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October 13th, 2014

Auction helps holiday program

October 13, 2014

A Quarter Auction benefitting the annual “Breakfast with Santa” children’s event was held Sunday at First English Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 107 West Mechanic St., in Wapakoneta.

“Breakfast with Santa,” which is celebrating its sixth year, is a free event for area children.

Sally A. Singleton, 76

October 13, 2014

Sally A. Singleton, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Auglaize Acres. She was born Feb. 28, 1938, the daughter of James J. and Donna M. (Croushorn) Singleton, who preceded her in death.  

October 11th

Homecoming royalty crowned

October 11, 2014

Trainer warns of concussion danger

October 11, 2014

Concussions in high school sports has been a hot topic in recent months, and for one local athletic trainer, protocol for dealing with this type of injury is heading in the right direction.
Emily Nielsen, an athletic trainer who was hired by Wapakoneta City Schools in August, knows firsthand why creating a stricter concussion policy among high school sports is beneficial for the safety of student athletes.

Sister Cities celebrating 20th year

October 11, 2014

This is the 20th anniversary of the Sister City relationship between Wapakoneta and Lengerich, Germany.
As Wapakoneta Sister Cities President Cheryl Drexler recently said, “I think those people who started this 20 years ago probably didn’t realize what they were going to be accomplishing for the next generations to come

October 10th

Wapakoneta holds off Ottawa-Glandorf

October 11, 2014

The Wapakoneta Redskins’ defense was put in some tough situations late in the game Friday but came through when needed most, as the Redskins prevailed 21-14 over the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans in varsity football action on Homecoming Night at Harmon Field in Wapakoneta.

In the Western Buckeye League showdown featuring two state-ranked teams, Wapakoneta (7-0) took a two-score lead with six minutes left in the game, but a lost fumble and a muffed punt by the Redskins’ offense gave the Titans (5-2) excellent field position trailing by seven points.

Waynesfield-Goshen ends losing streak

October 11, 2014

By JAKE DOWLING
Sports Correspondent

RIDGEWAY — It’s always nice to spoil the opposing team’s Homecoming, especially when the same happened to you the week before.

That is how the Waynesfield-Goshen varsity football felt after a loss last week as the Tigers came into Ridgeway to return the favor.

The Tigers (2-5, 1-2 NWCC) ruined the Golden Gophers’ (2-5, 0-3) Homecoming festivities by thanks to some big plays leading to 19 unanswered points and forcing four turnovers all en route to a 35-12 victory.

Wapakoneta stays alive in league race

October 10, 2014

Luckily for the Wapakoneta Redskins, they had room to give on the scoreboard Thursday in their game against the Shawnee Indians, because they surely did not have a tie to spare in the Western Buckeye League standings.

Wapakoneta, on its Senior Night, survived the final two minutes of the game after a late goal by the Indians reduced their deficit to one, 2-1, as a tie would have given the St. Marys Roughriders their second straight outright league title.

Buses to get security upgrades

October 10, 2014

A rebate check Wapakoneta City Schools received this week from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will go toward adding security cameras to the district’s fleet of buses, WCS Director of Operations Mike Watt said.

FitzGerald speaks to area Democrats

October 10, 2014

ST. MARYS — Democrat Ed FitzGerald urged members of the Democrats of Auglaize County Thursday night to join him in his quest to defeat Gov. John Kasich in November.

Speaking at the DAC’s annual dinner, FitzGerald touched upon a variety of issues he believes separates him from Kasich. FitzGerald said the current political system is leaving people behind with too much emphasis on candidates who can raise the most money.

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