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August 10th, 2012

Petition certified, another not for election

August 10, 2012

A petition to surrender corporate power in Uniopolis was certified during a special meeting Friday of the Auglaize County Elections Board, while one to allow Sunday alcohol sales at a Waynesfield establishment was not certified.

The petition for the village of Uniopolis to surrender it’s corporation and dissolve needed 37 valid signatures to be certified by the Elections Board. With 60 valid signatures obtained, the petition is to appear on the November ballot.

Eagle Scout completes bridge before moving

August 10, 2012

While a former Wapakoneta High School student may have transferred to a school in Arkansas, members of a school activity will long remember and appreciate one of the last tasks he did.

Cody Wilges, the son of Gwen and Ed Wilges,  recently completed a bridge in the nature center behind the high school for his Eagle Scout project.

“I talked to the cross country kids and asked them if they could use a bridge for their meets and practices,” Wilges said. “They said, ‘Yes.’ ”

Doctor investigated: Woman files complaint, BCI & I handles case

August 10, 2012

A complaint, the nature of which is not being released at this time, has been made against a long-time Wapakoneta physician.

Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock told the Wapakoneta Daily News this morning that a Wapakoneta woman made a complaint to his office about Dr. Tom Freytag at the end of May or late June.

Helping others

August 10, 2012

The community coming together is a neat thing about Servant’s Day — an organizer says.

The third annual Servants Day is set for Sept. 22, and local residents are reminded that Aug. 15 is the deadline to apply for home repair assistance through this program.

Dems open Obama re-election office in Wapak

August 10, 2012

Democrats in Auglaize County kicked off their re-election efforts for President Barack Obama against the presumed Republican candidate Mitt Romney with the grand opening of their campaign headquarters Thursday in Wapakoneta.

The local staff outlined their goals to capture voters in the predominantly Republican and conservative county in west-central Ohio.

August 9th

WCS farm finalist

August 9, 2012

Local farmers have joined together to nominate Wapakoneta City Schools for a rural education grant.

The district was selected as one of 22 finalists from Ohio for as much as $25,000 from the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grant from the Monsanto Fund, a philanthropic arm of the Monsanto Co.

Wapakoneta City Schools’ application was strengthened with community support offered by numerous farmer nominations, according to to those who selected grant finalists.

Board plans ahead

August 9, 2012

Not wanting the unexpected to happen during this year’s presidential election in November, the Auglaize County Elections Board opted Wednesday to purchase two new computers.

The computers would replace existing ones bought in 2004, which are used to program ballots and tabulate results.

“Although we’ve had no real issue with them, they are starting to get a little age on them,” Auglaize County Elections Board Director Carolyn Campbell said.

Preliminary plans for Botkins school unveiled

August 9, 2012

BOTKINS – Fanning/Howey and Associates Project Manager Randy Sprunger gave a brief update Wednesday on the new Botkins Local Schools project.

“We are on schedule as far as time is concerned,” Sprunger said during the Botkins Local School District Board of Education meeting. “We will be talking with the construction management firm to keep the process going.”

August 8th

Home Savings Bank named among safest in country, state

August 8, 2012

A Wapakoneta bank was recently named among the 359 safest in the United States.

Home Savings Bank, located at 1 S. Blackhoof St., not only was listed among the top safest banks in America by an article published in MSN’s money section in July, but the community bank also made the list among only six other Ohio banks.

“It doesn’t surprise me,” Home Savings President Jim West told the Wapakoneta Daily News. “We’re very proud of being named one of the safest banks, it’s a real honor.

Turnout high for night out

August 8, 2012

Hundreds of people from throughout Auglaize County turned out Tuesday for National Night Out at the Harmon Park Gazebo in Wapakoneta.

“It seems to get bigger every year,” Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock said. “It is a good way for us to interact  with the citizens.”

National Night Out, which is held the first Tuesday each year in August, is hosted in more than 15,000 communities in all 50 states.

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