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October 29th, 2014

Violet Rosetta (Beatty) Garber, 75

October 29, 2014

Violet Rosetta (Beatty) Garber, 75, of Brookville, Ohio, born May 5, 1939, was called to her maker on Oct. 25, 2014, following a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl W. Beatty and Eleanor B. (Gebhart) Beatty, and her brother, Ira C. Beatty.

October 28th

Councilors battle with money woes

October 28, 2014

WAYNESFIELD — Finances were the topic of debate in a lengthy and packed Waynesfield Village Council meeting Monday night. The meeting lasted two hours as council members try to find ways to save money and still have enough to pay bills, but it’s becoming trickier every day.

During the finance portion of the meeting, three of five council members, with one council member absent, voted no in transferring money to cover solicitor fees.

Halloween fun at the library

October 28, 2014

It was all fun and games in the basement of the Auglaize County Public District Library on Perry Street on Monday evening.

The library’s Youth Services Coordinator, Kristine Spyker — dressed as Amelia Bedelia — led the fun as 11 costumed children participated in a variety of games, sang a song and made a pumpkin craft. Assisting Spyker was, appropriately, Youth Services Assistant Ronda Dear.

Monster 5k, L’il Monster held

October 28, 2014

Monday’s unseasonably warm temperatures provided the perfect backdrop for the Wapakoneta YMCA’s 3rd Annual Monster Dash 5k and Little Monster 1-Miler.

There was certainly no shortage of Halloween spirit, nor a lack of costume variety. People came dressed as zombies, witches, basketball players, a banana — the list goes on and on.

October 27th

Crafts dominate library program

October 27, 2014

The History of Halloween and craft event took place at the Auglaize County Public Library Saturday as a handful of parents and children attended to put together Halloween-themed crafts and watch a documentary on the history of Halloween.

Group holds first youth pheasant hunt

October 27, 2014

Auglaize County Pheasants Forever held its first youth pheasant hunt Saturday at a hunting preserve on Fryburg Drive at Hardin Pike, just south of Wapakoneta.

The morning began with a safety lesson and practice at Moulton Gun Club, before moving to Shoot-em Game Birds. Two birds were taken during the first part of the morning; by Justin Kennedy of Lima and Cory Stauffer of Wapakoneta.

Spooktacular at Museum

October 27, 2014

It was pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins Saturday at the Spooktacular hosted by the Armstrong Air & Space Museum.

With pumpkin and face painting sponsored by the Noon Optimist Club and pumpkin carving sponsored by Walmart, museum director Chris Burton kept busy cutting tops and cleaning out pumpkins for customers to work on.

October 25th

Redskins need 1 more win to clinch league outright

October 25, 2014

The Wapakoneta Redskins clinched a share of the Western Buckeye League title after they posted 42 points in just under 17 minutes Friday in a 42-0 shutout win against the Van Wert Cougars in a WBL varsity football game at Harmon Field.

Wapakoneta (9-0, 8-0 WBL) will look to clinch the league title outright next Friday in the final week of the regular season, needing a win in its league contest against the Shawnee Indians (2-7, 2-6), as the Redskins lead Kenton by one game in the league standings.

Cavaliers overwhelm Waynesfield-Goshen

October 25, 2014

WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers varsity football team celebrated “Cheer for a Cure” during its Friday night Northwest Central Conference matchup against the NWCC’s defending champion, the Lehman Catholic Cavaliers.

The Tigers, however, did not have much to cheer about on the field, as the Cavaliers rolled to a 56-10  blowout win to clinch a share of the NWCC title for this season.

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