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March 25th, 2014

Waynesfield mulls axing administrator position

March 25, 2014

WAYNESFIELD — In front of a standing-room-only crowd, several Waynesfield residents spoke to the village council about their desire to keep Fred Rowe as village administrator during a meeting Monday night.

The duties of the current village administrator had previously been handled by a board of public affairs, which was abolished in 2007. The board was made up of three Waynesfield residents who were voted into their positions.

March 24th

Community tours county facilities

March 24, 2014

Two county facilities opened their doors to the public on Sunday — the Auglaize County Engineer and Dog Warden — giving tours and showing off equipment during their open houses.

Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart said this is the first open house he has hosted since 30 years ago, when he started his position as engineer.

“I like to show the taxpayers the equipment they’ve got, and, in about another week or two, this equipment will be out on projects,” Reinhart said.

Church unveils fellowship center

March 24, 2014

On Friday evening, the Wapakoneta Community Worship Center held an open house to celebrate the completion of its family fellowship center, an addition to the church that was the second of a three-phase building project that began three and a half years ago.

The church’s pastor, Dan Holbrook, said the fellowship center will serve as the main entrance to the building and will be a place where people can meet and socialize. The room features a fireplace, several couches and a multitude of tables and chairs.

‘Y’ helps you learn how to run

March 24, 2014

Have you ever wondered how certain people can put on a pair of tennis shoes, headphones and athletic apparel and just go out and run?

Have you ever wanted to do just that, and maybe finish a 5k, or just get into better shape?

Is running something you would like to do, but are convinced you just can’t?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, the YMCA has a program to help overcome any doubts concerning beginning to run.

Barbara Faurot Goodwin, 74

March 24, 2014

Barbara Faurot Goodwin, 74, of Wapakoneta, died at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at her residence.
She was born on Nov. 9, 1939, to Elwood and Mary (Collins) Decker.  At age 2, she was adopted by Irvin and Lavon Faurot, who all preceded her in death.

March 21st

Tips from a pro: the right cleaner for the right job

March 21, 2014

As spring arrives and the weather starts to turn, homeowners across the country are beginning the process of spring cleaning.

The thorough cleaning of one's entire home that is typically associated with spring cleaning can be a little daunting.

Lynn Ridenour, owner of the Waynesfield-based cleaning service Hit the Dirt LLC, recommends doing some thorough cleaning of every room in the house throughout the entire year in order to lessen the burden come springtime.

Keeping floors like new

March 21, 2014

Spring is officially here, and you know what that means. Spring cleaning.

It's time to get out your mop and bucket, vacuum, brooms, dusters and all of the rest of your floor-care cleaning supplies that have been hiding in the back of a coat closet collecting dust for who knows how long.

According to Tomas Herrera, sales associate at Lima Floor Covering Center, many floor brands have their own cleaning products to help ensure the correct, safest form of cleaning.

Ask the expert — Ask Amy Staging

March 21, 2014

Owner of Ask Amy Staging, LLC, Amy Zumberger, knows how to organize a home. Whether it's staging an occupied home to sell, offering redesign services to new home buyers or downsizing for seniors, Amy is a professional who created a business from de-cluttering, cleaning and organizing homes.

Here are her tips for homeowners trying to "spruce up" their spring cleaning this year.

Anita M. Bosau, 72

March 21, 2014

Anita M. Bosau, 72, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at her residence surrounded by her family. 

She was born on Dec. 25, 1941. in Baltimore, Md. to Arthur C. and Ethel M. (Friend) Hanft, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Laura (Michael) Heffner, of Wapakoneta, and Michele (John) Karch, of Celina; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two sisters, Linda (Terry) Liptak and Debbie (Richard) Sanko.

Singsation a sensation

March 21, 2014

For Wapakoneta High School seniors Wyatt Harrison and Austin Drake Singsation has been a large portion of their lives for the past four years.

As the only four-year participants in the show choir group, Harrison said he couldn’t ask for more from this year’s experience.

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NEW BREMEN — Wapakoneta’s junior Adam Henderson ran in from the field between innings...
The Wapakoneta Redskins sent all nine batters in their lineup to the plate in the first inning...

 

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