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May 15th, 2013

Ivan Wyer, 87

May 15, 2013

Ivan Wyer, 87, of Willshire, died at 7:56 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
For the complete obituary, read the May 14 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Senate to act on water bill

May 15, 2013

Legislation providing grants for dam inspections and safety plans would likely not provide money for the low-head dam in Wapakoneta, but two dams in St. Marys may qualify.    

Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown explained Tuesday in a media teleconference the reasons he supports the Water Resources Development Act that the U.S. senators will vote on this week.
 

See Wednesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News

County medical director renewed

May 15, 2013

Dr. Juan Torres agreed to serve another year as the medical director for Auglaize County.

Torres, who has been paid $660 per month since he was hired in May 2008, had his contract unanimously approved Tuesday by Auglaize County Health Board members.His annual salary is less than $8,000.

See Wednesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News for the complete story

Village working out contract

May 15, 2013

CRIDERSVILLE — Village officials are working out a lease with a contracting company to allow them to use their land during an upcoming project.

With an upgrade of power poles stretching from Wapakoneta to Shawnee Road, contractors have pitched the idea of having a storage site on location at Delong Pioneer Park in Cridersville to village officials, and Cridersville Village Council members agreed last month and are working out the details in a written contract.

 

May 14th

Talks continue

May 14, 2013

CRIDERSVILLE — Approximately 50 residents came together to listen to reasons for potential water and sewer increases in an area village.
 

For the full story, see Tuesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News

Wapak Schools construct bus addition

May 14, 2013

Moving forward with an addition to the bus building, Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education members approved a contract during a special meeting Monday.
 

For the full story, see Tuesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News

Cemetery rules reminded

May 14, 2013

In an effort to step up communication with family members that have died, Greenlawn Cemetery Superintendent Jack Hagerman is reminding people of cemetery rules regarding site decorations and he points out one in particular for people to be aware of as Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day approach.

For the full story, see Tuesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News

Patricia Neargarder, 85

May 14, 2013

Patricia “Patty” Ann (Elliot) Neargarder, 85, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
For the complete obituary read the May 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

May 13th

Heartbreak to helmets: Bicycle Safety Day’s goal to protect cyclists

May 13, 2013

Thirty years have passed since Keith Froning’s baseball team last assembled — ever since a bicycle accident took Keith’s life.

Keith’s mother, Marlene Froning, took the opportunity this weekend to surprise the team and bring them together again.

Team members and coaches were given specially designed t-shirts with a drawn rendition of Keith’s baseball picture from 1983 on the back as they all came together Saturday for the first time in 30 years during the fifth annual Bicycle Safety Day at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.

Drop in the swap

May 13, 2013

When half of the items don’t even make it inside the building, you know it is a successful day for the annual Wapakoneta Drop and Swap.

The “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” adage rung true Saturday as the 20-year-old event saw it’s traffic decrease just slightly from a year ago.

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