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Archive - 2014

September 19th

Village police get prepped

September 19, 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.

Manor hosts Pink Cadillac Day

September 19, 2014

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.

Patricia L. Libbee, 83

September 19, 2014

Patricia L. Libbee, 83, of 20340 Middle Pike, Wapakoneta, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at 8:45 p.m., at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. She was born Sept. 9, 1931, in Sidney, the daughter of Nicholas and Helen (Sherman) Romaker and they are deceased. She was married on May 17, 1952, to Gordon S. Libbee, and he survives in Wapakoneta. 

Lt. Governor touts state’s progress

September 19, 2014

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.

Library hosts costume swap

September 19, 2014

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.

United Way sets $330,000 goal

September 19, 2014

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.

VIDEO: Bengals hoping blackout lifted

September 19, 2014

VIDEO: Bengals hoping blackout lifted
Two thoughts from the Bengals on another possible blackout this week.

VIDEO: Browns QB Brian Hoyer talks about preparing for Ravens, history between two teams

September 19, 2014

VIDEO: Browns QB Brian Hoyer talks about preparing for Ravens, history between two teams

September 18th

‘Skins to make home debut after 3 road games

September 18, 2014

The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity football team is really starting to enter the grind that is the 10-game regular season schedule, as each week’s game seems to arrive sooner than the one before.

The Redskins’ coaching staff was not fully operable until June this year, as first-year head coach Travis Moyer assembled a new mix of assistants.

The team has been working through the process of getting acclimated with new people and philosophies while trying to be as competitive as possible on Friday nights.

Tigers open NWCC slate with budding rivalry vs. USV

September 18, 2014

McGUFFEY — With non-conference competition out of the way, the Waynesfield-Goshen varsity football team will begin play against Northwest Central Conference foes. For the Tigers, conference play will begin Friday at McGuffey against the Upper Scioto Valley Rams.

“We had a close game against them last year, and it has been a solid rival for the program in the last two seasons, so there is some extra motivation just because of who we are playing,” Tigers coach Tyler Turner said. “Our kids want to beat Upper.”

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