Archive - News Article
March 9th, 2015
Scanner traffic reports, along with confirmation from both the Wapakoneta Police and Fire Departments, that a child was struck this morning by a vehicle at the intersection of Lima and Water streets. There was someone who was transported by Wapkoneta EMS to St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
No further details were available by press time as of Monday.
Top stories of the week in the print edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News:
Monday: County agencies prepared for the worst as Severe Weather Awareness Week kicked off in Ohio. Kindergarten registration began in Wapakoneta.
Tuesday: Residents of Wapakoneta spoke out Monday night on the proposed downtown revitalization plan, as council held first reading on an ordinance authorizing the state application.
Wednesday: Wapakoneta woman injured in crash on U.S. 33 east of St. Marys.
Riverside Art Center's Annual Photo Show will kick off this Saturday at 6 p.m. with a public reception.
For more information on the exhibit, see the Friday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
The arrest of a Wapakoneta man has affected his current court case and eliminates him from being able to file for intervention in lieu of conviction.
Silas Josiah Roy, 18 of 608 North St., Wapakoneta, was arrested Feb. 24 and charged with illegal manufacturing of drugs, a second-degree felony.
A follow-up on the August chemical leak at AIP Logistics Inc. was among several topics discussed during Wednesday morning's LEPC meeting.
For the full story, see the Thursday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Site Selection magazine has released its rankings of the top communities in the nation. Wapakoneta/Auglaize County is in the top 25.
Day three of arraignment hearings for the trio charged in the Uniopolis murder case wraps up today as James P. Dinsmore will make his appearance in the Auglaize County Common Pleas Courtroom today.
Wapakoneta and Waynesfield-Goshen schools are on a 2-hour delay for today (Tuesday, March 3).
Botkins Local School is on a two-hour delay for today (Tuesday, March 3).
UPDATE: 7:37 a.m. Wapakoneta City Schools are closed.
UPDATE: 8:04 a.m. Waynesfield-Goshen Local School is closed.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Auglaize County from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Light freezing rain is possible beginning as or mixing with sleet.
About a tenth if an inch of light ice may accumulate and will change to rain by noon Tuesday.
Light amounts of icing will cause some roads and sidewalks to become slippery. Use caution when outdoors as areas that look wet may be icy. If you must drive, be cautious as you may encounter nice on the roads.
As a result of Sunday's snowfall, Wapakoneta Police Chief Russel Hunlock is reminding residents who have been parked on a city street for 48 hours or more to move their vehicles by Wednesday at midnight.