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Archive - 2014

October 23rd

Woman holds on to dream to sing on TV

October 23, 2014

Do you have the talent to be on the show, “America’s Got Talent?” Wapakoneta resident Susan Morgan believes she has the talent to be in front of a handful of celebrities and a live audience all on primetime television as she auditions one more time in Chicago in January.

And if she passes the test, you will see her on television.

Girl donates hair to cancer fight

October 23, 2014

Children in Botkins wore caps to raise money for the Kids for Caps Foundation, a charity that donates hats to children with cancer, and in Wapakoneta, a massage therapist took classes over the summer to help give cancer patients massages while they are battling the effects of cancer.

Now another person has joined the fight against cancer, but this time she is donating a piece of herself for a great cause.

October 22nd

A visit from the Ghost Professor

October 22, 2014

Do ghosts exist, and if they do, what do they look like?

That question was answered Tuesday night when the Auglaize County Public Library hosted its first event during WapaWeen with the presentation from John Kachuba, the “Ghost Professor.”

Kachuba, a paranormal author, travels to haunted places around the state. Many people contact him and tell him to come out to their place to see if it is indeed haunted.

Revenue loss drives need for levy

October 22, 2014

BUCKLAND — Money concerns continue to plague the Village of Buckland, where spending has been cut and council has taken on a watch-every-dollar attitude.

That’s why they’re back with a levy proposal in front of voters in the Nov. 4 election.

In previous months, the village has gone to a new accounting system and authorized line items to get better control of costs and expenses.

Pheasants Forever plans inaugural youth hunt

October 22, 2014

A local conservation organization that has raised more than $500,000 for the protection and development of wildlife is now committing a large portion of its funds to sponsor youth-oriented activities. 

Auglaize County Pheasants Forever, the local chapter of a national organization, has been dedicating funds raised at its annual banquet in March to saving the habitat of pheasants and other types of wildlife in the area since the late 1980s.

October 21st

Celina gets past Wapakoneta in overtime

October 21, 2014

ELIDA — As the game wore on, the Wapakoneta Redskins held down Bekah Carr and Alyssa Cisco long enough to score a tying goal in regulation.

But the Celina Bulldogs duo began to gain steam again at the start of overtime, enough to start getting scoring opportunities.

Councilors investigate tribal request

October 21, 2014

Changing language in a building ordinance, a tribal request and an update on two motel properties highlighted Monday night’s regular meeting of Wapakoneta City Council.

Classmates expand drive to aid Blevins

October 21, 2014

Last Tuesday, students in the Wapakoneta City School District wore white in support of Leo Blevins, an eighth-grader who has been battling life-threatening injuries at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus since he was struck by a vehicle while walking along a roadway in Cridersville on Oct. 11.

Massage therapist expands her practice to help cancer patients

October 21, 2014

Charlotte Schaub is a massage therapist at Kantner and West Chiropractic in Wapakoneta but there is something unique about Schaub’s occupation.

A graduate of Wapakoneta Senior High School, Dayton School of Medical Massage, and certifications in Reflexology and HotStone Massage, Schaub attended Owens Community College in Toledo, roughly two hours north of Wapakoneta, to learn more about massage therapy.

Robert “Bob” V. Feldwisch, 64

October 21, 2014

Robert “Bob” V. Feldwisch, 64, of 09443 Bay Road, New Knoxville, Ohio, died at 7:44 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Yorkshire, Ohio.

He was born Aug. 27, 1950, in Lima, the son of Vernon and Joann (Lammers) Feldwisch.

He is survived by his loving companion, Karen Bergman, of Yorkshire;  parents, Vernon and Joann (Lammers) Feldwisch, of New Knoxville; brother, David (Diane) Feldwisch, of Houston, Texas; and two nephews, Philip Feldwisch and Peter Feldwisch, both of Houston.

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