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Ghost hunter tells of local haunts, scares area residents

September 25, 2013

By BRITTANY POWELL
Staff Writer
In the spirit of Halloween, young and old alike anticipate hearing ghost stories.
A few visitors to the Wapakoneta library may have received more than what they bargained for.
Paranormal investigator and author John B. Kachuba gave a presentation at the Auglaize County Public Library Tuesday about “real” haunted locations. He spoke of local haunts that he has researched and locations where he has conducted paranormal investigations.
Anita Foor, of Wapakoneta, said she came to the presentation out of curiosity.

Mayor’s court to begin in W’field

September 25, 2013

WAYNESFIELD — An ordinance establishing the fine schedule for mayor’s court in Waynesfield received approval from Waynesfield Village Council members at Monday’s meeting, and Police Chief Nathan Motter said the village is ready to begin processing cases in October.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept. 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

District sells off Pine St. office

September 25, 2013

A building no longer needed by Wapakoneta City Schools was sold to the highest bidder.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept. 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Redskins debut 6th in computer ratings

September 25, 2013

From staff reports

The Wapakoneta Redskins debuted sixth in their region Tuesday, as the first weekly edition of the high school football computer ratings were released by the Ohio High School Athletic Association.

Wapak (3-1) owns 6.0 computer points in Division III, Region 10 as of Tuesday.

After 10 games, the top eight teams in each region from Divisions II through VII will qualify for the playoffs, while the top 16 teams from Division I will make the playoffs.

Anthony Williams, 78

September 25, 2013

Anthony M. Williams, 78, of Westminster, Calif., passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Orange Coast Memorial Hospital in Orange County, Calif.
He is survived by his wife, Ann (Jett) Williams of 48 years.
Also surviving are his children, Michael (Christine) Williams, of New Mexico; Michele Williams, Matthew Williams and grandson Gabriel, all of California; a brother, David (Jean) Williams; and a sister, Meredith (George) Graves, of Texas; and a sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Don Rohrbaugh, of Wapakoneta.

Glenna Shirley, 63

September 25, 2013

Glenna Mae Shirley, 63, of Quincy, died at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Cridersville Healthcare Center in Cridersville.
She was born March 17, 1950, in Welch, W. Va., a daughter of the late Rebecca Jane (Shepherd) and William Eli Lester.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers; Okey and Osie Lester.
She was married to Roy Shirley and he died Oct. 12, 1997.

Harold J. Baumann, 75

September 25, 2013

Harold J. Baumann, 75, of Kenmore, N.Y., a retired Buffalo school teacher, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Hospice, at the Beechwood residence.
He was the first student from Regis High School to attend Canisius College. He began his career with Sears in the credit department and then decided teaching was the job for him.
He spent 30 years with the Buffalo Board of Education as a teacher and a truant (attendance) officer. He was a member of the school masters association and the Tuesday Morning Retired Attendance Teachers Breakfast Club.

Rate increases

September 25, 2013

Managing Editor
The cost of city trash bags is likely to increase on Jan. 1.
The fee on city utility bills is likely to increase on Jan. 1.
The extra money generated from the trash bags and the fee would be used to purchase new refuse and recycling trucks, which Wapakoneta city administrators say are needed, and to establish a vehicle replacement strategy.

Firing up the ’Skins

September 25, 2013

In celebration of Wapakoneta’s upcoming homecoming game and ceremony, the Redskins plan to hold their annual bonfire at 7:45 p.m. Thursday at Harmon Field.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

WingFest raises funds for local veterans

September 25, 2013

Sweet habenero, bourbon barbecue, hot and spicy, mustard marinade — “Northwest Ohio’s Original Wing Competition” has seen every chicken wing recipe in Ohio — or has it?
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 24 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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