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February 21st, 2014
River Road between state Route 65 and Greely Chapel is closed due to high water, as well as Townline Kossuth between St. Marys Kossuth and Rapp Road.
Greenville Road between state Route 364 and Tri-Township Road will be closed until further notice for road repair
Many local manufacturing professionals met for breakfast Wednesday morning to discuss making connections with students, parents, underemployed and unemployed people locally to help fill jobs in the manufacturing field.
In an open floor discussion with United State Representative Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, these leaders had an opportunity to share their thoughts and concerns in hopes of planting a bug in the government’s ear to send some funding help where it can be used.
As part of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Wapakoneta Elementary School brought in a dental hygienist to teach second-graders about the importance of oral health.
Dental Hygienist Rita Anderson, who works in Dr. Barry Aab’s Office at Auglaize Dental Associates LLC, spoke to four classrooms of second-graders about what foods they should and shouldn’t eat, how to properly brush their teeth, and took them through the process of a dental appointment.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Auglaize Co from 3 p.m. today through late tonight.
Strong thunderstorms with up to an inch of rain is possible with these storms.
A weather watch indicates the potential for severe or damaging weather conditions.
At the 2014 Auglaize County Cattlemen’s Association Banquet, Jay Clutter announced that he will be stepping down as president of the organization.
“I’ve enjoyed being your president for the past three years, but I think it’s time for somebody else to have the pleasure to do so,” Clutter said.
Auglaize County Cattlemen’s Association Treasurer Vicki Winkler applauded Clutter’s efforts and asked if he would reconsider.
Those traveling past Casa Chic in downtown Wapakoneta over the weekend may have witnessed the scene of a little girls’ tea party in the storefront window.
The Auglaize County Health Department Board of Health met Tuesday morning for their monthly meeting.
Curt Anderson, the director of the environmental health department opened the meeting up with offering the board members an idea of new regulations regarding sewage systems.
The Village of Cridersville’s February council meeting began with committee reports on Monday night.
Chairman of the Planning Committee Bob Conner asked to have a meeting set up for the committee to brainstorm some ideas for the rest of the year.
A Findlay-based company has established a site that will allow Wapakoneta residents to dump concrete, asphalt, brick and block material on the property of the old Wapakoneta Machine Company at the intersection of North and Water Street.
Go Green LLC, which specializes in crushing, grinding and shredding recyclable materials, is currently accepting the items listed above.
Adam Miller, General Manager of Go Green LLC, said that the job site is temporary, and that the company will accept material until they feel they have enough to recycle.
The use of contingency funds to offset a revenue shortage prompted an outcry over spending at Monday’s city council meeting.
During a report from the finance committee, Chairwoman Bonnie Wurst reported that the swimming pool fund was discussed at the committee’s Feb. 5 meeting, wherein a question arose on how the fund’s contingency was spent.
Further information was proved at the committee’s Feb. 12 meeting that explained that the contingency was used to make up a $64,000 shortfall in revenue.