Kendall Krites.

GOP HQ opens

September 7, 2012

Local Republican Party members officially opened the Auglaize County Republican Headquarters Friday as the election looms only two months away.
The headquarters is located in the Grandview Plaza at the former location of Grandview Video.

Board members receive award

September 7, 2012

Two Auglaize County Junior Fair Board members are honored to be recognize with a prestigious award.
Buckeye Beavers 4-H Club member Sarah Wilker, of St. Marys, and Auglaize Leaders of Tomorrow 4-H Club member Hayley Miller, of Wapakoneta, were the recipients of the Eric Vogel Memorial Award after the Auglaize County Fair.

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