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Saturday, August 1st, 2009
Officials finishing last-minute work in time for Sunday
By Margie Wuebker
WAPAKONETA - An air of expectancy hangs over the Auglaize County Fairgrounds as workers finish last-minute jobs and concessionaires ready food stands and carnival rides for the 157th fair.
The event, which draws thousands of visitors and participants, begins Sunday and continues through Aug. 8. [More]
Obituaries on August 1st, 2009
Audrey Mae Bensman, 75, Kettering, died at 5:30 p.m., July 28, 2009, at Hospice of Dayton. [More]
Delbert "Doc" J. Francis, 80, Russia-Versailles Road, Russia, died at 6:20 p.m. July 30, 2009, at Versailles Health Care Center, Versailles. [More]
Leona E. Wendel, 91, Wendelin, died at 2:20 a.m. July 31, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
James E. Cooper, 72, Ponca City, Okla., and formerly of New Bremen, died July 2 [More]
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