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November 17th, 2014

Gardens’ employees earn top honors

November 17, 2014

Debbie McElroy and Brenda Meckstroth have both shown passion and dedication toward their jobs at The Gardens at Wapakoneta, and it’s certainly not gone unnoticed. 

November 14th

Wapakoneta rolls past Tippecanoe into regional final

November 15, 2014

SIDNEY — The Wapakoneta Redskins did not finish the first half how they had hoped, but they redeemed themselves with a strong performance in the second half against the Tippecanoe Red Devils, putting Wapakoneta in a regional championship game for the first time in school history.

Facing a 7-7 tie at halftime, the unbeaten Redskins outscored Tippecanoe 21-0 in the second half in a runaway 28-7 victory Friday in a Division III, Region 10 semifinal at Sidney Memorial Stadium, on a frigid night when temperatures fell below 30 degrees.

The treasures of Ireland explored

November 14, 2014

On Sept. 29, a group of Wapakoneta citizens departed for an overnight flight to the Emerald Isle, on a tour arranged by the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce. Once there, we were joined by people who were soon to be new friends … from other chambers around the United States.

Lawyer seeks lower bond for Wycuff

November 14, 2014

The lawyer representing Charles Wycuff filed a motion for modification of bond Thursday in an attempt to lower the amount his client must pay to be released from Mercer County Jail.
Rob C. Wiesenmayer II submitted an official document with the Auglaize County Common Pleas Court that states his desire to reduce his client’s current bond, set at $500,000 without the option to pay a 10 percent cash provision, to $150,000 with a 10 percent cash provision.

Chamber names top leaders

November 14, 2014

 

Tears welled in the eyes of a local woman as she walked to the podium to accept the award for 2014 Citizen of the Year — an honor she received for her passion and dedication to the Sister Cities program for the past six years.

Cheryl Drexler, president of the Sister Cities Association, was presented the award Thursday evening at the annual Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Banquet at The Grand Plaza.

Village moves forward

November 14, 2014

Buckland Village Council met for its regular monthly meeting Thursday evening.

Mayor Dan Lambert shared information from Andrew Shuman of Choice One Engineering in Sidney regarding replacement of the roof on the sewer building at the south end of the village.

Concerns were raised at the Sept. 11 meeting about the pitch on part of the roof, which was judged as being too flat to be able to handle an accumulation of snow.

Mystery comes to Wapakoneta

November 14, 2014

Brush up on those detective skills by joining the Wapakoneta Theatre Club this weekend for their murder mystery dinner theatre, My Fatal Valentine.

The show will be Friday and Saturday night at 6 p.m. at the Wapakoneta Country Club. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $30 for couples and $10 for students. Tickets have been for sale, but those who have yet to purchase one are still welcome.

November 13th

Community reacts to allegations

November 13, 2014

The ex-couple charged with a combined 79 counts including rape, sexual battery and numerous other sex charges had been involved in the community and were known by many. 

Lori Ann Anderson, 50, has been a first- through third grade teacher at Cridersville Elementary School for 27 years before being charged Friday on allegations that she raped her son in 1999. She has been suspended without pay by the school district. 

County host to big move

November 13, 2014

More than your average wide load.

A rigging and transportation company moved a vehicle that weighs over 882,000 pounds, is 25-feet wide, 18-feet high and 300-feet long through the county Wednesday and today on its way to Lima.

Barnhart Crane and Rigging made the move in support of an expansion project at the Potash Corporation’s Lima plant.

Coaches go all out to help team

November 13, 2014

Everybody knows the story behind the undefeated Wapakoneta Redskins. What people might not know is the men partially responsible for the great 2014 season.

More in particular, three coaches; Mike Voll, Mike Hartz and Cody Cooper. All three are assistant coaches for Redskins’ head varsity football coach Travis Moyer as well as an assistant for him in the days when Moyer was a coach for the Wynford Royals.

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