November 9th, 2012
The Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual community awards Thursday night so check out the Wapakoneta Daily News for the winners and photos of the event. Also check out the web site for videos of the event.
ROCKFORD — Law enforcement officials in Mercer County are looking for a person of interest in connection with the shooting death of a Rockford woman Thursday morning.
Mercer County Dispatchers received a phone call at approximately 10:43 a.m. Thursday reporting a shooting on West North Street in Rockford. Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said law enforcement officials arrived on the scene shortly after the call.
German manufacturing and trade association officials may make future trips to Wapakoneta and Auglaize County after a pair of local economic development directors traveled to Germany as part of an international trade mission.
Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council (WAEDC) Executive Director Greg Myers and his St. Marys counterpart, City Development Manager Susan Crotty, traveled to Wolfsburg, Germany in October, for an auto supplier trade show as part of the West Central Development Coalition. He also traveled to Chicago with two more trips this next week.
Members of a local committee and agency honored one of their own with a plaque after his recent retirement.
Herb Sudemann, who was a member of the Auglaize County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), recently retired and was presented with an award recognizing his years of service by LEPC Chair and Wapakoneta Fire Chief Kendall Krites.
ST. MARYS — Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon is looking for the public’s help to put the rest an unsolved homicide that dates back almost four decades.
Wapakoneta City Schools and Waynesfield-Goshen Local Schools are delayed two hours due to fog.
UNIOPOLIS — If anything, Uniopolis residents showed they are in no hurry to find out their election results.
With seven provisional ballots left to be counted in 10 days, the vote to surrender corporate powers of the village tallied 55 for 56 against as unofficial numbers were released by the Auglaize County Elections Board Office.
Two ballot issues before Wapakoneta city residents failed to gain passage during Tuesday’s general election, and the Wapakoneta City Council member who championed the efforts accepted the blame for their defeat at the polls.
Marjorie L. Burnfield, 89, of Wapakoneta, died 2:22 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at the Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born Aug. 27, 1923, in Cleveland, Okla., the daughter of Cretora (Weaver) and Leo Earl Shields, who preceded her in death. On Dec. 28, 1947, she married Emerson E. Burnfield, and he died Dec. 17, 2006.
10:28 p.m. - Auglaize County unofficial results are as follows:
President and Vice President
Vote for not more than 1
(WITH 40 OF 40 PRECINCTS COUNTED)
Stewart Alexander (SOC). . . . . . 9 .04
Richard Duncan (NON). . . . . . . 65 .28
Virgil Goode (CON) . . . . . . . 36 .16
Gary Johnson (LIB) . . . . . . . 204 .89
Barack Obama (DEM) . . . . . . . 5,643 24.66