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February 23rd, 2015

No natural gas for the Village of Waynesfield

February 23, 2015

Waynesfield Village Council met Monday night with the big news from village administrator Fred Rowe announcing that the Village of Waynesfield will not be getting natural gas from Ohio Rural Natural Gas Company after investors pulled out of the business.

More on the news will be in Tuesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

UPDATE: Rowe is not ruling out working with Rural Ohio Natural Gas in the future but as of now, deal with the company is on hold.

Arraignment dates announced for Uniopolis murder case

February 23, 2015

Two of the three men who have each been charged with aggravated murder in the death of a Uniopolis man in June have dates set for their arraignment hearings.

Joseph Ray Furry, 30, 821 E. Main St., Van Wert and James P. Dinsmore, 28, currently being held at the Allen County Jail both have their arraignment hearings set in March.

Furry, Dinsomre and Aaron M. Dietrich Sr., 26, of Wapakoneta are charged in the connection with the death of 54-year-old Charles E. Hicks, of Uniopolis, on June 9.

What's on tap for this week

February 23, 2015

There are a few things to look forward to as we wrap up the final week of February. Be sure to grab this week's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News to see the full stories of this week's content.

Monday:

Cridersville Elementary night at Happy Daz - Pictures in Tuesday's paper.

Waynesfield Village Council Meeting - Story will run in Tuesday's paper.

Uniopolis murder case - Arraignment dates have been announced, more in Tuesday's paper.

Heritage Trails Park District Meeting - Story in Tuesday's paper

Tuesday:

Euchre Club - Story in Wednesday's paper.

February 22nd

Wind Chill Advisory for Auglaize County

February 22, 2015

A wind chill advisory is in effect from midnight tonight to 11 am Monday.

Wind chill readings could be as low as 21 below zero. Wind chills will drop past 10 below zero later tonight and stay that low into Monday morning. 

Exposure to such low temperatures may cause frostbite. 

Shooting on Blackhoof Street

February 22, 2015

A 29-year-old male was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center for non-life-threatening injury as a result of a gunshot wound he received early Sunday morning in the 600 block of South Blackhoof Street. Wapakoneta Police Chief Russel Hunlock said the case remains under investigation.

February 20th

Arrests made in Uniopolis murder case

February 20, 2015

Three men, including a Wapakoneta resident, have been charged with aggravated murder in the death of a Uniopolis man in June.

During a news conference Friday morning, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon and Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney Ed Pierce announced the arrest of Aaron M. Dietrich Sr., 26, of Wapakoneta, Joseph Ray Furry, 30, of Van Wert, and James P. Dinsmore, 28, of the Allen County Jail, in connection with the death of 54-year-old Charles Hicks, of Uniopolis, on June 9.

WHS to hold a capella festival

February 20, 2015

Wapakoneta High School will be hosting an a capella festival on Saturday, April 11.

For the full story, see the Friday, Feb. 20 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

February 19th

Delays for Friday, Feb. 20

February 19, 2015

Several schools are delayed for Friday, Feb. 20.

One-Hour Delay

Botkins Local School

Two-Hour Delay

Wapakoneta City Schools

Waynesfield-Goshen Local School

Auglaize Sheriff to hold news conference

February 19, 2015

Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon and Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney Edwin Pierce will be holding a News Conference at 10 a.m. Friday at the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office.

This News Conference will be addressing recent developments in the murder investigation of Charles Hicks who was found murdered in the village of Uniopolis on June 9th, 2014.

AIP Logistics appears in court

February 19, 2015

We have court coverage today as AIP Logistics makes their first appearance in the Auglaize County Common Pleas Courtroom this morning.

Be sure to follow our website for updates and grab your Friday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News for the full story.

UPDATE 8:33 Court orders today's hearing to be vacated, rescheduled for March. 17 at 10 a.m.

Parties shall submit joint status reports informing the court on the progress of the case every 30 days beginning March 19.

The March 17 hearing is motion to intervene of the city of Wapakoneta.

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