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June 26th, 2013

Garman placed on 7-day disabled list

June 26, 2013

From staff reports

Brian Garman saw his time on the mound halted until next month, as the Wapakoneta native was placed on the 7-day disabled list Monday.

Garman is a pitcher for the Huntsville Stars, a Double-A minor league baseball team of the Southern League based in Huntsville, Ala.

Garman’s first win of the season came June 16 against the Chattanooga Lookouts in a 3-1 victory. He pitched one inning and did not allow a baserunner.

At the time he was placed on the DL, this season Garman had 1-0 record, a 4.25 ERA and 22 strikeouts.

ACME: Wapak avenges loss to Minster

June 26, 2013

Sports Editor

Wapakoneta ACME overcame a brief 3-0 deficit by scoring seven straight runs in a 7-4 win over Minster ACME on Tuesday in baseball action at Wapakoneta High School.

The two teams are battling for the top seed in the sectional tournament which starts Sunday.

Tuesday’s win gave Wapak a 10-6 record, while the loss put Minster at 9-3-1. Wapak’s first loss this summer came June 11 in a 5-2 defeat at Minster, so each team has a three-run victory over the other.

June 25th

Frieda Siegenthaler, 85

June 25, 2013

Frieda N. Siegenthaler, 85, of West Liberty, died at 8:33 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Mary Rutan Hospital, in Bellefontaine. Born Feb. 19, 1928, in Columbus, the daughter of the late Nelle (Hagans) and Herman Carl Kaestner. On Nov. 24, 1946, she married Vaughn Leland Siegenthaler and he preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1991.

Animal law animus

June 25, 2013

Staff Writer
WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield residents crowded the Waynesfield Village Council chambers Monday, but the hot topic focused on animals.
Twenty-eight people attended Monday’s council meeting as councilors prepared to hear the first reading on an ordinance that would designate more clearly what animals are restricted from being within the village limits. After most of the residents voiced concern over the restrictions, councilors again tabled the issue and asked people attending to offer feedback to councilors before they begin steps to put restrictions in place.

Airport continues clean-up

June 25, 2013

Operations at the Neil Armstrong Airport east of New Knoxville ceased only for a few hours after a tornado caused damage to hangers, security systems and the terminal building recently.
For the complete story, see the Tuesday, June 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Barretts honored with Rotary award

June 25, 2013

For more than 35 years, Patricia and Chester Barrett spent the greater part of each week replacing shoe soles, reattaching luggage handles, sewing up the seams in backpacks and giving zippers back their zip.
For the complete story, see the Tuesday, June 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

ACME: Wapak outdone by Shawnee, 9-2

June 25, 2013

Sports Editor

SHAWNEE — Wapakoneta ACME did not have the type of start they wanted to have during an important week of baseball.

The Shawnee ACME team bested Wapakoneta, 9-2, on Monday, as they each prepare for tournament action this weekend.

Wapakoneta will host Minster at 6:30 p.m. today in a battle for the sectional tournament’s first seed, in the second of five straight games in as many days this week.

The loss on Monday drops Wapakoneta to 9-6 overall on the summer season, while the win moves Shawnee to 11-3 this summer.

June 24th

George Harris Jr., 85

June 24, 2013

George William “Bill” Harris Jr., 85, 02916 Greenville Road, St. Marys, died at 8:35 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 10, 1927, in Buckland, to Vera (Burden) and George William Harris Sr., who preceded her in death. On July 28, 1946, in Covington, Ky., he married Kathryn M. “Kate” Harris, who died Nov. 11, 2007.

Teaming up and fighting against cancer

June 24, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Sitting surrounded by family taking in all of the activities surrounding her at the Greater Auglaize County Relay for Life, a 67-year-old breast cancer survivor reflected on her life.
Having beaten cancer 17 years ago, there isn’t a day Carol Storer, of New Knoxville, takes for granted and she doesn’t miss a year of the event, now in its 16th year and held at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds this past Friday and Saturday.
Storer said the survivors’ lap is especially meaningful.
“I just want to cry,” Storer said. “It gets you in the heart.”

MARCS update planned

June 24, 2013

Updates are being made statewide to improve the network used for emergency communications.
For the complete story, see the Monday, June 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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