Children attending the Kids Learning Place child care facility located in the ESC building are receiving a four star-rated education, according the a recent report issued by the Council on Rural Services.
A local student-athlete will trade the cold, brutal Ohio winter weather for a bit of warm temperatures in the Sunshine State this weekend.
Christian Hoskins, 16, of Wapakoneta, will be playing in a world baseball championship this weekend in Florida on a team of 15 players from throughout the United States, as he will be competing for Team Avenue Baseball in the Winter Wood Bat World Championships from Dec. 28-31. Each team is guaranteed to play a minimum of five games.
Hoskins is a junior at Botkins High School.
With all Christmas items marked down 50 percent at Wal-Mart, many shoppers were out hunting for deals.
Carts were filled with wrapping paper, ornaments, Christmas cards, candy and gift sets, all of which were marked down or on the clearance shelves.
Terry Stahler of Wapakoneta said she typically does some shopping after Christmas because she has a large family and everyone has places to be on Christmas day. She also likes the Christmas items on sale.