October 1st, 2014
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.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Roughriders followed through on their game plan, scoring an early goal and sitting on the lead, against the unbeaten and state-ranked Wapakoneta Redskins.
The Roughriders prevailed to notch a 1-0 upset win Monday over the Western Buckeye League-leading Redskins in varsity boys soccer action at Roughrider Field.
“What a nice team,” St. Marys coach Dave Ring said. “Wapak is a fantastic team. We had our game plan. We got our goal and stuck to it.”
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.
A Russian Bible lies on the desk of Wapakoneta High School teacher Bill Sammons, serving as a constant reminder of a mission trip he took to the country more than one year ago, and bringing to mind the fact that its people still need help.
In the summer of 2013, Sammons and three pastors took a 16-day expedition to several cities in Russia. The group traveled to Moscow and Yekaterinburg — two of the country's largest cities — as well as remote villages with little to no contact with the outside world.
CRIDERSVILLE — Cridersville Police Department investigated a report of two dogs entering a neighbor's yard and killing a dog at approximately 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 29, at a Cridersville residence.
Cridersville Police Chief John Drake said the owner of the deceased dog had the Chihuahua mix tied out in the yard at the 300 Block of West Sugar St., Cridersville, when two dogs, a husky and a part wolf breed, entered the yard and attacked the Chihuahua.
The Wapakoneta community came together Saturday afternoon and into the evening to celebrate with wings, football and favorite beverages at the 13th Annual Wapak Wing Fest to support the Lima VA clinic.
SIDNEY — The sounds of raw brass, delicate woodwinds and percussive instruments could be heard resonating together off of Sidney Memorial Stadium Walls on Saturday, Sept. 27, in the 28th annual Sensational Sounds Marching Band Festival.
Wapakoneta High School Marching Band performed along with high schools from Covington, Miami East and Sidney in an event fully dedicated to showcasing young musicians’ talents.
A former receptionist has been indicted by the Darke County grand jury for allegedly stealing or attempting to steal more than $360,000 from the estates of a Wapakoneta couple.
Gerald D. “Watermelon” Keller, 78, of rural Spencerville, died 1:10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at his residence, following an extended illness, with his family at his side. He had been a Spencer Twp. Trustee for the past 12 years.