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October 22nd, 2014

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

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.

October 20th

VIDEO: Bengals, Browns, Chargers: Are they who we thought they were?

October 20, 2014

SI.com's Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler say if they're still high on Week 7 losers, the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cleveland Browns and the San Diego Chargers.

Stopping and selling the roses

October 20, 2014

During holidays, such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and what some may call a Hallmark Holiday in Sweetest Day, a van sits on the corner of Bellefontaine and Wagner Streets in Wapakoneta or in the parking lots of either O’Reilly Auto Parts or Miller’s Textile.

That van is there to sell flowers, and it has been going on for more than 18 years by Gloria Garber and her husband, both of Port Jefferson, a town just east of Anna.

Optimists hold craft show

October 20, 2014

The Noon Optimist Club of Wapakoneta held its 11th annual Arts & Craft Show on Saturday at Wapakoneta High School.

Noon Optimist Club member Bonnie Wurst said 90 percent of items available at the show were homemade and 10 percent were commercial items that vendors purchased.

At least 64 vendors signed up for the event. Vendors from all over Ohio and parts of Indiana traveled to Wapakoneta for the show.

October 17th

Caps on for good cause

October 17, 2014

BOTKINS — Some way or another, cancer has struck someone throughout their lives. A mom or dad, bother or sister, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, neighbors, the list goes on and on. Some instances are more devastating than others.

ELIDA — As the game wore on, the Wapakoneta Redskins held down Bekah Carr and Alyssa Cisco...
ELIDA — The Celina Bulldogs had Wapakoneta’s number in 2014, as the Bulldogs...
  WAYNESFIELD — All season, Waynesfield-Goshen's varsity coach Tyler Turner has...

 

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