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August 14th, 2014
Attention local artists — Riverside Art Center in downtown Wapakoneta is accepting work from craftspeople ranging in all age and experience levels to be exhibited in this year’s Annual Greater Wapakoneta Community Art Exhibit.
Artists are encouraged to bring up to seven works of art to the juried show, including watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings, pencil and ink drawings, and carving, jewelry or other 3D art forms. Photographs will not be accepted.
WAYNESFIELD — Speaking to a crowd of more than 50 people who gathered to honor his son’s life, Chris Zimmerman, father of the late Sonny Zimmerman, said Tuesday’s highway dedication ceremony was a happy day for him and his family.
“Three years ago today, almost to the hour, my son returned from his first tour,” Chris Zimmerman said. “It’s fitting we do this today because that was a happy day, just as this is.”
Sean Stroh resigned Tuesday as manager of the Neil Armstrong Airport.
Stroh’s resignation is effective Aug. 22.
According his resignation letter submitted to the Board of County Commissioners of Auglaize County, Stroh is taking a position in the private sector.
The Auglaize County Board of Health discussed the restructuring of their immunization department during a regular board meeting Tuesday morning.
Director of Nursing Cindy Jones made board members aware that as of Jan. 1 the health department will begin billing insurers for the vaccine for children program.
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CRIDERSVILLE — Cridersville Village Council took time to approve resolutions during its August council meeting held Monday night.
Looking back to the storm, deemed by the state a microburst, that hit last summer the village was pleasantly surprised when a reimbursement check was received from the state of Ohio for the costs of damages to the village and emergency assistance from the fire department.
As explained by Candy Stevely, village clerk-treasurer, Resolution 2244 deals with the appropriations of funds received from the state.
WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education approved the employment of more than 30 classified substitutes and accepted the resignation of two staff members at a regular board meeting Monday night.
Bus driver Larry Beers will resign effective Jan. 1, 2015, due to his retirement. Upon accepting his resignation, the board offered a statement regarding Beers’ service to the district.
A man was arrested for disorderly conduct at a wedding reception at 9:20 p.m. Aug. 8, at SoSerene, 16000 block of Boundry Road, Wapakoneta.
The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office was alerted by the facility’s management of an altercation between guests. Arrested was Edward Crist, of Cridersville. Crist is suspected of using alcohol.
A man was injured in a 4-wheeler accident at 4:02 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, at Pusheta Creek MX, 10000 block of Winemiller Road, Wapakoneta.
BOTKINS — As Botkins Local School students gather their bookbags and sharpen their pencils, they are preparing for the very last, first day of school in their current facility.
“It’s going to be a tough move,” Superintendent Connie Schneider said. “Kids’ parents went to school here. It’s right in the center of town. We’re going to try to recognize the importance of this building even though it’s going to be gone.”