November 13th, 2014
More than your average wide load.
A rigging and transportation company moved a vehicle that weighs over 882,000 pounds, is 25-feet wide, 18-feet high and 300-feet long through the county Wednesday and today on its way to Lima.
Barnhart Crane and Rigging made the move in support of an expansion project at the Potash Corporation’s Lima plant.
Everybody knows the story behind the undefeated Wapakoneta Redskins. What people might not know is the men partially responsible for the great 2014 season.
More in particular, three coaches; Mike Voll, Mike Hartz and Cody Cooper. All three are assistant coaches for Redskins’ head varsity football coach Travis Moyer as well as an assistant for him in the days when Moyer was a coach for the Wynford Royals.
SIDNEY — Friday’s matchup features some big-play potential by both offenses.
The Wapakoneta Redskins are coming off of a season-high scoring output after its 49-14 win over Talawanda.
The Tippecanoe Red Devils, meanwhile, are averaging just under 40 points per game for the 2014 season.
Wapakoneta (11-0) and Tippecanoe (9-2) will meet in a Division III, Region 10 semifinal Friday at Sidney
Memorial Stadium in the second round of the high school football playoffs.
The lawyer representing Lori Ann Anderson, the Cridersville Elementary School teacher charged with 25 counts including rape and sexual battery, confirmed Wednesday that the alleged victim is her son, and maintains that his client is innocent of all charges.
Every year, the Wapakoneta Middle School students and faculty hosts a celebration honoring area veterans for their service and dedication to the United Stated of America. And every year the ceremony is a little bit different but always has the same special feeling to it, as was the case Tuesday as the school hosted its 11th annual Veterans Day Celebration.
The state of the Auglaize County Health Department website was a topic of discussion during the Board of Health meeting Tuesday morning.
The board hopes to have the site redesigned and listened to two design proposal presentations during the meeting.
Back on Sunday, Oct. 19, my wife Emmie and I went as usual to 11 a.m. Mass at St. Joe Church. We enjoyed the music before and listened attentively to the scripture readings – but – when it came to the Psalm 19 before the gospel of St. Paul to the Thessalonians, it perked up a long-ago memory of some 50 or more years ago.
CRIDERSVILLE — Several councilors voiced their disappointments to the contractor who is upgrading power poles from Wapakoneta to Shawnee along Shawnee Road during Monday’s Cridersville Village Council meeting.
Members of American Electric Power met with the council to ask for a six-month extension on the project while the contractor continues to store its equipment at Delong Pioneer Park.
Update: This story was updated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 after being originally posted Monday afternoon.
A first-grade teacher at Cridersville Elementary School and her ex-husband were arrested Friday on charges including rape, sexual battery and gross sexual imposition.
Lori Anderson, 50, and Charles Wycuff, 53, were being held at the Auglaize County Law Enforcement Center until their arraignment Monday.
ST. MARYS — Scott Cisco is a hardworking, homegrown St. Marys man who never wants to stop learning, and his life up to now supports that notion.
His career began when he worked livestock for his father, becoming a city worker for 17 years, creating his own lawn care business and now the soon-to-be district coordinator at the Auglaize County Solid Waste plant.