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September 19th, 2014
Apparently part of the Village of Waynesfield’s plan to entice new residents may be a claim to be the ‘Best Prepared” community in the county.
A report provided to the Wapakoneta Daily News listing the surplus military supplies distributed throughout the county has Waynesfield rivaling the Sheriff’s office in the number of items received.
Wapakoneta Manor was the place to be during the lunch hour yesterday.
Filled with classic cars of all kinds, residents and visitors enjoying the nice weather and a neatly packed lunch, the parking lot and front lawn of the Manor was packed for Pink Cadillac Day.
Activity Director at Wapakoneta Manor Peggy Hower said Pink Cadillac Day has been happening for about 13 years and it is a fun day for residents and community members to come together with all proceeds from lunch sales benefiting an organization or cause.
ST. MARYS — With the gubernatorial election less than two months away, Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor made a stop in Auglaize County to campaign for the re-election of Gov. John Kasich and herself.
Taylor spoke at a meeting held by the Auglaize County Republican Women’s Club Thursday at Galaxy Starlite Campground in St. Marys.
As Lieutenant Governor, Taylor is running with Kasich in the November election just as she did four years ago when the duo were first elected.
With festive music humming in the background, snacks, apple cider and crafts he Auglaize County Public District Library hosted its first annual Halloween costume swap last night from 5-7 p.m.
Adult Services Coordinator Andrea Burton said the idea came from the New Bremen Library, that location held a similar event last year and Burton thought it would be a good idea to try in Wapakoneta.
ST. MARYS — A local organization that helps reach thousands of county residents each year is gearing up for another year of fundraising.
The United Way of Auglaize County kicked off its annual campaign to raise funds the the community with a $330,000 goal and the message that it’s time to unite the cities of St. Marys and Wapakoneta against poverty. With that in mind, United Way Director Randy Fisher presented the new campaign co-chairs — St. Marys Superintendent Shawn Brown and Wapakoneta Superintendent Keith Horner.
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Before it was a done deal Kathleen Pellington knew she wanted to live and work in Wapakoneta.
Pellington, the new music teacher and show choir director at Wapakoneta High School called her dad as soon as she pulled into town for her interview with WHS.
UNIOPOLIS — Union Township Trustees came one step closer to assuming complete ownership of the Village of Uniopolis Wednesday night after signing a deed that will transfer three parcels of land within the village to the township.
The deed will transfer lots 13, 14 and 34 from the village to the township, which includes the sewage treatment plant, post office and old town council building.
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