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50-, 60-somethings help Locks of Love

April 17, 2014

CELINA — It’s rare for an adult to donate to Locks of Love.

It’s even rarer to find two men in their 50s and 60s to donate.

But for two Waynesfield residents, 56-year-old Bill Smith and 63-year-old Dan Macias, these facts mattered little, as long as they were helping people.

“It ain’t about me — what it’s really about is if this hair helps a cancer patient who can’t afford a wig, I think that’s great,” said Smith, owner of Smitty’s General Contracting in Waynesfield.

Voting machines pass public test

April 17, 2014

The Auglaize County Board of Elections met Wednesday morning to complete the public testing of the equipment that will be used for the upcoming May 6 election.

Board members Fran Engle, Diana Dulebohn, Brent Henschen and Bill Roth went through a simulation of voters inserting their ballots into the polling machines along with Deputy Director Peg Matheny.

The three precincts that were included in the test were Waynesfield, Wapakoneta 2B and Logan Township.
Director Michelle Wilcox explained why these three were chosen.

Lenten services come to a close

April 17, 2014

The final Wednesday Lenten service organized by the Wapakoneta Area Ministerial Association was held in honor of Holy Week at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Linda McCune, parish member of St. Joseph, said she enjoyed the Wednesday service, particularly Rev. David Williams’ homily.

“I thought it was excellent,” McCune said. “He gave the eulogy, he could play the organ, he could sing, he was very good.”

W-G school board to honor fallen soldier

April 16, 2014

WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education posthumously nominated U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni award at a regular board meeting Monday night.
Zimmerman was killed in action on July 16, 2013, in Afghanistan, from wounds he suffered when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade. He was 25 years old.

County recognizes dispatchers

April 16, 2014

Whether a car accident, a burglary or an act of violence, the first to respond in any emergency situation is someone hidden from the public’s eye.

Auglaize County dispatchers were recognized by the county commissioners as part of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. A resolution stating that their work is “vital to the interest of the community” was signed at the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office.

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