September 2nd, 2014
FRYBURG — Kiddie tractor pulls, corn hole, craft wheels and bingo — to visitors, the Fryburg Homecoming Festival may seem like any fun, small town festival, but those who grew up anticipating ‘mock turtle soup’ once a year understand the sense of community under the St. John Catholic Church steeple.
FRYBURG — Mock turtle soup is a staple of the Fryburg Homecoming Festival, but, when put to the test, can locals identify what ingredients make up for the mock turtle?
Bob Thorpe, of Fryburg, said he imagined the famous mock turtle soup tasted like “some kind of turtle,” however, he has always opted for the chicken noodle soup alternative.
After becoming friends in college, Olivia Richard and Jenalyn Hennon knew they wanted to work together after graduation, but they never thought it would actually happen.
Much to their amazement, the recent college graduates happened to be hired at the same time, in the same building and even in the same grade level when they were offered jobs teaching first grade at Wapakoneta Elementary School.
Anna L. Hackworth Snider, 88, of Lima, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Aug. 31, 2014, surrounded by family at her home.
"Love is patient, love is kind (I Corinthians 13:4). "Just as our Father loved, our mother showed us love."
BELLEFONTAINE — Wapakoneta passed its first test in the new era of Redskins football Friday.
Wapakoneta’s defense shut down Bellefontaine, while Redskins running backs Keaton Metz and Jon Eaton scored two rushing touchdowns each for the Redskins in their 28-6 win over the Bellefontaine Chieftains in non-league varsity football action, giving first-year Wapakoneta coach Travis Moyer his first win with the school.
As the clock winds down during the first half of a Wapakoneta High School football game a group of over 100 students is preparing to take the field for a performance of their own.
Thatâ€™s right, the WHS band performs at every home and away football game and helps to keep the party going through halftime.
What does it take for these young musicians to step out on the field every week and perform for such large crowds?
Well, it takes a lot of work, dedication, practice and do-overs to get the shows to the best standard they can be.
The Auglaize County Emergency Management Agency is continuing its investigation after reported sightings of a white cloud of gas originating from a plant in the industrial park on Willipie St., Wapakoneta, on Tuesday.
Residents in the surrounding area of South Pine St., west of Veteran's Park, contacted officials after a fast-moving gas cloud encompassed several house trailers, originating from the plant of manufacturer and transportation provider AIP Logistics in the industrial park.
When the residents of the 800 block of West Auglaize Street look out into their backyards they’re privy to a large eyesore — that is seemingly hidden to the public — due to the work being done with the city’s south interceptor sewer project.
For West Auglaize Street residents John and Doris Sheipline, the sight they saw Thursday morning left them with an uneasy feeling in their stomachs.
As a bill to repeal Common Core in Ohio continues to hear testimony from supporters and opponents, several local residents took to the Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education meeting Tuesday to express their opposition of Common Core and their desire to repeal it.
“I’m here today because my concerns regarding Common Core have not subsided, but actually have grown,” New Knoxville resident Darla Lee said.
After a 42-year career as an attorney at law, Doug Jauert is retiring.