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October 3rd, 2014
The Wapak YMCA’s 3rd Annual Monster Dash 5k and Little Monster 1-Miler is a few weeks away, but the pre-registration date — and a chance to save a few dollars — is coming up fast.
Pre-registration is $25, including a long-sleeve T-shirt, and must entry forms must be postmarked by Monday, Oct. 6. Pre-registration without a T-shirt is $12, and also must be postmarked by Monday. Race-day — Oct. 27 — registration prices are $27 and $15 respectively. These entries must be postmarked by Oct. 13 or signed up at the event.
The local Bureau of Motor Vehicles has announced the completion of recent renovations and is planning an open house for the public to view the new facility.
Deputy Registrar Laura Tuttle said the bureau is encouraging the community to attend the grand re-opening of the Wapakoneta License Bureau, to be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, at 604 South Blackhoof St., Wapakoneta, beginning with a ribbon cutting.
State prosecutors rested their case against Timothy Scott Workman Thursday after hearing testimony from lead investigator Patrick Green and St. Marys Police Chief Mark Ernst.
Green, a detective with the Wapakoneta Police Department, testified he took pictures of the same hotel room where Workman allegedly photographed underage girls in 2013. The hotel room, which is located inside the Knights Inn in Wapakoneta, had the same markings on the wall that could be seen in the background of some of the photographs, Green said.
The third day of the Timothy Scott Workman trial was dominated by testimony from law enforcement officials who analyzed data recovered from two cell phones the defendant allegedly used to take nude photographs of underage girls.
Scott Leland, a detective with the Lima Police Department and program administrator for the Northwest Ohio Technology Crimes Unit, testified he was asked to analyze the two micro SD cards associated with the cell phones Workman owned at the time he allegedly committed the crimes.
The public is invited to experience the art of “extreme mixed media” by Artist Mike Behr in the latest exhibit at Riverside Art Center in Wapakoneta.
The exhibit includes Behr’s 2- and 3-dimensional artwork, including furniture or canvases. The pieces are composed of 30 various media, including watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, Balsa wood, cardboard, rubber cement, any many others.
The Wapakoneta Athletic Boosters are offering an opportunity to test drive a 2015 Ford vehicle and help your favorite varsity sport at the same time. The Boosters are holding a “Drive-A-Car” event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the soccer field.
Redskins fans will be supporting more than their home team this week with a “Pink Out” — where fans wear pink fundraising shirts in honor of cancer awareness.
The JV boys soccer game at 5 p.m. and varsity boys soccer game at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Wapakoneta High School are both dedicated to the Pink Out, in addition to the Friday night football game, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Harmon Field, Wapakoneta.
The T-shirts and sweatshirts will be available for purchase at each game. They can also be picked up at Auglaize Embroidery, Wapakoneta.
The alleged victims in the trial of Timothy Scott Workman testified Tuesday that they were certain he was the one who took naked and semi-naked photos of them in a Wapakoneta hotel room last year.
The two women, who were both residents of Rockford at the time, were under 18 years old at the time the alleged photos were taken. Workman, 44, is facing 78 counts of illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented performance or material and one count of tampering with evidence.
Wapakoneta Police Department officers responded at 11:57 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, to 303 W. Pearl St., Wapakoneta, in regard to a report of surreptitious recordings of activities in the household.
According to a news release from Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock, upon further investigation, Bernard W. Carver, 65, of the residence, was arrested and charged with voyeurism and public indecency. Court records show Carver was officially charged Monday with two counts of voyeurism.
Work has begun on the Glynwood Road project. According to Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart, Glynwood Road from Overholser Street in Wapakoneta west to the Buckland River Road is planned for resurfacing later this week.